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According to current industry wisdom, which is now being reviewed for fine-tuning, pilots should abandon “unstable” approaches and go around safely. Between 3.5% and 4% of all approaches are estimated to be unstable, yet pilots make a go-around decision in only a tiny fraction of those. What follows are some recent examples of unstable approaches from which a go-around decision ought to have been made but was not, and the results were bad.
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According to current industry wisdom, which is now being reviewed for fine-tuning, pilots should abandon “unstable” approaches and go around safely....
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