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Is a Control Law Degradation in Airbus Planes displayed on the ECAM?

Since you are trying to understand how the crew is aware of law reconfiguration, it's important to look at this event in its context, why it does happen and what are the consequences for the control ...
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What are the main components of the Airbus fly-by-wire system? Is ECAM related to FBW?

ECAM and FBW are not directly related, but information and alerts regarding the flight control computers and actuators are displayed on the ECAM screens, like any other information not visible on the ...
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A320: Why do SDACs supply all three DMCs?

The Hydraulic System is displayed only on the lower ECAM which is supplied by the DMC2. Nothing about the hydraulic system is shown on the upper ECAM supplied by the DMC1. That is not true. If DMC1 ...
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Could the crew of XL Airways Germany Flight 888T not hear important chimes, due to the stall warning?

When the stall has developed the aircraft is no longer in normal control law for any axis (see more in FCTM at OP-020. P 14): As soon as the aircraft is outside the flight envelope, the control laws ...
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Airbus pilot Standard call out

After having announced the failure it's ' My Radios, ECAM actions' No need to say 'I have control' if you're the PF! Other operators SOP's may vary.
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What are the A320 ECAM system displays' dimensions?

You’re not looking for different sizes here, each of the 12 ECAM system pages is displayed on the lower ECAM display unit (DU) so they’re all the same size. As I recall A320 DU’s are about 160mm x ...
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Where can I find a description of the ECAM system pages?

If your interest is more of an academic (i.e. non-operational) character you'll find plenty of information on that in https://www.smartcockpit.com/plane/AIRBUS/A320.html. A general description of the ...
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What are the amber triangles on the ECAM bleed page on an A320?

It refers to the valve controlled by the guarded RAM AIR pushbutton referred to as "emergency RAM air" in the system diagram. When the triangles (think of them as arrows indicating flow) are ...
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What indication will appear in case of one of A320 LGCIU is inoperative?

enter link description here A320 ECAM "WHEEL" page The answer: The LGCIUs (landing gear control and interface unit) receive position information from the landing gear, cargo doors, and landing flap ...
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