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According to the FMC manual I should be able to see a INTC CRS prompt box at the 6R LSK when I add a new waypoint in the LEGS page. How come I don't get it? See screenshot. Thanks in advance.Regards,Byron Toby http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/188175.jpg

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I think (I'm away from my own machine) you'll only get the INTC CRS when the new fix is in the top postion (the fly to fix). Not sure, but try it.

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Nope, that does not work.Regards,Byron Toby

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Hey Byron, where did you get the green manual (up on the glairshield) in your screenshot? My multimillion dollar 744 aircraft did not come with one. I feel jipped, LOL... If you click on it, does anything happen?As for your question, I thought Dan to be correct, it was only possible to get the INTC prompt if you are working with the WP in 1LSK. I know some pre-compiled SIDS and STARS can also have INTC built-in as well.

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It could be because you are still on the ground, and the FMC hasn't started navigating yet. I have never seen the INTC CRS come up during preflight.Does the manual get stowed before takeoff?

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>Hey Byron, where did you get the green manual (up on the>glairshield) in your screenshot? My multimillion dollar 744>aircraft did not come with one. I feel jipped, LOL... If you>click on it, does anything happen?That's from FS2Crew.

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>That's from FS2Crew.Oh, OK! Then I can't ask for a couple million dollar refund from PMDG, dang... :)

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Just go ahead and execute it, then click on the next waypoint (EMO26 in tour case) and move it to the line with the boxes, that will clear the discontinuity and then hit execute!

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>Just go ahead and execute it, then click on the next waypoint>(EMO26 in tour case) and move it to the line with the boxes,>that will clear the discontinuity and then hit execute!That's not what I asked. Clearing Discos is not my problem.It should be possible to add an inbound course to a waypoint you just defined. It works in the LDS 767. Why not in the PMDG 747? The PMDG FMC manual states it can be done.

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Just out of curiosity here, what exactly are you trying to do?

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Sorry Misunderstood from the screen showing the disco. What you need to do, is move up the fix you want to insert an intercept coarse to the 1L position, this will give you the INTC CRS in the 6R position enter your coarse then execute.

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I'm trying to specify a waypoint and add an inbound course to it.

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It is the same action Dan suggested. Doesn't work. Does it work with you guys?EDIT: NVM I've got it. Thanks guys!!one!1!

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I'm flying right now (First full fight after ND problem solved) I just tried it and it works just fine!

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>I'm trying to specify a waypoint and add an inbound course to>it.Sorry, I should have been more specific. I meant what waypoint/course, what airport, what route, that kind of thing. I was wanting to try it out.

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Never mind Mike, I made a mistake earlier. It works just fine. :)

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>Never mind Mike, I made a mistake earlier. It works just>fine. :)Glad you got it working!!! Happy flying!!!

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Good to hear Byron. :)Just a suggestion. Post what you were doing wrong, so in case someone else is doing the same thing, they'll find this thread if they search and know what to do.

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Unfortunately, I do not remember what I did wrong. Key to succes, however, is to make sure the waypoint you need specify an inbound course to, needs to be on top (in 1L LSK).

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>>I'm trying to specify a waypoint and add an inbound course>to>>it.>>Sorry, I should have been more specific. I meant what>waypoint/course, what airport, what route, that kind of thing.>I was wanting to try it out.Then I believe you need to create a new waypoint. WaypointRadial/distancefor example BUN270/10Best Regards,Bert.

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Umm...what? What were you responding to? Me asking him what he was trying to do so I could test it out for him, or his question that he's already figured out?Sorry, you kind of confused me with that answer.

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The functionality in this case is... enter the waypoint you wish to fly to.. on the intercept heading... into the scratchpad.. Then copy thay waypoint into the current active waypoint (top left, page 1) of your route. Upon entering that waypoint the FMC will provide you with the option INBD CRS (I think anyway) in the bottom right. This will assume a direct heading to that waypoint from your current position. If it is your intention to fly towards an intercept heading and then fly that heading to the waypoint, enter that heading into INBD CRS and execute. LNAV I believe will engage in the arm mode, it will remain armed until you get within 5 or 6 miles of the intercept track at which point it should switch to the active mode and then follow the intercept heading to the waypoint.Hope that helped.CheersCraig

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Craig,I think you guys are misunderstanding things. I wasn't asking how to do it, or what it does. Byron, the person I responded, was asking about how to do things. I simply wanted to know exactly what he was trying to do, at what airport, and with what waypoints, so I could do it myself, and give him a step by step reply.

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