Chart Wise: Approaching to Minimums

Many instrument procedures, such as ILS approaches, allow you to fly your airplane very close to the ground while in clouds. When the decision altitude or decision height is as low as 100 to 200 feet above the ground, it is particularly critical to know the approach procedure and make sure that your altimeter is indicating correctly. Here are some tips on how to fly down to minimums while keeping it safe.

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