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The complicated Avionics instruction manual is a brand new book designed to supply basic aviation clients with complete info on complex avionics apparatus on hand in technically complicated airplane. This guide introduces the pilot to flight operations in airplane with the most recent built-in “glass cockpit” complicated avionics platforms. This instruction manual is designed as a technical reference for pilots who function airplane with complex avionics platforms. even if flying a traditional airplane that includes a international positioning procedure (GPS) navigation receiver or a brand new plane with the newest built-in “glass cockpit” complex avionics method, you'll want to locate this guide important in getting began. the arriving of latest know-how to common aviation plane has generated visible alterations in 3 parts: info, automation, and techniques. Pilots now have an exceptional quantity of knowledge to be had at their fingertips. digital flight tools use cutting edge thoughts to figure out airplane perspective, velocity, and altitude, providing a wealth of data in a single or extra built-in shows. a collection of cockpit info platforms offers pilots with information approximately plane place, deliberate course, engine well-being and function, in addition to surrounding climate, site visitors, and terrain. complicated avionics platforms can instantly practice many projects that pilots and navigators formerly did by means of hand. for instance, a space navigation (RNAV) or flight administration approach (FMS) unit accepts a listing of issues that outline a flight direction, and instantly plays many of the direction, distance, time, and gasoline calculations. as soon as en course, the FMS or RNAV unit can continuously music the location of the airplane with admire to the flight direction, and demonstrate the direction, time, and distance ultimate to every aspect alongside the deliberate path. An autopilot is able to immediately steerage the plane alongside the path that has been entered within the FMS or RNAV process. complex avionics practice many features and exchange the navigator and pilot in so much tactics. in spite of the fact that, with the opportunity of failure in any given method, the pilot has to be in a position to practice the required services within the occasion of an apparatus failure. Pilot skill to accomplish within the occasion of kit failure(s) capability last present and informed in reaching the handbook projects, preserving keep an eye on of the airplane manually (referring in simple terms to standby or backup instrumentation), and adhering to the air site visitors keep watch over (ATC) clearance obtained or asked. Pilots of recent complicated avionics plane needs to examine and perform backup techniques to take care of their talents and data. danger administration rules require the flight workforce to regularly have a backup or replacement plan, and/or break out path. 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 hold the talents and information essential to reply accurately to mess ups 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 keep an eye on the airplane, or decide to automate either one of those initiatives and suppose a managerial position because the platforms practice their tasks. equally, details structures now to be had within the cockpit supply many recommendations for acquiring facts suitable to the flight. complicated avionics platforms current 3 very important studying demanding situations as you strengthen talent: 1. find out how to function complex avionics platforms; 2. Which complicated avionics structures to exploit and whilst; three. How complex avionics structures impact the pilot and how the pilot flies

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RNAV units that do not meet all of these requirements may still be used as situation enhancing navigation resources when operating under instrument flight rules. The first place to check when determining IFR certification for an FMS is the Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH) or Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM). For every aircraft with an IFR approved FMS/RNAV unit, the AFM explicitly states that the unit has been approved for IFR navigation and what IFR operations are specifically authorized for that installation.

Gov Acknowledgments The FAA wishes to acknowledge the following aviation manufacturers and companies that provided images used in this handbook: Avidyne Corporation Cirrus Design, Inc. Garmin Ltd. Rockwell Collins, Inc. S-Tec Corporation The FAA would also like to extend its appreciation to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for its assistance and input in the preparation of this handbook. Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgments Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction to Advanced Avionics Introduction How To Operate Advanced Avionics Systems Which Advanced Avionics Systems To Use and When How Advanced Avionics Systems Affect the Pilot Chapter Summary Chapter 2 Electronic Flight Instruments Introduction Primary Flight Display (PFD) Primary Flight Instruments Cross-Checking the Primary Flight Instruments Common Errors: Altitude Excursions and Fixation Enhancements to the Primary Flight Instruments Primary Flight Instrument Systems Navigation Instruments Other Flight Status Information Making Entries on the PFD Failures and the Primary Flight Display Instrument System Failure PFD Failure Awareness: Using Standby Instruments Essential Skills Chapter Summary Chapter 3 Navigation Area Navigation (RNAV) Basics RNAV Concept FMS/RNAV Computer FMS/RNAV/Autopilot Interface: Display and Controls Accessing Information in the FMS Making Entries in the FMS Integrated Avionics Systems Learning: Simulators for Learning and Practice Flight Planning Preflight Preparation FMS/RNAV Approval For IFR Operations Navigation Database Currency Alternative Means of Navigation NOTAMs Relevant to GPS GPS Signal Availability Alternate Airports Aircraft Equipment Suffixes Suitability of an RNAV Unit for VFR Flight Programming the Flight Route The Flight Planning Page En Route Waypoints and Procedural Waypoints Entering En Route Waypoints Entering Airways Entering Procedures Risk: Taking Off Without Entering a Flight Plan Reviewing the Flight Route Catching Errors: Using the FMs Flight Planning Function To Cross-Check Calculations Check the Waypoints Check the Distances Check the Desired Tracks Check for Route Discontinuities Maintaining Proficiency: Aeronautical Knowledge Coupling the FMs to the Navigation Indicator(s) Common Error: Displaying the Wrong Navigation Source Awareness: Mode Awareness Essential Skills En Route Navigation The Active Waypoint Desired Track Track Groundspeed and ETA Fuel Used and Time Remaining Arriving at the Active Waypoint Waypoint Alerting Turn Anticipation Waypoint Sequencing Awareness: Making Waypoint Callouts Setting the Course to New Active Waypoint En Route Sensitivity GPS Signal Status Accessing Navigational Information En Route Essential Skills En Route Modifications Adding and Deleting Waypoints From the Programmed Route Direct To Risk: What Lies Ahead on a Direct-To Route?

The transponder code and status are shown with the current time in the lower right corner. This PFD also allows the pilot to tune and identify communication and navigation radio frequencies at the top of the display. Figure 2-4. An attitude indicator with HITS display symbology. Making Entries on the PFD PFDs have evolved and have become more than flight displays in many cases. The amount of data available for display can overwhelm the pilot with data. Therefore, many manufacturers have integrated data control and display controls into the display unit itself, usually around the perimeter of the unit.

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