STANDARD INSTRUMENT BRIEF
Before each flight, the "standard instrument brief" will be conducted along with the standard
NATOPS brief. It essentially covers the conduct of the flight and what is expected from both the
student and the instructor.
These blocks of training may utilize fast cruise or max power for
enroute phases of flight, if prebriefed.
INSTRUMENT APPROACH BRIEF
This is done in flight before each approach.
Prior to commencing an instrument approach, the student will brief the instructor on the
particulars of the approach. The brief should include the following:
Approach name and page number (include volume if other than local).
Course to set in CDI.
Weather minimums (may be deleted if flown in VMC).
Segment altitudes, including DH or MDA.
Missed Approach or Climbout instructions.
Unusual or other noteworthy items peculiar to the approach.
Reference: NIFM, Chapter 20, "Holding"; AIM, Chapter 5, "Holding," "Holding Procedures."
Intersection Holding is a procedure used to delay aircraft at a fix defined by the
intersection of two or more radials. A Holding Pattern may be depicted on Low
Altitude charts (see ATHIS intersection, Figure 71) or, if not depicted, may be
coordinated by the instructor. An intersection may be defined by a single radial and
DME (see KLEIN intersection, Figure 71). Holding at this type of intersection is
addressed in the sections on TACAN holding. This section will cover holding at
intersections defined by the crossing of radials from two or more NAVAIDS.
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