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Old 01-24-2017, 04:14 PM   #1  
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Default Any JAC regulars here? Question for you.

For those who fly into JAC often, I had a question in regards to ATC.

Just wondering what is a more common practice out there (IMC), pilots flying approaches via published transitions to the final approach course (RNAV/ILS), or does ATC like vector you around out there? And if so, do they do a reasonable job getting you down for the approach.

Never been, just curious what common practice is transitioning from enroute to approach. Thanks!
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Old 01-24-2017, 05:04 PM   #2  
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It's non-radar approach, so plan on full transitions.

Descent planning is required, due to high enroute MEAs. Get slow early.
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