More Hide and Seek

Any time you’re near the ground, obstacle awareness is crucial—but there’s not much detail on the charts. From trees to trucks, obstructions are often closer than you think.

Flight-planning your Washingtonstate mini-vacation taught you a lot about identifying obstacles on approach. Overall, IFR into Deer Park won’t be too onerous for terrain or procedures. But it does mean unseen obstructions—some close to the final approach path (see “Obstacle Hunt” in last month’s IFR). It took time to piece together the details using all […]
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