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6/17/21 

AIM 

(2)  Direct to Fix. 

A Direct to Fix (DF) leg 

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is a path described by an aircraft’s track from an initial 

Course to Fix Leg Type 

area direct to the next waypoint. 

Narrative: 

“turn 

right direct BRAVO WP.”

 See FIG 1

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Track to Fix Leg Type 

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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

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5. 

(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 
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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.” 

Performance

Based Navigation (PBN) and Area Navigation (RNAV) 

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