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Egpws Database - Honeywell EGPWS MK V Pilot's Manual

Enhanced ground proximity warning system
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Enhanced
The EGPWS incorporates the functions of the basic Ground
Proximity Warning System (GPWS). This includes the
Ground
following alerting modes:
Proximity
Warning
System
Additionally, Windshear alerting (Mode 7) is provided for
specific aircraft types. Mode 7 provides windshear caution
and/or warning alerts when an EGPWS windshear threshold is
exceeded.
EGPWS
The EGPWS adds to these 7 basic functions the ability to
compare the aircraft position to an internal database and
Database
provide additional alerting and display capabilities for
enhanced situational awareness and safety (hence the term
"Enhanced" GPWS).
The EGPWS internal database consists of four sub-sets:
1. A worldwide terrain database of varying degrees of
2. An obstacles database containing cataloged man-made
3. A worldwide airport database containing information on
4. An Envelope Modulation database containing information
System Description
6
Mode 1
Excessive Descent Rate
"Sinkrate"
"Pull Up"
Mode 6
Advisory Callouts
"Bank Angle"
"Minimums"
Selected Altitude Callouts
Mode 5
Excessive Deviation
Below Glideslope
"Glideslope"
resolution.
objects 100 feet or greater in height located within North
America, portions of Europe and portions of the Caribbean
(expanding as data is obtained).
runways 3500 feet or longer in length. For a specific list of
the airports included, refer to Honeywell document 060-
4267-000
or
access
www.egpws.com.
on airport approach and departure profiles to support the
Envelope Modulation feature.
Mark V and Mark VII EGPWS Pilot's Guide
Mode 2
Excessive Terrain Closure
Rate
"Terrain... Terrain"
"Pull Up"
Altitude Loss After Takeoff
Mode 4
Unsafe Terrain Clearance
"Too Low Terrain"
"Too Low Gear"
"Too Low Flaps"
on
the
Internet
Mode 3
"Don't Sink"
"Don't Sink"
at
website
060-4241-000
Rev H, August 2011

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