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  • SYNCing in the Real World

    Oct 26, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    With the release of Flight Management System (FMS) Software Version SCN 803.0/903.0 for the UNS-1E/ 1Esp/ 1F/ 1L in 2006, a feature called Synchronous (SYNC) Mode was introduced. SYNC delivers a convenient way to manage FMS Nav functions during flight.
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  • CDI and RNP Values in the Approach NAV Database

    Sep 20, 2018
    By: Bob Bruce, Pilot Instructor
    Until recently, Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) and Required Navigation Performance (RNP) values in the Flight Management System (FMS) Navigation Database were only in Authorization Required (AR) Area Navigation (RNAV) procedures.
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  • We Are Here to Support You with the A056 Data Link Authorization Process

    Sep 20, 2018
    By: Amanda Grizzard, Field Service Engineer
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a compliance guide to aid operators in submitting the required content for an A056 data link authorization. A copy of the guide is available on the FAA's website.
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  • 3 Reasons to Upgrade Your FMS

    Aug 15, 2018
    By: Stacy Honda, Marketing Manager
    Have you been affected by FMS Navigation Database software 601.X/701.X – 604.X/704.X? Upgrade today to gain back Middle East approaches and more. Here are three reasons why an upgrade may make sense for you now...
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  • Auto-Heading Intercept: The Logic Behind It

    Aug 15, 2018
    By: Mike Michalski, Instructor - Customer Training
    You have just departed an airport with instructions to climb on runway heading to 1500 feet and then turn to join an airway segment or SID that is part of your flight plan. You know that when you couple the autopilot to long range navigation source, the FMS will automatically command a turn towards the active leg – From ABCDE To FGHIJ – without any requirement to put in a heading if none was assigned. However, the turn direction you would most likely fly manually ends up being the opposite of what the FMS actually does.
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