PRECISION APPROACH RADAR SERVICE
In this lesson you will learn the requirements pertaining to precision approach radar (PAR) approaches.
Identify the responsibilities, duties, and procedures to be followed during a PAR
You will be given the lesson text.
You must answer three of four practice exercise questions.
The material in this lesson was derived from the following publication:
FAA Handbook 7110.65F.
In this lesson you will learn the responsibilities of the final controller conducting PAR approaches in a
ground controlled approach facility and learn the coordination necessary with the arrival and the flight
data controllers. This lesson provides radar approaches according to prescribed or approved instrument
approach procedures. A radar approach may be given to any pilot on request and may be offered to a
pilot whose aircraft is in distress or to expedite traffic, regardless of weather conditions. A PAR
approach is a precision approach conducted according to directions issued by a controller referring to a
radar indicator displaying the position of an aircraft in range, azimuth (AZ), and elevation (EL).