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Familiarization Training Update

Familiarization Training Update

Primus EliteTM Advanced Features and NZ FMS 6.1 Features Deep Dive Training Videos Now Available

Honeywell is excited to announce two new Familiarization Training videos available on the Pilot Gateway: Primus EliteTM Advanced Features (PEAF) and FMS 6.1 Features Deep Dive.

Primus EliteTM Advanced Features (PEAF) Video

The Primus EliteTM Advanced Features Pilot video offers a description of the FMS 6.1 upgrade in detail, including:

  • System overview
  • Primary Flight Display Synthetic Vision System (PFD SVS) features
  • How to operate the Cursor Control Device (CCD)
  • DU-875 Multifunction Display (MFD) features
  • Video Display capabilities
  • Description of the additions to the Maintenance pages
Figure 1. Primus Elite Advanced Features Video

The PEAF video provides pilots with a thorough understanding of Honeywell’s Primus EliteTM Advanced Features as well as contact information for any additional questions or concerns. To access the PEAF video, click here.

Honeywell NZ FMS 6.1 Features Deep Dive Video

The NZ FMS 6.1 Deep Dive video covers the key features of FMS 6.1, including:

  • Temperature Compensation (TempComp), including operational guidance, FAA requirements, and references
  • Vectors to Final
  • Multiple approaches to the same runway
  • RNAV/RNP-type approaches and requirements
  • Automatic LNAV during Go-Around
Figure 2. NZ FMS 6.1 Deep Dive Video

To access the NZ FMS 6.1 Deep Dive Video, click here.

Pilots with aircraft that have FMS software version 6.1 loaded can also find these videos in the Familiarization Videos drawer under the appropriate platform.

Look for more training videos, information, and other updates to the Pilot Gateway in future newsletter articles.

Please contact Honeywell Flight Technical Services for more details.

Rob Erlick is a Program Pilot with Honeywell Flight Technical Services. He can be reached via email at