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AIM

10/12/17

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−2−3

Performance

−Based Navigation (PBN) and Area Navigation (RNAV)

(2) Direct to Fix.

A Direct to Fix (DF) leg

is a path described by an aircraft’s track from an initial
area direct to the next waypoint. Narrative: “turn
right direct BRAVO WP.”

 See FIG 1

−2−4.

FIG 1

−2−3

Track to Fix Leg Type

FIG 1

−2−4

Direct to Fix Leg Type

(3) Course to Fix.

A Course to Fix (CF)

leg is a path that terminates at a fix with a specified
course at that fix. Narrative: “on course 150 to
ALPHA WP.”

 See FIG 1

−2−5.

FIG 1

−2−5

Course to Fix Leg Type

(4) Radius to Fix.

A Radius to Fix (RF)

leg is defined as a constant radius circular path around
a defined turn center that terminates at a fix. See
FIG 1

−2−6.

FIG 1

−2−6

Radius to Fix Leg Type

(5) Heading.

A Heading leg may be

defined as, but not limited to, a Heading to Altitude
(VA), Heading to DME range (VD), and Heading to
Manual Termination, i.e., Vector (VM). Narra-
tive:

climb heading 350 to 1500”, “heading 265, at

9 DME west of PXR VORTAC, right turn heading
360”, “fly heading 090, expect radar vectors to
DRYHT INT.”

2/28/19

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