Cobbling It Together

Flying a typical ILS approach requires little equipment, but take away a navaid, a runway and a much-needed MDA, and the puzzle needs a lot of creative thinking.

Last month’s Clinic took us to western Kentucky where we wrangled a circling-only VOR-A approach. In September, we untangled an ILS/GPS hybrid in upstate New York. For another take on a ground-based approach using GPS, plus a circle-to-land, we head to Alpena, Michigan on the shore of Lake Huron. The lake’s a frequent source of […]
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