GEN 2.8 OTHER INFORMATION

 

GEN 2.8.1 Altimeter setting

Altimeter Setting
Setting At Airport In the Air
QNE (Standard)
29,92” Hg-1013.25
hPa - 1013.25 mb
Variable elevation reading above or below actual elevationPositive separation by pressure level but at varying actual altitudes
QNH (Sea Level)Actual elevation reading when aircraft on groundAltitude indicated
(without consideration of temperature)
QFE (Station)Zero elevation reading when aircraft on groundHeight above ground indicated
(without consideration of temperature)

GEN 2.8.2 Flight level table

 

CAUTION : True altitude is obtained only by applicationof temperature correction.

GEN 2.8.3 Phonetic Alphabet and Morse Code

Letter Code Word


Latin Alphabed
Representation
Icelandic
A•    –Alfa AL FAHAlfreð
B– • • •Bravo BRAH VOHBjarni
C– • – •Charlie CHAR LEE or
SHAR LEE
Ceres
D– • •Delta DELL TAHDavíð
EEcho ECK OHEinar
F• • – •Foxtrot FOKS TROTFriðrik
G– – •GolfGOLFGunnar
H• • • •HotelHO TELLHalldór
I• •India IN DEE AHIngi
J•    – – –Juliett JEW LEE ETTJónas
K– • –Kilo KEY LOHKristján
L• – • •Lima LEE MAHLárus
M– –MikeMIKEMagnús
N– •NovemberNO VEM BERNikulás
O– – –Oscar OSS CAHOddur
P• – – •PapaPAH PAHPétur
Q– – • –QuebecKEH BECK Quebec
R• – •Romeo ROW ME OHRagnar
S• • •SierraSEE AIR RAHSigurður
TTango TANG GOTeitur
U• • –Uniform YOU NEE FORM or
OO NEE FORM
Unnur
V• • • –Victor VIK TAHViktor
W•    – –Whiskey WISS KEYWhiskey
X– • • –X-ray ECKS RAYX-ray
Y– • – –Yankee YANG KEYÝmir
Z– – • •ZuluZOO LOOZebra


 


Numeral or
numeral element
Code Word Pronunciation Icelandic
1•    – – – –OneWUNEinn
2• • – – –TwoTOOTveir
3• • • – –ThreeTREEÞrír
4• • • • –FourFOW-erFjórir
5• • • • •FiveFIFEFimm
6– • • • •SixSIXSex
7– – • • •SevenSEV-enSjö
8– – – • •EightAITÁtta
9– – – – •NineNIN-erNíu
0– – – – –ZeroZE-ROTíu
Decimal  DAY-SEE-MALKomma
Hundred  HUN-dredHundrað
Thousand  TOU-SANDÞúsund

GEN 2.8.4 Metric Multiples and Sub-Multiples

Multiplying factor Prefix Symbol Examples
1 000 000 000 000 = 1012 teraT 
1 000 000 000 = 109 gigaG 
1 000 000 = 106 megaMMegahertz, etc.
1 000 = 103 kilokKilogram, kilometer, etc.
100 = 102 hectoh 
10 = 101 dekada 
1  Metre, gram, litre, etc.
0.1 = 10-1 decid 
0.01 = 10-2 centic 
0.001 = 10-3 millimmilligram, millimetre, etc.
0.000 001 = 10-6 microµ 
0.000 000 001 = 10-9 nanon 
0.000 000 000 001 = 10-12 picop 

GEN 2.8.5 Altimeter correction in cold air

Values to be added by the pilot to published altitudes (feet)


AD
temp.
°C
Height above the elevation of the altimeter setting source (feet)
200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1500 2000 3000 4000 5000
0020202020204040406080120160200
-10202040404060608080120160240320400
-20204040608080100100120180240360500620
-3040606080100120140160160260340500680860
-404060801001401601802002203204406608801100
-50608010014016020022024028040054082011001380
Note – the table is based on aerodrome elevation of 2 000 ft; however, it can be used operationally at any aerodrome.