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The Flight Warning Computer provides audible and visual warnings in the event of an on-board fault.

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Under what conditions does the FWC give the PITCH PITCH aural call-out on the A320?

I wanted to find more detailed information about the PITCH PITCH aural call-out that the FWC gives out on the A320. However it is not listed in the FCOM. It would help alot to understand about this ...
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Do any aircraft systems give spoken warnings in a language other than English?

Since pilots are permitted to communicate in their own language to eachother in the cockpit, and to ATC in their own country, it stands to reason that some warning systems like TCAS or TAWS/EGPWS ...
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Are aircraft sounds publicly available in a repository?

Referring to the automated callouts and sounds made by the fwc, tcas, gpws, pws, etc. — are these available to download in one repository at all? For any aircraft, Airbus or Boeing. ...
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Why is the Priority Takeover button used?

On the sidesticks of Airbus aircraft, there is a Priority Takeover button. Wikipedia has this to say: In typical Airbus side-stick implementations, the sticks are independent. The plane's computer ...