Terrain Awareness and Warning System needed

One of the things I’ve harped on for years is the need for “Spot Elevations” & “Major Hazards to Flight” on the IF Chart. Flight Information Product (FLIP’s) which contain Plates, Sectionals and WAC’s work best. Unfortunately the the average IF Pilot is at the bottom of the aeronautical learning curve. The KISS principle applies that why you need to ask ATC for an ILS go for example and you’ll continue to run into mountains until the IF Chart adds detail. Overlaying could fix that defiency. The TUTORIALS ansewer the Tech questions an FDS upgraded IF Chart solves most of the terrain problems. Max Sends

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Normally day haha, I can see.

TCAS is a “Traffic Avoidance” system only. It is not designed to provide the info or warning related to Topics issue. Max Sends

(Quasi-TCAS is already installed in the IF fleet. Next time your plane turns red in the radar return your getting a TCAS Warning)

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Yes! This is needed, I find myself too often when night flying becoming a smoldering aircraft against the side of a mountain. This would help a lot and make the sim more realistic!

Needed. Would love to see after my 3 hour long hop across the Socal region when it was dark setting and fog. Ended up crashing while trying to go through the very narrow Valley that lead to KPSP.

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I’d love to jam out to it :)


In all seriousness though, it would be very nice to have GPWS and TCAS implemented.

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This would add to realism alot

Nice idea. Currently many of us compromise using the terrain warning on the minimal which can be neglected when not paying attention.
As a precaution, ensure you have an AGL indicator on the bar ‘thingy’ on the base of your screen

Ja they should add that will be cool

In the Map section, go to the settings icon in the bottom right and turn on Terrain warning. That should help.

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One time I was doing SYD to Canberra and I almost crashed . I was 900ft agl

The mini-map already performs both functions of the TCAS system:

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MaxSez: Try "IF Assistant " it fulfilled this Nov 2016 Topic request.
Why bump this 🇹🇷? There are lotsa old unfulfilled request that are relevant.
Believe a little Due Diligence is required for all who Bump. That requirement should be instituted and enforced.

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Buy Infinite Flight Assistant. It has a EGPWS system for 5 bucks

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@Maxmustang and Reece, I have android which doesn’t have assistant

You could try out the GPWS warnings in the copilot app

In-Flight Assistant 1.05 (iOS): Flight alerts coming soon!

by @epaga

That^^ I wish I could get IF-A

yet. cue maniacal laughter

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