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Please read carefully ... Extract taken from my FCOM, Info accurate at January 2020: An emergency ram air inlet ventilates the cockpit and cabin to remove smoke, or if both packs fail. The emergency ram air inlet valve is controlled by the RAM AIR pushbutton on the AIR COND panel. This pushbutton opens the ram air valve, provided that ditching is not ...


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Depends on the system in question, but typically the following indications will serve as a means to verify that a system is functioning correctly. Activation lights - some cockpit switches will illuminate when commanded by crew. Granted this only can serve as an indication that the switch was engaged. Indicator lights eg landing gear position lights, etc -...


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All flight guidance functions and their changes are shown on the Flight Mode Annunciator (FMA) and have corresponding switches on the Flight Control Unit (FCU). The buttons on the FCU are usually lit when activated, and the mode is shown on the FMA. Other systems, like pumps, generators etc. have pushbuttons that are lit when activated (or deactivated, ...


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