Pluto777 wrote:So i understood; this is when an acft captures the localizer signal and has been locked on it, right ?
Starlionblue wrote:Pluto777 wrote:So i understood; this is when an acft captures the localizer signal and has been locked on it, right ?
Not necessarily. You can call established as you are intercepting the course. It's not a systems call-out dependent on localiser. It's a radio call frequently requested by approach so that they can hand you over to tower at that time.
GalaxyFlyer wrote:That was the USAF oral exam answer, “within one dot of on centerline and on a heading that will remain will remain on course”; IIRC. IOW, you couldn’t see one dot on the HSI, 90⁰ off the inbound course and be “established”. Speaking of pedantic....
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