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Yellow Altitude

Postby Bayou Bert » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:38 pm

N325MB, Vans RV9A made it's first flight today. Friend, made the first flight.
Panel is HXr on left and HX on the right. At some point in the flight
a yellow "altitude" popped up on the HX above and to the left on the HX set on
the engine page. I can't find the meaning in documents.
The HXr had a yellow Alt in the upper left of the screen too.
Can someone please tell me what this is telling me.
I have the EIS4000 monitor.

Thanks
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Re: Yellow Altitude

Postby Bobturner » Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:01 am

You can set a target altitude on the main pfd page, and then you'll get a warning if you deviate by more than 200 or 300'. You must have enabled the alarm in the set up process.
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Re: Yellow Altitude

Postby Widget » Sat Nov 21, 2015 6:02 pm

Also, If you have audible warnings enabled and wired in you should have heard "altitude" through your headset.
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Re: Yellow Altitude

Postby Bayou Bert » Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Late getting back. That's what it was. Sure appreciate the info and help.
Trying to get a grip on a procedure to check out everything before flying.
Sure is a lot of bells and whistles for an old Cessna driver.
Thanks again

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