T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
"Pensacola Approach, KATT 603 established in holding at SAUFLEY, 6000 feet at (current zulu
time in minutes past the hour NOT the elapsed time)."
IAW the AIM, the time and altitude or flight level upon reaching a
holding fix or point to which cleared should be made to ATC or
FSS facilities without a specific ATC request. This report may be
omitted by pilots of aircraft involved in instrument training at
military terminal area facilities when radar service is being
All aircraft may hold at the following altitudes and maximum holding airspeeds:
Maximum Airspeed (KIAS)
Minimum Holding Altitude (MHA) 6,000
14,001 and above
The normal holding airspeed for the T-6A is 150 KIAS.
1. Holding patterns from 6001 feet to 14,000 feet may be restricted to a maximum airspeed of
210 KIAS. A note on the approach plate will depict this nonstandard pattern.
Holding patterns at USAF airfields only Max 310 KIAS, unless otherwise depicted.
Holding patterns at USN fields only Max 230 KIAS, unless otherwise depicted.
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