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Expressway Visual - directions to an approach plate?

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Last time I flew into LGA, we flew the Expressway visual (love the ATC on United!). Can someone point me to this really spectacular approach? Also, are there enough visual cues in the sim to fly it correctly? I didn't see an expressway on my straight in approach to 31 tonight. Thanks.

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Download Shehryar Ansari's great freeware scenery for LGA. If I remember correctly, the zip includes an approach plate for the Expressway visual. Basically what you do is you approach from the Verrazano Bridge (b/w Staten Island and Brooklyn), fly over Prospect Park straight towards the airport. You can use the Rwy 4 ILS to giude you. About halfway between downtown Brooklyn and LGA you will reach two big water tanks in Williamsburg. They are your beacon to turn right and follow the Long Island Expressway at a heading of 085 until you hit Flushing Meadow Park. Flushing Meadow Park is featured in the default scenery. You can recognize it by the globe from the world fair. Keeping the USTA Arthur Ashe Stadium and Shea Stadium at your left wingtip you now fly a wide descending left turn until you have Rwy31 sraight in front of you. The two tanks in Williamsburg no longer exist in reality, but they are featured in the default scenery. Misha

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Thanks. But if the water tanks dont exist, why did the approach controller ask the pilots if they had the tanks in sight?

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