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Flashcards in RADAR Deck (7):
1

What capabilities does the RADAR system have?

• Weather avoidance
• Turbulence detection
• Terrain mapping
• Predictive windshear detection

2

What would prevent the weather display on the ND?

• Mode selector in PLAN
• TERR selected ON

3

When is WX/TURB mode available?

At ranges of 40 nm or less

4

Does predictive windshear detection work when the RADAR system is switched OFF?

Yes, if the Windshear switch is in AUTO

5

What is the scanned area of the predictive windshear detection feature?

Up to 5 nm ahead of the aircraft when the aircraft is below 1,500 feet AGL

6

When are predictive windshear alerts inhibited?

• When on the ground above 100 knots until reaching 50 feet AGL
• When landing below 50 feet AGL

7

How many RADAR systems are installed?

1