SF340 Flight Instruments and Navigation

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SF340 Flight Instruments and Navigation
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Colgan Air Saab 340 Chapter 7 - Flight Instruments and Navigation
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  1. Are both L/R flight instruments conventional Pitot/Static instruments? 7-1
    No the FO’s are and the Captains are electric and powered by the ADC
  2. Where does the Rudder Limiter get its Airspeed signals from? 7-1
    Both the ADC and Standby Pitot/Static system
  3. What does the right Pitot tube supply? 7-1
    Right side instruments
  4. Is the ADC used for both sides of instrumentations? 7-1
    No, the Captain’s only
  5. What prevents the FO’s Altimeter from sticking due to rapid press and temp changes? 7-4
    An internal vibrator
  6. What is being tested on the left Airspeed Indicator with the test button? 7-4
    That the warning flag appears and both pointers move to 170kts and then to zero
  7. What does a red warning flag on the Airspeed indicator mean? 7-4
    • Test button had been pushed
    • ADC Failure
    • Indicator has failed
  8. What does a red warning flag on the left Altimeter mean? 7-4
    • Test button has been pushed
    • ADC failure
    • Indicator has failed
  9. What does TAS in the upper left hand corner of the EHSI indicate? 7-7
    True Airspeed in knots
  10. The Altitude Alerter light will illuminate within ______ feet of target altitude? 7-8
    1000’
  11. The Altitude Alerter light will extinguish when within _____ of target Alt? 7-8
    200’
  12. What do red dashes in the upper left hand corner of the EHSI indicate? 7-12
    Loss of ADC speed information
  13. What is the purpose of the HDG SLAVE button? 7-15
    To rapidly slave the related compass cards to the current heading detected by the related flux detector
  14. How long does it take to initialize the AHRS system? 7-15
    70 seconds
  15. Should the Aircraft be moved while the AHRS computer is in initialization mode? 7-15
    No
  16. With a failure of the #2 AHRS system what instrumentation is lost? 7-16
    • Left side RMI heading information
    • Auto pilot can not be used
    • Right side heading and Attitude information not displayed on Right EFIS screens
  17. What is the X SIDE DATA switch used for? 7-16
    To supply opposite side AHRS to the EFIS screens
  18. Where does the left RMI get its heading information? 7-16
    #2 AHRS
  19. What will the indication be if the right DPU Fails? 7-24
    Both EADI and EHSI will be blank
  20. With the DRIVE XFR selected, what does the MFD display? 7-24
    The EHSI from the side where DRIVE XFR is selected
  21. What is the DRIVE XFR switch used for? 7-24
    To use opposite site DPU or MPU (if equipped) to display information
  22. During an ILS missed approach, if GA is not used an AVIONICS light willilluminate. Why? 7-25
    Loss of GS and LOC will cause an alarm
  23. What does a DCP light indicate? 7-26
    Display control panel failure
  24. What function are lost with a DCP failure? 7-26
    Associated side looses DH function and the ability to change Nav course
  25. How many degrees of heading are displayed in Sector Mode? 7-28
    80º, 40º each side of actual heading
  26. What does the DEV pushbutton do? 7-32
    Enters Map Mode while operating in sector mode
  27. What does the 2nd CRS pushbutton do? 7-32
    Displays the opposite side course on the EHSI
  28. What does ET mean on the EHSI screen? 7-32
    Elapsed time
  29. What happens when the ET pushbutton is pressed? 7-32
    If the timer is at 0:00 it starts the time, if time is running it resets the time to 0:00
  30. What does the DTA pushbutton do? 7-32
    Eliminates the extra data from the EHSI screen
  31. What is the TFC pushbutton on the MFD used for? 7-42
    To display Traffic or TCAS info
  32. What is the NAV/RDR pushbutton used for? 7-42
    Toggles MFD between Nav, Radar, and Nav/Radar screens
  33. What are the Arrows on the bottom row of the MFD used for? 7-42
    Controls the range of TCAS or Map while in Radar mode
  34. What does the Joystick on the MFD do? 7-42
    While in Nav mode, deflection displays waypoint with course and distance
  35. What is the maximum Radio Altitude indication? 7-48
    2500’
  36. What does WX mode allow for on the WX Radar? 7-71
    It enables the automatic cyclic contour mode. The first sweep is contoured, and the second sweep is noncontoured
  37. It enables the automatic cyclic contour mode. The first sweep is contoured, and the second sweep is noncontoured
    28 VDC

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