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AFH Chapter 9

Updated: Apr 21, 2022

CHAPTER TITLE: Approaches and Landings


Below is a list of the figures (diagrams, charts, and pictures) from the AFH Chapter 9. They are listed in the order they are found in the Airplane Flying Handbook.


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FIGURE 9-1

Effect of flaps on the landing point.


FIGURE 9-2

Effect of flaps on the approach angle.


FIGURE 9-3

Base leg and final approach.


FIGURE 9-4

Effect of headwind on final approach.


FIGURE 9-5

Stabilized approach.


FIGURE 9-6

Runway shape during stabilized approach.


FIGURE 9-7

Change in runway shape if approach becomes narrow or steep.


FIGURE 9-8

Focusing too close blurs vision.


FIGURE 9-9

To obtain necessary visual cues, the pilot should look toward the runway at a shallow angle.


FIGURE 9-10

Changing angle of attack during round out.


FIGURE 9-11

A well-executed round out results in attaining the proper landing attitude.


FIGURE 9-12

Go-around procedure.


FIGURE 9-13

Sideslip.


FIGURE 9-14

Forward slip.


FIGURE 9-15

Crabbed approach.


FIGURE 9-16

Sideslip approach.


FIGURE 9-17

Crosswind approach and landing.


FIGURE 9-18

Crosswind chart.


FIGURE 9-19

Crosswind component chart.


FIGURE 9-20

Landing over an obstacle.


FIGURE 9-21

Landing on a short-field.


FIGURE 9-22

Stabilized approach.


FIGURE 9-23

Unstabilized approach.


FIGURE 9-24

Soft/rough field approach and landing.


FIGURE 9-25

Plan the base leg for wind conditions.


FIGURE 9-26

90° power-off approach.


FIGURE 9-27

180° power-off approach.


FIGURE 9-28

Remain over intended landing area.


FIGURE 9-29

Sample emergency checklist.


FIGURE 9-30

Right and wrong methods of correction for low final approach.


FIGURE 9-31

Change in glidepath and increase in descent rate for high final approach.


FIGURE 9-32

Rounding out too high.


FIGURE 9-33

Floating during roundout.


FIGURE 9-34

Ballooning during roundout.


FIGURE 9-35

Bouncing during touchdown.


FIGURE 9-36

Porpoising.


FIGURE 9-37

Drifting during touchdown.


FIGURE 9-38

Start of a ground loop.


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