Since the only way to verify that you are receiving the correct signal from a working VOR is to listen to the Morse Code, it is very likely that the G1000 is decoding the Morse Code. If it were only using the database, the pilot is likely to miss a test code or the fact the code is missing all together in the case of a facility under maintenance.
Garmin doesn't explicitly state the method in the documentation I can find, but I believe the answer is #1. It decodes the Morse code and displays that value. I say that for two reasons:
First; Garmin, like most successful aviation companies, makes it a habit to reuse technology where it can. Volumes are low and certification costs are high so using the ...
Sure, you could, but for that kind of mission these days there are far better choices. For instance, a Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey could be used for such a mission, is rack ready now, far easier to control during takeoff and landing, and makes use of modern avionics and mission systems.
It wasn't a lack of technology. The technology to automatically fire the rockets is not actually very complicated: a radar altimeter, airspeed data and maybe input from the landing gear load sensors hooked up to a simple computer. All of that existed back then, and the rocket system was in fact computerized:
The Lockheed test crew then assessed that the ...
Your airline should have proper holding fixtures, basically a wheeled frame that mounts the surface at key attachment points, for control surfaces, either purchased from the manufacturer or designed in house. The table strapping business is probably because the airline is too cheap to get the proper equipment.
Is not possible to order a B777 with 787 flight deck style but... it's possible to order a B777x, that is developed exactly with this kind of flight deck.
In this other question this fact is highlighted, and if you want to see how is a B777x flight deck, you can see this video.
Yes, both allow you to “LOAD” an approach without “ACTIVATE”-ing it. Slow down for just a moment when plugging in the approach. Or, better yet, practice doing it in a AADT or higher sim or on the ground until it is muscle memory.
Try finding Max Trescott’s G1000 book.
Different aircraft and manufacturers take very different approaches.
1. Boeing 777
The B777 has three Primary Flight Computers (PFC) that are responsible for flight control laws computation and four Actuator Control Units (ACE) that are responsible for the closed-loop control of their responsible flight control surfaces.
The ACE is primarily an analog ...