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1

Are stabilities (aural, callouts, visuals etc.) always available?

No. Depends on the failures, as protections, load factor limitation is always available.

2

How do pitch & roll control compare with normal law?

Pitch: only load factor limitation available
Roll: direct law

3

What happens to Turn Co-ordination?

No turn coordination.

4

What happens when the Gear is extended?

Activates direct law except if alternate law is activated from abnormal attitude.

5

What happens to pitch and roll protection?

- No pitch attitude protection. Amber Xs replace the green double bars = on PFD.
- Roll direct law.

6

Alpha Prot. Is lost. What replaces it? And what is the Top of the Barber Pole now showing?

- Artificial low speed stability replaces the normal Alpha Protection.
- Available for all flap / slats config. Actives when 5-10kts above VSW. gentle nose-down.
- VSW

7

What happens at VSW?

Audio stall warning (crickets + “STALL”) is activated at an appropriate margin from the stall condition.

8

How does HI SPD stability work? Can it be overridden?

- Above VMO or MMO, a nose-up demand is introduced to avoid an excessive increase in speed. The pilot can over ride this demand.
- Aural overspeed warning VMO +4 or MMO +0.006.

9

Can you stall the A/C?

Yes

10

Is Alpha Floor Available?

No.