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Offline jr2mey

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Update Navdata?
« on: May 23, 2015, 08:06:53 AM »
What are you looking for Bob?  I have used PM 737 programs for many years.
James

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2015, 08:22:39 AM »
Well I am trying to update the navdata and so far I am not having any luck. Can you shed some light on the process?

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2015, 08:49:06 AM »
If I remember correctly, after downloading the NAVDATA from Project magenta or NAVIGRAPH, all you should need to do is extract the file to the Data file in your CDU/FMC..

OR are you trying to write your own?
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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2015, 08:51:08 AM »
Not trying to write my own.... I have done just what you say but the CDU is not picking up the new data. Very puzzling....

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2015, 09:00:19 AM »
And your not getting any netdir or CDU error / fail indications on your CDU?
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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2015, 09:09:17 AM »
Correct no errors. No lights. And if I put something in the CDU (route) I get the Magenta line in the PFD. I am a little confused for sure. This used to be a pretty straight forward process.... 

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2015, 09:13:19 AM »
So, to ask a silly question, what is making you believe that your NAVDATA is not up to date?
James

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2015, 09:17:50 AM »
Because I can not select the new navdata in the ident page. It is the data that came with the CDU software install.

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2015, 09:33:54 AM »
 ::) Okay Gotcha!  When i get back from my errands, I will fire up the sim and do a NAVDATA update and see if I can duplicate the problem.
James

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2015, 09:40:28 AM »
Ok great!

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2015, 03:51:07 PM »
Bob, I just went and did a nav data update for my CDU and I got it to show in the cdu without a problem. in your IDENT page, you are not seeing your update just below the engine LSK?

One thing to make sure of is that you have the simulator running, not paused when checking.

Also, you may need to make sure the update is also placed into your GC.
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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2015, 03:55:04 PM »
Jump in the chat~

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2015, 03:57:23 PM »
Looks like  I got it! Thanks!

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Re: Update Navdata?
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2015, 04:01:22 PM »
In chat now
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