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Flying the DME arc

Asked by: 850 views Commercial Pilot, Flight Instructor, General Aviation, Instrument Rating

Does anyone know why we should have TO indication all the time when we are flying the DME arc?

 

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  1. Russ Roslewski on Jun 15, 2016

    Assuming you’re talking about the CDI that you’re using for the “turn 10, twist 10”, then no, I don’t. I find it easier to keep track with a FROM indication. Who said it should be a TO indication?

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  2. Skyfox on Jun 15, 2016

    Considering a DME arc is based on DME, it really doesn’t matter how you have the OBS set because you’ll see the same DME reading regardless. But as you’re heading towards the ending point of the arc, if you’re going to be turning towards the VOR or turning away from it, just set the OBS to that radial that makes the most understandable sense to you at that time.

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