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Yes and No. The altitude data presented on the altitude indicator (tapemeter) depends on the mode select switch setting. MODEL SEL switch LGD RADAR: Radar altitude, altitude rate... are displayed. PGNS: LGC-computed altitude, altitude rate... are displayed. AGS: AGS-computed altitude, altitude rate... are displayed. Source: LM Apollo ...


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No. The "LM altitude" computed from the Landing Radar slant range is only corrected for the altimeter beam angles, not the vehicle attitude angles. The altimeter beam angles are used by the LGC in the computation of LM altitude from LR slant range output. Source: LMA790-3 -LM APOLLO OPERATIONS HANDBOOK pp. 2.2-25 and 2.2-26 On Figure 2.2-9 you can ...


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