T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
In this case, you are NOT required to complete the turn in holding and you may:
1. Turn immediately towards the IAF remaining within the established limits of the holding
pattern, maintain holding airspeed, and commence the approach upon arrival.
2. Descend to the published Minimum Holding Altitude (MHA). For those holding patterns
where there is no published MHA, upon receiving an approach clearance, you must maintain the
last assigned altitude until leaving the holding pattern and established on the inbound course.
Thereafter, the published minimum altitude of the route segment being flown will apply.
1. If an aircraft is established in a published holding pattern at
an assigned altitude above the published MHA and is subsequently
cleared for the approach, the pilot may descend to the published
MHA. The holding pattern would only be a segment of the IAP if
it is published on the instrument procedure chart and is used in lieu
of a procedure turn.
2. For those holding patterns where there are no published
MHAs, the pilot, upon receiving an approach clearance, must
maintain the last assigned altitude until leaving the holding pattern
and established on the inbound course. Thereafter, the published
minimum altitude of the route segment being flown will apply. It
is expected the pilot will be assigned a holding altitude that will
permit a normal descent on the inbound course.
After enroute holding, transition to the desired cruise airspeed using max power. (Report leaving
holding, if required. This report should be made to ATC or FSS facilities without a specific
ATC request when leaving any assigned holding fix or point, but may be omitted by pilots of
aircraft involved in instrument training at military terminal area facilities when radar service is
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