At first glance, approach plates like Louisville’s ILS Runway 35R are easily discernible to instrument pilots. But during a recurrent training session when an instructor or examiner begins digging into the specifics, sweaty palms can easily follow.
Here are a few penetrating questions to test your knowledge. For our quiz today, assume the DME-equipped aircraft is operating under Part 91 and the latest metar at Louisville reads: "KSDF 110856Z 3519G27KT ½ SM F FEW 02 BKN 04 OVC 08 21/21 A2971."
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1. If the glideslope fails before PARCL, what is the lowest mean sea level altitude to which you may descend?