Flashcards in GLARESHIELD/FCU Deck (13):
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
What does the red arrow in the SIDE STICK PRIORITY light mean?
It illuminates in front of the pilot losing authority
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
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
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
What is the function of the LOC pb?
Arms, engages, or disengages the LOC mode
When do you press the APPR button?
When cleared for an NDB, VOR, RNAV, GPS or ILS approach
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
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
How is Selected Guidance engaged?
Pull the appropriate selector knob
If, during a managed descent, you PULL for HDG, what active modes will display in the FMA?
How do you confirm all autopilot, FD, and A/THR inputs?
Confirm all mode inputs by reference to the FMA