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Flashcards in GLARESHIELD/FCU Deck (13):
1

What does the red AUTO LAND light indicate?

• Below 200 feet RA:
- Excessive deviation (LOC or G/S)
- Loss of both autopilots
- Loss of LOC or G/S signals
- Difference of 15 feet between the RA’s

2

What does the red arrow in the SIDE STICK PRIORITY light mean?

It illuminates in front of the pilot losing authority

3

How would you regain control?

• The last pilot to press the pb on the sidestick will have authority
• An aural “Priority Left” or “Priority Right” will sound

4

What does the flashing green CAPT and F/O SIDESTICK PRIORITY lights indicate?

Both sidesticks have been moved simultaneously and neither pilot has taken priority

5

What happens when both pilots make an input simultaneously on the sidesticks?

• The inputs are algebraically summed up to the normal limits
• An aural “Dual Input” will sound
• Green CAPT and F/O lights will illuminate

6

What is the function of the LOC pb?

Arms, engages, or disengages the LOC mode

7

When do you press the APPR button?

When cleared for an NDB, VOR, RNAV, GPS or ILS approach

8

After pressing the APPR button, what do you check for?

• ILS – Blue LOC and GS in FMA
• NDB, VOR, RNAV, GPS – APP NAV and FINAL in FMA

9

What is the function of the Flight Control Unit?

• Permits short term interface between the pilot and FMGS
• Allows temporary modification of any flight parameter (HDG, SPD, ALT, V/S)
• Used to select operational modes of the autopilots, flight directors, and A/THR system

10

How is Selected Guidance engaged?

Pull the appropriate selector knob

11

If, during a managed descent, you PULL for HDG, what active modes will display in the FMA?

SPEED/VS –xxxx/

12

How do you confirm all autopilot, FD, and A/THR inputs?

Confirm all mode inputs by reference to the FMA

13

Will the FCU Altitude window ever display dashes?

No. Pilot selected altitude ill always be displayed