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Radio Failure

Post by fly4life » Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:56 pm

If you were to suffer a radio failure on approach to one of the main airports at what stage would you need to brake from the approach and follow failure procedures as shown on the vfr charts. i.e. radio failure after getting clearence to final can you continue to land once runway is clear
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Post by ei6265 » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:17 pm

If you have received a landing clearance, you can continue and land on the runway.
Otherwise, you need to conduct a low approach and overshoot and remain in the circuit, squawk 7600, and look for light signals while in circuit.

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Post by DonalMW » Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:20 am

Don't most ATC Zones have a holding zone just off the circut where you circle in the event of a radio failure, operating in shallow turns away from the pattern??

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Post by Dogbiscuit » Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:40 pm

Yes, have a look at the Irish AIP (online from IAA website) airports with Controlled airspace around them have a visual chart that shows the hold pattern and also a brief radio fail procedure.

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Post by fly4life » Sun Mar 22, 2009 1:49 pm

thank for the reply s I looked up the aip aic s etc but found only general rules and not particular to seperate stages of flight.


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