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Reagan-National Approaches/departures  
User currently offlineBoeingfan4life From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1189 times:

What are the special procedures for approaching and departing Washington National airport, could someone describe them? When I flew from DCA to TPA we took of north and made a tight left turn at a high pitch attitude.

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User currently offlineAmericawest123 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1164 times:


the reason you took off and made a sharp left turn is that slightly to the right and in front of the climbout is restricted airspace for the white house and no flight is allowed what-so-ever. Therefore pilots have to turn left to avoid the area. Same with landings, that runway wont have straight in approaches, they do whats called a "river visual" where they fly down and follow the river.


User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4404 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (14 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1144 times:

When pilots take off on RWY 1, they fly on the Washington 328 degrees radial and follow the river because of Prohibited P56.


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