(approx. 10-15 degrees in calm wind), towards crosswind position. Maintain 100
KIAS and make appropriate voice call.
An improper setup or existing winds may require you to vary the
angle of bank to arrive at proper low key. Retrim as necessary to
maintain 100 KIAS.
Check for approximately 2000 feet AGL when the aircraft is crossing the landing
Arrive at low key, momentarily level the wings and check for ⅔ wingtip distance
abeam the intended point of landing, altitude approximately 1200 feet AGL and 100
KIAS. Make the appropriate voice call.
Fly towards the 90º position (maintaining 100 KIAS).
Once at the 90º position, decelerate towards 90 KIAS (95 KIAS if making a no-flap
Fly to intercept a 1200-foot straightaway final. Maintain 90/95 KIAS airspeed.
Plan to land within the first one-third of the field/runway.
The specifics for each emergency requiring an ELP will be found in the sections pertaining to
those particular emergencies.
Failure to properly position for high key.
Turning too tightly from high key towards low key, resulting in a high and tight low
Not maintaining airspeed in the ELP.
Not flying checkpoints.
Making improper corrections (or none at all).
Not trimming the aircraft throughout the pattern.
Not taking crosswinds into account.
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES 8-5