Aircraft Radio Systems, by James Powell

Aircraft Radio Systems

by James Powell

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ISBN-13:
9780891003564
Copyright Date:
1990
Other Identifiers:
JS312659A
Pages:
255
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Aircraft Radio Systems is a very in-depth book covering traditional radio and navigation systems. Complete coverage on each device including how it works, installation procedures, and operations, antenna requirements, and maintenance and testing as applicable.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Historical Technical and Legal Context
Communications Systems
VHF, HF, Selcal, audio integrating systems
Automatic Direction Finding (ADF)
basic principles, block diagram operation, sources of error, installation, controls and operation, calibration and testing on the ramp

VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR)
doppler VOR, aircraft installation, controls and operation, block diagram operation, ramp testing

Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)
installation, controls and operation, characteristics, ramp testing

Hyperbolic Navigation Systems (LORAN)
omega navigation, Decca navigator, Loran C

Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) 
X and Y channel arrangements, link with VHF navigation, installation, control and operation, range measurung and mode control, ramp testing

ATC Transponders
controls and operation, block diagram details, ramp testing

Weather Avoidance Radar
weather radar, choice of features, installation, controls, operation, scanner stabilization, other weather radar applications, maintenance and testing, Ryan Stormscope, factors affecting performance

Doppler Navigation
doppler effect, antenna mechanization, doppler spectrum, beam geometry, transmitter frequency, modulation, over-water errors, navigation calculations, installation, controls and operation, four beam Janus configuration, velocity in Earth coordinates in terms of doppler shifts

Radio Altimeter  
basic principles, factors affecting performance, monitoring and self test, indicator, installation, interface, ramp testing and maintenance, sinusoidal frequency modulation

Area Navigation (RNAV)
airspace organization, VOR/DME based RNAV, Bendix navigation computer, King KDE, standardization, testing RNAV

Future Developments
the flight deck, multi system packages, data link, ADSEL/DABS, satcom and satnav, microwave landing systems, collision avoidance, ARINC

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