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Old 11-29-2022, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by rickair7777 View Post
I don't really know that about all the airports I fly to. Some yes like LAX and LAS.

The RA is there for several specific purposes. Cross-checking with baro altitude is not one of them. Do I use it for that? Yes, but only at a couple airports where I know exactly what and where to expect.
If it speaks out “one hundred feet” and you don’t see anything on a see to land RNAV approach you need to think! I always have the distance to the runway threshold on my side and do a mental 3 to 1 in normal ops backup to try and catch mistakes like this.
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Old 12-09-2022, 03:15 PM
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Do their procedures not include a final fix altitude check?
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