Aircraft right of way landing. An aircraft that has the right of way must maintain its heading and speed but nothing in the rules shall relieve the pilot in command of an aircraft from the responsibility of taking such action as will best avert collision. The fact that no one saw or heard the other airplane until it was on short final or that a proper pattern was not flown does not alleviate anyone of his or her moral and regulatory responsibility to see and avoid. The aircraft to the others right has right of way.
An aircraft being overtaken has the right of way. When two or more aircraft are on final approach the lowest aircraft has the right of way. 3221 an aircraft that is obliged by the following rules to keep out of the way of another shall avoid passing over under or in front of the other unless it passes well clear and takes into account the effect of aircraft wake turbulence.
X pilot 2945658 views. An aircraft that is required to keep out of the way of another aircraft must avoid passing over or under the other or crossing ahead of it unless passing well clear. Aircraft while on final approach to land or while landing have the right of way over other aircraft in flight or operating on the surface except that they shall not take advantage of this rule to force an aircraft off the runway surface which has already landed and is attempting to make way for an aircraft on final approach.
The overtaking aircraft whether climbing descending or in horizontal flight shall keep out of the way by altering its heading to the right. I made the slightly higher approach. No change in the relative position shall absolve the overtaking one from this obligation until it is entirely past and clear.
The aircraft that has the right of way shall maintain its heading and speed. Landing at san francisco international runway 28 right on a beautiful december morning at around 830 am approaching the airport from the san mateo bridge. When two aircraft are converging or approaching from the side the aircraft to the left must give way to the aircraft on the right.