T-6A INSTRUMENT NAVIGATION
1. The LOC is considered reliable within 18 miles of the
transmitter within 10º or 10 miles within 35º of the course
centerline unless the published approach depicts a transition point
at a farther distance.
2. When flying a BC LOC, the front course must be twisted in
TRANSITION TO BAC
Transition once within 4 NM of the FAF and aircraft heading within 90º of the FAC. Distance
can be determined:
By voice report from ATC.
Use of the GPS needle pointing to the OM / FAF.
At LOC intercept, provide heading inputs directing the IP to maintain course. Heading
increments of 10º or less are normally sufficient to maintain course.
MISSED APPROACH REVIEW
Ask the IP if a review of the missed approach procedure/climb out instructions is required. This
review shall occur after the Before Landing Checklist but prior to the MAP. The review consists
Point at which to execute the missed approach.
First heading to turn.
First climb altitude.
At the FAF, perform the 6 Ts:
TIME. Start the timing to the MAP.
If timing is depicted, you should always start the elapsed timer as a
backup in the event of DME and/or glideslope failure.
5-46 TERMINAL PROCEDURES