The third revision for training procedures for pilots using The Stack at Stanfield VOR, for approaches into Casa Grande, is now out. New holding altitudes, reporting suggestions, and more, are available now.
New version posted on September 21st, 2018. Download your GPS overlay of the practice areas today and start using it in Foreflight!
In a recent 10-year period there were more than 1200 Fatal Loss of Control accidents. Many of those accidents occurred in the approach phase of flight – think stall/spin/crash – and many of those accidents resulted from an un stabilized approach or a failure to go around.
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