A330 Indicating and Reporting Flash Cards

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A330 Indicating and Reporting Flash Cards
2012-02-16 22:26:39
A330 Indicating Reporting

A330 Indicating and Reporting Flash Cards
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  1. The Flight Warning Computers (FWCs) acquire data to generate:
    Alert messages, aural alerts, red warnings and amber caution, synthetic voice messages.
  2. What does a pulsing green engine parameter indicate?
    An ADVISORY, the parameter is about to reach the limit.
  3. Which one of the following statements is true?
    3 DMCs generate the images displayed on CRTs.
  4. On a bottom of the STATUS page, what does the green arrow mean?
    It means that there is more information to be seen.
  5. If the ECAM control panel fails, the CLR, RCL, EMER CANC, and ALL pushbutton switches become inoperative.
  6. When should the EMER CANC push button be used?
    Whenever a repetitive visual or aural warning, or caution is received that the crew has determined to be false.
  7. In normal operation:
    DCM3 (ECAM part) supplies information to upper and lower ECAM - DMC1 and 2 EFIS part supply information to respectively PFD1-ND1 and PFD2-ND2.
  8. The actual speed is indicated by the ______ reference line.
  9. If a PFD fails, does anything happen automatically?
    The image automatically transfers to the display formerly occupied by the ND.
  10. In case of DU failure:
    The information can be transferred to another DU to be displayed.
  11. If the upper ECAM display fails or is switched off, the engine/warning page automatically replaces the system/status page on the lower ECAM display unit.
  12. Course information from the #1 ILS receiver will be displayed:
    On the captain's PFD when the captain's ILS push button is selected ON.
  13. What is the function of the System data Acquisition Concentrators (SDACs)?
    To supply information to the FWCs for warning calculations and data to the DMCs to be displayed.
  14. Information from the #1 VOR receiver will be displayed:
    On the capt 's ND when the capt 's VOR bearing selector is selected to VOR.
  15. What causes a display unit (DU) to go blank?
    • Loss of power.
    • Display unit internal failure.
  16. The ______ pushbutton switch on ECAM cancels an aural warning, extinguishes the MASTER WARNINGS lights, but does not affect the ECAM message display.
  17. What causes a DU to display a black screen with a white diagonal line?
    DMC failure.
  18. The maximum speed to select next higher flap setting is indicated by two amber dashes.
  19. The system/status display (SD) uses the lower ECAM display unit to display:
    • An aircraft system synoptic diagram page.
    • The STATUS page
  20. The MASTER CAUT lights on ECAM lights up steady amber for level ______ caution and is accompanied by a single chime.
  21. VOR, ILS, and NDB raw data information is displayed on the ND in which of the following modes?
    • VOR, RMI and NDB information may be displayed in the ARC or ROSE NAV modes.
    • VOR and ILS information can be displayed in the ROSE VOR and ROSE ILS modes respectively
  22. The presence of VOR1 in red on the ND indicates:
    The # 1 VOR receiver is inoperative.
  23. What is the meaning of '9000' in blue at the top of the altitude scale?
    It marks the FCU selected altitude.
  24. How many DMC's are there?
  25. The ______ allows the pilot to have the ECAM display either warning and caution messages or system and system status images.
    ECAM control panel
  26. After a single DMC failure, how could a crew member recover the display units?
    Rotate the EIS DMC switch on the switching panel to replace the failed DMC with DMC #3.
  27. The FWC generates synthetic voice for radio height announcements below _____ feet.
    2500 feet.
  28. Where is information displayed by DMC #1 and DMC#2?
    DMC#1 supplies data to PFD#1, ND#1, and upper ECAM. DMC #2 supplies data to PFD#2, ND#2, and lower ECAM.
  29. If the lower ECAM DU fails, is there a way to retrieve that information?
    • By pressing and holding the related systems page push button on the ECAM control panel, the page will be displayed on the UPPER ECAM.
    • By rotating the ECAM/ND XFR switch on the switching panel, the lower ECAM page will be transferred to either the Captain or FO's ND.
  30. There are three types of failures: Independent, Primary and Secondary. What is an Independent failure?
    A failure that affects an isolated system or item of equipment without degrading the performance of others in the aircraft.
  31. If the UPPER ECAM DU fails, what will be displayed on the lower unit?
    Engines and Warning page (E/WD)
  32. Weather radar can be displayed in what modes on the ND?
    All modes except plan.
  33. RNAV position information is displayed on the ND in which of the following modes?
    ARC and ROSE NAV modes only.
  34. Once the crewmember has completed viewing a specific system, what is the correct procedure for clearing the screen and returning it to a normal presentation?
    Press the respective system push button again.
  35. Aural alerts and voice messages are transmitted:
    Through the loudspeakers even if the speakers are switched off.
  36. After the engine shutdown, you observe a pulsing STS message. What does it mean?
    It is a reminder that the status page holds a maintenance message.
  37. The system page automatically displayed on ECAM during TAXI is:
  38. The upper ECAM Display Unit (DU) has failed. You want to see the DOOR/OXY page. How can you see it?
    You have to press and hold the DOOR key on the ECP.
  39. Both ECAM screens have failed. Is it possible to get E/WD indications?
    Yes, to get E/WD information. It must be manually transferred to one of the NDs.
  40. How are the FMAs displayed on the PFD?
    There are 5 columns and 3 rows.
  41. In case of a double FWC failure master caution light, master warning light, aural warnings and ECAM cautions and warnings are lost.
  42. The aircraft has two ATC transponders which are controlled by a dual control box on the overhead panel.
  43. What happens, when a discrepancy between the signal sent to the E/WD and the feedback signal is detected?
    A 'CHECK E/WD' message appears on the upper ECAM and on the ND.
  44. In case of FWC1 fault:
    ECAM operation is not affected because there are 2 identical FWCs
  45. The compass rose on the navigation display is always oriented to magnetic north.
  46. How did the PNF cancel the caution for the NAV ILS 1 FAULT before calling the STATUS page on the ECP?
    By pressing the EMER CANC pushbutton.
  47. How can the ILS 1 FAULT be restored from being a CANCELLED CAUTION?
    By pressing and holding the RCL key for more than 3 seconds.
  48. VLS is the lowest speed that the autoflight system (autopilot or A/THR) will fly the aircraft. This is a dynamic speed corresponding to an Angle Of Attack (AOA).
    • VLS will change with wing configuration change.
    • With speedbrake extension, VLS will increase
    • Above FL200, VLS will provide a 0.2g buffet margin
    • VLS information is inhibited from touchdown until 10 seconds after liftoff.
  49. The Speed Trend Arrow is a dynamic information displaying the speed t which the aircraft will be in _____ seconds.
    10 seconds
  50. The digital flight data recording system energizes automatically when:
    • On the ground with one engine running.
    • On the ground during the first 5 minutes after the aircraft electric network is energized.
    • In flight (whether the engines are running or not).
  51. Of the three types of EIS displays, which one has the lowest priority?
    The ND
  52. Which statement is true about the use of the ALL key on the ECAM Control Panel?
    When you press the ALL key, all the systems pages are displayed in sucession.
  53. As you approach a selected altitude, when will the yellow altitude window start flashing?
    As you approach within 750 ft of FCU selected altitude and stop when it is within 250 ft.
  54. How many radio altimeter antennas are there?
  55. The Flight Path vector (FPV) represents the lateral and vertical trajectory of the aircraft with respect to the ground. On the lateral scale, it indicates the aircraft's track. On the vertical scale, it indicates the aircraft's flight path angle.
  56. When does the Side Stick Order indicator display?
    After first engine start and disappears after rotation
  57. When is the 'Green Dot' displayed?
    Only when flap handle is the zero position.
  58. What does Green Dot represent?
    • Maneuvering speed in clean configuration when speed is managed.
    • It shows the speed corresponding to the best lift-to-drag ratio.
  59. The electric standby horizon normally draws current from the DC ESS BUS. In case of total electrical failure, the indication remains usable for _____ minutes.
  60. In emergency electrical configuration:
    CPT's PFD and ND are available.
  61. The green 'S' of the speedtape is the Minimum Slat Retraction Speed. It is only displayed when the flap handle position is in position 1.
  62. When is the windshear detection function available?
    • At takeoff, from 3 seconds after lift off up to 1300 feet RA.
    • At landing, from 1300 feet RA down to 50 feet RA.
  63. When will the PFD Heading tape revert to TRU heading?
    North of 73� North or South of 60� South
  64. Is the Side Slip indicator always yellow?
    No, it turns blue when it becomes a beta target (displaying optimum side slip for a given configuration)
  65. When will the Flight Directors bars flash?
    • When a reversion occurs.
    • When loss of LOC or G/S signal in LAND mode.
  66. The Flight Director bars are out of view when Bank angle exceeds 67�.
    False - When bank angle exceeds 45� (will return when bank is < 40�)
  67. The TCAS determines the _____ of intruders.
    • Relative bearing
    • Range and closure rate
    • Relative altitude
  68. If the FPV (Flight Path Vector) symbol is right of center, where is the wind coming from?
  69. If the FPV is above the horizon line, what is the aircraft actually doing?
  70. TCAS traffic is displayed on the navigation display in all ROSE modes and ARC mode. Only the 5 most threatening intruders are displayed.
  71. The Glide slope index will flash continuously when the deviation exceeds ______ above ______
    1 dot above 100 feet RA
  72. Both LOC and glideslope will flash if, afetr capture, the signal is lost.
  73. The lower end of a red and black strip along the speed scale defines the VMAX speed.
    It is the lowest of the following VMO (or MMO), VLE, VFE
  74. The SD displays the Gross Weight (GW) in green as soon as the second engine is started.
    • False.
    • As soon as the first engine is started. The last two digits are dashed if accuracy is degraded.. On ground, the indication is replaced by blue dashes, if no computed data is available.