reducing "Crew-caused"
approach and landing

Pilot-in-charge Monitored Approach

At 2217 the following ATIS information was received: “ATIS “C” at 2200 hrs, Runway 35 in use, wind 360 degrees, 9 kts, visibility 10km., cloud scattered 1800 feet, broken 4000 feet”.

At 2220, the Captain gave a descent briefing, which covered all standard items such as minimum safe altitudes and altimeter settings, brake and thrust reverser settings, airport information, etc. and included the following.

“We’ll start descent from FL330 at TODES, which is 85 DME from STN. Descending initially at 290kt, then 250 kts. below 10,000, to cross STN at 7000. They don’t have radar here so we’ll be doing the procedural ILS for 35, but it looks like we should be able to go visual with any luck once we get down below 4000.

We go outbound on the STN 198 Radial to 14DME, descending to 3000’ and reducing to 200kt. Once we start the inbound turn we can descend to 2200’, expecting to establish on the ILS at about 7 on the ILS DME, with 22 flap. Final flap is 27, to go down the glideslope at 6 DME. Minimums are 620 ft and 700m RVR, and the go-around is straight out to STN at 3000. I’ll use the autopilot all the way round onto final. 

Vapp is 140, we’ll have 145 with that wind.  Standard call-outs at all times. If you’re unhappy about anything don’t hesitate to say so”.