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Avatar for Vertical MagBy Vertical Mag | August 30, 2016

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SHARPEN YOUR IFR SKILLS

By John Montgomery

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SUDBURY, ONTARIO
ILS RWY 22 APPROACH

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1. You are inbound to the ZSP NDB [non-directional beacon] from the SB NDB and cleared for the full procedure localizer (LOC) RWY 22 approach (G/P U/S). You intercept the localizer at 3,500 feet with a groundspeed of 120 knots. At what point should you initiate the descent and what should be your target sink rate to fly the CDFA approach?
Initiate descent out of 3,500 feet at 7.6 DME with a target sink rate of 635 feet per minute.

2. The procedure turn must be accomplished within __ NM of what fix?
Procedure turn left within 7 nautical miles (NM) of ZSB NDB.

3. Is an RVR-based approach ban a possibility on this approach?
Yes, this runway is RVR equipped.

4. What would be the most accurate means of determining the missed approach point via this approach?
0.3 DME from YSB (backed up by timing).

5. What should be your course of action upon arrival over the clearance limit, if further clearance is not received in advance?
Hold as published at the SB NDB at 3,500 feet, parallel entry.

6. You are cleared direct MAXOL intending to do a straight in ILS approach. What information on the plate authorizes the straight-in approach?
No PT 2600.

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