September 24, 2014 - 11:00 am MDT

Descend Via – An Overview of STARs

Imagine you’ve departed an airfield, flown several hundred-or several thousand-miles, and it’s time to make your way down. While your arrival chart looks and functions just like your departure and enroute charts, arrivals have unique challenges that are not to be overlooked. Transition, vertical navigation planning, communication, and other increases in cockpit workload mean that you need to be reading arrival charts, not deciphering them. In part 4 of Chart Clinic Confidential series, our chart professionals will show to use your charts more effectively in your transition from enroute to arrival and, ultimately, set you up for a successful approach and landing.