Final Approach and Take-off Area

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Term Final Approach and Take-off Area
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Abbreviation

  • FATO

Definition

A defined area over which the final phase of the aircraft/helicopter approach manoeuvre to hover or land is completed and from which the take-off manoeuvre is commenced.

Definition Source

  • AIFDD

Note

Where the FATO is to be used by performance Class 1 helicopters, the defined area includes the rejected take-off area available.