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Extra EA-500/IFD

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The keypad has a QWERTY layout with a few special function buttons along the outer edges and a row of number keys along the top of the keypad.
The display has two areas : a semi-permanent screen for com and nav frequencies on the left. On the right half there arethe are the relevant data displayed acording according to the performed operation on the keypad (e.g. transponder code input, autopilot sttings, FMS data entry, etc).
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==COM : Communication Frequencies==
Communication tunning tuning on the keyboard. Selecting the {{key press|Com1}} or {{key press|Com2}} with the top left short-keys activates the standby frequency for input.
With the number keys {{key press|0-9}} you can enter the new freqency frequency the leading 1__.__ must not typed in. With the {{key press|CLR}} Key the input is cleared, {{key press|CNCL}} cancels the input and {{key press|ENTER}} or the Swap Key on the left display side confirm the freqencyfrequency. Also a time out will confirm the input.
After input time out the left screen will display the via audiopanel selected com radio transceiver and wait for input.
==NAV : Navigation Frequencies==
Navigation tunning tuning on the keyboard. Selecting the {{key press|Nav1}} or {{key press|Nav2}} with the top left short-keys activates the standby frequency for input.
Input handling is the same like Communication Frequencies.
==XPDR : Transponder==
Transponder setting on the keyboard. Selecting the {{key press|XPDR}} Key will show the transpoder transponder screen on the right. With the keyboard you can enter the new code.
Pressing {{key press|Mode}} will switch through the transponder modes [GND, ON, ALT ,OFF, SBY, TST]. The {{key press|VFR}} Key sets the transponder code to the default VFR code 7000.
{{key press|IDENT}} sets the transponder in ident mode.
==AUX : DME==
The keypad can drive a external is used to tune the DME reciverreceiver to Nav1, located left of the pilot yokeNav2, Nav1 Hold or Nav2 Hold. By pressing Pressing the {{key press|Aux}} button shows a list of the two active nav freqenciesfrequencies. With the bottom right {{key press|knob FMS}} bottom right knob the freqency frequency can be selected and will send to tune the DME reciverreceiver. If the active freqnecy frequency is changed it , the DME will also send it again be tuned to the DME recivernew frequency. To supress the overriding you This behavior can select be suppressed by selecting the "HOLD" freqencyfrequency.
==FREQ LIST : Frequency List==
<span style="color:grey">The {{key press|FREQ LIST}} will show a list of the most logical frequencies for your geographic position and flight phase. with the {{key press|FMS knob}} you can select it into the stanby standby frequency of the active com radio trancivertransceiver</span>
==Special Keys==
* NRST : <span style="color:grey">selects the FMS-Nearest Page and can toggle [Nearest Airports, Nearest Airports to destination, VORs, NDBs, Intersections, ARTCCs, FSS]</span>
* -D-> : DirectTo the selected waypoint in the active flightplan
* -V-> : FlyVectors an override of the active flightplan , the plane aircraft will follow the HDG bug.
==Altitude knob==
The altitude knob(bottom left) immediately edit changes the altitude bug of the autopilot. If use When turned, the edit selected altitude is shown on the keypad screen . By pushing, the altitude bug is displayedsynced with the current altitude of the aircraft (rounded to 100ft).
==Heading knob==
The heading knob(bottom center) immediately edit changes the heading bug of the autopilot. If use When turned, the edit headinng screen selected heading is displayedshown on the keypad screen. By pushing , the heading bug is synced with the current heading of the aircraft.
==FMS knob==
The FMS knob(bottom right) has several functionality functions depending on the performt performed operation in the keypad and ifdIFD. In most cases it will scroll through selectable objects.
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