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Circuit Pattern Downwind (VFR) (ICAO Definition)

Circuit Pattern Downwind (VFR)- A flight path (normally 1,000 feet above the runway) which commences abeam the departure end of the runway and runs parallel to the runway in the direction opposite to landing, and terminates upon initiating the turn to base leg. Circuit pattern downwind VFR is a sub phase of the approach phase of flight.

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