Terminal Arrival Altitude Area Type
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The type of Terminal Arrival Altitude (TAA) area which is contained by an arc defined by the extension of the initial legs and the intermediate segment course based upon the arrangement of an Area Navigation (RNAV) procedure.
TAAs are associated with an RNAV procedure based upon the 'T' or 'Y' Arrangement. The Basic T approach segment configuration is the standard configuration for transition from the en route to the terminal environment. The standard arrangement consists of three TAAs: straight-in, right and left base.