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    "ALTIMETER SETTING"

    On descent, even though I've set transition level in VNAV to 7000, when passing 18000 and until I select local altimeter setting, I get a voice saying "ALTIMETER SETTING". Surely if the Trans alt/lvl is set in the VNAV of the FMC, it should only do that when approaching the local trans alt lvl?
    Ben Briscoe

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    Are you using RAAS, because that could be causing this.
    Michael Codd

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      #3
      Originally posted by Michael Codd View Post
      Are you using RAAS, because that could be causing this.
      No, I'm not using RAAS
      Ben Briscoe

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        #4
        thats whats causing it, its the raas.. when you are in the plane look at he p3d menu / add-ons and there should be an entry there for the raas and there are different options one of which is the altimeter setting
        Mike Teague - p3dv5.1 - B736 B737 B738 B739 B772 B77L B77W B744 B748

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          #5
          Originally posted by kvuo75 View Post
          thats whats causing it, its the raas.. when you are in the plane look at he p3d menu / add-ons and there should be an entry there for the raas and there are different options one of which is the altimeter setting
          As I said before, I'm not using RAAS...
          Ben Briscoe

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            #6
            That's the only place I know of where that call-out would be coming from, so I don't know what more we can do to help if you won't even check.
            Captain Kevin

            Kevin Yang

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              #7
              Originally posted by BWBriscoe View Post
              On descent, even though I've set transition level in VNAV to 7000, when passing 18000 and until I select local altimeter setting, I get a voice saying "ALTIMETER SETTING". Surely if the Trans alt/lvl is set in the VNAV of the FMC, it should only do that when approaching the local trans alt lvl?
              I have this same exact issue and I'm not using RAAS either.
              Best regards,
              Jim Morrison
              Jim Morrison

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                #8
                As far as I know, everyone that has the B777 is using RAAS, as the B777 comes with its own version of RAAS, valid only with the B777. When you buy RAAS, you “unlock” the software for other airplanes as well, that is all. As others have said before the “ALTIMETER SETTING” is a RAAS system callout.
                Cristian Caicedo A.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by ccapilot View Post
                  As far as I know, everyone that has the B777 is using RAAS, as the B777 comes with its own version of RAAS, valid only with the B777. When you buy RAAS, you “unlock” the software for other airplanes as well, that is all. As others have said before the “ALTIMETER SETTING” is a RAAS system callout.
                  exactly. the pmdg 777 (and 747) come with a version of it.. you access the settings from the p3d menu / add-ons , its under RAAS Professional. eg:

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                  Mike Teague - p3dv5.1 - B736 B737 B738 B739 B772 B77L B77W B744 B748

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