Navigation Display Symbols

Table 1

SYMBOL NAME MODE DEFINITION
Waypoints Waypoint
(W, G, M)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
The TO waypoint displays white. All other flight plan waypoints display green. Waypoints not in the flight plan display magenta when WPT button is selected on.
Start of Climb Start of
Climb
(B, W)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
The point on the flight plan where the airplane is predicted to start the climb. Blue when CLB armed; white when not armed.
Level Off Point Level Off
Point
(B, M)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
When blue, the point where the airplane will reach the FCU-selected altitude. When magenta, the point where the airplane will reach a VNAV altitude constraint if not set in the FCU.
Top of Descent Top of
Descent
(B, W)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
The top of descent or continue to descend symbol. Blue when DES/FINAL armed; white when DES/FINAL not armed.
Intercept Point Intercept
Point
(B, M)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
Indicates the point where the airplane meets the FMGC-computed vertical profile. If the intercept is from above the vertical path, the descent is based upon using 1/2 speed brakes. Blue when DES is engaged; white when only NAV is engaged.
Speed Change Speed
Change
(M)
NAV
ARC
PLAN
Indicates the point where the airplane will initiate an automatic acceleration or deceleration from current speed to new computed speed for SPD LIM, SPD CSTR or HOLDING SPEED.