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MD80 FMC Question  
User currently offlineOli From France, joined Jun 2005, 24 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2464 times:

HI,

I have a question regarding the FMC of the MD_à :
When you use the function DIR INTC to join a waypoint following a certain radial, how does the plane join the radial :
Does it take automatically the shortest way to it, or does it use the mode "Heading sel" ?

Thanks,

Olivier

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User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 6873 posts, RR: 75
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2452 times:

Doesn't it stick to current heading until intercepting the course to the waypoint? And it'll give an indication if that is not able (ie: current heading won't intercept that course).

Mandala499



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