Oct 27, 2018

MDA vs DA

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PAs and APVs are flown to a decision height/altitude (DH/DA), while non-precision approaches are flown to a minimum descent altitude (MDA). ... NPAs depict the MDA while a PA shows both the decision altitude (DA) and decision height (DH).

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