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MISSED APPROACH WAYPOINT [1 record]

Record 1 2012-08-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
DEF

The waypoint on the final approach course that signifies the termination of the final approach segment and the commencement of the missed approach segment.

OBS

It is normally located at the threshold of the landing runway.

OBS

missed approach waypoint; MAWP: term, abbreviation and definition standardized by the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

OBS

missed approach way-point; MAWP: term and abbreviation officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
DEF

Point de cheminement de la trajectoire d'approche finale où se termine le segment d'approche finale et où débute le segment d'approche interrompue.

OBS

Ce point de cheminement se situe généralement au seuil de la piste.

OBS

point de cheminement d'approche interrompue; MAWP : terme, abréviation et définition normalisés par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne; terme et abréviation uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Control de tránsito aéreo
  • Pilotaje y navegación aérea
OBS

punto de recorrido de aproximación frustrada; MAWP: término y abreviatura aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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