Of all the airport approaches around the world, the view landing into London Heathrow over London is hard to beat. Get yourself a seat on the right-hand side of the aircraft and you’ll be treated to a bird’s eye view of the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, to name just a few sights.
Last week I described the early stages of the approach, from leaving the cruising altitude down to turning towards the runway. So how do we fly the aircraft the last few miles to touchdown and just how complicated is it? This is the second part of a two-part series.
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