Nav Aids 6
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Nav Aids 6
What is the Acronym for the system that displays engine and systems information to Boeing Aircraft and Airbus respectivley?
EICAS, and ECAM
What info is usually displayed on the upper EICAS display unit?
Primary engine and other systems information and alerts to the flight crew.
What info is usually displayed on the lower EICAS unit?
Secondary engine and systems data.
Where are the secondary engine indications displayed?
On the secondary, (lower centre) display unit.
How are the secondary engine indications displayed?
Manually by pushing the secondary engine display switch (ENG) on the DSP and automatically when one of a number of conditions exsist.
How are the secondary engine indications cleared if they have been displayed following a parameter exceedance?
Once the condition is no longer present, the secondary parameters can be cleared by pushing the secondary egine display switch (ENG)
What is the format of the primary engine indications?
Round Dial moving pointer indications combined with digital readouts.
How does the N1 and/or EGT indicate operating limits?
Operating limits indicated by red lines. If exceeded the whole box goes red.
Does EPR indicate it's operating limit by a red line?
No, by an amber line, but it does not change colour when it is reached. However EGT has a max continous shown by an amber line and if it reaches the limit it goes all amber.
What happens if the lower centre DU has failed and a secondary engine parameter exceedance occurs?
the Primary and secondary engine indications are automatically reformatted into a compact display on the upper EICAS.
Where are the system synoptic pages displayed?
Usually the lower center DU, however they can be displayed on any or all of the MFDs
When are the EICAS maintenance pages available for display?
Any time the A/C is on the ground, or above 10,000 feet.
What information is usually displayed on the ECAM upper display unit?
The Engine/Warning display (E/WD)
What is displayed on the upper part of the Engine/Warning display (E/WD)
Engine Parameters, feedback messages, fuel onboard, and Slat/Flap position.
What is displayed on the lower part of the Engine/Warning display (E/WD)
ECAM messages generated by the Flight Warning Computer (FWC)
What information is usually displayed on the ECAM lower display unit?
The status/system display (SD)
How are the ECAM lower system synoptics pages called up for display on the SD?
Manually by the crew, of the FWC may automatically display a page when a system parameter is detected to be out of it's normal range.
What colour is used on an EICAS display to indicate cautions?
On the ECAM SD status page operational summary of aircraft status after a system failure, what colour are cancelled cautions displayed in?
On the ECAM SD status page operational summary of aircraft status after a system failure, what colour are limitations displayed in?
What happens if the primary EICAS Display Unit (DU) fails?
the EICAS display automatically moves to the secondary (lower centre) display unit.