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1       Introduction 

Automation Functions 

In this topic we will review the Automations functions available in the primary User Interface. 

We estimate that this will take 3 minutes to complete.

2       Detailed Explanation 

Automation Functions

This module will demonstrate the available Automation Functions within N-Flight Planning.  This module assumes that the Automation Profiles have already been configured.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Automation menu item.

Automation can be triggered in many ways.  Flights can be configured for automation via Input Defaults, so that the automation will be active as soon as the flight is added to the system.

 

Flights can also be manually triggered for automation, either individually or multiple flights at a time.

The "Auto" box allows for quick selection of automation.

The "Automation" tab will take you to the Automation Interface.

Interaction 1

Interaction 1 Click the Automate button.

The Automation Interface allows for selection of automation profiles, Add/Edit/Delete of Automation Events on a flight-by-flight basis, and viewing the status of the various Automation Actions. 

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Interaction 1 Click the List menu item.

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Interaction 1 Click the Second CZE checkbox.

Note the Automation Icon, Computation Icon, and RAIM Passed Icon are present, indicating the automation has already occurred and the computation has passed RAIM Check.

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Interaction 1 Click the Third CZE checkbox.

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Interaction 1 Click the Fourth CZE checkbox.

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Interaction 1 Click the Auto button.

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Interaction 1 Click the OK button.

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Interaction 1 Click the Red Automation Exception button.

The Red Automation Icon indicates an Exception which stopped the Automation Process. 

When the Automation Icon is selected, the system populates the Automation details in the Info section.

The Exception is highlighted red.

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Interaction 1 Click Automation stopped because E:FM6:Automation failed: Unable to recover from compute exception.