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I've two questions


In the e-CFRs I've been directed to several cross reference paragraphs, then at some paragraphs stands [Reserved] How do I obtain these rules that are missing?


§91.185   IFR operations: Two-way radio communications failure.

(b) VFR conditions. If the failure occurs in VFR conditions, or if VFR conditions are encountered after the failure, each pilot shall continue the flight under VFR and land as soon as practicable.

(c) IFR conditions. If the failure occurs in IFR conditions, or if paragraph (b) of this section cannot be complied with, each pilot shall continue the flight according to the following: 

Then I don't get the following...

(ii) If being radar vectored, by the direct route from the point of radio failure to the fix, route, or airway specified in the vector clearance;

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    John D Collins on Aug 05, 2014

    1. The reserved notation just means that there isn’t a regulation using this number, but it is reserved for future use. Often the even numbered regulations are not used and are left as reserved so that if a new regulation is needed it can remain in the generally same area as other regulations on a similar topic.

    2. When a pilot receives vectors, they should understand what the purpose of the vector is. For example vectors to final, vectors to join an airway, or vectors to a fix or navigation facility. If they subsequently lose radio contact, they are expected to fly a direct route to where they were being vectored to.

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