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1       Introduction 

Info Panel 

This topic shows you how to view information on the interface. You will learn how to query weather, generate custom information, and display flight plans. 

We estimate that this will take 5 minutes to complete.

2       Detailed Explanation 

Introduction to the Info panel

The Info panel is located in the lower left-hand of the screen and displays a variety of information. This topic shows users how to use the interface to display information that is required to plan a flight.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Flight 0200 list item.

When you click on a flight weather and NOTAM information is automatically displayed.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the button below the Action button on the map.

Click the arrow to expand the information panel. Click it again to collapse the panel. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Others tab.

The Weather and NOTAM Report allows you to view weather and NOTAMs for all stations, the origin only, the destination only, by FIR, or any of the alternates (including take-off alternate). This is done by selecting the corresponding button at the top of the report.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

Selecting the Alternate or Others tabs displays a subsection of buttons that allow
you to view weather information for alternates and additional stations.

The Alternates tab subsection displays: All, T/O Alt, 1st Alt, 2nd Alt, 3rd Alt,
4th Alt, Enroute Alt, Reclear Alt and Pt of Safe Return.

The Others tab subsection displays: All, Reclear, ETP, ETOPS, EEP/EXP and Enroute
Wx. Information is only available if the stations have been entered in the Plan screen
or FOMS 115.

You can print the loaded Weather and NOTAM report by clicking on the Printer icon at the top right of the Information Panel.

You can refresh the Weather and NOTAMs at any time to get current information by clicking on the Refresh icon at the top right of the Information Panel. 

Use the Info dropdown button to display different types of information.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Weather and NOTAM Query list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Stations input field.

Weather and NOTAM Query allows you to retrieve weather and NOTAM information for
any station or stations that you enter into the Stations field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Enter VHHH into the Stations field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the NOTAMs tab.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

You can choose to view METARs, TAFs, domestic and international NOTAMs, company NOTAMS
or weather information. This is done by selecting the corresponding button at the top of the Weather
and NOTAM Query page.

The buttons available vary based on your flight elements (i.e. If a flight doesn't have an ALT, the ALT button will not show in the Weather and NOTAM report, etc.).

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Weather and NOTAM Report list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Custom Query input field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Enter $ALLWX KSEA, VHHH into the Enter Query field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Expand button.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

A Custom Query allows you to create a custom weather query.

 

  

  

If you are interested in $CUSTOMWX, please contact Support. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Flight Plan list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

The flight plan must be computed to view it.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Flight Amendments list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Info dropdown button.

If there are any changes to a flight plan, that don't require a recompute, Flight Amendments can be added to the text field shown below.

If the flight package layout has flight amendments in the package contents, flight amendments will show up in the reports tab.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Flight AIRlang Rules list item.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Plan tab.

This panel shows the Airlang rules that were followed or broken when the route was created. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the button beside the Dest field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the View weather and NOTAMS list item.

You can view weather and NOTAMs from the Plan Screen. 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the button beside the Dest field.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the View airport information list item.

Destination airport information 

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the CMP: 100% list item.

Click on a route in the route selection box to display associated route information. The route string is displayed in the panel. Below the route string, any available route remarks are displayed.