How do engines run(displayed on categories)
Left to right
What does 1P mean?
Single piston engine aircraft
What does 4T mean
4 turbine aircraft
What does 4J mean?
4 jet engine aircraft
What are the 4 ICAO wake categories
Medium -less than 136,000 more than 7,000kg
Light- 7,000kg or less
How has Approach categories been based?
1.3X stall speed in the landing configuration at maximum certified landing mass
What does Approach category do?
Provides a standardised basis for relating aircraft manoeuvrability to specific instrument approach procedures.
What are the 5 Approach categories?
Speed for Cat A
Less than 91kts
What is speed for CAT B?
What is the speed for Cat C?
What Is the speed for Cat D?
What is the speed of Cat E?
In which annex is the noise classification kept?
What are the benefits of Continuous Descent Operations?
What is a continuous decent approach?
A operating technique which arriving aircraft descends from an optimal position with minimum thrust and avoids level flight. To the extend permitted by safe operation of the aircraft and compliance with published procedures and ATC Instructions.
CDA May compromise of any of the folllowing:
- Simple CDA: provision of Distance to go (DTG) Information by ATC
- More advanced: STARs with vertical profiles
- A combination of if the two
What is the principle of CDA?
Can be implemented from any altitude but, where and when possible should be an optimised descent profile from Top of Descent