The Approach

The Approach is an article and media series about backcountry flying strategy, in particular evaluating, approaching, and departing from unorthodox or new-to-you backcountry strips. We'll cover some requisite flying techniques as well as methodologies for getting in and out safely.

The third installment of The Approach -- a series on strategy for approaching and departing backcountry airstrips -- covers landing technique. "Greasing it on" is often a luxury of long runways, but when short with no go-around is the objective, minimum speed and maximum control is in order.
The second installment of The Approach -- a series on strategy for approaching and departing backcountry airstrips -- will cover takeoff technique: An often overlooked but critical skill for backcountry performance and safety.
This first installment of The Approach -- a series on strategy for approaching and departing backcountry airstrips -- will cover final approach, and show how proper use of attitude flying can produce a stable landing with very little excess energy that could otherwise extend landing and rollout distance.

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