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Preprogrammed holding pattern (preprogrammed hold)

Preprogrammed holding pattern (preprogrammed hold)- A hold that is published as a part of an instrument procedure (e.g., approach, missed approach) and has been loaded into the FMS/RNAV. Some FMS/RNAV units automatically enter and fly the holding procedure when it is encountered. Others must be flown around the depicted holding pattern, usually by changing the heading (bug). Some units require switching to the nonsequencing or OBS mode so the active waypoint remains set to the designated holding fix.

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