This chapter provides a basic introduction to Holding covering Air Traffic Control holding
clearances, holding concepts, and basic holding pattern orientation relative to holding fixes and
approach patterns. Specific flight procedures are covered in the RI Flight Procedures lecture
following this course.
701. LESSON TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Understand and recall the uses and aspects of holding patterns.
Translate ATC holding clearances to establish the holding pattern at named fixes.
Standard holding pattern.
Nonstandard holding pattern.
TACAN holding patterns.
State holding pattern timing according to flight altitude.
At or below 14,000 feet MSL.
Above 14,000 feet MSL.
State maximum holding pattern airspeeds.