FAF

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FAFForgive And Forget
FAFFish and Fisheries (journal; Wiley)
FAFFine Arts Festival
FAFFreedom Isn't Free
FAFFederação Angolana de Futebol (Portuguese: Angolan Football Federation; Angola)
FAFFirst American Financial Corporation (Santa Ana, CA)
FAFFamily and Friends
FAFFriends Asking Friends (software)
FAFFast and Furious
FAFFirst Amendment Foundation (Florida)
FAFFinnish Air Force
FAFFinancial Accounting Foundation
FAFForged Alliance Forever (gaming community)
FAFFrench Air Force
FAFFuel Adjustment Factor (shipping industry)
FAFFreight Analysis Framework
FAFThe Fast and the Furious (movie)
FAFFriendship Ambassadors Foundation
FAFFire-And-Forget
FAFFonds d'Assurance Formation (French: Insurance Training Fund)
FAFFind All Files
FAFFinancial Aid Form
FAFFaith and Freedom (various locations)
FAFFilm Arts Foundation (San Francsisco, CA)
FAFFinal Approach Fix
FAFFile and Forget
FAFFifty Amp Fuse (band)
FAFFine Arts Facility (Westlake High School; Austin, TX)
FAFFishAmerica Foundation
FAFFédération des Aveugles et Handicapés Visuels de France (French: Federation of the Blind and Visually Impaired of France)
FAFFamily Assistance Fund (various organizations)
FAFFind a Facilitator (Mid-Atlantic Facilitators Network)
FAFFamily of the Americas Foundation
FAFFull Auto Frame (computer graphics)
FAFFarmworker Association of Florida
FAFFinancial Aid Fund (various organizations)
FAFFamilies Are Forever
FAFFacility Failure
FAFForeign Accumulation Fund (Australia)
FAFFund for Arkansas' Future (Little Rock, AR)
FAFFast, Accurate, and Friendly (McDonald's employee training)
FAFFundación Angélica Fuentes (Spanish: Angelica Fuentes Foundation; Guatemala)
FAFFrance Aux Français (French)
FAFForward Available Fleet (UK Royal Air Force)
FAFFamily Assessment Form (Children's Bureau evaluation software)
FAFFamily Arabian Foal (Breyer mold)
FAFFrost and Flame (online game)
FAFForum Atomique Français
FAFFast Access Format
FAFFlora Academic Foundation
FAFFree Art Friday
FAFFuture Animators of the Future
FAFFriends Are Forever
FAFForeign Assistance Framework
FAFFondation Alliance Française (French: French Alliance Foundation)
FAFfee assessment form
FAFFeature Activation File
FAFForward Air Field (South African Air Force)
FAFFuzing, Arming & Firing
FAFFacts and Fables (speech database, Carnegie Mellon Universit)
FAFForward and Aft Fuselage (aviation)
FAFFirst Appearance Facility (parking ticket cancellation guidelines; Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
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I established myself on the approach course and descended at the final approach fix while continuing to attempt radio contact with approach control.
Once inside the final approach fix on an approach, the course pointer will change from magenta to green and the course pointer will slew to the appropriate final approach course as received from the external GPS.
That way, I can extend the rubber-coated speed brakes to slow down and descend when reaching the final approach fix inbound.
An ADF or RMI, if you still have one, will point to a compass locator or NDB collated with the final approach fix if such a compass locator is still active.
As we departed the final approach fix, we experienced moderate turbulence, light icing, and thick clouds.
Once you have established the aircraft on final and passed the final approach fix (FAF), it's acceptable to break out into VMC conditions.
The selected course--either enroute or an approach--is depicted accurately in space by the parade of skyway boxes emerging like marching toy soldiers from the next waypoint, which could be an airport, an intersection or a final approach fix.
Legally, I'm supposed to have you intercept the final at a point no closer than one mile outside the final approach fix (FAF) for ground-based navaid approaches (ILS, Localizer, VOR, NDB), or a minimum of three miles outside when ceilings are low or you're being vectored for an RNAV approach.
Slipping past the final approach fix, I lowered the gear and established an attitude I knew would give me a constant glide to the runway.
Approach designers don't toss in a 26-degree turn at the final approach fix for no reason, nor do they allow another 16-degree turn from the final approach course to the runway--unless they have to.
Perhaps most ubiquitous is the NoPT admonition that a procedure turn is not authorized when flying to the final approach fix on certain segments.