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Honeywell Primus Apex® Build 8 Update


Other system improvements added in Build 8.3:


MFD Display Changes



  • Graphical display of holding pattern entries

  • When selected, airspace name and altitude limits are displayed on INAV map

  • Visual reporting points added to INAV map display

  • The Divert-To button is now active on Nearest Airports page

  • Display of RVSM Option (Enabled or not)

  • If only one checklist is installed it is automatically loaded

  • TCAS box is now dynamically sized

  • Change to CAS message window when no messages are displayed

  • Heading indicator on INAV map now displayed in white

  • Range function on CCD will always be active


Changes to XM Display



  • Winds aloft now displays traditional wind barbs

  • XM weather now displays time monitor

  • Access to METAR/TAF information is now selectable from the waypoint list

  • TFRs shown in darker lavender color and displayed down to 5nm


FMS Changes



  • Automatic FMS position update on power-up

  • Fuel reset linked to FMS

  • Increased selectable approach angle to 8º

  • Altitude constraint automatically added to destination airport

  • New dual FMS sync messages


Charts Improvements



  • Automatic display of airport chart after landing

  • Aircraft position shown on charts in PDC and BATT modes


PFD Changes



  • Integrated primary flight display (new blue over brown representation)

  • Expanded pitch scale

  • Flight path symbol and flight path director

  • Dynamic speed bug on the airspeed tape (also referenced as approach cue)

  • Change to steep approach selection and annunciation

  • Change to selected altitude metric resolution (from 30 meters to 50 meters)


Primus Apex


For a more detailed description of Build 8 features and SmartView™ Synthetic Vision please visit our online pilot training website.