The Automatic Direction Finder, or ADF, helps finding the direction towards a specific beacon. It tells the direction between the beacon and the aircraft, the difference in altitude and the difference in current aircraft course and course towards the beacon. For a list of beacons, see List of beacons.
/adf <beacon> examples: /adf salv /adf SALS
Beacons and specifiers can be in uppercase or lowercase or even mixed.
<beacon>is the code of the NDB beacon to use. See List of beacons for a list of all the available beacons. When ingame, the /nearest and /beacons commands can be used.
To disable the navigation, simply type
When ADF is engaged, values will be shown in the navigation top part of the panel.
The aircraft panel with ADF navigation engaged
Indicators and their meanings:
In the first image, the aircraft has a heading of 03 or 30°. The course
towards the beacon is 09, or 90°. In this case, the
will show a value of
In the second image, the aircraft still has a heading of 03, or 30°. This
time the course towards the beacon is 33, or 330°. Here, the
indicator will show
CRS example 1
CRS example 2
|ADF (Automatic Direction Finder) • ILS (Instrument Landing System) • List of beacons • VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Range)|