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  1. Thread: Navaids

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    That was really helpful as before. I appreciate...

    That was really helpful as before. I appreciate it is difficult not to talk down to enquirers but doing so ensures that the picture painted is complete. Better to assume nothing!

    I have been a...
  2. Thread: Navaids

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    The "PULL UP" is presumably flying too low and is...

    The "PULL UP" is presumably flying too low and is a height warning. I thought there would be an awareness in the system that I was approaching a landing. The fact that there is also a "GLIDE SLOPE"...
  3. Thread: Navaids

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    I find the PAPI really great although the...

    I find the PAPI really great although the gentleman with the voice keeps shouting "Pull up, PULL UP,PULL UP" even when I have two reds and two whites!
    The same one who wants to ban candles.
  4. Thread: Navaids

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    Thanks for the response. I know how to use the...

    Thanks for the response.
    I know how to use the GS and the LOC. What intrigued me is that there are two frequencies involved, one for each.

    Taken from Wiki;
    "Two signals are transmitted on one...
  5. Thread: Navaids

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    Navaids

    I am steadily working my way through the learning curve and can occasionally land on or near the runway and sometimes the right way up - however.
    737 NG.
    I am trying to understand tuning the...
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    I thought I understood! Routes between (e.g.)...

    I thought I understood!

    Routes between (e.g.) Brecon and Bristol are listed as BCN1X AND BCN1Z.

    Same origin, same destination.
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    Thanks for the response. I guess that the...

    Thanks for the response. I guess that the suffixes are just different routes to the same waypoints?
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    Understanding waypoints on X-Plane

    I'm learning!
    I have programmed a route from Bristol international (UK) to Manchester.
    EGGD - EGCC
    I chose a departure from Bristol on runway 27.
    I am presented with
    BADI1X
    BCN1X
    EXMO1X...
  9. Thread: EFIS details

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    Another good source was...

    Another good source was
    https://www.slideshare.net/theoryce/b737ng-efis
  10. Thread: EFIS details

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    Thanks for the steer. I had already scoured that...

    Thanks for the steer. I had already scoured that but it is not complete. What I seek is exhaustive information at the Noddy level with pointers to all the features and appended details.

    It is...
  11. Thread: EFIS details

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    EFIS details

    Can anyone point me to a complete description of all the symbols and their meaning on the Boeing 737 NG flight deck please.

    Thanks in advance.
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    That is brilliant - thanks. The reference to...

    That is brilliant - thanks.

    The reference to airways is a huge step forwards. I was beginning to suspect something like that.
    I did find a SID for Birmingham but by accident!
    I have looked at...
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    As I said, I did that. It took me a while to...

    As I said, I did that. It took me a while to discover the meaning of SIDS AND STARS, but what I asked for was the significance of the route constituents. I was further confused, when the FMS...
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    Routes comprehension naivety

    Please don't laugh!
    Boeing 737-800 NG. I understand most of the X-Plane cockpit, and can get airborne (but not land!).
    However, I am struggling with the FMC. Simbrief gives me a series of entries...
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