Table 3C-53. Alternate Flight Plan Load/Save Page Access Procedure
Press the line select key to access Catalog page.
Alternate flight plan 01 has been modified in this example; to save it to the cartridge, press the
01 ALTN line select key.
Vertical scrolling will access additional Catalog pages.
Enter the new name in the scratchpad.
Press the line select key to confirm the save.
Press the line select key to return to the Alternate Flight Plan page.
Indicates the current loaded alternate flight plan.
Indicates the save/load is in progress.
k. Holding Patterns.
(1) Holding Pattern Overview. The FMS-
800 holding pattern conforms to the Federal Aviation
conventional holding pattern guidance, with standard
(right-hand) and non-standard (left-hand) holding
patterns using approved entry flight procedures.
The FMS supports two types of holding pattern
attached to fixed waypoints by the
2. Published holding patterns that are
derived from published instrument
A holding pattern may be associated with one fixed
waypoint (the holding fix). When the aircraft crosses the
holding fix, holding guidance is activated, suspending
normal leg advance until the holding pattern is canceled.
The parameters that define the holding pattern are
inbound course, turn direction, and pattern length.
(2) Holding Pattern Entry Guidance. An
advisory and steering guidance for the entry method is
computed in accordance with standard FAA procedures.
The geometry for a standard (clockwise) holding pattern
is shown in Figure 3C-71. For left-hand turns, a mirror
image of each entry procedure applies. This advisory is
displayed on the Hold page. Refer to Figure 3C-71 and