Figure 3D-7. Nearest Airport Page
The capability to display nearest airports
exists only when the KLN 90B is actually
coverage area. For example, if the KLN
90B contains a North American database it
will not display the nearest airports while
operating in South America.
In the event of an emergency, a special
procedure exists to very quickly get to the beginning of
the nearest airport list.
1. MSG button Press.
2. ENT button Press.
The waypoint page for the nearest airport is now
displayed on the right side. The right inner knob may
now be used in the normal manner to scan the other
nearest airports, knob in the "out" position, or to view
all eight airport pages for a specific airport, knob in the
When the nearest airport page is initially
displayed, NR 1 is displayed in the upper right hand
corner of the page to designate this airport as the
nearest airport. However, if flight is continued along
the flight plan with this page selected, the same airport
will be displayed and its position in the nearest airports
list will change from NR 1 to NR 2, NR 3
NR 9 until
it wont be on the nearest airport list. The reason for
this is that in the event of an actual emergency, once
an airport has been selected, the list wont update
while maneuvering or looking up data on other airport
pages. To have the NR 1 continuously change to
reflect the nearest airport, perform the following steps.
1. Display the nearest airport page by
pressing the MSG button followed by
pressing the ENT button.
2. Press the right CRSR button.
3. Rotate the right outer knob clockwise to
position the cursor over NR 1. As long as
the cursor is left in this position, this page
will update so that the nearest airport is
always shown as the flight progresses.
c. Selecting Waypoints by Name or City. For
VOR's and NDB's, the navaid name may be used. For
airports, the airport name on the APT 1 page or the
city name on the APT 2 page may be used.
1. Turn the right outer knob to display the
VOR, NDB, or airport type waypoint. For
the airport type waypoint, use the right
inner knob to select APT 1, for airport
name, or APT 2, for airport location, as
2. Press the right CRSR button. Make sure
the right inner button is pushed to the "in"
3. Rotate the right outer knob clockwise until
the cursor is over the first character in the
VOR name, NDB name, airport name, or
airport city name.
4. Turn the right inner knob to display the
5. Turn the right outer knob one step
clockwise and then use the right inner
knob to enter the second character.
6. Use the right outer and inner knob as
before to select the remaining characters.
7. Press the right CRSR button to turn off the
(1) Instead of an entire name, a few
characters may be entered and then the waypoints
that begin with those characters may be scanned.
1. Turn the right outer knob to display
waypoint, use the right inner knob to
select APT 1 or APT 2 as appropriate.