INSTRUMENTS FLIGHT PLANNING
5. The distance from A to B is 227 NM and you arrived at Point B after 42 minutes. If the TC
from A to B was 135° and the TH was 130°, then how long to return to A if the TAS remains at
6. At 1500, you calculated an ETA to destination to be 1540. To obtain this ETA, you used
the following information: TH 089°, TAS 200 kts, W/V 349/40. How far were you from
7. Using Figure 3-3 your route of flight takes you on J37 northeast to MGM J40 east to MCN
and J45 southeast to Alma (AMG). Given: ALT FL210, GS on J37 220, TAS 210, Crab on J37
18°L, MOT MGM 1904. 14 minutes after marking on top MGM you are on course and 54 NM
from MGM and the TACAN fails.
What two pieces of information should you immediately note?
What is your best estimate of the wind?
What heading will you give the pilot to fly?
What time will you turn him/her toward Alma?
What heading will you give?
Should DR procedures be accomplished with
mental math alone?
3-8 SITUATIONAL AWARENESS