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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 ...