November 6, 2014 - 11:00 am MST

Cleared For Approach

An instrument approach is a time of peak cockpit workload for any flight. Situational awareness, changing environmental factors, the convergence of air traffic, interpreting instructions from controllers, monitoring airport conditions, and avoiding obstacles are just a few of the duties you may juggle as you ease your airplane toward a runway that may still be obscured by clouds. In the final segment of our five-part Chart Clinic Confidential series, our chart experts will show you how the seamless and logical design of your approach charts easily deliver the procedures, communications, and navigation detail you need for landing.