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GPWS is part of what system?

Integrated surveillance system.
Comprises of aircraft sensors and terrain obstacle data base.

1

Where are GPWS warnings sent?

PFD HUD EICAS ND Speakers Headset

2

When can you inhibit the G/S warning?

Below 1000ft AGL

3

If the aural cancel button is used, will you get future warnings?

Yes, new warnings will give aural alerts. The system will also reset on the ground.

4

Where else, apart from the ATP, can the alert/xpdr and G/S inhibit be controlled?

The TCP

5

How many seconds to impact will you get a solid red display and a PULL UP warning!

30 to 20 seconds

6

Is terrain ever automatically shown?

Yes, if not selected it will be shown if a warning or caution occurs.

7

When does the predictive windshear system operate?

On the ground when one engine is set to take off thrust. It will look for windshear between 2300 and 1200ft AGL but will not issue an alert unless the aircraft is below 1200ft.