Flashcards in Flight Deck & Crew Awareness Deck (28):
Which display can be reverted?
MFDs can be reverted to either EICAS or PFD
Which display cannot be reverted?
PFDs and EICAS cannot be reverted
Explain the 'PFD,' 'MFD,' and 'EICAS' selections on the EDS Reversionary panel
-PFD - Respective PFD will display on associated MFD
-MFD - MFD cannot be reverted
-EICAS - EICAS displays on the associated MFD
How many ADSs (Air Data Systems) are installed and how are they assigned?
ADS 1 Captain
ADS 2 FO
ADS 3 Standby
ADS 4 IESS
ADS 5 Flight Controls
What happens if ADS 1 or 2 fails?
-ADS 3 automatically becomes the source
-If ADS 3 fails, then the respective x-side ADS is used (i.e. ADS 1 reverts to ADS2)
What happens is the ADS buttons are pushed?
-The respective Onside ADS reverts to ADS 3
-The respective Onside reverts to the x-side ADS if the button is pushed a second time
-The respective Onside ADS returns if the button is pushed a third time unless the respective side is already failed
Is there an automatic reversion for an IRS failure?
No, it must be manually reverted
What happens if the IRS button is pushed?
The respective IRS to the x-side IRS source
How would the pilot know if the ADS or IRS reversion button has been pushed?
An ADS or IRS flag would be displayed on the associated PFD
What is the primary flight instrument if both IRS's fail?
What type of approach is prohibited using the IESS?
When will the EICAS de-clutter?
30 Seconds after the gear and flaps are up and all system parameters are normal
What is the function of the EICAS FULL button?
Inhibits the automatic de-clutter of the EICAS
When will the EICAS display all of its information?
-When the gear is down, flaps are extended, or spoilers are deployed under normal conditions
What color is the course needle (CDI) when using the FMS, VOR/LOC, and x-side data?
-FMS - Magenta
-VOR/LOC - Green
X-side info - Yellow
What runways are included in the database of the EGPWS?
Runways > 3500' with a published approach
How long until impact with a terrain alert on EGPWS?
-RED - 30 secs
-AMBER - 60 secs
When should the 'GND PROX TERR INHIB' button be pushed?
To cancel unwanted terrain alerts when operating at airports not in the EGPWS database
What will generate a Windshear caution? Warning?
-Caution - Increasing Headwind and/or updrafts
Warning - Decreasing headwind, increasing Tailwind, and/or updrafts
What is the policy for windshear encounters?
Caution - Captain/crew discussion
Warning - Firewall thrust and climb in current configuration until warning ceases
How is the pilot alerted during a windshear?
-Caution - Amber windshear flad on PFD /aural 'CAUTION/WINDSHEAR"
-Warning - Red windshear flag on PFD/ aural "WINDSHEAR, WINDSHEAR, WINDSHEAR"
Will the autopilot deactivate during windshear guidance?
How long will the Windshear guidance alerting last?
Until 1500' RA
Will the Windshear alerting ssytem function if both radar altimeters and or EGPWS are inop?
What is checked when the 'T/O CONFIG' button is pressed?
-Parking Brake - OFF
-Spoilers - Stowed (not deployed)
-Flaps - Set for T/O
-Pitch Trim - Set for T/O
What does a red ATT or HDG flag on PFD indicate?
Attitude or Heading reference cannot be determined by the associated IRS
What does a Red 'X' on the ASI, altimeter, or VSI indicate?
Airspeed, altitude, or vertical speed cannot be determined by the ADS