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Teaching DME Arcs

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I'm a CFI who learned to fly and teach in G1000 and Avidynes.  Trying to get a challenging student through the written exams and we're hung up on DME Arcs.  I'm trying my best to explain this, but I think I'm making it more complicated than it needs to be.  Does anyone have any good suggestions of how to simplify this procedure?

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  1. Jac on May 26, 2012

    Have you tried working it out in the basic VOR reciever round gauges? Simplify it by taking away the moving maps, pfd, mfd, etc.

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    Lucas on May 26, 2012

    Well if its the questions on the written I would see the problem. First of all the language of the question is quite confusing. Second the problem needs to be put on paper to be able to answer. I actually just had that question asked to me a couple of days ago, I believe, and the easy explanation is part of our software. Here is the DME arc slide I uploaded to youtube not too long ago. Hopefully this works for you and for your student

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  3. jpiercealex on May 28, 2012

    Thanks for the video – that really made it easy to understand and explain, for written exam purposes.  Do you have any other “tricks” up your sleeve to make this process easier? 🙂

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