IFR Pilot Briefing

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IFR Pilot Briefing

Version 9 : Low Noise Procedure

Flight Path in case of a LOC A or a RNAV (GNSS) followed by a VPT 17


Numbers from 1 to 3 refer to the photos detailed below

Visual ground references


Flight Path in case of LOC A or RNAV (GNSS) followed by a VPT 17

In compliance with safety conditions and ATC instructions, please proceed as follows:

  • Avoid flying over the sensitive areas
  • Fly at 2000 ft between LUXUS and PIBON. Maintain Flaps Approach (1st position) until PIBON
  • At PIBON extend the landing gear and begin the descent. Make a turn at the appropriate bank angle depending on the type of aircraft and the approach speed to be in a low noise configuration
  • Do not fly beyond the Motorway After overflying Point A, fly over north of the industrial area and intercept the runway axis and PAPI slope
  • As far as the environment is concerned, overshooting west of the final approach is acceptable (Identify (2) the blue big tent (3) ) in compliance with the minimum hight of stabilisation on final
  • Get into a full flaps configuration once stabilized on final
  • According to the safety requirements, restrict the use of reverse thrust

Flight Path in case of a LOC B or RNAV GNSS Y and Z followed by a circling RWY 17

This procedure is a Visual Approach used in case of bad weather.
Ignore instructions given in the paragraph above dedicated to VPT17
In downwind position, the pilot must be able to identify the runway threshold without any risk of confusion


IAS ≤ 210 kts in Cannes CTR Use climbing configuration and power setting corresponding to low noise procedure according to current operational conditions


Reduce APU to a minimum (20 min before departure and 10 min after landing)

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