What do the colors of the GPS Accuracy Instrument text mean?

You may see a GPS Accuracy instrument in the Instrument Panel if you have the Instrument Panel showing and configured to display this instrument.

Maps_Accuracy.png

Image 1. GPS Accuracy instrument showing in the Instrument Panel.

The colors used when displaying GPS Accuracy text is as follows:

Maps page

GPS Accuracy
range (m)
Accuracy instrument text color Ownship icon shown? Ownship icon "halo" shown?
>0m to <=20m Green Y Y
20m to <=60m Orange Y* Y*
60m to 100m Red Y* Y*
>100m Red N N

*If "Enable Ownship" is set to "Limited" then per ownship display restrictions defined in AC 120-76C the icon/halo is only shown if accuracy is less than or equal to 25m.

Plates page

GPS Accuracy
range (m)
Accuracy instrument text color Ownship icon shown? Ownship icon "halo" shown?
>0m to <=20m Green Y Y
20m to <=60m Orange Y N**
60m to 100m Red Y N
>100m Red N N

**Ownship halo is shown if accuracy is <=25m

Ownship_Halo.png

Image 2. Ownship icon "halo".

Note: 65m accuracy is usually seen with a WiFi-only "fix" and will typically change to "No Fix" within 20 seconds.