Obstacle Hunt

Most of the words and pictures on approach charts help you locate and avoid obstacles. Thing is, it takes more than one chart to find 'em all. And that's just on the arrival...

When briefing an approach, we might not care what a given “obstacle” actually is. But they do come in all shapes and sizes; the chart symbols indicate as much. So it’s a good idea, especially in unfamiliar areas with lots of obstacles, to know what’s down there, be it metal, dirt, rocks or trees. The Aeronautical […]
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