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Flashcards in Landing gear and Brakes Deck (19):
1

What controls the landing gear?

- 2 LGCIUs (Landing gear control and interface units)

2

What controls the braking system?

- 1 two channel BSCU (Brake steering control unit)
- 1 ABCU (Alternate braking control unit)

3

How is the landing gear powered?

- Electrically powered and hydraulically operated

4

Alternative gear extension?

- Gravity extension

5

What hydraulic system is used by the landing gear?

- Green system

6

To prevent landing gear extention?

- Safety valves automatically isolate the green system above 260 knots

7

How many modes of baking are their?

- Normal
- Alternate braking with Anti-skid
- Alternate braking without Anti-skid
- Accumulator only braking
- Parking brake

8

When will brake temperature be Amber?

- When brake temperature is 300 degrees or more

9

When is Max braking used?

- Only used for takeoff only, NOT landing

10

Where does the parking brake get its pressure?

- Yellow system

11

If you do not have Anti-skid available?

- Braking should not exceed 1000 PSI
- System will automatically degrade with no Anti-skid

12

What is the limit of the hand wheel?

- 75 degrees

13

Max angle you can turn with pedal?

- 6 degrees

14

At what speed is steering not used?

- 140 knots

15

What do brakes LOW do?

- Progressive pressure to brakes 4 seconds after spoilers extend, target deceleration is 1.7 meter/sec

16

What do bakes MED do?

- Progressive pressure to brakes 2 seconds after spoilers extend, target deceleration is 3 meters/ sec

17

Below 15,000 feet what page is automatically displayed?

- Wheel page

18

When does DECEL light come on?

- When aircraft decelerates is at least 80% of target

19

What will you see if gear is not down by 750 RA feet?

- A red down arrow will illuminate