(16) Line Select Keys. Pressing a line select
key will place the cursor in the field next to that key.
Dots displayed on the sides of the display indicate
active line select keys for each individual page.
Pressing the ENTER key will display the next step of
the highlighted selection.
(17) Direct To Key. Pressing the direct to key,
placarded D , will cause the first page of the direct to
section to be displayed on the flight management
system control-display unit. The next sequential page
in the direct to section will be displayed with each
subsequent press of the D key.
(18) Next Page Key. Pressing the next key,
placarded NXT, will cause the next page of a section
management system control-display unit.
(19) Previous Page Key. Pressing the
previous key, placarded PREV, will cause the previous
page of a section or subsection to be displayed on the
flight management system control-display unit.
The message annunciator will flash to alert the crew
that a message needs to be viewed on one of the
System Messages or Sensor Messages pages.
Pressing the message key, placarded MSG, will
display the message. The newest message will be
indicated by a flashing asterisk. If the message
requires action to be taken by the crew, the message
annunciator will remain steadily illuminated until the
action is completed. If no action is required, the
message page is exited.
(21) Display. Flat panel color liquid crystal
display. The display is color coded to assist the crew
in recognizing information as follows.
(a) Magenta. Magenta is used for to
waypoint, VNAV, and TGT speeds.
(b) Cyan. Cyan is used for date and
time, tuned frequencies or codes, GRI's, and altitudes.
(c) Green. Green is used for navigation,
fuel data, and general page data.
(d) Red. Red is used for warnings.
(e) Blue. Blue is used for waypoint
d. Pages Displayed at Power-Up.
(1) Self-Test Page. The Self-Test page,
Figure 3A -24, appears when power is applied to the
system. While the Self-Test page is displayed, the
successfully completed before proceeding. If a
problem is detected, the SELF-TEST display may be
replaced by a NO DATA RECEIVED message.
Figure 3A-24. FMS Self-Test Page
(2) Initialization Page. After the self-test is
completed, the Initialization page, Figure 3A-25, will
The Initialization page cannot be recalled
once DATE, GMT, and POS have been
entered. The Initialization page may be
displayed again by removing and then re-
applying power to the system.
Figure 3A-25. FMS Initialization Page