T-45C TS, ADV & IUT ONFP-02
Review of the ONav FTI
Question 10 -- 188.8.131.52.2.1
How do you correct if you see checkpoint E in the distance?
ANSWER: Fly directly to point E.
Question 11 -- 184.108.40.206.2.1
If you cannot see point E, what procedures would be used
to correct back to course?
ANSWER: Turn 10 degrees right for two minutes, then make up
time when you regain the correct track. Also you can follow the
road to the bend in the road.
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D. Effects of being off-course
Fig 7: Effects of
Off-Course Turns on
Inside of turn <90 degrees -- timing not significantly
Inside of turn >90 degrees -- early at next checkpoint
Outside of any turn -- late at next checkpoint
Funneling: Follow linear landmark (e.g. road, river,
railroad, power lines, etc.) to checkpoint; stay within route
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Coast in (spoke method)
Spoke Method Coast-
In Procedure Plot
Draw course lines every 10 degrees of heading from
beach to first inland checkpoint
Use 10% of distance to coast for width of spokes
EXAMPLE: If coasting in from 200 miles off shore,
draw spokes 20 nm either side of true course line