By U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
The complicated Avionics guide is a brand new book designed to supply basic aviation clients with accomplished info on complex avionics gear on hand in technically complex plane. This instruction manual introduces the pilot to flight operations in airplane with the newest built-in “glass cockpit” complex avionics platforms. This guide is designed as a technical reference for pilots who function plane with complicated avionics platforms. even if flying a standard plane that includes a worldwide positioning procedure (GPS) navigation receiver or a brand new plane with the most recent built-in “glass cockpit” complicated avionics procedure, you might want to locate this instruction manual priceless in getting began. the coming of latest expertise to basic aviation plane has generated visible adjustments in 3 parts: details, automation, and thoughts. Pilots now have an unheard of quantity of data to be had at their fingertips. digital flight tools use cutting edge ideas to figure out plane angle, velocity, and altitude, offering a wealth of knowledge in a single or extra built-in displays. a collection of cockpit info platforms offers pilots with facts approximately plane place, deliberate direction, engine health and wellbeing and function, in addition to surrounding climate, site visitors, and terrain. complex avionics platforms can immediately practice many initiatives that pilots and navigators formerly did through hand. for instance, a space navigation (RNAV) or flight administration process (FMS) unit accepts an inventory of issues that outline a flight course, and immediately plays many of the path, distance, time, and gasoline calculations. as soon as en direction, the FMS or RNAV unit can always tune the placement of the airplane with recognize to the flight direction, and reveal the path, time, and distance closing to every aspect alongside the deliberate path. An autopilot is in a position to instantly steerage the airplane alongside the path that has been entered within the FMS or RNAV approach. complicated avionics practice many services and change the navigator and pilot in such a lot systems. besides the fact that, with the potential of failure in any given approach, the pilot has to be in a position to practice the required capabilities within the occasion of an gear failure. Pilot skill to accomplish within the occasion of apparatus failure(s) potential closing present and expert in attaining the handbook initiatives, keeping keep watch over of the plane manually (referring merely to standby or backup instrumentation), and adhering to the air site visitors keep an eye on (ATC) clearance got or asked. Pilots of contemporary complicated avionics airplane needs to examine and perform backup methods to keep up their talents and data. hazard administration rules require the flight group to continuously have a backup or replacement plan, and/or get away course. complicated avionics airplane relieve pilots of a lot of the minute-to-minute tedium of daily flights, yet call for even more preliminary and recurrent education to continue the talents and information essential to reply correctly to disasters and emergencies. The FMS or RNAV unit and autopilot provide the pilot quite a few tools of airplane operation. Pilots can practice the navigational projects themselves and manually regulate the airplane, or decide to automate either one of those projects and imagine a managerial position because the platforms practice their tasks. equally, details platforms now on hand within the cockpit supply many suggestions for acquiring information appropriate to the flight. complicated avionics platforms current 3 vital studying demanding situations as you strengthen skillability: 1. easy methods to function complex avionics platforms; 2. Which complicated avionics structures to take advantage of and while; three. How complicated avionics platforms have an effect on the pilot and how the pilot flies
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7 mn FLAGGED GPS ENR Wpt Arwy FPL BACK EXEC XPND A C T S B Y A C T When a route discontinuity is deleted, the FMS proceeds directly to the next waypoint in the programmed route. 00 ECA BRG 049° 1200 027 FLAGGED GPS ENR A route discontinuity appears when the FMS cannot proceed from one waypoint to the next. A route discontinuity can simply be deleted. 3mn No Active Leg FPL BACK EXEC XPND Figure 3-15. A route discontinuity and deletion. was selected in the FMS. Every advanced cockpit offers buttons or switches that allow you to choose which navigation indications will be shown on which display or instrument.
Check your unit’s features. Always check for correct navigation source selection and cross-check against the published procedure. Be ready and able to fly and navigate manually. 2 NM 0:01:06 ILS m 1:24 m TRK GPS ETE OBS MSG FPL PROC Indications from this FMS are shown on the horizontal situation indicator (green needle). 8nm 120kt 10 10 FOGON FA DTK GS 14 3 1402 DIS NRST View OBS MSG FPL PROC Indications from this FMS are shown on the bearing pointer (blue needle). Navigation sources can be coupled to navigation indicators using the key to the left.
A VOR receiver) unless the GPS receiver complies with the requirements of WAAS TSO-146B. For all of the previously mentioned reasons, many manufacturers have coupled inertial navigation units with the 3-16 FMS to deliver unequalled reliability in navigation. Many more complex FMS units also search or scan for distance measuring equipment (DME) signals and VOR signals as additional navigational sources to compute a “blended” position, which is the best calculation from all of the sources and how the FMS is programmed to “consider” the signals for accuracy.
Advanced Avionics Handbook by U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration