By U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
The complicated Avionics guide is a brand new ebook designed to supply common aviation clients with finished info on complex avionics gear on hand in technically complicated airplane. This guide introduces the pilot to flight operations in plane with the newest built-in “glass cockpit” complicated avionics platforms. This instruction manual 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 approach (GPS) navigation receiver or a brand new plane with the newest built-in “glass cockpit” complex avionics method, you have to locate this instruction manual worthy in getting begun. the arriving of latest know-how to basic aviation airplane has generated obvious adjustments in 3 parts: info, automation, and suggestions. Pilots now have an exceptional volume of data on hand at their fingertips. digital flight tools use cutting edge suggestions to figure out plane angle, pace, and altitude, providing a wealth of data in a single or extra built-in displays. a collection of cockpit info structures offers pilots with information approximately plane place, deliberate course, engine healthiness and function, in addition to surrounding climate, site visitors, and terrain. complex avionics platforms can instantly practice many initiatives that pilots and navigators formerly did through hand. for instance, a space navigation (RNAV) or flight administration process (FMS) unit accepts a listing of issues that outline a flight path, and immediately plays lots of the path, distance, time, and gasoline calculations. as soon as en direction, the FMS or RNAV unit can regularly music the placement of the plane with appreciate to the flight course, and show the path, time, and distance ultimate to every aspect alongside the deliberate course. An autopilot is in a position to immediately steerage the plane alongside the direction that has been entered within the FMS or RNAV method. complicated avionics practice many features and change the navigator and pilot in such a lot tactics. in spite of the fact that, with the potential for failure in any given method, the pilot needs to be in a position to practice the mandatory services within the occasion of an gear failure. Pilot skill to accomplish within the occasion of kit failure(s) potential last present and trained in attaining the guide projects, protecting regulate of the airplane manually (referring in simple terms to standby or backup instrumentation), and adhering to the air site visitors regulate (ATC) clearance acquired or asked. Pilots of recent complicated avionics plane needs to study and perform backup approaches to keep up their talents and data. danger administration ideas require the flight team to consistently have a backup or replacement plan, and/or break out course. complicated avionics plane relieve pilots of a lot of the minute-to-minute tedium of daily flights, yet call for even more preliminary and recurrent education to hold the abilities and information essential to reply thoroughly to disasters and emergencies. The FMS or RNAV unit and autopilot provide the pilot quite a few equipment of plane operation. Pilots can practice the navigational projects themselves and manually regulate the plane, or decide to automate either one of those projects and imagine a managerial position because the platforms practice their tasks. equally, info platforms now on hand within the cockpit offer many ideas for acquiring info proper to the flight. complex avionics platforms current 3 very important studying demanding situations as you enhance skillability: 1. tips on how to function complex avionics structures; 2. Which complex avionics structures to exploit and whilst; three. How complicated avionics structures have an effect on the pilot and how the pilot flies
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The primary flight display in Figure 2-5 shows the active waypoint (ECA) at the top of the display. If the aircraft is flying a heading of 090 degrees and the track is 080 degrees, the winds are coming from the south. Notice that having a track indication makes it easy to maintain the desired track. To follow the 049-degree desired track to TRACY upon leaving SUNOL, simply fly the heading that results in a track of 049 degrees. The track display eliminates the traditional method of “bracketing” to find a heading that lets you fly the desired track.
When you perform a direct-to operation, though, remember that the system builds a new track from your present position to the new waypoint. This track does not necessarily correspond to any previously planned airway or route, so it is critical to ensure that your new direct route is clear of all significant obstructions, terrain, weather, and airspace. 00 V VOL/ PUSH ID COM to access the cancel SELECT D WAYPOINT ECA SW USA MANTECA STOCKTONPAGE USA MENU FPL RING Cancel Direct-To NAV? NRST ECA IA KLVK 053 m Activate?
The aircraft must have stand-alone navigation equipment, such as VOR, and there must be an approved instrument approach at the alternate airport based on that equipment. ) Aircraft Equipment Suffixes Since air traffic control (ATC) issues clearances based on aircraft equipment suffixes, consult the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) Table 5-1-2, Aircraft Suffixes, to ensure that the flight plan includes the correct equipment suffix for a particular aircraft. Use the suffix that corresponds to the services and/or routing that is needed.
Advanced Avionics Handbook by U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration