T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
The pilot should not descend below the MDA prior to reaching the
VDP and acquiring the necessary visual reference
508. ILS APPROACH
The ILS is a precision approach system that provides azimuth and glideslope information to the
pilot. It consists of a highly directional LOC (course) and glideslope transmitter with associated
marker beacons, compass locators, and at some sites DME.
Normally, radar vectors to the FAC are utilized for ILS
approaches. Refer to this section in the FTI for further amplifying
Tune and identify the station:
Tune: Tune the proper LOC frequency.
Identify: Identify the station with Morse Code.
Monitor: Monitor the navigation signal as soon as practical. The course is reliable
The warning indicator (red X) is not displayed.
The NAVAID identifier is received.
The aircraft is in within the usable range of the equipment.
Confirm: Confirm the correct source for the CDI.
Twist: Twist the FAC into the CDI so that the aircraft heading/LOC relationship is
displayed. Usually, you will be vectored to the FAC so don't delay this step.
Normally a 20 - 30 degree intercept is provided.
5-48 TERMINAL PROCEDURES