Landing from an Instrument Approach
Exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing the procedures for a landing from an instrument approach.
Elements related to the pilot’s responsibilities, and the environmental, operational, and meteorological factors that affect landing from a straight-in or circling approach.
Airport signs, markings and lighting, to include approach lighting systems.
Identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing:
Attempting to land from an unstable approach.
Flying below the glidepath.
Transitioning from instrument to visual references for landing.
Transition at the DA/DH, MDA, or visual descent point (VDP) to a visual flight condition, allowing for safe visual maneuvering and a normal landing.
Adhere to all ATC or evaluator advisories, such as NOTAMs, windshear, wake turbulence, runway surface, braking conditions, and other operational considerations.
Complete the appropriate checklist.
Maintain positive airplane control throughout the landing maneuver.