Instrument IQ — September/October 2017

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:

HALIFAX/STANFIELD INTL, NS (CYHZ)
ILS RWY 14 APPROACH

 

Instrument IQ test

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1) You are GPS equipped and are planning to fly the IGVOP transition for the straight-in ILS. What restrictions are in place when crossing IGVOP?

2) If you intercept the glidepath at 3,000 feet, you would expect this to correspond to approximately ____ DME (DME source 109.1).

3) How many published transitions for straight-in approaches are depicted on this chart?

4) It appears there are three means of identifying the FAF (IMANO). What are they?

5) How is the missed approach point determined if doing the LOC/DME approach?

6) How many DME sources are available on this approach plate?

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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