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1,457 bytes added, 20:49, 30 January 2018
Update to include instructions for Direct To function
For those without the time or interest to read the G1000 User Guide, here's a very quick run-down on navigating through the MFD:
General:
* Click on the buttons, though some are not implemented yet.
* Use the mouse wheel to scroll the knobs (NAV, HDG, ALT, COM, CRS/BARO, RANGE, FMS). For knobs with both and inner and an outer (NAV, COM, CRS/BARO, FMS), scrolling when pressing the Shift key changes the outer knob.
* Use the outer FMS knob (shift-mouse wheel on the FMS knob on the bottom right) to navigate through the page groups.
* Use the inner FMS knob (mouse wheel on the FMS knob on the bottom right) to navigate through the pages within the group. The currently selected page is shown in blue. If you stop moving the cursor, the page will be loaded in 0.5s.
* Within a page, click on the FMS knob. This activates to activate the cursor (CRSR) and . You you should see some element highlighted on the page, typically flashing. You can navigate around the page using the outer and inner FMS knobs. The Outer FMS knob (shift-mouse wheel) typical moves the cursor between elements. The Inner FMS knob typically changes the selected item.  Implemented function: * There is a two channel NAV/COM with an active and standby frequency and automatic ID of NAV frequencies at the top of the UI. They all integrate with the standard properties, so should work automatically with most aircraft.* If you have a frequency selected, highlighted in any of the pages (e.g. WPT - AIRPORT INFORMATION) press the ENT key to load it into the standy standby NAV/COM frequency as appropriate.* The NAV/COM controls towards To set up a GPS Direct To route:** Press the top DTO button (D with an arrow through it on the right side of the UI work as panel, below the word "PAN"). This will bring up a Direct To window, allowing you'd expect to enter the ID of an airport, Fix etc. to navigate to.** You can enter the ID in one of two ways:*** Scroll the FMS knob backwards to bring up a sub- menu of waypoints categories (FPL, NRST, RECENT, USER, AIRWAY). Use the inner FMS knob to scroll between the different categories, and the outer FMS knob to select a specific item. *** Scroll the FMS knob forwards to enter an ID manually using the FMS knob. Use the outer FMS knob to move to the next poisition in the ID. ** Once you've got two channel NAV/COM with an active ID, press ENT which will load details into the window and standby frequency highlight the ACTIVATE button.** Press ENT once more to load the Direct-to into the GPS and automatic ID of NAV frequenciesactivate it.* To view airport information, select the WPT - AIRPORT INFORMATION page. They all integrate with Use the standard propertiesouter FMS knob to move between the AIRPORT, so should work automatically with most aircraftRUNWAYS and FREQUENCY boxes, and the inner FMS to edit the airport ID, scroll through available runways, or highlight a frequency.
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