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    CDU RTE Page ICAO code Letter

    Hi Community,

    As we know, please be informed that we are making an FMS Setup while on the Preliminary Cockpit Prep stage , when we go to the RTE page, normally it must be shows ICAO letter code appears to where we are below on the left corner of CDU window, it gives us a suggestion scratchpath to put ORIGIN. however there was no on the below left corner of CDU like a real, NGX was doing it but NGXU is not shows as automatically .. Any chance to fix it with a New Update?

    Screenshot:

    https://ibb.co/DGQgB0S

    Best Regards
    Erkal SANLI
    Last edited by Erkas; 22May2020, 21:01.
    Erkal SANLI - LTFJ

    #2
    Did you log into ACARS and load flight information there first?? NGXis NOT NGXu many of the procedures have been updated to current RL.

    Suggest you read page 23 of the Tutorial 1 of the flight manuals.
    Last edited by Snowfalcon; 22May2020, 21:30.
    Charles Harris KRTS The Valley of Speed
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      #3
      Hi,

      I did not any setup ACARS data first, I will check many thanks..

      Best Regards
      Erkal SANLI


      Erkal SANLI - LTFJ

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        #4
        What you see is not incorrect and it's got nothing to do with ACARS. It's an operator option. Some 737s have it and some others don't. Depends on what software version the company is using. In older 737s without GPS, you could get a position to align IRS by entering the airport code and the gate/parking you're at in POS INIT 1, instead of typing the coordinates from the chart.

        So now, since all NGs have GPS, you don't need to enter the origin airport in POS INIT page 1 at all. It doesn't do anything. You should just go to POS INIT 2, grab the coordinates from the GPS (L) onto the scratchpad, then go back to POS INIT 1 and paste it where it says SET IRS POS. The only time you need to type your origin ICAO code is in RTE 1.
        Omar Josef, from Spain
        737/757/767 Rated
        Still use the damn simulator

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          #5
          Hi Erkal,

          I already contacted the devs, and they confirmed this behavior matches their datas.

          As Omar said, the auto suggestion of the REF airport as the origin airport in RTE page appears to be an airline option.

          Cheers,
          Thimote Brunot
          PMDG 737 & 777

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