IntuVue RDR-4000 Weather Radar Pilot's Guide
SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION
Welcome to Honeywell's IntuVue 3-D Automatic Weather Radar
System, model RDR-4000. The RDR-4000 introduces several new
technologies not found in previous generation Radar Systems. Some of
the major operational differences are highlighted here. Note that the
availability of some features will depend on the installation configuration.
RDR-4000 OPERATIONAL ENHANCEMENTS
Predictive Hail and Lightning Icons (if installed)
Areas ahead of the aircraft that have a high probability of
producing hail or lightning are indicated by the display of
REACT (Rain Echo Attenuation Compensation Technique) (if
Indicates areas where attenuation of the radar signal is severe
enough to degrade the ability to display weather behind significant
Automatic control of antenna tilt for reduced pilot workload
No traditional tilt control.
3D (Three-Dimensional) Volumetric Memory
The entire sky in front of aircraft is automatically scanned (out to
320 nautical miles (nm) and from ground to 60,000 feet (ft)).
All weather information is stored and continuously updated.
Rev 1, December 2014