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    KMD 250 Multi-Function Display/GPS Pilot’s Guide...

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    Copyright © 2003-2007 Honeywell International Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction of this publication or any portion thereof by any means without the express written permission of Honeywell International Inc. is prohibited. For fur- ther information contact Technical Publications; Honeywell; One Technology Center;...

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    KMD 250 Multi-Function Display KMD 250 Multi-Function Display with GPS Software Version 02/01 or later...

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    Revision History and Instructions Manual KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide Revision 4, August 2007 Part Number 006-18281-0000 Summary S/W 02/01: Added XM functionality to the KMD 250...

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    Revision History and Instructions Manual KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide Revision 3, December 2005 Part Number 006-18281-0000 Summary S/W 01/08: Added Airport Type on Airport Info Screen on page 1-25 Added TIS patent statement on inside front cover. Changed Awareness to Avoidance on page 1-1.

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    Revision History and Instructions Manual KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide Revision 2, April 2004 Part Number 006-18281-0000 Summary Added: Internal GPS Flight planning capability Nearest function User Waypoints Direct-To function Quick Tuning capability Airspace Alerting Airspace depiction Waypoint Alerting Turn Anticipation...

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    Revision History and Instructions Manual KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide Revision 1, November 2003 Part Number 006-18281-0000 Summary Change in text on Startup Caution Page.

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    Revision History and Instructions Manual KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide Revision 0, November 2003 Part Number 006-18281-0000 Summary This is the original release of this publication.

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  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    SECTION 1 BASIC KMD 250 OPERATION INTRODUCTION ..........1-1 GENERAL INFORMATION .

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    Deleting a Waypoint in the Stored Flight Plan ....1-66 Inserting a Waypoint in the Flight Plan .....1-67 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    DATABASE INFORMATION .......1-100 DATABASE CYCLE INFORMATION ......1-100 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Setting Up a VDL Subscription ......2-23 Checking FIS VDL Subscriptions ......2-25 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Changing Filter Area ....... . .2-56 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    “No Bearing” Traffic ........3-6 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    No Data Received ........3-17 Transponder Not Reporting Altitude .....3-17 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    DEFINITIONS ......... . .A-1 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ......A-2 viii Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    ..........I-1 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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  • Page 20: Introduction

    Don’t be afraid to experiment. We thank you for your decision to purchase a KMD 250 and wish you many happy and safe hours flying. The KMD 250 MFD is a panel mounted Multi-Function Display system that is available with an optional internal VFR GPS navigator.

  • Page 21: Navigation Terms

    Section 3 Traffic Avoidance Explains operation of TCAS I, TCAS II and TIS sys- System Operation tems as they pertain to the KMD 250. Refer to the TCAS I or TCAS II user’s manual for more informa- tion. Section 4 WX-500 Stormscope®...

  • Page 22: General Information

    This manual also provides an explanation of each of the individual dis- plays that the KMD 250 unit presents. The operating system of the Bendix/King KMD 250 keeps to a minimum the number of key presses necessary to activate the various functions, especially those most frequently used in the air.

  • Page 23: Function Select Keys

    When active, the description indicated in the label describes the key’s present function related to the displayed page. Whenever a new option is selected, a new display is shown along with its new key labels. This Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 24: Joystick

    The Demo Mode can be used to practice using the KMD 250. This will allow you to utilize it to the maximum extent. When the KMD 250 is in the Demo Mode, it performs as if it is receiving adequate sensor signals to use the various functions. See DEMO MODE &...

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    Yellow on gray ® Stormscope information being received but not dis- played. Strikes have occurred within 25 nm. Black on gray with red ® Stormscope information not being received; data is slash invalid. Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Black on gray. Weather data is currently being received from a signal but not displayed on the present page. Black on gray with Fault with connection or data link radio. red slash Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 27: Startup Displays

    One of the following Instrument Panel Self Test Pages will be displayed depending on whether the unit is equipped with an internal GPS or is the non-GPS version. Non-GPS KMD 250 KMD 250 with Internal GPS Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Typical External Annunciator Unit system is configured to use a baro- metric altitude source) is consistent with the altimeter. If the KMD 250 is configured to use the optional internal GPS as “sole source” or “backup” verify the Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) is showing half scale right deflection with a FROM indication.

  • Page 29: Pop-up Help Displays

    The Data Fields can be turned on or off and customized separately in each of the MAP, WX or TRFC Displays. The system will remember the last selected parameters in each function display and will maintain this configuration until changed. 1-10 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    NOTE: Some fields may not have valid data depending on the installa- tion. The CDI (Course Deviation Indicator) Display has scaling of 5nm, 1nm and .3nm depending on the setting on the Navigation Setup Page (see Navigation Setup in this section). 1-11 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    These settings will be maintained until changed by the user. Figure 1-3 3. When finished press the DONE Softkey. Pressing the RESTORE DEFAULT Softkey will reset the Data Fields back to the factory settings. 1-12 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 32: Course Deviation Indicator (cdi)

    (Figure 1-6) indicates “from” the active waypoint. The word FLAG is displayed over the CDI when the CDI is not usable for navigation as seen in Figure 1-7. Figure 1-6 Figure 1-7 1-13 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 33: Great Circle Courses And Magnetic Variation

    U.S. and is approximately 40 nautical miles at the northern most parts of the U.S. The MSA altitude informa- tion is contained in the database and is updated when the datacard is updated. 1-14 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    The Enroute Safe Altitude (ESA) is the highest MSA sector altitude from the present position to the active waypoint, then to the destination way- point along the active flight plan. See Figure 1-9. When the KMD 250 is in the OBS Course Mode, the minimum en route safe altitude is the highest MSA sector altitude from the present position to the active way- point.

  • Page 35: Internal Gps Status

    Figure 1-13. QUICKTUNE™ Figure 1-12 The KMD 250 is capable of tuning the KX 155A/165A Nav/Comm. The KMD 250 is capable of tuning up to four Nav/Comm systems, depending on the installation. Use...

  • Page 36: Map Operation

    9 LEGEND Soft Label 10 Current MAP Selection - VFR MAP (absolute altitude terrain shading), IFR MAP (no terrain shading) or Relative Terrain Map (relative altitude terrain shading). 11 Display Range - RNG:####. 1-17 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide Rev 2 Apr/2004...

  • Page 37: Selecting A Map Display

    Joystick Pointer pressing the LEGEND Softkey as shown in Figure 1-15. To exit, press the CLEAR Softkey then press the RESET STICK Softkey. Figure 1-15 Absolute Terrain Color Key 1-18 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 38: Relative Terrain Map

    Table 1-2 shows the levels and terrain shading used on the Figure 1-17 - Relative Terrain Map Relative Terrain Map. 1-19 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Figure 1-20 depicts obstacles displayed on the Relative Terrain Map. Note the differences in color between terrain and obstacles based on an aircraft altitude of 2,000 ft MSL. Obstacles are enhanced on the Relative 1-20 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 40: Baro Correction

    Figure 1-22 When on the Relative Terrain Map the KMD 250 will prompt for an entry every 30 minutes as shown in Figure 1-22. Turn the Rotary Knob to enter the desired barometric set- ting. After the desired setting is entered, press the OK Softkey.

  • Page 41: Obstacle Labels

    Obstacles are labeled with two Figure 1-24 numbers. The first number is the height of the obstacle in FEET ABOVE MSL. second number (in brackets) is the height of the obstacle in FEET AGL. Figure 1-25 1-22 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 42: Using The Map

    AUTO is displayed in light blue text above the current range setting (see Figure 1- 27). Auto Zoom will be canceled if the flight plan becomes invalid Figure 1-27 or either RNG Key is pressed. 1-23 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 43: Map Data Interrogation

    By placing the pointer over any data icon a window will pop up similar to that shown in Figure 1- 29. Pressing the MORE INFO Softkey, a display similar to Figure 1-30 will appear. 1-24 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 44: Airport Information

    UTC and Figure 1-33 local standard and daylight times. The next window will display the available fuel types at this air- port. See Figure 1-35 for details regarding these fields. 1-25 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide Rev 2 Apr/2004...

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    QUICK TUNE Softkey will display the Nav or Comm selection display as shown in Figure 1-34. Use the Joystick or Rotary Knob to select the desired Nav or Comm for tuning. Press the OK Softkey to tune the radio. 1-26 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 46: Navaid Information

    NDB icon to display informa- tion similar to Figure 1-35. Pressing the MORE INFO Softkey will display more infor- mation as in Figure 1-36. Full details of the Navaid are listed, Figure 1-36 1-27 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 47: Airspace Interrogation

    Map Setup), press the MORE INFO Softkey and addi- tional information will be displayed as in Figure 1-40. 1-28 Rev 2 Apr2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 48: Airspace Alerting

    SUA is charted in terms of AGL, it is stored in the data- base as “unlimited”. If the altitude input to the KMD 250 is pressure altitude from an altitude encoder or air data computer, then you must manually update the KMD 250 with an altimeter setting (Baro Correction) in order to receive accu- rate SUA alerting.

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    Map Operation NOTE: If there is no altitude input to the KMD 250, all altitudes will be regarded as being within the boundary of the SUA area. The message prompt for a special use airspace alert will occur when the aircraft’s position is at a point such that a projection of the aircraft’s...

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    Press the AUX MENU Softkey to display Figure 1-45. 2. Use the Rotary Knob or the Joystick to place the cursor Figure 1-44 over Navigation Setup as shown in Figure 1-45. Figure 1-45 1-31 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    3,000 feet and a buffer altitude of 1,000 feet is selected, the Airspace Alert will be issued when the aircraft descends to 4,000 feet and is within the lateral SUA bound- aries. Figure 1-48 1-32 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 52: Display Flight Plan Data On Map

    GPS units stop outputting flight plan data but continue to output positional data. During a DME arc or procedural turn, the KMD 250 will continue to show position, track and ground speed but the curved line depicting the arc or turn will not be displayed.

  • Page 53: Temporarily Decluttering The Map

    Note also that a -A is now added in the bottom left of the screen indicating the display is also minus aeronautical data in Figure 1-53 addition to land data. 1-34 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 54: Find Nearest (units Without Internal Gps)

    Information on the selected air- port will be displayed as in Figure 1-56. Press the NEXT Softkey to display more infor- mation. Press the CLEAR Softkey to return to the FIND NEAREST display. Figure 1-56 1-35 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Use the Joystick to place the cursor over the desired field and use the Figure 1-58 Rotary Knob select the the desired value. When finished press the OK Softkey. Figure 1-59 1-36 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 56: Find Nearest (units With Internal Gps)

    1. Press the Direct-To ( Key to display the DIRECT TO window. If the KMD 250 is not presently navigating using the internal GPS, but is displaying information coming from an external GPS source, Figure 1- 60 will be displayed.

  • Page 57: Waypoint Alert

    Figure 1-65. The required bank angle to follow the arc will normally be between 3° and 25° depending on aircraft speed and the amount of course change. Figure 1-65 1-38 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    If an autopilot is engaged, this is the time to change the selected course on the CDI or HSI to that indicated next to TURN TO. In the case of Figure 1-65 that would be 288° magnetic. 1-39 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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  • Page 60: User Waypoints

    User waypoints are stored on the KMD 250 data card and can be transferred to a new data card when installed. These waypoints can be used for flight plans if the KMD 250 contains the optional internal GPS, but only if the internal GPS is currently being used for navigation.

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    Softkey to display the USER WAYPOINT LIST display as shown in Figure 1-68. Initially, the list will be empty. As way- points are entered the list will be populated. Figure 1-67 Figure 1-68 1-42 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Figure 1-71 fields in place of the date and time. If remarks are desired, use the Joystick to place the cursor on the first line containing the date as shown in Figure 1-71. 1-43 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Figure 1-74. Turn the Rotary Knob one increment to place the cursor on the first character. Continue turning the Rotary Knob to enter an N or S. Use the Joystick to move 1-44 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Joystick and Rotary Knob as previously discussed to enter the desired identifier of the air- Figure 1-76 port or navaid as shown in Figure 1-77. Note the bearing and distance. Figure 1-77 1-45 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    DISTANCE field. 19. Use the Rotary Knob to enter the waypoint distance noted from the WAYPOINT ENTRY Page. Note that the KMD 250 has also computed the latitude/longitude for the waypoint. Figure 1-79 20. Press the SAVE & EXIT Softkey.

  • Page 66: Entering A User Airport

    19 of Entering A User Waypoint, perform the fol- lowing to enter additional infor- mation airport information. 1. Use the Joystick to place the cursor over the TYPE field as shown in Figure 1-81. Figure 1-81 1-47 Rev 4 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Values of 01/19 through 18/36 may be entered as seen in Figure 1-84. Note that when a value entered, the airport icon now reflects a runway with the entered orientation. Figure 1-83 Figure 1-84 1-48 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    (Elev) field. Use the Rotary Knob to select the desired runway elevation. A value from -2000 to 30,000 feet Figure 1-86 can be entered. See Figure 1- Figure 1-87 1-49 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Freq fields as seen in Figure 1-90. 12. When all desired entries are completed, press the SAVE & EXIT Softkey. Figure 1-89 Figure 1-90 1-50 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Common Traffic Advisory Frequency Mandatory Frequency Instrument Landing System Localizer Approach Localizer Back Course Localizer Type Directional Aid Approach Simplified Directional Facility Approach Instrument Guidance System (used outside U.S. only) Table 1-3 Comm Frequency Types 1-51 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 71: Editing A User Waypoint

    Rotary Knob and Joystick to select waypoint to edit. 3. Press the EDIT WPT Figure 1-92 Softkey to display the USER WAYPOINT EDIT. 4. Repeat steps 3 through 20 in Entering A User Waypoint. Figure 1-93 1-52 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 72: Deleting A User Waypoint

    3. Press the OK Softkey to complete the deletion. NOTE: Waypoints that are part of a flight plan (denoted by the lock symbol in the User Waypoint List) cannot be deleted until removed from the flight plan. 1-53 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    User Waypoints Intentionally left blank 1-54 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 74: Direct-to Operation

    It can also be used within an active flight as discussed later in this section. The KMD 250 must be navigating using the internal GPS when using the Direct-To feature. If an external GPS is selected as the current naviga- tion source, Direct-To will not be accessible on the KMD 250.

  • Page 75: Direct-to Using The Joystick Pointer

    Course Mode Within A Flight Plan later in this section. OBS Course Mode allows the selection of a course based on a bearing “to” or “from” a waypoint much like a VOR receiver. 1-56 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Softkey to enter and display the Direct-To route. To center the CDI, from the OBS COURSE window (Figure 1-102) press the DIR TO Softkey then press the OBS COURSE Softkey. The CDI will now be centered. 1-57 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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  • Page 78: Flight Plan Operation

    Flight Plan Operation FLIGHT PLAN OPERATION VFR flight plans can be created in the KMD 250 when configured to use the internal GPS. In units without the optional internal GPS the active flight plan from the external GPS may be viewed.

  • Page 79: Viewing Flight Plan Data

    DATA VIEW Softkey will display more detailed data pertaining to the flight plan Figure 1-107 selected as shown in Figure 1- 107. Pressing the MAP VIEW Softkey will return to the previous map view display. 1-60 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 80: Fuel Flow

    Flight Plan Operation FUEL FLOW If the KMD 250 is installed in conjunction with a fuel flow monitor, the actual fuel flow and estimated fuel usage cal- culations will be displayed in white as in Figure 1-107. This will allow the KMD 250 to cal-...

  • Page 81: Creating A Flight Plan

    Flight Plan Operation CREATING A FLIGHT PLAN A maximum of 99 flight plans may be stored in the KMD 250. Each flight plan may contain up to 99 waypoints. To create a new flight plan, perform the fol- lowing steps.

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    Press the DONE Softkey and the flight plan will be entered on the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page as shown in Figure 1- 115. Figure 1-114 Figure 1-115 1-63 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 83: Activating A Stored Flight Plan

    FLIGHT PLAN Perform the following steps to Figure 1-116 activate a flight plan that has been stored in the KMD 250. 1. Press the FPL Key to dis- play the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page as seen in Figure 1-118. Note that the current active...

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    The selected flight plan will now be displayed on the ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN Page as in Figure 1-119 Figure 1-120. 5. Press the DONE Softkey to return to the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page. Figure 1-120 1-65 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 85: Editing A Stored Flight Plan

    Press the DELETE WPT Softkey to display Figure 1- 123. Press the OK Softkey to delete the waypoint. Figure 1-123 Press the DONE Softkey to return to the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page. 1-66 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 86: Inserting A Waypoint In The Flight Plan

    (KTVK) in the Figure 1-125 same manner as discussed in previous procedures. Press the OK Softkey and the way- point is entered before OTM as shown in Figure 1-126. Figure 1-126 1-67 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Softkey and the new waypoint will be displayed in the flight plan as in Figure 1-129. Press the DONE Softkey to return to the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page. Figure 1-128 Figure 1-129 1-68 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 88: Changing The Name Of The Flight Plan

    Pressing the DEFAULT NAME Softkey will cause the flight plan name to revert back to name previously given by KMD 250. Pressing the CLEAR NAME Softkey will delete all characters in the flight plan name field allowing different characters to be entered.

  • Page 89: Deleting A Stored Flight Plan

    Use the Joystick to select the flight plan name. Figure 1-134 Press DELETE Softkey and Figure 1-135 will be displayed. Press the OK Softkey and the flight plan will be deleted. Figure 1-135 1-70 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 90: Deleting The Active Flight Plan

    NOTE: If the active flight plan has not been stored prior to deleting, press the COPY Softkey to store a copy of the active flight plan before pressing the DELETE Softkey. Figure 1-138 1-71 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 91: Using Direct-to In The Active Flight Plan

    A Direct-To can be performed to the waypoint or to the flight plan leg. After reaching the waypoint or leg the KMD 250 will automatically begin navigating the active flight plan. If waypoints exist in the flight plan prior to that which the Direct-To is established, these way- points will be bypassed.

  • Page 92: Manually Selecting An Active Flight Plan Leg

    1-143. Note the airplane is navigating to intercept the Figure 1-143 selected flight plan leg. After the leg is intercepted, the KMD 250 will provide navigation guid- ance the remainder of the active flight plan. 1-73 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 93: Deleting A Direct-to Within The Active Flight Plan

    Figure 1-145. Press the OK Softkey. The Map will again be dis- played with guidance to inter- cept and resume the active flight plan as shown in Figure 1-146. Figure 1-145 Figure 1-146 1-74 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 94: Using Obs Course Mode In The Active Flight Plan

    An OBS Course can be set to the waypoint. If Automatic Leg Sequencing (see Appendix A) is enabled, after reaching the waypoint the KMD 250 will automatically begin navigating the next leg in the active flight plan. If Automatic Leg Sequencing is disabled, the aircraft will overfly the waypoint and continue on the selected course.

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    6. Press the ACTIVATE Softkey to start navigating the Figure 1-149 OBS Course. The selected course will be displayed as the active portion of the flight plan as seen in Figure 1-150. Figure 1-150 1-76 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 96: Deleting An Obs Course Within The Active Flight Plan

    152 will be displayed. Press the OK Softkey to confirm the deletion. The map will now display the active flight plan in Leg Mode as shown on Figure 1-153. Figure 1-152 Figure 1-153 1-77 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 97: Trip Planning Using Present Position

    Enter the desired destina- tion (in this case KDSM) using the Rotary Knob as shown in Figure 1-155. Press the OK Softkey to display Figure 1-156. Figure 1-156 1-78 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    If desired, both the ground speed (GNDSPD) and fuel flow (FFLOW) can be changed to a user defined number to view various “what if” sce- narios. 1-79 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    NOTE: If the KMD 250 is not interfaced with a functioning fuel flow mon- itor, the fuel values will always be displayed in yellow. 11. Press the DONE Softkey to return to the FLIGHT PLAN INDEX Page.

  • Page 100: System Setup

    This portion of the manual is designed to provide step by step instructions for the setup of the KMD 250. Note that not all features discussed here are available in all installations. If an item is not available it will appear “grayed out”...

  • Page 101

    NOTE: Class A, E, F and G airspace will not be shown in the United States, but are in the international data. 4. Press the NEXT GROUP Softkey to display the LAND ICON GROUP Page as in Figure 1-166. 1-82 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 102

    Use the Joystick to select the desired field and turn the Rotary Knob to change the setting. 7. Press the DONE Softkey when Map Setup is complete. 1-83 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 103: Navigation Setup

    Figure 1-170 External. Options are depen- dent on installation configura- tion. AutoNav : If the KMD 250 is installed to function with an external GPS source, such as a KLN 94, and KMD 250 has the optional internal GPS, the system is...

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    Survey of Great Britain) in the Figure 1-172 PPOS Data Field. This will also affect the PBRG and PDIS data when the Joystick Pointer is active. Note: OSGB is only defined for Great Britain. 1-85 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 105: Demo Mode & Setup

    TINGS Page. Now press the DONE Softkey to exit the setup. DEMO MODE & SETUP A great way to become familiar with all the features of the KMD 250 is to use it’s built in Demo Mode. When the KMD 250 is in the Demo Mode, it performs as if it is receiving adequate sensor signals to use the various functions.

  • Page 106: Demo Mode For Non-gps Versions

    Figure 1-173 DEMO MODE FOR NON-GPS VERSIONS If KMD 250 does not have the optional internal GPS it will begin navigating a simulated flight plan that is stored on each of the three different types of data cards as shown in Table 1-4.

  • Page 107: Demo Mode For Gps Versions

    System Setup DEMO MODE FOR GPS VERSIONS If the KMD 250 contains the optional internal GPS, way- points and flight plans may be created, stored and navigated in the Demo Mode. After entering Demo Mode refer to previous discussions for opera- tion of the KMD 250.

  • Page 108: Software Versions

    2. Press the AUX MENU Softkey to display Figure 1- 179. If necessary, use the Joystick to highlight Software Versions as shown. 3. Press the SELECT Softkey to display Figure 1-180. Figure 1-180 1-89 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 109: Database Versions

    NOTE: For a VDL installation, if a new datacard is not installed before the date shown under SUBSCRIPTION DATA,, the KMD 250 will no longer receive FIS subscriptions even if the FIS subscriptions are cur- rent. A new datacard is only...

  • Page 110: Map Display Icons

    Map Display Icons MAP DISPLAY ICONS The following table shows the map display icons and their meanings: 1-91 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Map Display Icons 1-92 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Map Display Icons 1-93 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    Map Display Icons 1-94 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 114: Datacards

    DATA AREAS Honeywell produces three datacards based on the ICAO/ARINC geo- graphic areas for the KMD 250 that cover the entire world. Each card for each area contains the operating software, the appropriate Jeppesen aeronautical data, cartographic data and topological data to a high reso- lution.

  • Page 115: Inserting A New Datacard

    The following displays depict those seen on a KMD 250 con- taining the internal GPS. To change the datacard follow these steps: Turn off the KMD 250.

  • Page 116: Transferring Data Between Datacards

    BETWEEN DATACARDS User stored data such as flight plans and waypoints can be moved between datacards. The following displays depict those seen on a KMD 250 con- taining the internal GPS. Figure 1-187 STORE CURRENT USER DATA ON ANOTHER DATA-...

  • Page 117: Retrieve User Data From Another Datacard

    1. Press the MENU Key. Press the AUX MENU Softkey to display Figure 1- 191. Use the Joystick to high- light User FPL Save/Load as shown. Figure 1-191 1-98 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 118

    Figure 1-195 will be dis- Figure 1-193 played indicating data on the datacard will be overwritten. 10. Press the OK Softkey to overwrite. Figure 1-194 Figure 1-195 1-99 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 119: Database Information

    Due to Honeywell’s policy of continual development and routine data- base updates, new VDL datacards will become available every 28 days. As a registered owner of a KMD 250, you will be offered a 1/3/6/12 monthly datacard subscription. DATABASE CYCLE INFORMATION Keeping the database current in the KMD 250 is the user’s responsibility.

  • Page 120: Fis Vdl Or Xm Operation

    VDL mode 2 transmitters at a bit rate up to 31.5 kbps. The XM satellite network uses two geosynchronous satellites to broadcast network weather to aircraft at S-band (2.3 GHz) frequencies. This diagram illustrates how FIS VDL data is received in the aircraft. Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

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    The XM Satellite Radio weather system provides continuous coverage down to ground level over the entire continental United States. A good view of the southern horizon must be available in order to receive at least one of the two satellites. Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 122

    To receive FIS WX products, an aircraft must be equipped with a com- patible VDL receiver (KDR 510) or XM receiver (KDR 610), dedicated VHF antenna or satellite antenna, and appropriate display (KMD 250). FIS VDL uses a one-way (ground-to-air) broadcast protocol. XM WX uses one-way (satellite network to air) broadcast protocol.

  • Page 123: Equipment Overview

    A single display can display only VDL weather or only XM weather, not both. This section describes the operation of the KMD 250 display and dis- cusses the proper use of the displayed data for strategic weather plan- ning.

  • Page 124: Datalink Weather Function Status Icons

    DATALINK WEATHER FUNCTION STATUS ICONS The Datalink Weather Function Status Icons are located in the lower left of the display. They are used to indicate whether or not the KMD 250 is currently receiving and/or displaying weather information. The following...

  • Page 125

    Introduction Intentionally left blank Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 126: Metar

    The user must know the sequence of data to recognize omissions. METAR observations older than 120 minutes will be discarded. See the section on Understanding Textual Aviation Weather Reports, for instructions on decoding textual METARs. Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 127: Speci

    Many aspects of the TAF are the same as a METAR. Abbreviations are the same as in a METAR with addition of a few more discussed later. Many Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 128: Pirep (vdl Only)

    6. Sky cover (may not always be present) 7. Weather conditions (may not always be present) 8. Temperature (may not always be present) 9. Wind direction and speed (may not always be present) Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 129: Airmet

    AIRMET is no longer transmitted. When an AIRMET is cancelled, neither the original report nor the cance- lation message can be displayed. 2-10 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 130: Sigmet

    A Convective SIGMET (Convective Significant Meteorological Information) is an advisory of convective weather that the forecaster believes hazardous to all aircraft. Convective SIGMETs address details regarding severe thunderstorms, embedded thunderstorms, a line of 2-11 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 131: Alert Weather Watches (vdl Only)

    3. Watch coordinates 4. Forecast NOTE: Alert Weather Watches older than the forecast period are dis- carded. See the section on Understanding Textual Aviation Weather Reports, for instructions on decoding textual Alert Weather Watches. 2-12 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 132: Value Added Service Weather Products

    The display range may be Figure 2-1 changed to zoom in on a spe- cific area to get a more detailed weather picture, or zoom out to display a wider range. 2-13 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 133: Nexrad Abnormalities

    "going critical" and usually does not last longer than a few hours. 9. Atmospheric temperature inversions cause radar returns from the Earth's surface resulting in Anomalous Propagation (AP) echoes on the radar display. 2-14 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 134: Nexrad Limitations

    VDL data is 4 kilometers (km). Thus, when zoomed in on the display, each square block is 4 km in diameter. The intensity level reflected by the square will be the highest level sampled within the 4 km area. 2-15 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 135: Intensity

    Many weather sources avail- able on the internet use color coding that is different than the KMD 250 color coding. The dBz and intensity level can be used to compare intensity levels between dif- ferent sources of NEXRAD...

  • Page 136: Graphical Metar

    (upper box), the other visibility (lower box). Next to the boxes is the ICAO station identifier for the airport to which the METAR pertains. Color coding for the boxes is specified in the table below: 2-17 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 137: Graphical Airmet

    NOTE: If no location description is provided in the textual AIRMET the AIRMET cannot be depicted graphically. These AIRMETs are denoted by displaying the AIRMET identifier in green within the textual AIRMET. Figure 2-7 2-18 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 138: Graphical Sigmet

    Basic Weather Services section). The “IN” box in the legend indicates the current aircraft position is within the corresponding forecast condi- tion. The boundaries are displayed on a map background to enhance situational awareness as shown on Figure 2-9. Figure 2-9 2-19 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 139: Graphical Alert Weather Watches (vdl Only)

    Weather Services section). The “IN” box in the legend indicates the current aircraft position is within the corresponding forecast condition. The boundaries are displayed on a map background to enhance situa- tional awareness as shown on Figure 2-10. Figure 2-10 2-20 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 140: Subscriptions

    This ID is obtained by viewing the FIS VDL Subscription Status page on your display unit. After obtaining the subscription code (from either 2-21 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 141

    FIS Subscription Status Page Update Data Card if needed. Enjoy flying with FIS Update at least once per year Services! to ensure continued FIS Services How to Subscribe to FIS VDL Services 2-22 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 142: Setting Up A Vdl Subscription

    The unique identifier for the individual KMD 250 is dis- played in the FIS DISPLAY ID window. The unique ID shown here is 0H100 11KSH. Figure 2-13...

  • Page 143

    Code the ENTER Softkey will Figure 2-16 be available. 7. After entering the last Subscription Code character, press the ENTER Softkey. The subscription should be accepted and processed as shown in Figure 2-16. 2-24 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 144: Checking Fis Vdl Subscriptions

    FIS subscription service is turned on. Figure 2-19 NOTE: Only the validity period for subscriptions is shown on the display. To determine which products are available with each subscription, access the account on Wingman Services at www.bendixking.com. 2-25 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 145: Xm Wx Subscriptions

    15 minute resend of the subscription information can be obtained. Get the receiver ID (instructions in step 1a or 1b above), go to the website http://www.xmradio.com/refresh/ , and 2-26 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 146: Checking Xm Wx Subscriptions

    The XM FIS receiver subscription information message has not No Information (white) been received. The user is not authorized for the Not Subscribed Application ID. The user is authorized for the Subscribed Application ID. 2-27 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 147

    FIS Subscriptions Intentionally left blank 2-28 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 148: Normal Operation

    The second method of selecting options can be used for cycling through only the graphical products. If presently viewing a graphic product dis- play, simply turn the Rotary Knob. Each click will select the next graphic display. 2-29 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 149

    Normal Operation NOTE: The KMD 250 will only allow for selection and display of products for which data has been received. If a desired product is not available, it may be that the data has not yet been received or to which there is no subscription.

  • Page 150: Nexrad Page

    10 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 11 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-31 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 151: Nexrad Page Operational Controls

    NEXRAD image. If this notification is still present after more than 5-10 minutes, while in an area of expected coverage, refer to the FIS NOTIFICATIONS in this sec- tion. 2-32 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 152

    Pressing the LEGEND Softkey will display the VDL NEXRAD LEGEND as in Figure 2-28 (or the XM NEXRAD LEGEND as in Figure 2-29). Press the Figure 2-29 CLEAR Softkey to clear the legend from the display. 2-33 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 153: Graphical Metars Page

    11 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 12 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-34 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 154: Graphical Metars Page Operational Controls

    Release the joystick to stop moving the pointer. When the pointer moves over a graphical METAR icon, a box will pop up containing the IDENT, NAME and CITY/STATE 2-35 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 155

    LEGEND Softkey. The legend will be displayed as in Figure 2- 34. Press the CLEAR Softkey to remove the legend from the display. Figure 2-33 Figure 2-34 2-36 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 156: Graphical Airmets Page

    12 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 13 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-37 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 157: Graphical Airmets Page Operational Controls

    A box will pop up containing the AIRMET designator, TYPE and the AGE of the report. 4. Press the RNG▲ ▲ / / RNG▼ ▼ keys to zoom in or out on the pointer posi- tion. 2-38 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 158

    LEGEND Softkey. Press the LEGEND Softkey and the legend will be dis- played as in Figure 2-38. Press the CLEAR Softkey to remove the legend from the Figure 2-37 display. Figure 2-38 2-39 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 159: Graphical Sigmets Page

    11 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 12 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-40 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 160: Graphical Sigmets Page Operational Controls

    3. To view a specific SIGMET, move the joystick in the desired direction and place the pointer on the desired SIGMET border (see Figure 2-40). A box will pop up containing the SIGMET designator, TYPE and the AGE of the report. 2-41 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 161

    LEGEND Softkey. Press the LEGEND Softkey and the legend will be displayed Figure 2-41 as in Figure 2-42. Press the CLEAR Softkey to remove the legend from the display. Figure 2-42 2-42 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 162: Graphical Convective Sigmets Page

    11 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 12 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-43 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 163: Graphical Convective Sigmets Page Operational Controls

    Convective SIGMET border (see Figure 2-44). A box will pop up containing the Convective SIGMET designator, TYPE and the AGE of the report. 2-44 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 164

    LEGEND Softkey. Figure 2-45 Press the LEGEND Softkey and the legend will be displayed as in Figure 2-46. Press the CLEAR Softkey to remove the legend from the display. Figure 2-46 2-45 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 165: Graphical Alert Weather Watches Page (aww) (vdl Only)

    11 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 12 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-46 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 166: Graphical Weather Watches Page Operational Controls

    Weather Watch border (see Figure 2-48). A box will pop up containing the Weather Watch des- ignator, TYPE and the AGE of the report. 2-47 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 167

    LEGEND Figure 2-49 Softkey. Press the LEGEND Softkey and the legend will be displayed as in Figure 2-50. Press the CLEAR Softkey to remove the legend from the display. Figure 2-50 2-48 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 168: Fis Network Status Page (vdl Only)

    9 Rotary Knob Active - When displayed on the graphical weather products pages, rotating the knob will cycle through the products. 10 Current Selection - Displays the name of the weather product currently being viewed. 2-49 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 169: Fis Network Status Page Operational Controls

    Network station move the joy- stick in the desired direction and place the pointer on the desired station icon (see Figure 2-52 Figure 2-52). A box will pop up containing the FIS TRANSMITTER IDENTIFIER and STATUS. 2-50 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 170

    This is not a problem since all stations transmit the same data. Visit Wingman Services at www.bendixking.com to view the latest infor- mation about network transmitter locations and to cross-reference ground station IDs with the location names. 2-51 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 171: Fis Textual Weather Products

    14 Age of Report- Age of report based on UTC time minus time of report. The colored bar indicates percentage of age versus elapsed time before expiration. The bar will be green the first 50% then turn yellow. 2-52 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 172: Fis Textual Products Operational Controls

    WX PRODUCT window, pressing the SELECT Softkey will display the chosen weather product. RNG▲ ▲ /RNG▼ ▼ Keys - The KMD 250 displays all textual weather product reports available within a specified radius of the selection made in the FILTER AREA. This specified radius can be changed by pressing the RNG▲...

  • Page 173: Using The Fis Text Page

    NOTE: See Appendix B for a list of common weather abbre- viations. Figure 2-56 2-54 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 174: Changing Weather Products

    The AVAILABLE METARS field (or TAFS, PIREPS, etc.) lists closest first, furthest last. For instance, the display shown in Figure 2-53 lists all available METARs within 50nm of KJHW (the selected FILTER AREA). 2-55 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 175: Changing Filter Area

    Figure 2-61 Turn the Rotary Knob clockwise to sequence forward through the waypoints. Turn the Rotary Knob counter-clockwise to sequence backward through the waypoints. 2-56 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 176

    The system will also allow entry of just the first few characters of the location name to help find it in the data- base. If neither the identifier nor the location name is known, the city/state can be scanned. 2-57 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 177

    Figure 2-67. 5. Turn Rotary Knob clockwise Figure 2-66 until an O is selected. Continue moving the cursor and entering characters until MONTROSE is displayed. Figure 2-67 2-58 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 178

    2. Turning the Rotary Knob will scan through the database dis- playing each entry for the city of Montrose. 3. Press the OK Softkey when the desired location is dis- played. Figure 2-70 2-59 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 179

    Figure 2-72. 4. Turn the Rotary Knob coun- terclockwise until an E is Figure 2-72 selected as shown in Figure 2- Figure 2-73 2-60 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 180

    This method is also used to choose the desired airport among those of identical names, but located in different cities. Figure 2-76 Figure 2-77 2-61 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 181

    Normal Operation Intentionally left blank 2-62 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 182: Fis Notifications

    METARs are available in the selected area. Figure 2-79 This notification means that the FIS system is working properly, there are simply no reports of the selected mode within the area. 2-63 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 183: No Metars Available, Data Not Received

    Subscription Code is entered. This may be due to error entering Subscription Code. Also, it may be due to a Subscription Code being entered that is associated with a different Display ID. Figure 2-81 2-64 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 184: Understanding Metars

    Runway Visual Range (RVR) for R28R (runway 28 right) is 2600 feet (2600FT). An “M” in this distance number indicates visibility is less than the lowest reportable sensor value. A “P” indicates visibility is greater than the highest reportable sensor value. 2-65 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 185

    Widespread Dust Drizzle Funnel Cloud +FC Tornado/Water Spout Smoke Hail Small Hail/Snow Pellets Haze Ice Crystals Ice Pellets Dust/Sand Whirls Spray Sand Snow Grains Snow Squall Sandstorm Unknown Precipitation (Automated Observations) Volcanic Ash 2-66 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 186

    0° Celsius. A “1” in this position indicates a dew point below 0° Celsius. 158 indicates a dewpoint of 15.8° Celsius. PK WND 22030/15. Selected stations may include peak wind observations which will appear in the remarks element. 2-67 Rev 4 Apr/2006 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 187: Understanding Tafs

    5. Forecast Wind: 22020KT See #5 in the UNDERSTANDING METARs section for details. 6. Forecast Visibility: 3SM See #6 in the UNDERSTANDING METARs section for details, except RVR is not included in a TAF 2-68 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 188

    19. Change in Conditions: TEMPO 2022 TEMPO indicates “temporary” changes expected as described between 2000Z (20)and 2200Z (22). “Temporary” indicates a tem- porary fluctuation in conditions, usually lasting less than one hour. 2-69 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 189: Understanding Pireps

    The following defines the element designators: /TM: Time as Coordinated Universal Time /FL: Altitude as Flight Level /TP: Aircraft Type /SK: Sky Cover (may include cloud height and coverage) 2-70 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 190

    MOD - Moderate - The rate of accumulation is such that even short encounters become potentially hazardous. Use of deicing/anti-icing equipment or diversion is necessary. SEV - Severe - Flight diversion is necessary. Deicing/anti- icing equipment is not effective. 2-71 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 191: Understanding Airmets

    ≥ 30 knots at the surface or low level windshear. Zulu Icing Moderate icing and/or freezing levels. AIRMET items are considered widespread. Widespread is consid- ered an area ≥ 3,000 square miles. 2-72 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 192

    AIRMET will be allowed to expire without cancellation. Once the report is can- celled or expires, the FIS system no longer broadcasts the report. 2-73 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 193: Understanding Sigmets

    SIGMETs are issued for: Severe icing not associated with thunderstorms Severe or extreme turbulence or clear air turbulence (CAT) Dust storms or sandstorms lowering visibilities to < 3 miles Volcanic ash Report Type: UWS 2-74 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 194

    SIGMET will be allowed to expire without cancellation. Once the report is cancelled or expires, the FIS system no longer broadcasts the report. 2-75 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 195: Understanding Convective Sigmets

    22 indicates the 22nd day of the month. 1855 indicates UTC. This line is the identifying number of the Convective SIGMET. Numbering begins daily at 0000 UTC. The C denotes the Central portion of the country. 2-76 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 196

    (inches in diameter) WIND GUSTS TO 65 KT (knots) PSBL (pos- sible). For a line of thunderstorms 25 nm wide: LINE (line of) SVR TSTMS (severe thunderstorms) 25 MI WIDE MOVG (moving) FROM 2745 (270 degrees at 45 knots). Storm 2-77 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 197: Understanding Alert Weather Watches (aww)

    This line indicates the type of weather and the affected areas. SEVERE TSTM (severe thunderstorm) for MS (Mississippi) AL (Alabama) FL (Florida) AND ADJ CSTL WTRS (adjacent coastal waters). This line indicates that the watch is valid from 162300Z - 170400Z 2-78 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 198

    WIND GUSTS..60 KNOTS (wind gust potential of 60 knots) MAX TOPS TO 400 (maximum tops of the storms is 40,000 feet). MEAN WIND VECTOR 23035 (motion of storm is 230 degrees at 35 knots). 2-79 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 199

    Understanding Weather Reports Intentionally left blank 2-80 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 200: Traffic Avoidance Operation

    Avoidance System), TCAS II, TAS (Traffic Avoidance System) and TIS (Traffic Information Service). This section describes the operation of the KMD 250 display for control- ling the display of traffic. For detailed information on the proper use and interpretation of the displayed traffic data when using TCAS I, TCAS II and TAS systems, please reference the pilot’s guide that is provided...

  • Page 201: Traffic Function Status Icons

    TRAFFIC FUNCTION STATUS ICONS The Traffic Function Status Icons are located in the lower left of the dis- play. They are used to indicate whether or not the KMD 250 is currently receiving and/or displaying traffic information. The following table shows...

  • Page 202: Tas/tcas

    14 System Operating Mode - If using a TAS system, TAS TST, TAS SBY, TA ONLY or TAS FAIL will be displayed. If using a TCAS system, TCAS TST, TCAS SBY, TA ONLY, TA/RA, or TCAS FAIL will be displayed. Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 203: Operational Controls For Tas/tcas

    Rotary Knob - Selects between Test (TST), Standby (SBY) and On mode of operation. This control may be enabled or disabled in system configuration. If the KMD 250 is used with a TCAS II or L-3 Skywatch system, this control will not be available.

  • Page 204: Tas/tcas Symbology

    500 feet per minute or greater. RESOLUTION ADVISORY (RA) This symbol will only be displayed when the KMD 250 is inter- faced with a TCAS II system. A solid red square indicates that the intruding aircraft is projected to be a collision threat. TCAS Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 205: "off-scale" Traffic

    Functions Figure 3-4 Legend will flash yellow along with ALERT as represented in Figure 3-4. In the case of a Resolution Advisory in a TCAS II system, the icon will flash red. Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 206: Auto-pop-up

    Data Field if the Map Orientation is set to North Up. If the Map Display is in North Up mode, the Traffic Data Field will appear as shown in Figure 3-7. Figure 3-7 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 207: Tas/tcas System Faults

    SYSTEM TEST A system test can be performed to verify the traffic avoidance system is working properly. If the KMD 250 is configured to use the Rotary Knob with the traffic func- tion, turn the outer knob to select TST. Figure 3-9 indi- cates a properly functioning TCAS I/TAS system.

  • Page 208: Traffic Information Service (tis)

    Mode S datalink to the TIS display. The pilot is also alerted to aircraft that are predicted to be within 30 seconds of a potential collision, no matter the distance or altitude. Mode S KMD 250 w/ TIS Display Sensor ALGORITHMS KT 73 Mode S Target aircraft are displayed only if operating a Mode A, C or S transponder.

  • Page 209: Tis Limitations

    3. Your aircraft is inside the “Cone of Silence. When near or above (depending on altitude) the TIS radar site, and out of range of another TIS radar site, TIS data cannot be received. See Figure 3-13. 3-10 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 210

    NOTE: Pilots should report TIS outages to Flight Service which will report them to the Airway Facilities Operations Control Centers for reso- lution, similar to a report of any other system outage. 3-11 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 211: Tis Normal Operation

    Traffic Page will be displayed whenever there is a traffic alert. 13 System ON/OFF - Rotary Knob selects TIS ON or OFF. 14 Page Display Name 15 TIS Operating Mode - Displays TIS ON, TIS OFF or TIS FAIL. 3-12 Rev 3 Dec/2005 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 212: Tis Operational Controls

    The RNG button labels will not be displayed when their respective range limits are reached. Rotary Knob - Turns the TIS system On or OFF. Figure 3-15 Figure 3-14 Absolute Altitude Mode Relative Altitude Mode 3-13 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 213: Tis Symbology

    “OFF-SCALE” TRAFFIC TA traffic that is beyond the selected range will be displayed as half the appropriate symbol at the edge of the display matching the bearing of the traffic. 3-14 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 214: Traffic Advisory While In Map Display

    Figure 3-18 (also see Section 1 for displaying Data Fields). Altitude tags, vertical trend arrows and ground track pointers will not be shown with traffic symbol in the Data Field display. Figure 3-18 3-15 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 215: Coast Mode

    Traffic Data Window. Also, an audible "TIS UNAVAILABLE" notification will be heard (if not muted). The display will revert to normal when TIS information is again Figure 3-21 available. 3-16 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 216: Tis System Faults

    OFF position, Figure 3-22 will be displayed. Figure 3-22 NO DATA RECEIVED If the KMD 250 is not receiving data from the TIS receiver then Figure 3-23 will be displayed. This could indicate that power is not being provided to the TIS receiver (e.g.

  • Page 217

    Traffic Information Service Intentionally left blank 3-18 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot’s Guide...

  • Page 218: Wx-500 Stormscope ® Operation

    500 Stormscope® Series II Weather Mapping Sensor. The WX-500 detects electrical discharges associated with thunderstorms within a 200 nm radius of the aircraft. The information is then sent to the KMD 250 and will display the location of the electrical discharges both on the map displays and on a dedicated Stormscope®...

  • Page 219: Operation

    WX-500. If this heading information is valid, the WX-500 and KMD 250 will use it. In the absence of an external heading reference, such as an aircraft with only a directional gyro, or the failure of the heading reference, the KMD 250 will not allow stormscope strikes to be overlaid on the Map Display.

  • Page 220: Switch Between Weather Views

    Stormscope® Operation SWITCH BETWEEN WEATHER VIEWS When the Stormscope® display is selected the KMD 250 can display strikes in one of two views, either all round (360°) or forward looking only (120°). To switch the display turn the Rotary Knob to toggle between the displays.

  • Page 221: Strike Display Mode

    Stormscope® Operation 3). The KMD 250 will plot another "+" close to the first for each addi- tional discharge determined to be associated with the group. The KMD 250 will not plot a "+" for any discharge not associated with a group unless it's detected within a 25 nm radius of the aircraft.

  • Page 222: Operation In Stormscope® Mode With Flight Plan

    OPERATION IN STORMSCOPE® MODE WITH FLIGHT PLAN If the KMD 250 is receiving Flight Plan information from the GPS and a valid heading input is available, the Flight Plan lines and waypoints will be displayed on the Stormscope®...

  • Page 223

    Stormscope® Operation Intentionally left blank Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 224: System Messages

    To access the system mes- sage again, perform the fol- lowing steps: Figure 5-2 1. Press the MENU Key to display the AUX MENU Softkey as in Figure 5-3. Figure 5-3 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 225

    Figure 5-4. 3. Use the Joystick to select Messages as shown in Figure 5-4. Press SELECT Softkey to display to display the AUX-MESSAGES Page as shown in Figure 5-5. Figure 5-4 Figure 5-5 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 226

    This may indicate a faulty datacard. If the error persists, replace the datacard. FIS Data Not Received For The KMD 250 has previously received FIS data, but it has been over 15 More Than 15 Minutes minutes since the last reception. This is most likely due to the aircraft being at an altitude or location outside of FIS network coverage.

  • Page 227

    Turn the unit off and back on. If the message persists then the unit may need service. Stormscope Failure The KMD 250 is unable to communicate with the Stormscope® or it has reported a failure. See the Stormscope® page for error codes and the Stormscope® users manual for more information.

  • Page 228: Definitions, Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Distance To Waypoint (DIS): distance from the present position to the active waypoint Ground Speed: absolute value of the rate of change of position Headwind: difference between true airspeed and ground speed when true airspeed is more than ground speed Knots: Nautical Miles/hr Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 229: Acronyms And Abbreviations

    Arrival ASOS: Automated Surface Observation System ATC: Air Traffic Control ATF: Aerodrome Traffic Frequency ATI: Atlantic International data area ATIS: Automatic Terminal Information Service AWOS: Automated Weather Observing System A/C: Aircraft BRG: Bearing Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 230

    Federal Aviation Administration FAR: Federal Aviation Regulations FIR: Flight Information Region FIS: Flight Information Services FIS-B: Flight Information Services - Broadcast FLT: Flight FPL: Flight Plan FPM: Feet Per Minute FSS: Flight Service Station Feet Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 231

    Military Air Traffic Zone (used outside the U.S. only) millibars MCOM: Multicom Mandatory Frequency statute miles min: minutes MLS: Microwave Landing System MOA: Military Operation Area MSA: Minimum Safe Altitude MSL: Mean Sea Level msec: milliseconds NDB: Non-Directional Beacon Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 232

    Speed SUA: Special Use Airspace TKE: Track Angle Error TMA: Terminal Area TOPO: Topographical Data (i.e. coastlines, terrain, rivers, lakes etc) TRFC: Traffic TRK: Actual Track TRSA: Terminal Radar Service Area TWR: Tower Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 233

    VHF Data Link VHF: Very High Frequency VOR: Very High Frequency Omni-directional Radio Range VRP: Visual Reference Point WPT: Waypoint XM Satellite Weather XTK: Cross Track Error °C: degrees Celsius °F: degrees Fahrenheit Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 234: Common Weather Abbreviations

    Advecting AMDD Amended ADVCTN Advection AMDG Amending ADVCTS Advects AMDT Amendment ADVN Advance Amplify ADVNG Advancing AMPG Amplifying ADVY Advisory AMPLTD Amplitude ADVYS Advisories Air mass AFCT Affect Amount AFCTD Affected ANLYS Analysis Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 235

    Atlantic Blowing ATTM At this time Build ATTN Attention BLDG Building AUTO Automated report BLDS Builds AVBL Available BLDUP Buildup Average BLKHLS Black Hills Aviation model BLKT Blanket Aviation Weather BLKTG Blanketing Center Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 236

    Sky condition at Cold air advection secondary location not available CAPE Convective available potential energy CHOP Turbulence type characterized by CARIB Caribbean rapid, rhythmic jolts Committee for CHSPK Chesapeake Aviation Services Cirrus CASCDS Cascades Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 237

    Comparing CVRD Covered COMPARD Compared CVRG Covering COMPARS Compares CVRS Covers COMPR Compare CWSU Center Weather COMPRG Comparing Service Units COMPRD Compared Cyclonic COMPRS Compares CYCLGN Cyclogenesis COND Condition DABRK Daybreak CONS Continuous Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 238

    DSND Descend Delete DSNDG Descending DLTD Deleted DSNDS Descends DLTG Deleting DSNT Distant Daily DSTBLZ Destabilize Damage DSTBLZD Destabilized DMGD Damaged DSTBLZG Destabilizing DMGG Damaging DSTBLZS Destabilizes DMNT Dominant DSTBLZN Destabilization DMSH Diminish Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 239

    EXPCD Expected ELNGTD Elongated EXPCG Expecting ELSW Elsewhere EXTD Extend EMBD Embedded EXTDD Extended EMBDD Embedded EXTDG Extending EMERG Emergency EXTDS Extends ENCTR Encounter EXTN Extension ENDG Ending EXTRAP Extrapolate East-northeast EXTRAPD Extrapolated Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 240

    Terminal Forecast after a break in cov- FTHR Further erage at manual station Smoke Florida or flight level Flight visibility Falling FVRBL Favorable FLRY Flurry Forward FLRYS Flurries For your information Flight Freezing Follow Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 241

    GSTS Gusts ICGIP Icing in precipitation GSTY Gusty Idaho Global Telecommuni- Instrument flight cation System rules Ground visibility Illinois Hazard Instrument meteo- HCVIS High clouds visible rolgical conditions HDFRZ Hard freeze IMDT Immediate Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 242

    INTSFYD Intensified Landing INTSFYG Intensifying LEVEL Level INTSFYS Intensifies Limited fine mesh INTSTY Intensity model INTVL Interval LFTG Lifting INVRN Inversion LGRNG Long-range IOVC In overcast Light INVOF In vicinity of LGTR Lighter Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 243

    Lightning cloud-to- cloud cloud-to- Mexico ground MHKVLY Mohawk Valley LTGCW Lightning cloud-to- Michigan , shallow, water or mile LTGIC Lightning in cloud Middle Little MIDN Midnight LTLCG Little change Military Later Minimum B-10 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 244

    National Hurricane Watch Office Center Mixed (character- None ized as a combina- New Jersey tion of clear and No layers rime ice Not later than Mixed Northerly North New Mexico Not applicable B-11 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 245

    Over mountains NTFY Notify ONSHR On shore NTFYD Notified Oregon Nevada ORGPHC Orographic Negative vorticity ORIG Original advection Ocean station Northwest vessel Northward OTLK Outlook NWLY Northwesterly On top NWRN Northwestern Other B-12 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 246

    (wind, visibility, Ice pellets and/or sky condi- PLNS Plains tion) whose occur- rences are directly Please related to, and con- PLTO Plateau temporaneous with, Postmeridian the thunderstorm or precipitation event PNHDL Panhandle B-13 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 247

    Prevailed Receive PVLG Prevailing RCVD Received PVLS Prevails RCVG Receiving PVLT Prevalent RCVS Receives Pilot weather briefing Reduce PWINO Precipitation identi- RDGG Ridging fier sensor not avail- Radar able RDVLP Redevelop Power B-14 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 248

    RSTRG Restricting Remark RSTRS Restricts Remain RTRN Return RMND Remained RTRND Returned RMNDR Remainder RTRNG Returning RMNG Remaining RTRNS Returns RMNS Remains Rapid Update Cycle RNFL Rainfall Rough Range RUFLY Roughly Rotate B-15 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 249

    SLOR Slower SCTR Sector Slope or sea level pressure South Dakota SLPG Sloping Southeast SLPNO Sea-level pressure Second not available SELY Southeasterly Sleet SEPN Separation Slow Sequence Southerly SERN Southeastern Statute mile B-16 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 250

    Southern Plains Substitute SPRD Spread SUBTRPCL Subtropical SPRDG Spreading Sufficient SPRDS Spreads SUFLY Sufficiently SPRL Spiral Suggest Squall SUGG Suggesting SQAL Squall SUGS Suggests SQLN Squall line Supply Sunrise SUPG Supplying Southern B-17 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 251

    Type of aircraft Today Topping Text element indi- TRBL Trouble cator TRIB Tributary TEMP Temperature TRKG Tracking TEMPO Temporary TRML Terminal Thunderhead TRMT Terminate THDR Thunder TRMTD Terminated Thick TRMTG Terminating THKNG Thickening B-18 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 252

    VAAC Volcanic Ash TWDS Towards Advisory Center Twilight VAAS Volcanic Ash Tower Advisory Statement TWRG Towering Velocity azimuth display Texas Valley Pilot weather reports VARN Variation UDDF Up- and downdrafts Vicinity Unable B-19 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 253

    World Meteorological Organization VRBL Variable Wind VRISL Vancouver Island,BC WNDS Winds Veers West-northwest VRT MOTN Vertical motion WNWLY West-northwesterly Very WNWRN West-northwestern Visible WNWWD West-northwest- VSBY Visibility ward VSBYDR Visibility decreasing Without rapidly B-20 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 254

    West-southwest- ward Water WTSPT Waterspout Would West Virginia or wind Waves Severe weather watch Westward Severe weather watches Weather Wyoming Except Expect XPCD Expected XPCG Expecting XPCS Expects XPLOS Explosive XTND Extend B-21 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 255

    Common Weather Abbreviations Intentionally left blank B-22 Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 256: Gps Primer

    GPS DATA SIGNALS Two of the primary types of signals that the GPS satellites broadcast are almanac and ephemeris data. These signals enable the GPS receiver to Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 257: Gps System Segments

    Some biologists attach GPS receivers to animals to mon- itor their movement and migration patterns. Geologists even use GPS to track the movement of glaciers and to analyze plate tectonics (move- ments of the Earth’s crust). Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 258: Navigation Terms

    CDI or HSI. NORTH WPT 2 ON TRACK Enroute-Leg Mode NORTH WIND WPT 1 ACTIVE WPT NORTH OFF TRACK Enroute-OBS Mode WPT 2 NORTH WIND WPT 1 OFF TRACK Enroute Leg Mode WIND Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 259

    Navigation Terms Intentionally left blank Rev 2 Apr/2004 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 260

    Alert Weather Watches 2-3, 2-12, 2-32, 2-35, 2-38, 2-41, 2-44, 2-47, 2-50, 2-78, 2-79 Altimeter 1-9, 1-21, 2-7, C-1 Altimeter Setting 1-21-1-29, 2-67 Altitude Encoder 1-29 Altitude Volume 3-4 AMR 1-87, 1-95 ATI 1-87, 1-95 Audio Mute 3-13 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 261

    Bearing 1-5, 1-11, 1-14, 1-24, 1-44, 1-45, 1-46, 1-56, 1-75, 2-33, 2-35, 3-6, 3-9, 3-11, 3-14, 4-1 BRG 1-12 Brightness Control 1-3, 1-10 Buffer Altitude 1-30, 1-32 Calculator 1-78 Cartographic Data 1-95 Caution, No Position Data 1-23 Cell Mode 4-3 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 262

    Delete 1-53, 1-66, 1-69, 1-70, 1-71, 1-74 Demo Mode 1-5, 1-86, 1-87, 1-88 Dew Point 2-7, 2-67 Direct-To 1-2, 1-4, 1-37, 1-55, 1-56, 1-57, 1-72, 1-73, 1-74, 1-75, 1-77 Discharge Points 4-2, 4-4, 4-5 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 263

    FIS Text Page 2-29, 2-54 Flight Information Services 1-2, 1-5, 1-83, 2-1 Flight Level 2-9, 2-70, 2-72, 3-4, 3-13 Flight Plan Index 1-59, 1-62, 1-63, 1-64, 1-65, 1-66, 1-68, 1-70, 1-71, 1-80 Flight Plan Page 1-38, 1-61 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 264

    Graphical Weather Products 2-29, 2-32, 2-35, 2-38, 2-41, 2-44, 2-47, 2-50, 2-53, 2-55 Graphical Weather Watches 2-47 Great Circle 1-14 Grid Minimum Off-Route Altitude 1-14, 1-15 Heading 1-11, 1-87, 3-9, 3-14, 4-2, 4-5 Heading Stabilization 4-2 Heading Up 1-23, 1-81 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 265

    2-39, 2-41, 2-42, 2-44, 2-45, 2-47, 2-48, 2-50, 2-53, 2-55, 2-56, 2-57, 2-58, 2-60, 2-61 Knob Scan 2-59, 2-61 Label 1-4, 1-5, 1-81, 1-96, 2-26, 2-54 Land Data 1-34, 1-35 Land Icon Group 1-82 Land Line Group 1-83 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 266

    Min Rwy Len 1-81 Minimum Safe Altitude 1-11, 1-14, 1-61 MORA 1-14, 1-15 More Info 1-24, 1-25, 1-27, 1-28, 1-35, 1-60, 2-36, 2-39, 2-42, 2-45, 2-48, 2-54 Mountain Obscuration 2-10, 2-72 Mute 3-13 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 267

    North Up 1-23, 1-81, 3-7, 3-16 NRST 1-3, 1-4, 1-35 OBS 1-15, 1-33, 1-56, 1-57, 1-75, 1-76, 1-77 Off-Scale 3-6, 3-14 Orientation 1-23, 1-25, 1-48, 1-81 OSGB 1-85 Overlay 1-2, 1-5, 1-33, 1-83 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 268

    QuickTune™ 1-16, 1-50 Radial 1-14 Range Rings 1-81 Real-Time Weather 2-1 Relative Terrain and Obstacles 1-20 Relative Terrain Map 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21 Remarks 1-43, 1-44, 1-47, 2-7, 2-10, 2-67, 2-72 Required Fuel 1-78, 1-79 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 269

    Softkeys 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-20, 1-22, 1-59 Software Version 1-16, 1-89 SPECI 2-3, 2-8, 2-17, 2-21, 2-65 Special Use Airspace 1-29, 1-30, 1-86, 5-3 Standby 1-6, 3-4 Status Icon 1-5, 1-6 I-10 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 270

    Traffic 1-1, 1-2, 1-5, 1-6, 1-11, 1-83, 3-1, 3-2, 3-6, 3-7, 3-8, 3-10, 3-11, 3-13, 3-14, 3-15, 3-16 Traffic Advisory 1-6, 3-5, 3-6, 3-14, 3-15 Traffic Avoidance 1-2, 1-5, 1-83, 3-1, 3-2, 3-5, 3-6, 3-8 Traffic Display 3-1, 3-3, 3-4, 3-7, 3-12, 3-13, 3-15, 3-16 I-11 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 271

    VDL 1-2, 1-7, 1-90, 1-100, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7, 2-9, 2-12, 2-13, 2-15, 2-16, 2-20, 2-21, 2-22, 2-31, 2-33, 2-34, 2-37, 2-40, 2-43, 2-46, 2-49, 2-52, 2-63, 2-64, 5-3, 5-4 VDL Datacards 1-100 VDL Database Subscriptions 1-100 I-12 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 272

    2-21, 2-26, 2-27, 2-29, 2-30, 2-31, 2-32, 2-33, 2-34, 2-37, 2-40, 2-43, 2-52, 2-63, 5-3, 5-4 XM Icon 1-7, 2-5 XM Subscription 2-3, 2-7, 2-13, 2-21, 2-26, 2-27 XM Subscriptions 1-100, 2-26 XTK 1-11, 1-39 I-13 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 273: Index

    Index Intentionally left blank I-14 Rev 4 Aug/2007 KMD 250 Pilot's Guide...

  • Page 274

    Honeywell Aerospace Business and General Aviation Honeywell International Inc. One Technology Center 23500 West 105th Street Olathe, KS 66061 Telephone: (913) 712-0400 FAX: (913) 712-1302 www.honeywell.com 006-18281-0000 Rev. 4 08/07 © 2000-2007 Honeywell International Inc.

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