Exercise 13:  Circuit, Approach and Landing

EASA requirements: - 

(A) circuit procedures, downwind and base leg; 

(B) powered approach and landing; 

(C) safeguarding the nose wheel; 

(D) effect of wind on approach and touchdown speeds and use of flaps; 

(E) crosswind approach and landing; 

(F) glide approach and landing; 

(G) short landing and soft field procedures or techniques; 

(H) flapless approach and landing; 

(I) wheel landing (tail wheel aeroplanes); 

(J) missed approach and go-around; 

(K) noise abatement procedures. 

Additional reading

FAA Airplane Flying Manual

Disclaimer:  The material presented in these YouTube videos should not be used in place of actual ground or flight instruction. Consult a certified flight instructor before attempting to conduct any flight maneuvers. 

The following training videos supplement the flight training syllabus in the Flying Training Manual

Traffic Patterns (Circuit) - Level 1

Traffic Patterns (Circuit) - Level 2

Normal and Crosswind Approach and Landing - Level 1

Normal and Crosswind Approach and Landing - Level 2

Short-field Approach and Landing

Forward Slip to a Landing - Level 2

Rectangular Course - Level 2


When to Flare

Short Field Approach & Landing - Level 2

Faulty Approaches: Energy management

Faulty Approaches: Crosswind Considerations

Forward slip to a landing