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Unformatted text preview: Visual illusions on approach o Up-slope runway will appear longer and you will feel high o Down-slope will appear shorter and you will feel low o Wide runway- you will feel low o Narrow runway- you will feel high Night approaches o Powered is best o Runway edge light spacing Decreases when low, increases when high o VASI Visual approach slope indicator Dangerous tendencies/ behavioral problems o Scud running Trying to run under a low layer of clouds and not hit anything o Continuing flight into instrument conditions Leads to spatial disorientation or collision with ground or obstacles o Neglect of checklists...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course AERF 1103 taught by Professor Visser during the Fall '08 term at LeTourneau.
- Fall '08