Editing the ILS feather

You can resize and modify the angle of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) feather element within the profile view to create a more accurate portrayal of the ILS in an Instrument Approach Procedure.

Example of a default ILS feather in a profile view
Example of a default ILS feather in a profile view

  1. Start ArcMap.
  2. On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Aeronautical Terminal Procedures.
  3. Click the Edit Instrument Approach Profile button Edit Instrument Approach Profile on the Aeronautical Terminal Procedures toolbar.
  4. Click on the ILS feather element to select it.

    A blue selection outline appears with nodes at the feather vertices.

    Example of a selected ILS feather
  5. Click the ILS Feather node where it intercepts the vertical line.
    Example of an ILS feather selected at the vertical line intersection
  6. Drag the selected node to modify the ILS feather element length and angle.

    The ILS feather size and/or angle is changed.

    Example of an edited ILS feather