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Descent And Approach - Honeywell IntuVue RDR-4000 Pilot's Manual

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IntuVue RDR-4000 Weather Radar Pilot's Guide

DESCENT AND APPROACH

System Control: 1 or 2 (dual system) or 1 (single system)
Turb Switch: AUTO or Turb Pushbutton: Engaged
HZD Pushbutton (if provided): Engaged
Mode: ALL/ALL WX or ON PATH/ PATH WX
Gain: AUTO or as required to assess threats. (Refer to GAIN
CONTROL on page 25 for more details.)
Range: Pilot Flying – 10 to 40 nm, other side at least one range
higher.
Avoid any magenta turbulence cells and monitor the display for
weather intensity to avoid any weather threats.
Avoid any cells associated with Hail or Lightning Icons (see page 15).
In areas where the REACT field is shown, expect the possibility of
weather that may need to be avoided (see page 16).
Start evaluating cells by 40 nm and finish by 20 nm.
Make your weather decision by the 20 nm point.
See PLANNING A PATH on page 40 for more information.
D201002000008
Rev 1, December 2014
Simplified Operating Procedures
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