Table 3B-48. Alternate Flight Plan Load/Save Page Access
Press 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 line select key to confirm the save.
Press 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
definitions as follows:
attached to fix waypoints by the user.
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. Three parameters define the
holding pattern: inbound course, turn direction, and
(2) Holding Pattern Entry Guidance. An
advisory and steering guidance for the entry method is
procedures. The geometry for a standard (clockwise)
holding pattern is shown in Figure 3B -65. For left-
hand turns, a mirror image of each entry procedure
applies. This advisory is displayed on the Hold page.
Refer to Figure 3B-65 and Table 3B -49.
Prior to entering the holding pattern, the entry
advisory will show the expected entry based on the
inbound course to the holding fix. When the aircraft
passes the holding fix, the advisory will be updated to
show the actual entry in progress based upon the
aircraft track at the holding fix. Refer to Figures 3B -66,
3B-67, 3B-68, and 3B -69 for possible entries into the