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AUTOMATIC FLIGHT Multiple-choice exercise

1. The STAB OUT of Trim light operated Only when the speed trim system is activated. Only when the autopilot is engaged. At any time. 2. If the autopilot disengage light is flashing amber, this indicates that The autopilot has reverted to CMD pitch or roll while in CWS. The light test switch is being held in position 2. The autopilot has reverted to CWS pitch or roll while in CMD. 3. If the autothrottle disengagement light is flashing amber, this indicates An autothrottle airspeed error if speed is not held within +15 or -15 knots of commanded speed when in flight, flaps up and autothrottle engaged in MCP SPD or FMC SPD mode. The light test switch is being held in position 2. An autothrottle airspeed error if speed is not held within +10 or -5 knots of commanded speed when in flight, flaps not up and autothrottle engaged in MCP SPD or FMC SPD mode. 4. VNAV mode is terminated by Selecting a different pitch mode or Glideslope capture or De-selecting LNAV or Extending the wing flaps beyond 25 degrees. Selecting a different pitch mode or Glideslope capture or Extending the wing flaps beyond 15 degrees. Selecting a different pitch mode or Localiser capture or Extending the wing flaps beyond 5 degrees. 5. If during a climb with autopilot engaged, the ALT HOLD switch is pressed, the aircraft will Continue the climb to the next 1000 feet level and level off. Stop the climb and level off. Continue the climb to the preset altitude selected, as the altitude acquire mode is now armed.

6. With autopilot A engaged, the altitude selected on the MCP is referenced to The standby altimeter. The First Officer's altimeter. The Captain's altimeter. 7. VNAV climbs and descents are Constrained by the selected MCP altitude. Not constrained by the selected MCP altitude. Constrained by the selected cabin altitude. 8. When intercepting the ILS with APP mode armed On all airplanes, localizer must be captured prior to glideslope. On some airplanes, glideslope may be captured prior to localizer. The second autopilot can be engaged. 9. During a dual channel approach the second autopilot must be engaged in CMD by 800 feet radio altitude. 500 feet radio altitude. 1500 feet radio altitude. 10. The bank angle limit selector sets the limit of bank angle when using All roll modes. Heading select and VOR modes. LNAV and heading select modes. 11. If FLARE arm is not annunciated by approximately 350 feet radio altitude The second engaged autopilot will disengage automatically. Both autopilots will disconnect automatically. Reselect APP mode on the MCP. 12. During a dual channel approach, the autothrottle begins retarding the thrust at approximately 50 feet radio altitude. 10 feet radio altitude.

27 feet radio altitude. 13. During a dual channel go-around, the MCP IAS/Mach display will Become blank. Display the Vref speed used during the final approach. Display the flap manoeuvring speed. 14. Flight Director roll commands, from take-off mode engagement through to the take-off climbout, are To maintain the runway track. To maintain the heading selected in the heading window. To hold the wings level. 15. The conditions for engaging the flight director in go-around mode are The F/D switches must be ON, inflight below 800 feet RA-and not in take-off mode, and the TO/GA switch pressed. The F/D switches must be ON, inflight below 2,000 feet RA-and not in take-off mode, and the TO/GA switch pressed. The F/D switches can be ON or OFF, inflight below 2,000 feet RA and not in takeoff mode, and the TO/GA switch pressed. 16. The Flight Director Comparator monitors The command bar positions. The symbol generators. The IRS headings. 17. The Altitude Alerting system is inhibited whenever The wing flaps are extended past 25 or while the glideslope is captured. The wing flaps are extended past 15 or while the glideslope is captured. The glideslope is captured. 18. If an engine fails while the autothrottle is in N1 mode, the thrust lever of the failed engine Remains stationary. Advances a few degrees and returns to or below the other thrust lever position. Retracts a few degrees and returns to or above the other thrust lever position.

19. During a dual channel approach the autothrottle Automatically disengages approximately 10 seconds after the landing touchdown. Must be disengaged manually. Automatically disengages approximately 2 seconds after the landing touchdown. 20. If the MCP displayed altitude changes without altitude selector movement A warning will be given in the form of intermittent altitude alert tone, flashing altitude alert lights and the MCP displays 50,000 feet. No warnings are given. A warning will be given in the form of the aircraft climbing or descending to the new altitude. 21. The underspeed symbol in the MCP Speed window is a Flashing "8". Flashing "A". Steady "A". 22. During a dual channel autopilot approach, the Autopilot Disengage light illuminates steady red when below 800 feet. This indicates A normal condition. Both autopilots have reverted to CWS mode. The stabilizer is out of trim. 23. During an autopilot go-around, the Autopilot Disengage light illuminates steady red. This indicates One or more autopilots have reverted to CWS mode. A normal condition. The altitude acquire mode is inhibited (Stabilizer not trimmed for single A/P operation). 24 If the autothrottle is engaged and an autothrottle disengage switch is pressed The autothrottle disengages.The A/T disengage lightsflash and the A/T ARM switch trips OFF. A second press and the A/T disengage lights extinguish. The autothrottle disengages.The A/T disengage lightsflash, the A/T disengage warning tone sounds and the A/T ARM switch trips OFF. A second press and the A/T disengage lights extinguish and the warning tone. The autothrottle disengages provided the button is held formore than two seconds.

The A/T disengage lights flash and the A/T ARM switch trips OFF. A second press and the A/T disengage lights extinguish. 25. What is the minimum Mach number that can be selected in the IAS/MACH display of the MCP panel 0.60 M 0.50 M 0.40 M 26. The IAS/MACH display change over switch on the MCP panel will change the display between IAS and MACH when pressed. An automatic change over Occurs at approximately FL350. Does not occur. Occurs at approximately FL260. 27. During Autopilot CWS operation above 1500 feet RA, if the roll control force is released with less than 6 degrees of bank, the autopilot will Remain at the same bank angle. Roll wings level and hold existing heading. Roll wings level only. 28. The mode selector switches on the MCP panel will illuminate the letters ON to indicate that The mode can not be deactivated by pressing the mode switch a second time. The mode can be deactivated by pressing the mode switch a second time. The mode can be deactivated by selecting either F/D switch to OFF. 29. If the MCP selected Altitude is changed during ALT ACQ mode Then V/S mode is automatically activated. The initial selected altitude is held. The pitch mode prior to ALT ACQ is automatically re-engaged. 30. LNAV mode terminates whenever Either HDG SEL, VOR or LOC mode is armed. HDG SEL mode is engaged only. HDG SEL mode is engaged or upon VOR or LOC capture.

31. A rectangle is drawn around each pitch, roll, CWS and thrust engaged mode annunciation (EFIS Flight Mode Annunciations) whenever A mode change occurs from active to armed, and the rectangle remains for 10 seconds. A mode change has occurred and the rectangle remains for 1 second. A mode change has occurred and the rectangle remains for 10 seconds. 32 An A/T LIM light when illuminated, or an A/T LIM annunciation (as installed) indicates The autothrottle computer is calculating an FMC N1 limit for the affected engine or engines. The autothrottles are positioned at their normal operating limit as calculated by the FMC. The autothrottle computer is calculating a degraded N1 limit for the affected engine or engines. 33. All AFDS modes can be disengaged by selecting another command mode or By disengaging the A/P and turning the F/Ds off. By turning the F/Ds off with the autopilot engaged. By disengaging the A/P only. 34. What criteria must be met before autopilot engagement No force is applied to the control wheel or column, the Stabiliser Trim Auto Pilot Cut-Out Switch is at NORMAL and the autothrottle must be engaged. No force is applied to the control wheel or column and the Stabiliser Trim Auto Pilot Cut-Out Switch is at NORMAL. The Stabiliser Trim Auto Pilot Cut-Out Switch is at NORMAL only. 35. If the autopilot is engaged and either pilot's control wheel Trim Switch is activated The stabiliser will move at a slow rate with the autopilot remains engaged. The autopilot will disengage. The stabiliser will not move and the autopilot remains engaged. 36. When approaching a selected altitude in CWS P (pitch) with the autopilot engage paddle in CMD The CWS P annunciation changes to ALT ACQ and when at the selected altitude,

ALT HOLD engages. The CWS P annunciation is unaffected. The autopilot paddle automatically moves to the CWS position on reaching the selected altitude. 37. The autopilot is engaged in ALT HOLD mode. The controlcolumn is then pushed, causing the autopilot to engage in CWS P mode. After the aircraft has descended 150 feet from the initial altitude the force applied to the control column is released and CWS P remains engaged and the aircraft will maintain a constant pitch angle in the descent. CWS P mode changes to ALT ACQ mode and the A/P returns to the initial altitude and ALT HOLD engages. CWS P mode changes to ALT ACQ mode and the A/P remains atthe an altitude of 150 feet lower than the initial altitude and ALT HOLD engages. 38. During a VNAV PATH descent, VNAV remains engaged until Approach mode is armed, or Another pitch mode is selected, or Flaps are extended beyond 25, or LNAV is disengaged without localiser capture. Glideslope capture, or Another pitch mode is selected, or Flaps are extended beyond 15, or LNAV is disengaged without localiser capture. Glideslope capture, or Another pitch mode is selected, or Flaps are extended beyond 25, or LNAV is disengaged without localiser capture. 39. If VOR/LOC mode is fully engaged during an ILS approach and then the master VHF NAV receiver is placed in the AUTO tuning mode The go-around is initiated automatically without pressing either TOGA switch. The VOR/LOC mode remains engaged. The VOR/LOC mode automatically disengages. 40. Dual autopilot engagement is possible At any time below 1500 feet RA. Provided that both NAV receivers are tuned to the ILS frequency, VOR/LOC mode is selected and the aircraft is above 800 feet RA. Provided that both NAV receivers are tuned to the ILS frequency, APP mode is selected and the aircraft is above 800 feet RA. 41. After LOC and G/S are both captured, the APP mode can be exited by

Pressing the APP mode switch. Disengaging the autopilot only. Pressing a TOGA switch. 42. During a Dual Channel Autoland Approach, the autopilots were disengaged at 200 feet RA and Forward control column force may be required to hold the desired pitch attitude. Aft control column force may be required to hold the desired pitch attitude. No additional control column force would be required to hold the desired pitch attitude. 43. If the Autothrottle is engaged during a touchdown It will automatically disengage approximately 2 seconds after touchdown. It will not automatically disengage after touchdown and should be manually disengaged. It will automatically disengage approximately 5 seconds after touchdown. 44. During a Dual Channel Autoland, the autopilots May be manually disengaged after touchdown. The landing roll-out can be executed automatically. Must be manually disengaged after touchdown. The landing roll-out is executed manually after disengaging the A/P. Must not be disengaged after touchdown until the airspeed is less than 60 knots. 45. The A/P go-around mode requires dual A/P operation and becomes armed when FLARE armed is annunciated. LOC and GS capture is annunciated. A flap setting of 15 or more is selected. 46. Upon Go-Around engagement during a fully automatic approach the autothrottles will Advance the thrust levers toward the reduced go-around N1. Advance the thrust levers toward the maximum go around N1. Disengage. 47. During an ILS approach with both flight directors ON

The F/D command bars remain in view until after touchdown, giving full landing flare capability. The F/D command bars retract from view at approximately 200 feet RA. The F/D command bars retract from view at approximately 50 feet RA. 48. Both MA lights on the MCP panel are illuminated during an approach indicating Go-around mode is armed. A Flight Director malfunction. Independent Flight Director operation. 49. A takeoff is commenced with both Flight Directors selected OFF. At 100 knots IAS a TOGA switch is pressed. What will happen to the F/D ? The F/D engages in full go-around mode. The F/D command bars remain out of view. The F/D command bars automatically appear for both pilots. 50. The Altitude Alerting system consists of a momentary tone and illumination of the Altitude Alert lights when approaching the selected altitude. The alert will occur when Approaching 900 feet of the selected altitude and the lights will extinguish at 300 feet from the selected altitude. Approaching 750 feet of the selected altitude and the lights will extinguish at 100 feet from the selected altitude. Approaching 500 feet of the selected altitude and the lights will extinguish at 250 feet from the selected altitude. 51. Autothrottle takeoffs May be performed with both PMCs ON or both PMCs OFF. May only be performed with both PMCs ON. May be performed with any combination of PMCs. 52. The recommended Autothrottle approach speed setting is VREF + 10 knots. VREF + increments due to wind or gusty conditions. VREF + 5 knots. 53. The Automatic Flight System (AFS) provides speed, pitch and thrust commands to avoid exceeding the following limit speeds

Vmo / Mmo. Minimum speed (maximum angle of attack). Vmo / Mmo. Wing flap placard. Landing gear placards. Minimum speed (maximum angle of attack). Vmo / Mmo. Wing flap placard. Turbulence penetration. Minimum speed (maximum angle of attack). 54. Which radio altimeter provides radio altitude to the autothrottle The Captain's. Both the Captain's and the First Officer's. The First Officer's. 55. Dual channel Autopilot operation is possible When AC power is available to at least one generator bus. Without any generator busses being energised. Only when two generators are powering the busses. 56. The Autothrottle sets take-off thrust prior to 60 knots groundspeed during the take-off roll. 60 knots IAS during the take-off roll. 64 knots groundspeed during the take-off roll. 57. During a single Autopilot approach, a Go-around is initiated by pressing a TOGA button. This causes The autothrottle to disengage. The autopilot to disengage. The autopilot to remain engaged throughout the go-around. 58. LNAV capture criteria is satisfied when The aircraft is within 3 nm of the active route segmentirrespective of heading, or The aircraft is greater than 3 nm from the active route segment but the heading is on a intercept course of 90 degrees or less and will intercept the route segment before the active waypoint. The aircraft is greater than 5 nm from the active route segment but the heading is on a intercept course of 60 degrees or less and will intercept the route segment before the active waypoint. The aircraft is within 5 nm of the active route segmentirrespective of heading, orThe aircraft is greater than 5 nm. from the active route segment but the heading

is on a intercept course of 90degrees or less and will intercept the route segment before the active waypoint. 59. The Autothrottle is engaged in FMC speed mode. What is displayed in the IAS/MACH display of the MCP The FMC demanded speed. The aircraft's actual speed. Blank. 60. When operating in "ALT HOLD", the V/S mode is ARMED if the MCP altitude is changed by more than 200 feet. 100 feet. 500 feet. 61. The aircraft is climbing with the autopilot in CMD and the pilot pushes the control column forward. The autopilot will Totally disengage. Revert to CWS P and CWS R. Revert to CWS P and the Roll axis remains in CMD. 62. During a single engine F/D go-around The autothrottle will increase thrust to the full N1 limit. The autothrottle will increase thrust to the reduced thrust go-around thrust setting. The autothrottle will disengage.