Flight Test Items – 12. Overshoot

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To determine that the candidate can use the correct procedures to execute a safe overshoot.


The examiner may request the overshoot from the landing approach, the forced landing or elsewhere during the test. The candidate will be required to use the procedures specified in the operating manual.

Performance Criteria

Assessment will be based on the candidate’s ability to conduct an overshoot in accordance with the procedures specified in the operating manual. If no procedure is specified, the candidate will:

  1. promptly and smoothly apply maximum allowable power;

  2. establish a positive rate of climb;

  3. control direction; and

  4. complete the appropriate checks.
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