RNAV waypoint | Article about RNAV waypoint by The Free Dictionary
RNAV (area navigation) waypoint
A predetermined geographical position used for route or instrument approach definition or progress-reporting purposes that is defined relative to a VORTAC (very high frequency omnidirectional radio-range and tactical air navigation) station position or as a latitude or longitude position.
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It could just be an RNAV waypoint
in the middle of nowhere.
In this G1000 example we are flying to a standalone RNAV waypoint
called DYLYN where we'll hold northwest on the 330-degree radial from DYLYN.
High-flyers will get PBN-based point-to-point navigation via strategically located RNAV waypoints
. Expanded data communications will make PBN tools more widely available.