It is important that the initial-
ization position and the first
waypoint of the Active Flight
Plan are the same so that
the TO/FROM Leg Distance
displays the correct informa-
tion. The DIRECT TO func-
tion to the first waypoint on
the flight plan may also be
used to insure distance
The Initialization Page gives the pilot access to the required initializa-
tion data (Date, GMT and Position). Following confirmation or entry
of this data, the page disappears and cannot be retrieved unless the
system power is removed and then restored. GMT and Date are
available in the PLAN section and Position is available in the NAV
DATE and GMT
The DATE and GMT are continuously updated while the system is
off. If non volatile memory is erased the date and time field will be
dashes. When the system is turned on, the DATE and GMT will
appear on the Initialization Page. If the DATE is incorrect, move the
cursor to the DATE field to update manually.
1. DATE - INSERT, if required (day/month/year - digits only). For
example: March 1, 1995 would be entered as 01 03 95. Enter a
leading 0 for months with a numerical value of less than 10.
2. ENTER Key - DEPRESS to verify display.
3. GMT - INSERT, if required (hours and minutes). If the GMT is
incorrect, update manually.
4. ENTER Key - DEPRESS to verify display.
5. MSG Key - DEPRESS to verify Database Expiration Date and
review other System Messages. Continue depressing MSG Key
to review SENSOR MESSAGES and to return to INITIALIZA-
Flight Management System
01 JUN 00