Jump to content

Setting Heading Reference While NAV Is On...


Albert Gutierrez
 Share

Recommended Posts

After the latest update (Nov. 19, 2021), I noticed a behavior in at least CRJ 550 and 700 aircrafts -- I have not tested this on the CRJ 900 and 1000, yet. While in Autopilot with ALT and NAV on, if you set the heading reference it causes the airplane to turn towards the direction you are setting. Once you stop moving the HDG knob, the AP brings the aircraft back on course. It seems that AP gets confused when rotating the HDG knob, even if HDG is not engaged. This is fairly reproducible.

 

1. While in flight in the CRJ-550 or 700 and with AP engaged, turn on NAV to follow the flight path

2. Without turning on HDG, just move rotate the HDG knob either way.

3. The aircraft will momentarily move towards the direction you are moving the HDG knob

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...