Honeywell EGPWS MK V Pilot's Manual page 42

Enhanced ground proximity warning system
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PEAKS
When the aircraft is greater than 500 feet (250 with gear
down) above the terrain in view, additional (green) color
DISPLAY
bands are presented. These added bands are computed and
Continued
displayed as a function of the highest and lowest elevations in
view.
The following table indicates the TAD colors and elevations
(Non-Peaks and Peaks).
Color
Indication
Solid Red
Terrain/Obstacle Threat Area – Warning.
Solid Yellow
Terrain/Obstacle Threat Area – Caution.
High Density
Terrain/Obstacle that is more than 2000 feet above aircraft
Red Fill
altitude.
High Density
Terrain/Obstacle that is between 1000 and 2000 feet above
Yellow Fill
aircraft altitude.
Low Density
Terrain/Obstacle that is 500 (250 with gear down) feet
Yellow Fill
below to 1000 feet above aircraft altitude.
Solid Green
Highest terrain not within 500 (250 with gear down) feet of
(Peaks only)
aircraft altitude. May appear with dotted yellow terrain
when the aircraft altitude is within 500 feet (250 feet with
gear down) of terrain. Top 5% of Range.
High Density
Terrain/Obstacle that is 500 (250 with gear down) feet
Green Fill
below to 1000 below aircraft altitude.
(Peaks only)
Terrain/Obstacle that is the middle elevation band. 1000 ft
Below A/C Top 35% of Range, or Top 5 Percentile
Low Density
Terrain/Obstacle that is 1000 to 2000 feet below aircraft
Green Fill
altitude.
(Peaks only)
Terrain/Obstacle that is the lower elevation band. 2000 ft
Below A/C Top Half of Range, Top 15
Black
No significant Terrain/Obstacle.
Low Density
Water at sea level elevation (0 feet MSL).
Cyan Fill
(Peaks only)
Magenta Fill
Unknown terrain. No terrain data in the database for the
magenta area shown.
Magenta may be displayed at or near the South and North
Note:
Poles dependent upon the airplane flight path and location.
System Description
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Percentile.
060-4241-000
Rev H, August 2011

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