T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
When cleared for an approach prior to the IAF, do not descend
below last assigned altitude unless:
A new altitude is assigned by ATC.
2. The aircraft is established on a published portion of the
Determine whether the duty runway requires straight-in or circling minimums, then compare
current weather and the weather minimums for the approach (found in parentheses in the
minimums section of the approach plate). The T-6A is considered a single-piloted aircraft
therefore; you may not commence an instrument approach at your destination if either ceiling or
visibility is reported to be below minimums. You must request clearance to your alternate
airport or clearance for an approach with acceptable weather minimums.
1. If your intentions are to perform additional approaches, you
can expect ATC to issue Climb Out instructions in lieu of Missed
Approach instructions. If issued, brief the IP on Climb Out
instructions vice the Missed Approach instructions. When
executing those procedures and directed by the Tower, switch to
Departure, state that you are executing "Climb Out" and not
"Missed Approach." Stating that you are executing "Missed
Approach" instructions infers the airfield is below weather
"Mobile Departure, KATT 603, executing climb out."
When executing Climb Out instructions, begin turn to
assigned heading once clear of the departure end of the
runway or when directed by tower.
2. At some point after completing the Before Landing Checklist
and prior to reaching the MAP, the student shall ask the IP if he
would like a review of the Missed Approach instructions.
Delaying setting the NAVAIDs up for the approach after receiving a vector from Approach
Control in the terminal area.
Late directing the IP to slow and take Basic Approach Configuration (BAC).