G. AVIONICS FLIGHT CHECKS (CONT)
at 45 miles at 1,250 feet above station antenna altitude
TACAN ground-track accuracy test: Fly aircraft over a
predetermined ground check point. The maximum
error shall be ± 3%
TACAN distance measuring equipment - Check
against known distances (on the ground if possible)
using known checkpoints TACAN should indicate
known distances to within ±0 5 miles or ±5% of range,
whichever is greater.
Transponder set - Check as follows:
Master control - STBY (allow 2 minute warm up).
Master control - NORM.
Mode switches - Set test mode.
Code selectors - Set test code.
Fly aircraft within line of sight of interrogating stations.
Contact the facility by radio and request that the
aircraft be interrogated and that the reply be checked
for satisfactory response
Encoding altimeter - Check as follows.