Flashcards in AFCS Deck (15)
Selecting various flight director modes is accomplished through the:
Flight Control Panel (FCP)
The primary purpose of the altitude pre-select mode is to:
generate commands to capture and track the pre-selected altitude
Lamp Lights on each side of a mode push button indicate
FCC 1 and FCC 2 have acknowledged that mode input
If a new flight director mode became active, the annunciation in the FMA will:
Flash green for 5 seconds then steady
When the transfer(XFR) switch on the flight control panel is selected:
The co-pilots flight director provides guidance to the autopilot
When the turbulence push button is engaged, the autopilot will:
Reduce autopilot gain
What does the SYNC button on the control wheel do?
synchronize flight director references to those currently flown
The color of an ARMED flight director mode in the flight mode annunciation is:
What will happen if you press the ALT mode pushbutton on the FCP in regards to the flight director?
Generate commands to maintain pressure altitude existing at time of selection
At what pressure altitude will half bank be automatically activated?
In takeoff mode (TO/GA) how much bank authority is given to the flight director?
What two systems are integrated by the AFCS(Automatic Flight Control System)?
Flight Director and Auto Pilot
What does the flight director sync switch do when the autopilot is engaged?
What is the default lateral mode of the FD?