Narrow Runways

This Narrow Runways and Airborne Optical Perceptions and Illusions course has been designed to provide flight crews with an understanding of the possible hazards when operating on narrow runways and aims to equip individuals with the knowledge to effectively deal with airborne perceptions and illusions in flight.

£99.00

1 hour(s)

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This Narrow Runways and Airborne Optical Perceptions and Illusions course has been designed to provide flight crews with an understanding of the possible hazards when operating on narrow runways and aims to equip individuals with the knowledge to effectively deal with airborne perceptions and illusions in flight.

This course will take you through the following topics:

  • The definition and classification of narrow runways
  • Resource Group’s definition of a narrow runway
  • Aircraft certification requirement
  • Minimum control speed ground (Vmcg)
  • Flight crew training (where applicable)
  • Optical illusions when operating on narrow runways
  • Sloping runways and pre-threshold terrain
  • The definition and classification of airborne perceptions and illusions
  • How to overcome/deal with:
    • “Black Hole” approaches
    • Autokinesis
    • Acceleration and deceleration
    • False visual references
    • Unusually wide runways
    • Approaches over water or snow
    • Wet windscreen distortion
    • Blind spots

On successful completion of this course, a certificate of completion will be issued to the student.