3. Not distinguishing between a depicted heading and a radial outbound type of missed
4. Not trimming as the aircraft accelerates to normal cruise.
5. Trying to contact tower or approach control before comfortably established in the missed
Instrument departures and approaches are key elements of most flight in Naval aircraft. At a
minimum it takes precise course control, a solid instrument scan and good airwork to
successfully fly a SID or Approach. Often they require the combination of many instrument
techniques such as arcing, holding and the 6 T's. It is obvious that the departure and approach
phases are often the most challenging phases of a flight and must be mastered accordingly.
INSTRUMENT DEPARTURES AND APPROACHES