DaveH

Runway Lengths in HUD

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On airport charts in Europe RW lengths and elevations are given in meters.  I suppose you must convert to feet (multiply by 3) to enter in the HUD ?

Or is there a way to set up the HUD to use meters ?

Dave Hinson

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31 minutes ago, DaveH said:

On airport charts in Europe RW lengths and elevations are given in meters.  I suppose you must convert to feet (multiply by 3) to enter in the HUD ?

Or is there a way to set up the HUD to use meters ?

Dave Hinson

Good question.  The only units options I believe are available is the weight units (kg/lb) and of course the barometer.  The trick I use is to grab the runway length from the landing INIT page, which provides the value in feet.  This saves the mental conversion exercise.

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It should be sufficient to use the meters value times 3 for use with the HGS.. not perfectly by SOP but absolutely fine for Sim use.

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