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MINIMUM HOLDING ALTITUDE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-08-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
  • Air Traffic Control
DEF

The lowest altitude prescribed for a holding pattern that assures navigational signal coverage, communications, and meets obstacle clearance requirements.

OBS

minimum holding altitude; MHA: term, abbreviation and definition standardized by the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
DEF

Altitude la plus basse prescrite pour un circuit d'attente qui garantit la couverture des NAVAID [aides à la navigation] et les communications et qui respecte les exigences de franchissement d'obstacles.

OBS

altitude minimale d'attente; MHA : terme, abréviation et définition normalisés par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne.

Spanish

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