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Flashcards in GPWS & Protective Windshear System Deck (12):
1

Where does the GPWS system get its information from?

IRS, air data, ILS, and radio altitude.

2

Between what altitude dos the GPWS alert the flight crew when certain thresholds are exceeded?

Between 30 and 2,450 feet radio altitude.

3

GPWS Mode 1

Excessive Descent Rate

4

GPWS Mode 2

Excessive Terrain Closure Rate

5

GPWS Mode 3

Altitude Loss After Takeoff or Go-Around

6

GPWS Mode 4

Unsafe Terrain Clearance While Not in the Landing Configuration

7

GPWS Mode 5

Below G/S Deviation

8

GPWS Mode 6

Altitude Callouts and Bank Angle Callouts

9

GPWS Mode 7

Windshear

10

How many ground proximity alerts are provided by the GPWS system?

7

11

During takeoff,which aural warning will the PWS provide if a Windshear is automatically detected 3nm ahead of the airplane?

"WINDSHEAR AHEAD, WINDSHEAR AHEAD"

12

What does the GPWS system provide the flight crew?

Alerts associated with terrain clearance and vertical flight path deviation.