Recurrent A320 Systems Questions
These flashcards are a collection of questions and answers designed to familiarize you with A320 Systems to prepare for Recurrent training at JetBlue
Terms in this set (15)
At what altitude do the oxygen masks automatically deploy?
14,000' cabin altitude.
Besides the ECAM, what on the PFD would indicate that we are in Alternate Law?
Amber "x"s replace the green = signs that mark the 60 degree bank limit on the PFD.
Can you stall the aircraft in Alternate Law?
If the TERRain pushbutton were selected OFF (on the overhead panel, GPWS section), what GPWS modes are still available?
the Basic Modes (1-5)
If you have selected EXPEDite, how do you get out of this mode when it is no longer desired?
Select a different vertical mode.
In "classic" aircraft, what are the 5 things that happen to the A/SKID and N/W STRG system when green hydraulic pressure is lost with the switch ON?
1. Yellow pressure automatically takes over
2. Antiskid IS available.
3. Nosewheel steering is lost
4. Autobraking is lost.
5. The Triple Indicator shows Yellow System pressure.
In flight, with fuel in both wing tanks, if all the fuel tank pumps failed, would the engines still run?
Yes. Gravity feeding is available from the wing tanks.
In the APU MASTER SW pushbutton, what does an amber FAULT indicate?
An automatic APU shutdown has occurred.
On an "enhanced" A320, would a complete failure of the Green Hydraulic system require a tow-in to the gate?
No. The Yellow system powers NWS; taxiing is possible.
On the overhead Emer Elec Pwr panel, what 3 things happen when GEN 1 LINE is selected OFF?
1. Gen 1 line contactor opens.
2. AC Bus 1 is supplied from Gen 2 through Bus tie connectors.
3. Wing tank pumps are electrically supplied through the IDGs.
On the overhead Emer Elec Pwr panel, what does GEN 1 LINE SMOKE indicate?
Smoke is in the avionics ventilation duct.
On the overhead panel, AFT AVIONICS COMPARTMENT section, what occurs when the RACK POWER is selected OFF?
Power is removed from the aft avionics rack. WADL, CSS, Live TV and satellite radio are completely shut off.
On the overhead panel, air conditioning section, what 5 things can a FAULT light on an ENG BLEED pushbutton represent?
3. wing or engine leak
4. bleed is NOT closed during an engine start
5. bleed is NOT closed with the APU bleed on.
On the overhead panel, CARGO SMOKE section, what does the DISCH 1 light next to AGENT 1 represent?
The bottle has low pressure.
Note: it may take up to 60 seconds for the DISCH 1 light to illuminate.
On the overhead panel, CARGO SMOKE section, when will the DISCH 2 light next to AGENT 2 illuminate?
It will come on 60 minutes after the discharge of AGENT 1.
Note that the DISCH 2 light may take up to 40 minutes to illuminate.