1.0 General Usage

  • Power Button
    • To turn on the G5 push the power button. The startup process will commence.
    • To turn off the G5 push and hold the power button until the countdown shows. Once the countdown shows, let go. To cancel the power off, tap the power button.
  • Knob
    • To advance the current data point forwards, rotate the knob clockwise
    • To advance the current data point backwards, rotate the knob counter-clockwise/anti-clockwise
    • To select the current setting in the menu, or to trigger the menu, click the center of the knob.

2.0 PFD

  • Data
    • The left side of the PFD has the airspeed indicator
    • The right side of the PFD has the altimeter and vertical speed indicator
    • The top of the PFD has the current magnetic heading
    • The bottom left corner has the current ground speed
    • The bottom right corner has the current barometric pressure
    • The top right corner has the current autopilot selected altitude
  • Changing values
    • By default, rotating the knob will adjust the barometric pressure
    • To change other values, click the knob to enter the menu
    • In the menu, rotate the knob to choose your setting:
      • Back – this will hide the menu and not change current setting
      • Baro – this will make barometric pressure the current setting
      • Altitude – this will make the altitude preselect the current setting
      • Heading – this will make the heading-bug the current setting
      • HSI – this will move the G5 into HSI mode (see Section 3.0)

3.0 HSI

  • Data
    • The top of the rotating compass will show the current heading
    • The rotating compass will rotate with magnetic heading
    • The large arrow will point in the direction of the course
      • The inner arrow contained is the to/from indicator
      • The center of the arrow moves to the relative left and right of the arrow to show horizontal deflection
    • The right side shows the vertical deflection indicator
    • The bug on the compass is the heading-bug
    • The bottom right corner shows the degree of the heading-bug
    • (Configurable) The cyan arrow on the compass is the bearing pointer
    • The bottom left corner shows the current ground speed
  • Changing values
    • By default, rotating the knob will adjust the heading bug
    • To change other values, click the knob to enter the menu
    • In the menu, rotate the knob to choose your setting:
      • Back – this will hide the menu and not change current setting
      • Heading – this will make the heading-bug the current setting
      • Course – this will make the course select the current setting
      • Bearing Pointer – clicking this will toggle the visibility of the bearing pointer
      • PFD – this will move the G5 into PFD mode (see Section 2.0)