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If the airborne weather radar system is fitted with an auto-tilt function, what does that mean? The radar antenna tilt is automatically adjusted..
  • A
    to tilt fully down when taxiing to reduce the possibility of injury to ground personnel.
  • B
    based on the attitude of the aircraft.
  • C
    to track the areas with the greatest intensity of precipitation.
  • D
    based on the altitude of the aircraft.
Modern aircraft are equipped with an automatic tilt function which sets the antenna tilt based on aircraft position, altitude and range. In weather mode, the tilt is set to be above any terrain ahead, based on the worldwide navigation database which supplies elevation data to the AWR management computer.

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