Re: Korean Air 801 crashed on approach to Guam

Date:         29 Aug 97 00:53:44 
From:         Brad Hunnewell <>
Organization: Quantum Networking Solutions; USA;
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  or MIME structure wrote:
> snip
> not too important, since the G/S onkly gives guidance coupled to the A/P. If
> the G/S is inop, there are 'manual' slopes used of approx 3 degrees.

This is not the case. The GS can be coupled to the autopilot, but is
also used to fly manually. As to the "manual" slope, I suppose you must
be referring to an FMS approach, a different approach entirely.