GEN 2.8Aðrar upplýsingar Other information

GEN 2.8.1 Hæðarmælisstilling Altimeter setting

Altimeter Setting
SettingAt AirportIn the Air
QNE (Standard) 29,92” Hg-1013.25 hPa - 1013.25 mbVariable 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 Fluglagstafla Flight level table


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

GEN 2.8.3 Hljóðritunarstafróf og morsmerkjakerfið Phonetic Alphabet and Morse Code

LetterCodeWordLatin Alphabed RepresentationIcelandic
A• –AlphaAL FAHAlfreð
B– • • • BravoBRAH VOHBjarni
C– • – • CharlieCHAR LEE or SHAR LEECeres
D– • •DeltaDELL TAHDavíð
EEchoECK OHEinar
F • • – •FoxtrotFOKS TROTFriðrik
G – – • GolfGOLFGunnar
H• • • •HotelHO TELLHalldór
I• • IndiaIN DEE AHIngi
J• – – –JuliettJEW LEE ETTJónas
K – • –KiloKEY LOHKristján
L• – • •LimaLEE MAHLárus
M– –MikeMIKEMagnús
N– •NovemberNO VEM BERNikulás
O– – –OscarOSS CAHOddur
P• – – •PapaPAH PAHPétur
Q– – • –QuebecKEH BECKQuebec
R• – •RomeoROW ME OHRagnar
S• • •SierraSEE AIR RAHSigurður
TTangoTANG GOTeitur
U• • –UniformYOU NEE FORM or OO NEE FORMUnnur
V• • • –VictorVIK TAHViktor
W• – –WhiskeyWISS KEYWhiskey
X– • • – X-rayECKS RAYX-ray
Y– • – –YankeeYANG KEYÝmir
Z– – • •ZuluZOO LOOZebra
Numeral or numeral elementCode WordPronunciationIcelandic
1• – – – –OneWUNEinn
2• • – – –TwoTOOTveir
3• • • – –ThreeTREEÞrír
4• • • • –FourFOW-erFjórir
5• • • • •FiveFIFEFimm
6– • • • •SixSIXSex
7– – • • •SevenSEV-enSjö
8– – – • •EightAITÁtta
9– – – – • NineNIN-erNíu
0– – – – –ZeroZE-RONúll
DecimalDAY-SEE-MALKomma
ThousandTOU-SANDÞúsund

GEN 2.8.4 Einingar metrakerfisins Metric Multiples and Sub-Multiples

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

GEN 2.8.5 Hæðarmælisleiðrétting í köldu lofti Altimeter correction in cold air

Gildi sem skal bæta við uppgefna hæð (fet)Values to be added by the pilot to published altitudes (feet)
Aerodrome temp. °CHeight above the elevation of the altimeter setting source (feet)
2003004005006007008009001 0001 5002 0003 0004 0005 000
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.