FAC

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FACFacility
FACFirst Amended Complaint (legal)
FACFind a Cure
FACFormal Aspects of Computing (journal)
FACFinal Acceptance Certificate
FACFlorida Administrative Code
FACFast Attack Craft
FACFederal Advisory Committee
FACFinancement Agricole Canada (French: Farm Credit Canada)
FACFine Arts Center
FACFederal Acquisition Circular
FACFirst Apostolic Church (various locations)
FACFinancial Advisory Committee
FACForces Armées Congolaises (French: Congolese Armed Forces)
FACField Archery Club (UK)
FACFinance and Administration Committee (NEAFC)
FACFamily Assistance Center
FACFirst Alliance Church (Florida)
FACFeatured Artists Coalition
FACFlorida Association of Counties
FACFluorouracil, Doxorubicin, Cyclophosphamide
FACFerry Advisory Committee
FACFiscal Affairs Committee (various schools)
FACFlow Accelerated Corrosion
FACFood and Agricultural Code (California)
FACFederal Audit Clearinghouse
FACForward Air Control(ler)
FACFoothills Art Center (Golden, CO)
FACFood and Agriculture Committee
FACFrederick Arts Council (Frederick, MD)
FACForeign Affairs Committee (UK)
FACFood Aid Convention
FACFuerza Aerea Colombiana
FACFeature Access Code
FACFace Graphics
FACFile Access Code
FACFranchise Advisory Council (various locations)
FACFoundation Advisory Council (various locations)
FACFast Axis Collimation (optics)
FACForeign Assets Control
FACFootball Association (Challenge) Cup
FACFlorida Airports Council
FACFederación Argentina de Cardiología (Argentinian Federation of Cardiology)
FACFederación Argentina de Cardiología (Federación Argentina de Cardiología)
FACForeign Affairs Canada
FACFirst Aid Case (one-time treatment and observation of minor injury)
FACFederal Airports Corporation
FACFirearms Acquisition Certificate (Canada)
FACFood Advisory Committee
FACFinal Approach Course
FACFirst Amendment Center
FACFriday Afternoon Club
FACFree Active Chlorine (electrochemical water treatment)
FACFlight Augmentation Computer (autopilot)
FACFree Available Chlorine
FACField-Aligned Currents
FACFacility Contract
FACFinal Assembly Code
FACFuel Adjustment Clause
FACFinal Acceptance Criteria
FACFace-Amount Certificate (finance)
FACFellowship Advisory Committee (various organizations)
FACFinance and Accounting Club (Purdue University; Indiana)
FACFamily Assistance Centre (UK)
FACFood Assistance Center
FACFully Allocated Costs
FACFitness Assessment Cell (US DoD)
FACFractal Aspect Component (Aspect-Oriented Programming project)
FACFamily Action Council (public policy group on eating disorders)
FACForecast at Completion (project management)
FACForced Authorization Code
FACFanart Central (forum)
FACFood and Agriculture Council (USDA)
FACForeign Air Carrier
FACFeatured Article Candidate (Wikimedia Foundation)
FACFreethought Association of Canada (Toronto, ON, Canada)
FACFriday After Class
FACFellowship Admissions Course
FACFinancial Attack Center (US FEMA)
FACfourth amended complaint (legal)
FACFacility Analysis Category
FACFuture Agricultures Consortium (UK)
FACFunctional Area Chief
FACFriendship Agape Church (San Jose, California)
FACFind Area Code (Mountain Data Systems)
FACFederación Argentina de Colectividades (Spanish: Argentine Federation of Communities)
FACFlight Activity Category
FACFlorida Aero Club
FACFlat Ass Calm (in reference to sea state)
FACFenway Action Coalition
FACFlorida Archaeological Council, Inc.
FACFor All Coffeemakers
FACfifth amended complaint (legal)
FACFinancial Administrative Control
FACForecast Acquisition Cost
FACFull Absorption Costing (accounting)
FACForwarding Agent Cachet (philately)
FACFully Absorbed Cost
FACFilter, Air, Cleanable
FACFunctional Account Chief/Code
FACFunds At Completion
FACFirst Alert Capability
FACForce Accounting Code
FACFeature Attribute Code
FACForce Accounting Controller
FACFormation Aéronautique Conseil
FACFine Arts Conservancy, Inc.
FACFranklin Acceptance Corporation
FACField Air Command
FACFinal Acceptance Criterion
FACFun Activities Committee (various organizations)
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The final approach course comes at the runway at right angles, so after breaking out I can cross midfield and then conform with Jabara's visual pattern: Turn right for right traffic to Runway 18, or left for the left downwind to Runway 36.
From experience, I knew the ADF needle would point about 45 degrees behind the left wing around the time ATC would turn us south on a base leg, followed by a turn to intercept the final approach course inbound.
When you hit the final approach course for Runway 36, you turn to 360 to track it outbound and continue climbing.
That puts you inside of the NDB on the final approach course. That said, we'll also accept d., since you're certainly in quite a bit of a mess already.
Once on base, the pointer will be ahead of your wing and when it is about 45 degrees off your nose, it's time for another vector to intercept the final approach course. Once you're on that final vector the pointer will be just off your nose on the same side as the airport; the bigger the difference between your heading and the bearing to the station, the farther you'll be from the FAF when you intercept the inbound course.
The marine layer had come and gone earlier that morning, and we could have even broken off the PAR for short hook back onto the final approach course. Our persistence on landing while maintaining visual contact was, in retrospect, a dangerous decision.
Pattern A can be flown when the final approach course intersects the runway centerline at less than a 90[degrees] angle, and the runway is in sight early enough to establish a base leg.
I already had the GPS approach procedure loaded and had joined the final approach course about five miles earlier.
After being diverted westerly for about 30 miles, we were given vectors to the final approach course (FAC) for the RNAV 32.
The underlying NAVAID must be operational and the NAVAID monitored for the final approach course alignment."
I was immediately cleared for the approach and spiraled down to intercept the initial fix right at the top of the clouds, proceeding straight in on the last inbound leg of the final approach course as I entered the soup.
This got everyone in the helicopter's attention because there is steep terrain to the south of the airfield, left of the final approach course.