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During an autolanding, thrust is automatically reduced to idle at ____
• between 50 and 25 feet RA.
• 50 ft MSL
• Minimums
• Touchdown

• between 50 and 25 feet RA.

1

For crosswinds requiring a crab angle of less than 5 degrees, runway alignment occurs at?
• 500 ft AGL
• 1500 ft RA
• 100 ft RA
• 200 ft AGL

• 200 ft AGL

2

Pulling the autopilot disengage bar down:
A. Disables bank angle envelope protection.
B. Generates EICAS message "No Autoland".
C. Permits single autopilot engagement.
D. Both A and B.

D. Both A and B.

3

The EICAS Caution message "AUTOTHROTTLE DISC" is displayed and aural alert sounds when the autothrottle is manually disconnected, or automatically disconnected due to a system fault.
A. True
B. False

A. True

4

The Approach (APP) Switch:
A. When pushed, displays LOC or FAC and G/S or G/P in white (armed) prior to capture.
B. When pushed, the glideslope will capture when the intercept track is within 80 degrees of the localizer even if localizer is not captured.
C. Pressing any other roll or pitch mode below 1500 ft can disengage approach mode.
D. Both A and B

A. When pushed, displays LOC or FAC and G/S or G/P in white (armed) prior to capture.

5

Pushing the Altitude Selector inner knob during climb or descent:
A. With waypoint altitude constraints between the airplane altitude and the MCP altitude window, deletes the next altitude constraint.
B. With no altitude constraints and the MCP altitude window set above the FMC cruise alt, will reset the FMC cruise altitude to the window value
C. With no alt constraints and MCP altitude window set below the FMC CRZ altitude, the FMC cruise altitude is changed to the altitude window value.
D. Both A and B

D. Both A and B

6

The Bank Limit Selector .
• In AUTO, controls bank limit between 15 and 25 degrees when in LNAV.
• When 5, 10, 15, 20, or 25 selected, this will be the maximum bank limit for all roll modes.
• In AUTO, controls bank limit between 15 and 25 degrees when in LNAV depending on TAS.
• In AUTO, controls bank limit between 15 and 25 degrees when in HDG SEL or TRK SEL depending on TAS.

• In AUTO, controls bank limit between 15 and 25 degrees when in HDG SEL or TRK SEL depending on TAS.

7

Pushing the Lateral Navigation (LNAV) Switch:
A. Engages LNAV if the airplane is above 50 ft RA and within 2.5 NM of the active leg
B. When engaged, displays LNAV in green on the FMA roll window.
C. Engages HDG SEL if not within 2.5 NM of the active leg.
D. Both A and B

D. Both A and B

8

During an autoland approach, the autopilot may be disengaged using:
A. either control wheel disconnect switch or pulling the MCP Autopilot
disconnect bar down.
B. appropriate force applied to the control wheel and/or control column
C. appropriate force applied to the rudder pedals (LAND 3 or LAND 2 only)
D. All the above

D. All the above

9

With a LAND 3 indication, the autopilot system level of redundancy is such that a single fault cannot prevent the autopilot system from making an automatic landing.
A. True
B. False

A. True

10

The autothrottles disconnect automatically:
A. If a fault in the engaged autothrottle mode is detected.
B. When either reverse thrust lever is raised to idle.
C. If the thrust levers are overridden during a manual landing, after the
autothrottle has begun to retard the thrust levers to idle.
D. All the above.

D. All the above.

11

What does it mean when the TO/GA annunciation in the FMA roll and pitch windows are both green?
A. TO/GA is armed for autothrottle and pitch.
B. TO/GA is armed for roll and pitch.
C. TO/GA is engaged for roll and pitch.
D. None of the above.

C. TO/GA is engaged for roll and pitch.

12

With LOC and G/S armed, to capture the localizer, which of the following conditions must exist?
A. Aircraft heading must be within 90 degrees of localizer.
B. ILS/GLS frequency must be set.
C. Aircraft heading must be within 120 degrees of localizer course.
D. B and C.

D. B and C.

13

With LNAV and VNAV armed for take-off, they can be disarmed:
A. Below 50 knots by pushing either TO/GA switch.
B. by selecting the ALT switch on the MCP.
C. Above 80 knots by pushing either TO/GA switch.
D. None of the above.

C. Above 80 knots by pushing either TO/GA switch.

14

What does the "AUTOPILOT" EICAS message mean when an amber line is drawn through the pitch mode on the FMA?
A. The engaged auto pilot has failed.
B. The pitch mode has failed and the autopilot is continuing to operate.
C. The pitch mode has failed and the auto pilot is disconnected.
D. All of the above.

B. The pitch mode has failed and the autopilot is continuing to operate.

15

If the autothrottle system is not engaged by 50 kts on takeoff it cannot be engaged until above _____.
• 400 ft
• 1000 ft
• 50 ft
• 800 ft

• 400 ft

16

Overriding the autopilot with control wheel, control column inputs, or rudder pedal inputs with LAND 2 or LAND 3 annunciated will cause the autopilot to disengage.
A. True
B. False

A. True

17

During cruise with the autopilot engaged, how many autopilots actually control the aircraft?
• All operating autopilots
• Only one: left, right, or center
• Any two: left & right, left and center, or right and center.
• Only one: left or right

• All operating autopilots

18

If landing on runway 26 with flaps 30 and the autothrottles engaged and with the winds reported as 230/15 G 25, what should the target speed be __ ?
• Vref 30 + 10
• Vref 30 + 17
• Vref 30 + 5
• Vref 30+ 20

• Vref 30 + 5

19

On an ILS with LOC and G/S captured, below 1500 feet, the LOC and G/S modes can only be disengaged by:
• Disconnecting the autopilot and turning both Flight Directors off, or engaging TO/GA.
• Pressing the APP Mode selector again.
• Changing the ILS frequency on the NAV RAD page.
• Selecting HDG SEL and FLCH.

• Disconnecting the autopilot and turning both Flight Directors off, or engaging TO/GA.

20

Pushing the FLCH button in flight will automatically engage the autothrottles:
• In the THR REF Mode.
• In the THR mode.
• In the TO/GA mode.
• In the HOLD mode.

• In the THR mode.

21

When climbing or descending in V/S or FPA, the AP/FD pitch mode will change to ____ when the selected altitude is reached .
• VNAV ALT
• VNAV PATH
• ATI
• ALT

• ALT

22

Below 1500 ft with LAND 2 or LAND 3 annunciated:
• Any combination of two or more autopilots are controlling the aircraft.
• Only the right autopilot controls the aircraft.
• The AIMS selects the appropriate autopilot according to flight conditions.
• Both the left and right autopilots control the aircraft.

• Any combination of two or more autopilots are controlling the aircraft.

23

When VNAV is armed for takeoff it engages:
• At 400 ft above runway elevation.
• At 50 ft above runway elevation.
• Only if LNAV is armed.
• When the autopilot is engaged.

• At 400 ft above runway elevation.

24

In flight, TO/GA is armed whenever the flaps are out of up, or at glideslope capture.
A. True
B. False

A. True

25

During a Go-Around, pushing either TO/GA switch once causes the autothrottles to:
• Engage in speed (SPD) mode.
• Engage in thrust (THR) mode for a 2,000 fpm climb.
• Engage in thrust reference (THR REF) mode for full go-around thrust.
• Engage in hold (HOLD) mode.

• Engage in thrust (THR) mode for a 2,000 fpm climb.

26

Windshear recovery guidance is provided by the command bars and is: A. Engaged by selecting TO/GA on either throttle.
B. Always armed in the takeoff mode.
C. Selecting CLB/CON on the MCP.
D. Both A and B.

D. Both A and B.

27

The minimum altitude the autopilot may be engaged at is __ with one or both engines operating.
A. 800 ft
B. 400 ft
C. 200 ft
D. None of the above

C. 200 ft

28

During CAT Ill LAND 3 operations, the autopilot automatically disengages when the thrust reversers are stowed.
A. True
B. False

B. False

29

What envelope protection(s) does the autopilot provide during operation in the normal flight control mode?
A. Stall
B. Overspeed
C. Bank Angle
D. All of the above

D. All of the above