teofilo

RMI needle not pointing to the right GPS direction of flight plan

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Hi guys,

I am having issues with the RMI indicator, it's not pointing to the right direction when I have the GPS selection for NAV mode.

I try to move it manually using the knobs and it doesn't let me.

Am I missing something?
Check attached image.

You can see the flight plan is straight and the needle is pointing to the left.


TeoLES_Saab_340A_1.png

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The RMI (gauge) will track either an ADF or VOR, as selected by using the switches on the RMI gauge itself.  And, the NAV1 or NAV2 radio must be tuned to a valid source and receiving a signal for the needle to display the bearing.  The RMI gauge needle WILL NOT point to the waypoints in a flight plan from the G530.

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I "think" he is trying to say while being in GPS NAV mode, on the EHSI the COURSE NAV pointer (blue light arrow ) is pointing to the left instead of forward in the direction the aircraft is flying to next waypoint.

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mmerelles, you are right and I mistakenly used the wrong term/ I was refering to the EHSI course NAV... it's not pointing in the direction but it does show the distance and LRN1 with the correct distance but not the correct direction for the arrow.

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59 minutes ago, teofilo said:

mmerelles, you are right and I mistakenly used the wrong term/ I was refering to the EHSI course NAV... it's not pointing in the direction but it does show the distance and LRN1 with the correct distance but not the correct direction for the arrow.

Please post your GizmoLog.txt and Log.txt files.  And, if you are running Saab v1.4.1 in XPv11, there is not much we can do except to note the issue for a future update.

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There is an option in Planemaker to enable CDI to by syncronised to GPS DTK value. So it can be turned ON. Then, needle should always turn to DTK value to next waypoint. I'm talking about XP11. 

My question here is: is that working like that in realworld counterpart?

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1 hour ago, Junglist said:

There is an option in Planemaker to enable CDI to by syncronised to GPS DTK value. So it can be turned ON. Then, needle should always turn to DTK value to next waypoint. I'm talking about XP11. 

My question here is: is that working like that in realworld counterpart?

That's also assuming the Dataref that we are using is default and not custom.

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On 10/18/2017 at 2:20 PM, Junglist said:

It working! Tested in XP11.

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Enabled both options, restarted XP11 and still not working... strange :(

 

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