Use of RMI

Cargo69

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just want to make sure I have this correct. When you select VOR on the RMI does it always point TO the VOR?
 

prpjt

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You are correct. It just points at the station if you're in range.But it's not important enough to be up at 04:57 thinking about it .
 

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Are RMIs slaved to the compas or the DG? Also is it electric or vaccum powered?

au
 

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prpjt said:
But it's not important enough to be up at 04:57 thinking about it .
Hey, it might be the fella's instrument checkride today!

He's up extra early and is overwhelmed by all the things he's only now realized he didn't learn or understand as well.

Well... maybe that was always just me... ;)
 

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aucfi said:
Are RMIs slaved to the compas or the DG? Also is it electric or vaccum powered?

au
If you only have one slaving unit in the airplane, they're slaved to the same one as the DG. If there's more than one slaving unit, it's probably slaved to the opposite DG.

A slaved RMI is basically just a "repeater", so there is no internal gyro...it should be 100% electrically powered.

Fly safe!

David
 
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