2-minute turn

A standard rate of turn is defined as a 3° per second turn, which completes a 360° turn in 2 minutes. This is known as a 2-minute turn. Fast airplanes, or aircraft on certain precision approaches, use a half standard rate but the definition of standard rate does not change.

1. FAA: Air Traffic Plans and Publications. From the original (PDF) on 2015-06-25.

June 26, 2019 by Kyle Boas