(c) Proceed with an approved nonradar approach or execute the specific lost communication
procedure for the radar approach being used.
PHRASEOLOGY: IF NO TRANSMISSIONS ARE RECEIVED FOR (time interval) IN THE
PATTERN OR FIVE (or FIFTEEN) SECONDS ON FINAL APPROACH,
if possibility exists,
PROCEED VFR; IF UNABLE,
PROCEED WITH (nonradar approach) MAINTAIN (altitude) UNTIL
ESTABLISHED ON (or OVER) FIX (or NAVAID or APPROACH
(3) If the pilot states that he cannot accept a lost communication procedure because of weather
conditions or other reason, request the pilot's intention.
NOTE: The pilot is responsible for determining the adequacy of lost communication procedure with
respect to the aircraft's performance, equipment capability, or reported weather.
e. Position Report. Inform the pilot of the aircraft's position at least once before starting final
PHRASEOLOGY: (number) MILES (direction) OF AIRPORT.
DOWNWIND (or BASE LEG) (number) MILES (direction) OF AIRPORT.
f. Landing Check. Advise the pilot to perform a landing check while the aircraft is on the
downwind leg and in time to complete it before turning onto the base leg. If an incomplete pattern is
used, issue the landing check before handoff to the final controller for a PAR approach or before starting
descent on final approach for a surveillance approach.
PHRASEOLOGY: PERFORM LANDING CHECK.
g. Low Approach and Touch and Go. Before an aircraft that plans to execute a low approach or a
touch-and-go begins final