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Airbus pilot Standard call out

For airbus pilots,when they Encounter a Master caution or master warning,what is PF's Standard call out? "I have a control and communication,ECAM actions.", OR just "ECAM Actions."?...
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How do you get an "FWC 1+2 FAULT" warning, if at all, on the Airbus A320?

ECAM messages are generated through DMC, which is from FWC and SDAC. The FWCs are responsible for ECAM warnings while the SDACs are for ECAM SD and ENG params. (DSC-31-05-30) My question is: How would ...
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What are the A320 ECAM system displays' dimensions?

I am a student taking up an Aeronautical engineering course. We were assigned to draw A320 ECAM system pages. However, I have a difficulty finding the dimensions for each of the system pages. What are ...
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Where can I find a description of the ECAM system pages?

I'm studying up on the display formats of the System Display (SD) in a typical ECAM. Articles online have stated that it is capable of showing 12 different system pages with different info. However, I ...
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Does Boeing use a similar display to Airbus ECAM to view a particular system?

Airbus has a dedicated ECAM panel forward of the throttles which is used to select a system for display on the LCD. Is there a similar panel used to select a particular system for display on Boeing's ...
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What are the amber triangles on the ECAM bleed page on an A320?

In FCOM they say that triangle becomes amber when RAM AIR flap is not fully open, and both pack flow control valves are closed. Here the RAM air flap is emergency ram air or RAM Air flap for the Packs?...
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Why is the layout of engine data different for CFM vs IAE engines on Airbuses? [duplicate]

I do a fair bit of simulated flying in consumer flight simulators (and have no real-world flying experience or formal education). Recently, I started putting hours into a supposedly study-level A319 ...
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What indication will appear in case of one of A320 LGCIU is inoperative?

What indication and where it will appear in case of one of LGCIU (landing gear control and interface unit) is inoperative?
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Where does the "APU Auto Shutdown" message appear?

I'm trying to find out if and where the "APU Auto Shutdown" message appears on the ECAM.
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What are the main components of the Airbus fly-by-wire system? Is ECAM related to FBW?

I'm assuming that all commercial Airbus planes use a similar, if not identical, system. Can someone give me an overview of the parts of the Airbus fly-by-wire system? I've also heard of ECAM. Is ECAM ...
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A320: Why do SDACs supply all three DMCs?

On the Airbus A320, in the Electronic Instrument System (EIS), there are three Display Management Computers (DMCs): DMC1 supplies the upper ECAM DMC2 supplies the lower ECAM DMC3 is a backup. There ...
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Could the crew of XL Airways Germany Flight 888T not hear important chimes, due to the stall warning?

I am intensively researching on XL Airways Germany Flight 888T at the moment. I wrote and researched hours and hours. Now I would like to know something about the ECAM and the Airbus Stall warning: ...
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Is a Control Law Degradation in Airbus Planes displayed on the ECAM?

I would like to know if there is any warning displayed on the ECAM, when control laws get degraded from, let' say normal to direct law, other than the small text on the PFD. Also if there are any ...
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Which are the alternatives to EICAS or ECAM?

I know that ECAM and EICAS are the systems for Airbus and Boeing for the monitoring of the aircraft systems. So, on a A320 there is the ECAM and on a B737 there is the EICAS. I know the differences ...
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