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A landing necessitated by factors outside the crew's control (such as a double engine failure), often on terrain other than an airport.

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In a Practice Forced Landing (PFL), what are Low Key and High Key and how are their locations determined?

Please explain what are "low key" and "high key" in practice forced landings? Are they any particular locations with respect to the airfield? Are they the same for every aircraft? Will they change ...