CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE
Before attempting to operate the Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS), be sure to familiarize yourself with
the controls, indicators, and connectors described in this work package. This manual does not attempt to describe
the features and operation of the AMPS software or of the Microsoft Windows operating system. For more
information and instructions on software, please review the electronic help available within these packages. See
the Mission Planning Pocket Guide, SED-AMPS-MMPG-001, for detailed use of the Aviation Mission Planning
PORTABLE COMPUTER UNIT (PCU)
Figure 1 illustrates the controls and indicators located on the front of the Portable Computer Unit (PCU) with a
brief description of each of their functions.
Figure 1. PCU Front View Controls and Indicators
Description and Use
Provides operator with PCU power status. Refer to Figure 6 for Power Panel
Allows operator to enter data and commands. Refer to Figure 7 for details.
Bays contain the DVD/CD, Hard Disk Drive, Batteries, and 1.44 MB Floppy
Disk Drive. Refer to Figure 8 for details on each component contained in the
Provides audio information to the operator
Provides visual information to the operator.