I just got this instruction from ATC what does this mean (Turn left heading 120 and hold over hendrik swellenbregel airport at 7000ft, left turns, do not exceed 230kts). I understand everything except from hold over to left turns. Can somebody please explain
A pink oval will appear somewhere on your map, based on where the controller wants you to hold. You’re expected to enter that oval, and fly inside it at a speed specified by the hold instruction.
If it says left turns, you should be making left turns around the oval. Same for right turns. :)
Okay I see the pink oval, i’m gonna do that. Thank you so much.
Just out of interest can you get autopilot to fly in that oval for you? If so how?
No, that’s not available currently.
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