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Navigation Tasks

G500 Normal Procedures

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Between the CCDs and TSCs there are a lot of ways to do things to the lateral and vertical navigation of the airplane, it is amazing how sometimes we can't remember even one of them. So here are a few solutions to a few common tasks.


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Autobrakes (set)

TSC: POF, Taxi

TSC: POF, Takeoff

Center map on waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Center Map" from the drop down menu.

Change arrival runway, approach, or STAR

TSC: FPLN, select the airport, select "Depp/Arr" from the drop down menu.

Change cruise altitude:

TSC: FMS, select "Perf Init" tab and "Alt/Spd" button.

Change departure runway and/or conditions:

TSC: FMS, select "Perf Takeoff" tab, "Rwy SID" tab.

Change destination:

TSC: FPLN, select any waypoint, select "Change Dest" from the drop down menu.

Cross/RTA (Required Time of Arrival):

TSC: Select the waypoint, select "Cross/RTA" from the drop down menu, specify an altitude or time restriction.

Delete a waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Delete" from the drop down menu.

Direct to a waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Direct To" from the drop down menu.

CCD: Click on the waypoint, select "Direct To" from the drop down menu.

Hold:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Hold" from the drop down menu, adjust as needed.

Insert a new waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint prior to the intended addition, select "Amend Route" from the drop down menu.

CCD: ?

Intercept a course inbound to a waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Intercept" from the drop down menu, specify the course.

Make From Waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Make FROM Waypoint" from the drop down menu.

Performance Initialization:

TSC: FMS, select "Perf Init" tab.

Procedure Turn Review or Deletion:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Proc Turn" from the drop down menu. Note: you can review the procedure turn and/or delete it.

Set up TSCs for takeoff:

TSC1 to POF:Takeoff (to show V-speeds), TSC2 to POF:Taxi (to show proper configuration and provide takeoff briefing notes).

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Photo: POF Takeoff and POF Taxi examples

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Show information about a waypoint:

TSC: FPLN, select the waypoint, select "Show Info" from the drop down menu.

Surface winds:

TSC: FPLN, select the "Perf Takeoff" tab.

Takeoff Conditions:

TSC: select FMS, select "Perf Takeoff" tab, "AC Cfg" button.

Vectors:

TSC: FPLN, select the FAF waypoint, select "Vectors" from the drop down menu, specify the course. Note: this will remove all waypoints prior to the FAF.

Vertical Direct to:

TSC: FPLN, select the desired waypoint, select "Vert Direct To" from the drop down menu. Note: waypoint must have an entered altitude, altitude preselector must be positioned to permit a descent, and angle of descent must be between 1 and 6 degrees.

CCD: Click on the waypoint, select "Vertical Descent" from the drop down menu.

References

Gulfstream GVII-G500 Airplane Flight Manual, Revision 1, August 31, 2018

Gulfstream GVII-G500 Production Aircraft Systems, Revision 1, Oct 1, 2018

Revision: 20190603
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