FLIGHT TRAINING PUBLICATION (FLIP) STUDENT GUIDE
Figure 7-25 Planview Depiction of the Altitudes
The last line in Figure 7-22 lists the minima for a Precision Approach Radar (PAR). Associated
with any PAR is a Decision Height (DH), PV or RVR, HAT, and glideslope (GS). This example
uses a 2.6° glideslope, whereas a 3° GS is more common. (See Figure 7-25 for the Planview
Depiction of the Altitudes.)
In accordance with OPNAVINST 3710.7, absolute minimums for a single-piloted aircraft
executing a precision approach are 200 foot ceiling/HAT and visibility one-half sm/2400 feet
RVR or published minimums, whichever are higher. Published minimums for the S-PAR 22
have 100 feet HAT, so you must add 100 feet to the HAT (and to the DH) to determine your
single-piloted minimums. Required weather minimums will become 200 feet ceiling and
2400 feet RVR/1/2 SM PV.
A PAR is generally begun with an enroute descent from cruising altitude, but you may request a
HI-TACAN penetration with GCA pick-up when inbound on final approach course.
In a precision approach, execute a missed approach when you reach the DH and:
the runway environment is not in sight,
the pilot cannot execute a safe landing, or
when instructed by the controlling agency.
Some minimums sections include information for ASR approaches, but for this example you
must refer to the Radar Instrument Approach Minimums section at the front of the booklet.