Chart Wise: ILS Oddities

The plain-vanilla ILS approach is about as straightforward as it gets, right? Except that with any given procedure there can be nuances that demand careful consideration. The ILS Runway 12 approach to Bozeman, Montana, for instance, includes a number of notes, symbols and verbage that you might not fully comprehend if you haven’t taken the time to study the approach plate beforehand. Have a look at the chart below and consider if any of these might impact how you would fly this procedure.

Chart courtesy of Jeppesen