Flashcards in Indicating & Recording Deck (55):
Engine Indication & Crew Alerting System
What does EICAS provide?
- Color logic for min/max limits
- Automatic system monitoring
- Integration of system info
- Aural alert warning messages
What does EICAS display?
- Real-time interpretation of aircraft systems, engine instruments, & alerts
How many EICAS displays?
Crew Alerting System
What is on ED1?
Data Concentrator Unit
Radio Tuning Units
Is EICAS display cooling available when the battery bus is powered & normal AC power is NOT available?
How long can the EICAS displays remain on with no AC power?
What runs EICAS?
Aeronautical Radio Incorporated
Each DCU receives identical analogue or digital info via the ARINC bus from what systems?
- Aircraft systems
- Integrated Avionics Processor System (IAPS)
- Stall protection computer
Aural & visual warnings can be generated by which systems?
- CAS portion of the EICAS
- Altitude alert portion of the ADC
- Stick shaker portion of the Stall Protection System (SPS)
Can WARNINGs be boxed?
Can CAUTIONs be boxed?
ADVISORY messages show that what kind of condition exists?
STATUS messages show that what kind of condition exists?
Can ADVISIRY messages be boxed?
Can STATUS messages be boxed?
Are Warning switchlights steady or flashing?
How many chimes?
Does pressing the Warning switchlight reset audio alerts & flashers?
Are Caution switchlights steady or flashing?
How many chimes?
How many types of WARNING aurals?
What aural warnings will pushing the MASTER WARNING switchlight NOT silence?
- Takeoff Config. warning
- Stall Warbler
- GPWS/TCAS voice/aural alerts
- Flap clacker
- Stab trim clacker
- Overspeed clacker
- AP disconnect cavalry charge
- Gear horn
What is the purpose of the STEP button on the EICAS control panel?
Cycle through pages in the event of a control panel malfunction
(EICAS Color Logic) Red
Warning or Excedance
(EICAS Color Logic) Amber
Caution or Invalid Data
(EICAS Color Logic) Green
(EICAS Color Logic) Blue
(EICAS Color Logic) Cyan
EICAS (Color Logic) Cyan 1/2 Intensity
(EICAS Color Logic) Magenta 1/2 Intensity
Insufficient data to determine proper color coding
(EICAS Color Logic) Magenta
FLX takeoff N1 setting
(EICAS Color Logic) White
Everything not covered by other colors
(Synoptic Page Flow Line Color) Black
(Synoptic Page Flow Line Color) Amber
Below normal values
(Synoptic Page Flow Line Color) Green
(Synoptic Page Flow Line Color) Red
Exceeds normal values
What is the purpose of the Display Reversionary Panel?
Change MFD into and EICAS display
The DCUs will process Inhibit logic to minimize intermittent or distracting warning or caution messages during what phases of flight?
Initial takeoff Inhibits are enabled when?
Left/Right N1 > 79%............and
Weight-on-wheels & airspeed < 100 kts
Initial takeoff Inhibits are removed when?
Left/Right N1 < 67.6% .......or
Airplane in final takeoff phase
Final takeoff Inhibits are enabled when?
Left/Right N1 > 79%.........and
Airspeed > 100 kts
Final takeoff Inhibits are removed when?
Left/Right N1 < 67.6%........or
Radio altitudetransitions > 400 AGL....or
30 seconds after ground to air transition
Landing phase Inhibits are enabled when?
Radio altitude transitions < 400 AGL........and
Landing gear down & locked
Landing phase Inhibits are removed when?
30 seconds after air to ground transition.....or
Radio altitude transitions from < 400 to > 400 AGL
Takeoff Config Warnings sound above what thrust setting?
Both engines N1 > 70%
Takeoff Configuration Warnings sound because of what conditions?
- Parking brake
- Stab trim
- Aileron trim
- Rudder trim
Maintenance Diagnostic Computer
Flight Data Computer
Where is the FDR located?
Aft equipment bay
FDR records how many previous flight hours?
FDR starts recording when?
BEACON or STROBES on......or
Lack of WOW signal