Top

Instrument Approach Procedures
Lesson Plans

Nonprecision Approach Procedures:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section VI, Task A by determining that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing nonprecision approach procedures

Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • IR.VI.A.K1:
Procedures and limitations associated with a nonprecision approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.A.K2:
The differences between Localizer Performance (LP) and Lateral Navigation (LNAV) approach guidance
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.A.K3:
Navigation system annunciations expected during a GPS based approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan

Precision Approach Procedures:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section VI, Task B by determining that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing precision approach procedures

Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • IR.VI.B.K1:
The procedures and limitations associated with precision approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.B.K2:
The proper missed approach procedure associated with a FMS
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.B.K3:
The descent rates needed to follow the vertical guidance
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.B.K4:
How inoperative components can affect approach minimums
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan

Missed Approach Lesson Plans:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section VI, Task C by determining that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing a missed approach procedures

  • Knowledge:
    The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
    • IR.VI.C.K1:
    The procedures and limitations associated with missed approach procedure
    • Information
    • Lesson Plan
    • IR.VI.C.K2:
    Missed approach procedures associated with a FMS, if equipped
    • Information
    • Lesson Plan
    • IR.VI.C.K3:
    Proper autopilot management procedures associated with missed approach procedure
    • Information
    • Lesson Plan

Circling Approach Lesson Plans:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section VI, Task D by determining that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing a circling approach procedure

Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • IR.VI.D.K1:
The procedures and limitations associated with a circling approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.D.K2:
Approach categories and relevant airspeed limitations
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan

Landing From an Instrument Approach Lesson Plans:

  • Satisfy the requirements of Section VI, Task E by determining that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with performing the procedures for a landing from an instrument approach

Knowledge:
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
  • IR.VI.E.K1:
The procedures and limitations associated with landing from an instrument approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.E.K2:
The purpose of a stabilized approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.E.K3:
Regulatory requirements for landing from an instrument approach
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan
  • IR.VI.E.K4:
Approach lighting systems
  • IR.VI.E.K5:
Land and hold short operations (LAHSO) or option to refuse a LAHSO clearance
  • IR.VI.E.K6:
Airport signs, markings and lighting
  • IR.VI.E.K7:
Approach and landing hazards
  • Information
  • Lesson Plan

References:

  • FAA (FAA-H-8083-2) Risk Management Handbook
  • FAA (FAA-H-8083-25) Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
  • Aeronautical Information Manual
  • 14 CFR parts 61, 91
  • FAA-H-8083-15
  • FAA-H-8083-16
  • IAP
  • AIM