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Heading overshoot only in nav mode (Read 112 times)
Jun 2nd, 2018 at 12:16pm

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Dynon support,

I think I have my autopilot pretty well calibrated. In heading mode it rolls out on heading perfectly. In nav mode, when it comes to a turn in the flight plan it overshoots the heading by fairly consistent 5. Can you explain it and suggest a solution?

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Rick Solana
 
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Reply #1 - Jun 5th, 2018 at 4:41pm

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Here are two possibilities/things to look at:

In NAV mode, the AP won't sequence until it hits the new waypoint and will always overshoot, unless the anticipate turns feature is on. Another is that changes in TRK mode can look funny if you're watching the HEADING (not the track) and it's windy. But from what you've described, it may be the first one.
 

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