OOOps, I’m typing tooo fast, or I need a spell cchecker. Sorry, and Again:
I prefer to have the automatic crossfill from #1 to #2, but not from #2 to #1. Here my reason: Sometimes you have to fly something like a VORDME, LOCDME, or an ADF approach. A DME waypoint not necessarily has something to do with your flight plan; the DME may be a couple of miles away. So you need to use the Direct To function of the #2 Garmin to display the DME distance. If you do this and have automatic crosfill from #2 to #1, you immediately loose your flightplan in #1. Imagine IMC and fiddling around to get the FPL "repaired ". So, as a rule, I keep my #2 “idiot safe” by not automatically crossfilling to #1. If I want to crossfill manually, its only 2 clicks to do.
I tried out Mike’s idea of changing the diplayed data in the #2 FPL, that’s great! You even have a "“cumulative” display there, very nice.
Thanks a lot to all of you.
Do you have the number 2 Garmin set to automatically crossfill to the number 1 at the same time the number 1 autocrosses to #2?