Nav Aids 7

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glennrooke
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Nav Aids 7
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2012-05-08 22:54:50
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Master Warning System
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Master Warning System
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  1. What is the basic function of a master warning system?
    To alrt flight crew that an abnormal condition exsists, to guide them to the affected systems, and to advise them of recommended corrective actions.
  2. How is the audio alert associated with the warning system of a modern ATP Aircraft usually silenced?
    By pressing one or other of the master warning lights
  3. In modern ATP aircraft, where are the highest priority warning messages displayed?
    At the top of the EICAS/ECAM list of alert messages.
  4. If there are more messages than can be displayed on the EICAS/ECAM screen, where do the excess messages go?
    They are retained in the computer memory for display when there is room, or when called up by the flight crew.
  5. What are time critical warnings?
    they alert the crew of a non-normal operational conditions requiring immediate crew awareness and corrective action.
  6. Whats are warnings?
    they alert the crew of a non-normal operational OR system conditions requiring immediate crew awareness and corrective action.
  7. What are Cautions?
    Alert the crew to non normal operational conditions OR aircraft system problems that require action in a reasonable period of time but are less urgent than warnings.
  8. What are advisory messages?
    Require action only when the crew has time..
  9. What are warning system messages, identifying system faults which require crew awareness for dispatch, known as?
    Status messages
  10. On the EICAS, what colour is associated with warnings?
    Red
  11. On the EICAS, what colour is associated with cautions?
    Amber
  12. On the EICAS, what colour is associated with advisories?
    Amber - indented
  13. On the EICAS, what colour is associated with status massages?
    Cyan
  14. on the EICAS, what colour is associated with communications messages?
    White
  15. On the EICAS, what colour is associated with memos?
    White
  16. What does an alarm bell aural warning alert crew to?
    A fire warning
  17. what does a wailer Aural warning alert crew to?
    Autopilot disconnect
  18. What does a clacker aural caution alert crew to?
    overspeed
  19. what is a common example of a tactile alert?
    Stick Shaker
  20. Why are some warning system alerts inhibited?
    So that the crew are not distracted during critical stages of flight.
  21. When are the the fire bell and master WARNING light typically inhibited?
    From nosewheel liftoff till 400 feet radio altitude.
  22. When are the beeper and master CAUTION light typically inhibited?
    From 80kts till 400ft Radio alt.

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