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In direct law, there is a direct relationship between side stick and con troll surface positions.

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Four hydraulically-operated wing tip brakes are installed to lock the flaps or slats in case of:

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What happens if you release the stick at 40 degrees of bank?

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If angle of attack protection is active or flaps are in the configuration Full:

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When is alpha floor not available?

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When A.FLOOR protection is active, this will be indicated in the left most FMA on the PFD in green with a flashing amber box around it.

If the ground spoilers are not armed and the speed exceeds 72 kt, the ground spoilers will automatically extend as soon as:

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When the flaps are extended, the ailerons:

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The ailerons extend 5 degrees down when the flaps are extended (aileron droop).

Seven flight control computers process pilot and autopilot inputs according to normal, alternate, or direct flight control laws.

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There are 2 ELACs (Elevator Aileron Computer), 3 SECs (Spoilers Elevator Computer), 2 FACs (Flight Augmentation Computer).

Side sticks - If both priority buttons are pushed, the last pressed will give priority. The opposite sidestick can be permanently deactivated by pressing and holding the button for _____.

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In this case, a momentary push on either button will reactivate the deactivated side stick.

In flight mode, control surface deflection is not directly proportional to side stick deflection. Instead, side stick input is a rate of roll demand in roll and a load factor demand in pitch.

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ALPHA/SPEED LOCK FUNCTION - This function inhibits slat retraction at high angles-of-attack and low speeds or high speeds.

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This function inhibits slat retraction at high angles-of-attack and low speeds.

Should both FACs fail, maximum rudder deflection can be obtained after the _____ are extended.

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In normal operations, ELAC1 and ELAC2 control the elevators and the horizontal stabilizer, and the green and yellow hydraulic jacks drive the left and right elevator surfaces respectively.

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In normal operations, only ELAC2 controls the elevators and the horizontal stabilizer, and the green and yellow hydraulic jacks drive the left and right elevator surfaces respectively.

What kind of protections are provided if the aircraft is in Alternate Law?

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When is the Flight Mode active?

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Can the rudders be moved with both FAC’s inoperative?

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When the landing gear is extended, pitch alternate law:

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To disable a side-stick, you have to depress the red take-over button on the active stick. Holding the button down for 40 seconds will electrically lock the other stick out until its own red take-over button is pushed again.

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The rudder deflection is limited depending on speed by the rudder travel limiter. The current rudder travel limit is shown on the F/CTL ECAM page by white ticks below the rudder scale.

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How many actuators are provided to control the ailerons and how many hydraulic sources supply these actuators?

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With the aircraft in Pitch Alternate Law, roll is in _____ Law.

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Automatic pitch trim is provided both on ground and in flight.

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Where does the SFCCs obtain AOA and air data information from?

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Flight Control Data Concentrators (FCDC) acquire data from the ELACs and SECs and send it to the electronic instrument system (EIS) and the centralized fault display system (CFDS).

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Which of the following statements best describes the Load Alleviation function (LAF)?

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In Pitch Normal Law Flight Mode, pitch trim is:

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When ground spoilers deploy automatically:

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Lift augmentation devices consist of:

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Mechanically backed-up control surfaces:

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If both FAC’s fail, what happens to the rudder limiter?

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Two control surfaces that have mechanical backup are:

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In Direct Law, the yaw damping is lost but turn coordination is still available. The yaw damping and turn coordination functions are lost.

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When deploying flaps when airborne, selecting 1 on the flap lever only moves the slats - i.e. configuration 1 is achieved rather than 1+F.

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Turn coordination is available in Alternate Law.

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What happens in the event of a single ELAC failure?

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What control surfaces do the FACs control?

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With the autopilot engaged, the FMGC computes the rudder trim orders. The rudder trim rotary switch and the rudder trim reset pushbutton are not active.

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Which controls are used for the mechanical backup?

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What is true concerning the side stick takeover push button?

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While on the ground in Roll Normal Law there is a direct relationship between sidestick deflection and the corresponding aileron and spoiler deflection.

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Should the active elevator actuator fail, elevator control is:

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FAC generated slat and flap extension, retraction, and limiting speeds are visually displayed on which of the following?

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The message WING TIP BRK ON appears on the E/WD. What does it mean?

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If both pilots deflect their side sticks fully back:

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Elevator actuation - Two electrically controlled hydraulic servojacks drive each elevator.

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If the active servojack fails, the damped one becomes active, and the failed jack is automatically switched to damping mode.

What computer normally commands the operation of the elevators and horizontal stabilizer?

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ELAC = Elevator Aileron Computer

Once activated the wing tip brakes:

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There are _____ that control the aircraft in pitch.

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The maximum elevator deflection is 30 degrees nose up, and 17 degrees nose down. The maximum THS deflection is 13.5 degrees nose up, and 4 degrees nose down.

Selection of flaps 1 in flight will select which of the following configurations?

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In Pitch Alternate Law the low Speed stability (nose down command) can be overridden by the sidestick.

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What happens to high speed (VMO/MMO) when you are in Alternate Law?

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Which of the following statements is correct concerning the elevator aileron computers (ELACs):

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The flight control surfaces are _____ controlled and _____ actuated.

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Which of the following will automatically reset after landing?

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In normal law, what is the maximum bank angle you can reach with the side stick fully deflected?

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You can degrade directly from Normal Law to Direct Law with gear down and a dual radio altimeter fault.

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With an elevator fault, the remaining elevator remains operative, but its deflection limits are reduced to prevent excessive torsional loads on the tail. Normal flight is possible in this configuration. If the elevators are lost entirely, they are automatically set to the neutral position.

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Following nosewheel touchdown, as the pitch attitude becomes less than 2.5 degrees for more than 5 seconds, pitch trim is automatically reset to zero.

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This function is inoperative, when the green or yellow hydraulic system is not pressurized.

Automatic rudder trim is provided at the rate of 5 degrees per second while the manual rudder trim rate is _____ up to a maximum of _____.

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Can the crew make a flight control input that will over-stress the airplane in direct law?

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To select speedbrakes inflight, the pilot should:

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There are ten spoilers (five each side) and they have several functions, each using different surfaces:

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The spoiler panels are the only flight control surfaces with no redundant control.

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Which of the following controls and monitors flaps and slats?

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The ailerons, elevators and pitch trim are powered by three independent actuators, each powered by a separate hydraulic source.

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The ailerons, elevators and pitch trim are powered by two independent actuators, each powered by a separate hydraulic source.

The FLAP lever sends signal to Slat Flap Control Computer (SFCC) to command movement.

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In Normal Law, what are the limits of Pitch Attitude protections with flaps Full.

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Selection of flaps one prior to takeoff will select which of the following?

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What happens in the side stick-neutral high speed protection mode?

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Can you manually trim the rudder with the autopilot engaged?

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The rudder trim rotary selector has no effect, when the autopilot is engaged.

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In the event of a complete loss of electrical flight control signals, the airplane reverts to a _____ mode.

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What is the true statement concerning the Spoiler Elevator Computers (SECs)?

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The FAC’s primarily control which control surface?

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What condition will cause auto flap retraction?

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What are the rudder trim rates?

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Aileron actuation - Each aileron has two electrically controlled hydraulic servojacks. One of these servojacks per aileron operates at a time. Each servojack has two control modes:

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If electrical power to a SEC fails:

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Horizontal stabilizer trim automatically resets to zero degrees after landing.

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If the ground spoilers are armed and the speed exceeds 72 kt, the ground spoilers will automatically extend as soon as both thrust levers are reset to idle.

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The ELAC (Elevator Aileron Computer) are for:

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Direct law is indicated by the ECAM message FCTL DIRECT LAW (PROT LOST). Auto-trim is not available. A "USE MAN PITCH TRIM" message appears on the FMA. Auto turn coordination and dutch roll damping are also lost.

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On the ground, a combined side stick deflection indicator is shown as a white cross on the attitude indicator. This indicates control surface positions.

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This only indicates side stick positions, not control surface positions.

In normal law, if one stick is rapidly pulled fully back, can the aircraft’s maximum allowable “G” load be exceeded?

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Locked flaps or slats may be caused by the Wing Tip Brakes (WTB) locking the affected surface movement if _____ are detected.

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Sideslip target - In the case of an engine failure at takeoff, or at go-around, the sideslip index on the PFD changes from _____.

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Are there any control surfaces with a mechanical backup?

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A screwjack driven by _____ drives the stabilizer.

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The two hydraulic motors are controlled by one of three electric motors, or the mechanical trim wheel.

The alpha speed lock function:

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Roll control is achieved by:

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The wing tip brakes are:

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In the case of an extraordinary unpredictable external event (e.g. mid-air collision) the flight parameters may go far beyond the limits of the protected envelope. In this case, specific control laws are activated to ensure aircraft recovery, and to allow a safe continuation of the flight. This is called “Abnormal Attitude Law”.

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Aileron droop may best be confirmed by checking which of the following?

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What happens to the rudder limits if both FAC’s fault?

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Let’s assume the F/O presses his takeover pushbutton and releases it after more than 40 seconds.

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What is the maximum flap setting for in-flight use of the spoilers?

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Sidesticks provide electrical signals to the flight control computers. If both sidesticks are operated together:

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If this happens, a "DUAL INPUT" aural warning is activated and green lights show on the SIDE STICK PRIORITY warning lights. Dual inputs are not recommended.

The ground spoilers retract:

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In pitch normal law, the elevator control changes from the normal mode to a protection mode when the angle of attack is greater than:

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The autopilot will disconnect if the side stick takeover push button is depressed.

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Mechanical control of the THS is available from the pitch trim wheel at any time if:

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Failure to retract the flaps after takeoff will:

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A-LOCK pulsing _____ on the E/WD indicates that the slats have been locked due to high angle of attack and/or low speed

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Which altitude limitation is associated with high lift devices?

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The 2 FACs (Flight Augmentation Computers) are for:

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Is there any rudder pedal feedback for the yaw damping and turn coordination functions?

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The "SPEED BRK" memo on the E/WD will flash amber if Speed brakes are extended and:

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The maximum deflection of the spoilers is:

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Auto ground spoilers are armed by pulling the spoiler lever up to expose a white collar. A memo on the E/WS confirms arming.

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Airbus A320 – Flight Controls