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Thanks, pretty clear. Problem is that the FMS decreases the target speed way far away from the airport and one has to start using flaps and slow down from way out which is not practical or "traffic flow" efficient. So, SPD INTV becomes a necessity, to bring speed up again. Which as you have explained switches from VNAV PTH to VNAV SPD and "...


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This usually depends on the airline SOPs. The safest thing to do when cleared for the approach is to set the MCP altitude window to the lowest altitude restriction because that way you won't forget to lower it again. As long as the aircraft is descending in VNAV PTH mode, it will follow all altitude crossing restrictions. When cleared for final approach, one ...


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No, the pilots cannot disable audio warnings or switch them over to headphones only. They are always send to the speakers and all headphones. The pilots cannot even adjust the volume for these warnings. This is to make sure that these warnings can always be heard regardless of any intentional or accidental misconfiguration of the audio control panel. ...


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