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"Radar to radar interference" / "Mutual radar interference" is an ongoing research topic, though much of the current research (based on my cursory Googling) seems focused on interference between radars on self-driving cars. That leads me to believe a certain degree of radar-to-radar interference is currently just tolerated. The link ...


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I'll give an answer with the caveat that I haven't used the system in over 10 years. So maybe do some additional research. The Collins Proline Flight Director used on the 200 (it's not the Autopilot per se, it's the Flight Director telling the AP what to do), and most similar ones I would expect, needs heading, bank angle and turn rate data to anticipate and ...


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The rated TX power is the maximum power emitted while transmitting. The electrical input power is much lower, because the design of the transponder is such that it accumulates energy from the input at relative lower power, to burst that out in one go on the output at high power. The transmission of a ADS-B extended squitter has a duration of 120 microseconds....


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Transponders have a low duty cycle. It is limited to 4.5% but that typically only occurs in high interrogation airspace (an area with a large number of secondary surveillance radars and TCAS equipped aircraft.) A typical duty cycle is in the range of 1% to 2%. ADS-B Mode S extended squitters are 120 usec long and consist of 120 half usec long pulses. So that'...


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Manipulating panel instrument controls for partial panel training can be accomplished in a static flight simulator training environment in professional flight schools. T Pulling circuit breakers is unwise in any live training scenario, on the ground or in the air. Putting a post-it note over a panel was the recommended path used by my instructors in the live ...


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It's important to recognize the the resolution provided in the ARINC 429 spec is an approximation so you can't necessarily use that exactly as it is. From the commentary in section 2.1.6 Data Standards For convenience, all binary word ranges in Attachment 2 are shown as whole binary numbers rather than such numbers less one least significant bit value. Also,...


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I believe that behind the panel, the wires connecting the G1000 to the 3 or so computer boxes can be removed one-by-one, rendering each instrument on the glass face inoperative. - However, this should never be done without a technician. Another option is to black out or cover the screen entirely. This one I've seen done before by pulling the circuit breaker ...


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At a very basic level, VFR flight, whether it's power or glider, in any normal jurisdicton, requires cloud clearance laterally and vertically, and there's no exemption from national VFR regulations for glider competitions in any universe I know of. When soaring on a normal day, you are technically violating national VFR cloud clearance regulations just by ...


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Based on the bounty description, the bounty poster would like to see how a failure of the Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) would be depicted. Unfortunately, that would be the hardest partial panel instrument failure to simulate. There are no stickers that I have seen that will cover the entire Primary Flight Display (PFD) screen while leaving the ...


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