Fly-over waypoint | Article about fly-over waypoint by The Free Dictionary
Flyover waypoint as shown on aeronautical charts.
A waypoint over which an aircraft must fly. It precludes any turn until the waypoint is overflown and is followed by an intercept maneuver of the next flight segment. See also fly-by waypoint
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A waypoint that must always be a fly-over waypoint
(the aircraft must cross directly over the waypoint) is:
Pilots can press and hold dedicated buttons for quick access to perform direct-to, nearest functions, as well as create fly-over waypoints
of their current locations.
appear in expected places: within the final-approach segment where fly-by waypoints are not allowed, and often as the first fix in executing a GPS missed approach.