intermediate fix


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intermediate fix

The fix that identifies the beginning of the intermediate approach segment of an instrument approach procedure. The fix normally is not identified on the instrument approach chart as an intermediate fix. See intermediate approach.
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AIM 5-4-7 (i) says, "ATC may clear aircraft that have filed an Advanced RNAV equipment suffix to the intermediate fix when clearing aircraft for an instrument approach procedure.
After WEP's vulnerabilities became known shortly after its adoption a few years ago, the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) was introduced as an intermediate fix and codified by the Wi-Fi Alliance as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) 1.
Controllers will occasionally give me a modified clearance to an intermediate fix.
The intermediate fix of IHEYA is on the plan view but not the profile view; it's actually only used if you fly the LOC-only version of this approach, because it is the point you can step down from 3100 to 2600 before the FAF of BLNAP.
The initial segments form the shape of a "T," with a fix in the middle of the "T" acting as both IAF and intermediate fix (IF).

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