Instrument IQ — August/September 2019

SHARPEN YOUR IFR SKILLS

Test your instrument flight rules (IFR) proficiency and sharpen your piloting skills with this exclusive Skies feature! Examine the following approach plate and take your best shot at the accompanying questions:

VICTORIA, B.C. (CYYJ)
RNAV (GNSS) X RWY 09 APPROACH

 

Instrument IQ test

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1.What does the "X" in the RNAV (GNSS) X RWY 09 approach mean?

2.This approach is indicated as LPV. What does LPV stand for?

3.Do you expect 24-7 altimeter coverage at CYYJ?

4.To do the LPV approach, your GPS must be equipped with ______.

5.What is the minimum altitude permitted between DAXET and AGBAR, assuming you've been cleared for the approach, and how much obstacle clearance does it provide?

6.Am I correct is saying that the glidepath on this approach is 3.0 degrees?

John Montgomery is the founder and president of Professional Flight Centre in Delta, B.C., which was established in 1986. A 12,000-hour ATPL pilot and Multi IFR instructor, John also specializes in ground school and seminar instruction. John can be reached at john@proifr.com.

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