I have watched many aircraft takeoffs now where the flight deck announce 'Thrust Set', just after the engines are set to full.
Forgive the dumb question, but why does one announce that the thrust is set, perhaps more importantly, why is it necessary in the takeoff procedure?
I did attempt some research before posting, but the closest article I got did not make much sense to me I am afraid.
For the GE CF6 engines, N1 should be stable at 70% before the TO/GA switch is pushed to set the armed thrust limit. If TO/GA is not pushed by 50 knots, thrust must be set manually and when VNAV goes active at 400', the A/T will automatically go active in THR REF, so you don't need to select anything if the A/T is armed.