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Logging instument approach

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When logging an instrument approach do you need to log the runway the approach was flown for or just the approach? ex: "ILS" or "ILS 35R" 

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    Russ Roslewski on Jan 16, 2018

    (3) For the purposes of logging instrument time to meet the recent instrument experience requirements of §61.57(c) of this part, the following information must be recorded in the person’s logbook—

    (i) The location and type of each instrument approach accomplished; and

    (ii) The name of the safety pilot, if required.

    “LAX ILS” is all that’s required.

    However, I do go ahead and note which ILS/etc. it is, but more for my reference than anything else. Especially when I’m flying with instrument students, as that way I can easily look back and see which procedures we’ve flown. So, LAX ILS 25R.

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