F-18C HORNET AVIONICS GUIDE v2.7.12.X 1 JULY 2022 CH 7 Update

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F-18C HORNET AVIONICS GUIDE v2.7.12.X 1 JULY 2022 CH 7 Update

Type - Document
Author - bns130
Date - 06/10/2018 02:09:29
This F-18C HORNET AVIONICS GUIDE, (HAG) is an abbreviated aircrew checklist style product designed to quickly enable you to perform the desired task with the F-18 avionics.  It assumes you have familiarized yourself with the DCS Early Access Guide and that you understand the basic operation of the Upfront Control Panel (UFC), Digital Data Indicator (DDI), Multi-Purpose Color Display (MPCD), and Head Up Display (HUD).

1 JULY 2022 CH 7 UPDATE EDITION:  Revisions and update for DCS OB 2.7.15.26783  released on 22 June 2022.  Now includes ADM-141 Tactical Air Launched Decoy (TALD) section and South Atlantic Map Theater Airfield Divert Data.

Please read the readme.pdf ...

1 JULY 2022 CH 7 UPDATE EDITION:  Revisions and update for DCS OB 2.7.15.26783  released on 22 June 2022.  Now includes ADM-141 Tactical Air Launched Decoy (TALD) section and South Atlantic Map Theater Divert Airfield Data section.

Eye friendly beige pastel background added and additional reformatting of existing content to maintain a compact publication.

Validation of all previous checklist gouge against DCS OB 2.7.12.X

1JULY22 CH 7 UPDATE

Inclusion of ADM-141 Tactical Air Launched Decoy (TALD) to weapons section.
Adds EGYP and SAWE airfields from South Atlantic Map to the Theater Airfield Divert Data section.
Updates kneeboard pages.


1MAY22 CH 6 UPDATE

Minor reformatting of existing content to maintain a compact publication.
Validation of all previous checklist gouge against newest DCS OB 2.7.12.X
Kneeboard pages are included with this edition and a F-18C ACLS Demo Mission

Revision/Addition of the latest F-18 avionics features as new features mature and become stable such as:
Automatic Carrier Landing System (ACLS) 40NM Straight-In Technique added (p. 6)
QTY button updated to reflect home SE T TIME and DATE tasks on IFIE Panel. (p. 5)

SEQUENCE GROUPS SEQI / SEQII / SEQIII info added to new WAYPOINT SEQUENCE SEQI ENTRY TASK . (p. 3)
Each SEQ Group can have 15 waypoints. SEQI 0-14 … SEQII 15-29 … SEQIII 30-44
Notes added to INS ERT SEQ WP and DELETE SEQ WP tasks.

SE T TOT FOR WAYPOINT and SE T GROUNDSPEED FOR TOT tasks reworked to reflect changes. (p. 3)
HUD KIAS TOT STATUS MARKED by CARET as TOO SLOW/ON TIME/TOO FAST or LATE/EARLY info added to TOT tasks.

DECEMBER 2021 CH 5 UPDATE
Addition of the latest F-18 weapons features as new features mature and become stable such as:
-HARM RANGE LAUNCH LIMITS CHART
-HARM SP PULLBACK SUB-MODE
-HARM PRE-BRIEFED MODE
-AIRCRAFT LOFT SUB-MODE
-HARM LOFT SUB-MODE

AIRCRAFT LAUNCH INTERFACE COMPUTER (ALIC) TABLES:
-ALIC TARGET ID CODES  FOR GROUND THREAT SYSTEMS
-ALIC TARGET ID CODES  FOR NAVAL THREAT SYSTEMS


15 November 2021 CH4 EDITION:  Superseded and rolled into CH5 EDITION pending release of new DCS OB release.

15 October 2021 CH3 EDITION:  Revisions and update for DCS OB 2.7.6.13436 released 29SEP21.

F-18C HORNET AVIONICS GUIDE, (HAG), V2.7.8.X 15OCT2021 CH3

Additional reformatting of existing content to maintain a compact publication.

Validation of all previous checklist gouge against DCS OB 2.7.6.13436 (15 October 2021 CH3 release)

Includes Kneeboard pages with this CHANGE 3 release.

Addition of the latest F-18 avionics features as new features mature and become stable such as:

- Checklist button/MFCD color coding improved.
- Autopilot Couple (CPL) Waypoint, TACAN and Target Modes added. (p. 4)
- Offset (O/S) Aim Points (OAP) functions added. (p. 4)
- Theatre Airfield Divert Data added for Marianas, Caucasus, Nevada, Syria and Persian Gulf maps. (p. 5)
- SLAM-ER DATALINK TOO Mode with Steerpoint added. (p. 8)

F-18C HORNET AVIONICS GUIDE, (HAG), V2.5.6X 9JUL2020 CH2

Some reformatting of existing content to maintain a compact publication.

Validation of all previous checklist gouge against DCS OB 2.5.6.50979 (9 July 2020 CH2 release)

Addition of the latest F-18 avionics features as new features mature and become stable such as:

- Ground Mapping Radar Operation
- Supercarrier Night Lighting activation
- Supercarrier Catapult Launch from Cold & Dark Request Startup, Engine Start through Taxi
- Supercarrier Deck Crew Hand Signal illustrations for Catapult Launch Sequence

Addition of the latest F-18 weapons features as new features mature and become stable such as:
- Walleye without Datalink Weapons Release Sequence
- Walleye with Datalink Weapons Release Sequence
- SLAM Datalink TOO Mode Weapons Release Sequence

- HARM TOO Mode Weapons Release Sequence
- Harpoon BOL Mode Fixed Point and Turn Point Mode Weapon Release Sequence

4 July 2020 CH1 adds the following:
- Radio Voice Transmit Frequency Ranges
- ADF/NDB/VOR Mode
- ICLS Se t BRC CRS cue
- HDG/CRS Toggle UFC data entry
- Minor format changes

9 July 2020 CH2 adds the following:
- After Trap Request Launch Sequence
- Minor format changes
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