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On the 737 when you experience an engine failure just after take off. And you do not have any visual reference? Which instrument should we see?

Like any other multi engine airplane, you’re probably going to feel it In the seat of your pants as your first sensation. The airplane will begin to yaw hard in one direction with a noticeable drag ...
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By using the speed brake do we reduce the speed or do we increase the descent rate or does both happen simultaneously?

The practical answer is they increase angle of descent. How they do it is a bit more complicated. Aircraft in level flight at constant speed have the all familiar 4 forces of flight: thrust and drag,...
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By using the speed brake do we reduce the speed or do we increase the descent rate or does both happen simultaneously?

The two most common types of speed brakes are fuselage mounted and top of the wing mounted speed brakes. The effect of both types is the increase of drag. Top of the wing mounted speed brakes also ...
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By using the speed brake do we reduce the speed or do we increase the descent rate or does both happen simultaneously?

Every implementation of a speed-brake that I've come across is basically a method of increasing drag, rather like putting your foot on the ground with a scooter, and slightly differently from most ...
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On the Boeing 737 ND display what does terrain value indicate?

On the 777 FCOM, it is written Upper value of the TERR thing is altitude of the highest object in the selected range of the map Lower value is the altitude of the lowest object in the selected range ...
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How does the pressurization system(B737)work if airplane climbs again after descending from the original cruising level?

Assuming AUTO mode operation, descent mode would activate when the aircraft descends 0.25 psi below the selected FLT ALT (≈2000 ft at 37,000ft). The cabin begins a ...
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The role of accurate DES FORECASTS for descent planning in VNAV, during the latter stages of an approach

The Descent Forecast page is good, and the descent profile will work better if this has good info in it than if it is blank, but it still has limitations. First, there are only 3 lines for entering ...
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