IAW the TM, the TALS TS is capable of tracking an AV in worse case environmental conditions at what distance?
2.4 miles, 3.9 km, or 2.1 nm
local airspace requirements may have required you to change your sea level pressure. before recovery you are required to verify that your sea level pressure is the same as the preflight recorded value. what altitude must you climb and level off at, before adjusting these values if they do not match?
3,000 ft AGL
if there is a failure to comply with this what could the result be?
may result in equipment damage
you are monitoring your approach and before the AV reaches the decision point a TALS malfunction occurs, what happens to the flight controls?
reverts flight control back to the AV
what are two ways that you can land the AV using TALS loiter?
one button auto land and selecting "land AV"
what does RIW stand for?
recovery initiation window
if there is a TALS malfunction/abort after the AV has passed the decision point what will the AV do?
the AV continues the approach to a calculated touchdown and an automated engine cut
what is the name of the immediate action if this were to occur?
TALS abort below decision point, TALS abort-announce, AV touchdown- announce (cc), engine- cut
how long do you have until the TALS AS times out and powers off?
what is the procedure after this happens?
it needs to be recycled to power up again if there is no acquisition with the TALS
while attempting a TALS recovery and you go to select "LAND AV" but the button is visible but not responsive what do you do?
close and reopen the autoland window until the button becomes active. if the "LAND AV" button does not become responsive transfer and recover with another station.
from which console do you monitor the recovery from?
the AO console
staying in communication with the crew cheif during AV recovery allows what?
allows the crew chief to stay informed of any malfunctions during recovery and assists the AO with touchdown call
what is relative to the physical location of the TS, in terms of azimuth and elevation and range, within which the TS can acquire and track an AS that is pointed towards the TS. It is a relatively large volume and user can adjust angles which TS searches to find the AS.
what is the range for tracking between the TS and AS in clear weather?
8 nautical miles (14 km) or more
What is the smaller window known as that the AV can safely execute a landing and where the LAND AV button unghosts?