Flight procedure

A flight procedure is the plan of operations that an aircraft has to follow while in the vicinity of an airport, in order to departure or land.

ee also

*Aviation regulations
*Instrument flight rules
*Instrument approach
*Approach plate
*Flight planning


* D. Anderson, J. Robinson, and J. Towler, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA; D. Pate, Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK; S. Barnes, L. Boniface, D. Lankford, and G. Legarreta, Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC; G. McCartor, Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK; E. Lassooij, International Civil Aviation Organization, Montreal, Canada; E. Bailey, Eurocontrol, Brussels, Belgium; and R. Putters, Civil Aviation Authority Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands " [http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=406&gTable=Paper&gID=35761 Simulation Modeling in the Development of Flight Procedures and Airport Standards] " - AIAA-2005-5879 [http://www.aiaa.org/agenda.cfm?lumeetingid=1088&dateget=all AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit] , San Francisco, California, Aug. 15-18, 2005 published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
*John-Paul B. Clarke; Nhut T. Ho; Liling Ren; John A. Brown; Kevin R. Elmer; Katherine Zou; Christopher Hunting; Daniel L. McGregor; Belur N. Shivashankara; Kwok-On Tong; Anthony W. Warren; Joseph K. Wat " [http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=406&gTable=japaper&gID=5572 Continuous Descent Approach: Design and Flight Test for Louisville International Airport] " - [http://www.aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=322&lupubid=22 Journal of Aircraft] 2004 0021-8669 vol.41 no.5 (1054-1066)
* [http://www.atns.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23&Itemid=43]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Flight controller — Flight controllers are personnel who aid in the operations of a space flight, working in Mission Control Centers such as NASA s Mission Control Center, or ESA s Operations Center. Flight controllers sit at computer consoles and use telemetry to… …   Wikipedia

  • Flight plan — Flight plans are documents filed by pilots or a Flight Dispatcher with the local Civil Aviation Authority (e.g. FAA in the USA) prior to departure. They generally include basic information such as departure and arrival points, estimated time en… …   Wikipedia

  • Flight for Life — is a prehospital care service with many bases of operation across the United States. Flight for Life is primarily known for its emergency medical helicopter transport, but also operates a fleet of land vehicles and fixed wing aircraft for the… …   Wikipedia

  • flight — [flaɪt] noun TRAVEL 1. [countable] a journey by plane: • The airline began the regular flights to Santiago less than a year ago. • a return flight to Hong Kong 2. top flight …   Financial and business terms

  • Flight planning — A Tarom Boeing 737 300 and United Airlines Boeing 777 200 taxiing to depart London Heathrow Airport. Flight planning is the process of producing a flight plan to describe a proposed aircraft flight. It involves two …   Wikipedia

  • Flight deck — The flight deck of an aircraft carrier is the surface from which its aircraft take off and land, essentially a miniature airfield at sea. On smaller naval ships which do not have aviation as a primary mission, the landing area for helicopters and …   Wikipedia

  • flight management system procedure — An arrival, departure, or approach procedure developed for use by aircraft with a slant (/) E or slant (/) F equipment fix. When filing an IFR (instrument flight rules) flight plan for flight in an aircraft equipped with a radar beacon… …   Aviation dictionary

  • procedure turn — A maneuver in which a turn is made away from designated track followed by a turn in the opposite direction, both turns being executed so as to permit aircraft to intercept and proceed along the reciprocal of the designated track (ICAO). A… …   Aviation dictionary

  • procedure — A series of predetermined maneuvers for the orderly transfer of an aircraft under instrument flight conditions from the beginning of the initial approach to a landing or to a point from which a landing may be made visually or the missed approach… …   Aviation dictionary

  • procedure maneuver — An accurately flown and/or timed flight maneuver for the purpose of identifying aircraft on radar or other ATC (air traffic control) purposes …   Aviation dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.