outer fix


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outer fix

[′au̇d·ər ′fiks]
(navigation)
A fix in the destination terminal area, other than the approach fix, to which aircraft are normally cleared by an air route traffic-control center or a terminal area traffic-control facility, and from which aircraft are cleared to the approach fix or final approach course.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

outer fix

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A general term used in ATC (air traffic control) to describe fixes in the terminal area, other than the final approach fix, to which aircraft are normally cleared by ATC and from which they are cleared to approach for the final approach fix or the final approach course.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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* Types GBGCB/CBGC with an outer fixed ring, with a bearing of 52100 steel and housing of 1045 carbon steel with black oxide or electroless nickel plating available.
* Types GBGYB/GBGY with an outer fixed ring with a pilot extension.