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1

On takeoff or missed approach, do not engage autopilot below:.
() 800 feet AGL
() 500 feet AGL
() 200 feet AGL

() 800 feet AGL

2

Autoland - Maximum Headwind is ______.
() 25 knots
() 20 knots
() 15 knots

() 25 knots

3

Minimum altitude for use of autopilot on approach:
ILS/GLS Coupled Approaches (no autoland)?
() 200 feet AGL
() 100 feet AGL
() 50 feet AGL

() 50 feet AGL

4

The Autopilot Flight Director System (AFDS) is a dual system consisting of _____individual flight control computers (FCCs) and a single mode control panel.
() one
() two
() three

two

5

All Autopilot Flight Director System (AFDS) modes can be disengaged either by selecting another command mode or _______________.
() by disengaging the A/P and turning the F/Ds off
() by disengaging the A/P
() by turning the F/Ds off

() by disengaging the A/P and turning the F/Ds off

6

What allows both A/Ps to be engaged at the same time?
() the Approach mode
() VNAV and VOR/LOC
() both flight directors on

() the Approach mode

7

The A/P automatically disengages when any of the following occurs:
() Pushing either A/P disengage switch or pushing either Takeoff / Go-around (TO/GA) switch with a single A/P engaged in CWS or CMD below 2000 feet RA
() Activating either pilot’s control wheel trim switch or loss of respective hydraulic system pressure
() all answers are correct

() all answers are correct

() Pushing either A/P disengage switch or pushing either Takeoff / Go-around (TO/GA) switch with a single A/P engaged in CWS or CMD below 2000 feet RA
() Activating either pilot’s control wheel trim switch or loss of respective hydraulic system pressure

8

The F/Ds can be operated __________. () only with the A/T
() only with the A/P and A/T
() with or without the A/P and A/T

) with or without the A/P and A/T

9

How is the master FCC indicated?
() by illumination of the respective master (MA) F/D indicator light
() by illumination of the respective master caution indicator light
() by illumination of CMD on respective FMA

() by illumination of the respective master (MA) F/D indicator light

10

What following indications regarding AFDS status annunciations are displayed in the A/P status display located above the attitude indicator?
() CMD, FD, 1 CH
() CWS P, CWS R
() all answers are correct

() all answers are correct

() CMD, FD, 1 CH
() CWS P, CWS R

11

What does CMD in the autopilot status display of the AFDS indicate?
() one or both autopilots are engaged
() one or both autopilots are disengaged
() the flight director is ON and the autopilot is either OFF or engaged in CWS

() one or both autopilots are engaged

12

What does FD in the autopilot status display of the AFDS indicate?
() the flight director is ON and the autopilot is either OFF or engaged in CWS
() both flight directors are disengaged
() all answers are correct

() the flight director is ON and the autopilot is either OFF or engaged in CWS

13

What does CWS P in the autopilot status display of the AFDS indicate?
() the autopilot is inoperative
() pitch mode engaged in CWS
() roll mode engaged in CWS

() pitch mode engaged in CWS

14

What does CWS R in the autopilot status display of the AFDS indicate?
() the autopilot is inoperative
() pitch mode engaged in CWS
() roll mode engaged in CWS

() roll mode engaged in CWS

15

What does 1CH in the autopilot status display of the AFDS indicate?
() for a single A/P ILS approach, annunciates after localizer capture and remains on for entire approach
() for a single A/P ILS approach, indicates that the autoland system has completed all required test, and will function properly
() all answers are correct

() for a single A/P ILS approach, annunciates after localizer capture and remains on for entire approach

16

What does GA on the AFDS Flight Mode Annunciations Autothrottle Mode indicate?
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at reduced go-around setting.
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at the selected N1 limit displayed on the thrust mode display.
() The autothrottle maintains speed commanded by the FMC. The autothrottle is limited to the N1 value shown on the thrust mode display.

() The autothrottle maintains thrust at reduced go-around setting.

17

What does RETARD on the AFDS Flight Mode Annunciations Autothrottle Mode indicate?
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at the selected N1 limit displayed on the thrust mode display.
() The autothrottle maintains speed commanded by the FMC. The autothrottle is limited to the N1 value shown on the thrust mode display.
() Displayed while autothrottle moves thrust levers to the aft stop. RETARD mode is followed by ARM mode.

() Displayed while autothrottle moves thrust levers to the aft stop. RETARD mode is followed by ARM mode.

18

What does MCP SPD on the AFDS Flight Mode Annunciations Autothrottle Mode indicate?
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at the selected N1 limit displayed on the thrust mode display.
() The autothrottle maintains speed commanded by the FMC. The autothrottle is limited to the N1 value shown on the thrust mode display.
() The autothrottle maintains speed set in the MCP IAS/MACH display. The autothrottle is limited to the N1 value shown on the thrust mode display.

() The autothrottle maintains speed set in the MCP IAS/MACH display. The autothrottle is limited to the N1 value shown on the thrust mode display.

19

What does THR HLD on the AFDS Flight Mode Annunciations Autothrottle Mode indicate?
() No autothrottle mode engaged. The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set thrust levers manually.
() The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set the thrust levers manually.
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at the selected N1 limit displayed on the thrust mode display.

() The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set the thrust levers manually.

20

What does ARM on the AFDS Flight Mode Annunciations Autothrottle Mode indicate?
() No autothrottle mode engaged. The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set thrust levers manually.
() The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set the thrust levers manually.
() The autothrottle maintains thrust at the selected N1 limit displayed on the thrust mode display.

() No autothrottle mode engaged. The thrust lever autothrottle servos are inhibited; the pilot can set thrust levers manually.

21

To engage TO/GA for takeoff ______________ and press either TO/GA switch
() one FD switch must be ON
() both FD switches must be ON
() either FD switch ON or OFF

() both FD switches must be ON

22

To engage TO/GA for go-around, press either TO/GA switch when _______

() Inflight below 2000 feet radio altitude
() not in takeoff mode and either F/D switch ON or OFF
() all answers are correct

() all answers are correct

() Inflight below 2000 feet radio altitude
() not in takeoff mode and either F/D switch ON or OFF

23

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, VNAV SPD commands _______.

() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude
() the AFDS to maintain FMC altitude or descent path with pitch commands
() the AFDS to maintain the FMC speed displayed on the airspeed indicator and/or the CDU CLIMB or DESCENT pages

() the AFDS to maintain the FMC speed displayed on the airspeed indicator and/or the CDU CLIMB or DESCENT pages

24

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, V/S (engaged) commands _______.

() the AFDS to maintain the FMC speed displayed on the airspeed indicator and/or the CDU CLIMB or DESCENT pages
() pitch to hold selected vertical speed
() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude

() pitch to hold selected vertical speed

25

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, ALT ACQ commands _______.

() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach
() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude
() a transition maneuver entered automatically from a V/S, LVL CHG, or VNAV climb or descent to the selected MCP altitude.

() a transition maneuver entered automatically from a V/S, LVL CHG, or VNAV climb or descent to the selected MCP altitude.

26

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, ALT HOLD commands _______.

() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach
() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude at which ALT HOLD switch was pushed
() a transition maneuver entered automatically from a V/S, LVL CHG, or VNAV climb or descent to the selected MCP altitude.

() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude at which ALT HOLD switch was pushed

27

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, MCP SPD commands _______.

() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach
() pitch to hold MCP selected altitude or uncorrected barometric altitude at which ALT HOLD switch was pushed
() a transition maneuver entered automatically from a V/S, LVL CHG, or VNAV climb or descent to the selected MCP altitude.

() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach

28

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, G/S (engaged) commands _______.
() the AFDS to follow the ILS glideslope
() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach
() all answers are correct

() the AFDS to follow the ILS glideslope

29

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the pitch mode, FLARE (engaged) commands _______.
() During a dual A/P ILS approach, flare engages at 50 feet radio altitude. FLARE accomplishes the autoland flare maneuver.
() the AFDS to maintain the IAS/MACH window airspeed or Mach
() all answers are correct

() During a dual A/P ILS approach, flare engages at 50 feet radio altitude. FLARE accomplishes the autoland flare maneuver.

30

The AFDS Flight Mode Annunciation, in the roll mode, LNAV commands _______.
() the AFDS to intercept and track the active VOR radial
() the AFDS to intercept and track the active FMC route
() all answers are correct

() the AFDS to intercept and track the active FMC route