DME Range Accuracy RNAV
The accuracy requirements for the two types of DMEDME —Distance Measuring Equipment are exam facts. For a DME(P), the newer (precision) type of DMEDME —Distance Measuring Equipment, the requirement is simple: no more than 0.2 miles out from the correct range. For the older type of DMEDME —Distance Measuring Equipment — confusingly, called DME(N) — multiply the range you are at by 0.0125 (or take 1.25% of the range) and then add 0.25 nm. So for example, at 100 nm the accuracy for a DME(N) would be .
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What is the required accuracy of a DME(N)?