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Real landing on Stos Dumont Airport: Very difficult to land

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As you can see on this approach to land, observe that this airport looks like a small carrier, the airport is a regional city airport - Rio de Janeiro - Brazil. Hope you like this approach and land. Nelson This is a real flight.
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 22:36:40 GMT
Overall rating of 9 out of 10 with a total of 14 votes.


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DougWed, 04 Jul 2012 21:59:56 GMT

I would wonder why the approach took them across the runway midfield. Why wouldn't they be directed into an approach than allowed them to turn into the runway. This seems a big waste of time. Safety is somewhat lowered as well because this seemed to be a VFR landing, and the pilot could not keep the landing strip in sight until just seconds before the landing. Note the traffic alarm during the second last turn? There is no way that that pilot could be sure that the runway is clear, and that there is no traffic on the approach or departure paths. In my opinion this seems to be a badly planned landing, but then I am not a pilot. Anyone else have an opinion, a real pilot perhaps?

Pro MemberCRJCAPIThu, 26 Apr 2012 22:14:24 GMT

Even for an experienced pilot, that one it's a challenge.

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