Like the procedure turn itself, the hold usually is based on a final approach fix
65--it says: "If specifically requested by the pilot, aircraft may be vectored to intercept the final approach course inside the approach gate but no closer than the final approach fix
Both even use the same final approach fix
and crossing height.
At the final approach fix
, he reduced engine power for a descent.
Upon passing the final approach fix
, the GPS sequenced to the missed approach point rather than the step-down fix shown on the approach chart.
As I crossed the final approach fix
, I dropped beneath the veil of clouds and emerged from a sharply delineated cloud base.
Once inbound, the profile view has a stepdown to 1500 feet at HUKVI and to 1100 feet at the final approach fix
(the CCR VOR again).
5 miles from the ILS's final approach fix
and was instructed to report a left downwind for Runway 20.
You may still log the approach once you've passed the final approach fix
Your controller will call the final approach fix
(FAF) for you.
A procedure will be notated as "Alternate NA" when the facility providing final course guidance, identifying the non-precision final approach fix
, missed approach guidance, or a facility required for procedure entry is not remotely monitored.
The captain of TWA514, apparently under the mistaken assumption the lack of an altitude assignment permitted an unrestricted descent to the final approach fix
crossing altitude, initiated a descent to 1800 feet msl upon receiving the flight's approach clearance.