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2

Selecting various flight director modes is accomplished through the:

Flight Control Panel (FCP)

3

The primary purpose of the altitude pre-select mode is to:

generate commands to capture and track the pre-selected altitude

4

Lamp Lights on each side of a mode push button indicate

FCC 1 and FCC 2 have acknowledged that mode input

5

If a new flight director mode became active, the annunciation in the FMA will:

Flash green for 5 seconds then steady

6

When the transfer(XFR) switch on the flight control panel is selected:

The co-pilots flight director provides guidance to the autopilot

7

When the turbulence push button is engaged, the autopilot will:

Reduce autopilot gain

8

What does the SYNC button on the control wheel do?

synchronize flight director references to those currently flown

9

The color of an ARMED flight director mode in the flight mode annunciation is:

White

10

What will happen if you press the ALT mode pushbutton on the FCP in regards to the flight director?

Generate commands to maintain pressure altitude existing at time of selection

11

At what pressure altitude will half bank be automatically activated?

31,600 ft

12

In takeoff mode (TO/GA) how much bank authority is given to the flight director?

5 degrees

13

What two systems are integrated by the AFCS(Automatic Flight Control System)?

Flight Director and Auto Pilot

14

What does the flight director sync switch do when the autopilot is engaged?

Nothing

15

What is the default lateral mode of the FD?

Roll

16

What conditions will cause the autopilot to automatically disengage?

Windshear
Stall Warning
Failure of both YD's
Wind Shear avoidance procedures
Unusual attitudes