Descent and Approach Profile Management

Incorrect management of the descent-and-approach profile and/or aircraft energy condition may result in a loss of situational awareness; and/or an unstabilized approach. Either situation increases the risk of approach-and-landing accidents, including those involving controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)…. Continue Reading →

Boeing B777 Loss of Control on Approach

During the ILS approach to runway 26L, without external visual references, in manual flight, the PF expressed his surprise about the airplane’s bank angle and flew a missed approach. At this time, the airplane was within 0.2 dots left of the localizer with a bank angle of 6°. The two pilots then simultaneously made inputs…… Continue Reading →