Narrow Runways

This course has been designed to provide you with an understanding of the possible hazards when operating on narrow runways, and aims to equip you with the knowledge to effectively deal with airborne perceptions and illusions in flight.

£40.00 (exc. VAT)

2 hour(s)

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Who this course is aimed at: Flight Crew

Course 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

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a certificate.