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landing decision point [1 record]

Record 1 2015-04-01


Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation

The point used in determining landing performance from which, a power-unit failure occurring at this point, the landing may be safely continued or a balked landing initiated.


The combination of height and speed in the landing profile that separates the OEI [One Engine Inoperative] landing or go-around options. If an engine fails prior to the LDP, it is possible to abort the landing and accelerate to Vtoss [Takeoff Safety Speed] by no less than 35 feet above the landing area. If an engine fails after LDP, a normal landing is possible.


From Business and commercial Aviation magazine, February 1980, p. 63.


LDP applies to performance Class 1 helicopters.


landing decision point; LDP: term, abbreviation and definition officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).


  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne

Point utilisé dans la détermination des performances à l'atterrissage et duquel, en cas de défaillance d'un groupe motopropulseur y survenant, le pilote peut soit poursuivre l'atterrissage en sécurité, soit interrompre l'atterrissage.


Le point décision à l'atterrissage s'applique aux hélicoptères de classe de performances 1.


point de décision à l'atterrissage; LDP : terme, abréviation et définition uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pilotaje y navegación aérea

Punto que se utiliza para determinar la performance de aterrizaje y a partir del cual, al ocurrir una falla de grupo motor en dicho punto, se puede continuar el aterrizaje en condiciones de seguridad o bien iniciar un aterrizaje interrumpido.


LDP se aplica a los helicópteros de Clase de performance 1.


punto de decisión para el aterrizaje; LDP : término, abreviatura y definición aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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