737 Automatic Flight

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Aircraft Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    After lift-off, the A/T remains in THR HLD until:
    • A. 

      400 feet Radio Altitude.

    • B. 

      800 feet Radio Altitude

    • C. 

      400 feet Radio Altitude and 18 seconds after lift-off.

    • D. 

      800 feet Radio Altitude and 18 seconds after lift-off.

  • 2. 
    Minimum speed reversion is not available when:
    • A. 

      The A/T is OFF and the AFDS is in ALT HOLD.

    • B. 

      After G/S capture.

    • C. 

      AFDS is in V/S mode.

    • D. 

      Both a and b are correct.

  • 3. 
    With the autopilot in CMD and V/S mode engaged, vertical speeds can be selected that command flight toward or away from the selected MCP altitude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When control wheel pressure is released during CWS roll operation, the airplane will roll wings level when the bank angle is:
    • A. 

      5 degrees or less.

    • B. 

      6 degrees or less.

    • C. 

      10 degrees or less.

    • D. 

      15 degrees or less.

  • 5. 
    The Automatic Flight System (AFS) consists of:
    • A. 

      The autopilots flight director system.

    • B. 

      Control Display Unit (CDU)

    • C. 

      The autothrottle (A/T)

    • D. 

      Both a and c.

  • 6. 
    In normal operation, what provides the A/T system with N1 limit values?
    • A. 

      A/T computer.

    • B. 

      AFDS.

    • C. 

      FMC.

    • D. 

      ADIRUs.

  • 7. 
    The autopilot cannot be engaged while force is applied to the control wheel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Moving the STAB TRIM autopilot cutout switch to the CUTOUT position will disengage the autopilot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Trimming the stabilizer with the electrical trim switch on the control wheel with autopilot engaged, will disengage the autopilot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which mode must be armed before the second autopilot can be selected?
    • A. 

      VNAV

    • B. 

      VOR/LOC.

    • C. 

      APP.

    • D. 

      LNAV.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following occurs when a TO/GA switch is pressed below 2000 feet radio altitude from a single autopilot ILS approach?
    • A. 

      The autopilot disengages.

    • B. 

      The A/T (if armed) engages in GA mode.

    • C. 

      The A/T (if armed) advances thrust levers to reduced go-around N1.

    • D. 

      All the above are correct.

  • 12. 
    What pitch mode is annunciated after takeoff when the autopilot is first engaged in "CMD"?
    • A. 

      CWS P.

    • B. 

      MCP SPD.

    • C. 

      VNAV.

    • D. 

      V/S

  • 13. 
    Is CWS an autopilot mode of operation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    The airplane is in level flight with ALT HOLD engaged. Changing the MCP altitude by more than 100 feet from current altitude, arms the V/S mode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Level change climbs and descents while using the auto light system are made at the airspeed displayed on:
    • A. 

      The CDU.

    • B. 

      The MCP.

    • C. 

      The A/T computer

    • D. 

      Both a and c.

  • 16. 
    With VNAV engaged, the AFDS pitch and A/T modes are commanded by the:
    • A. 

      MCP.

    • B. 

      FMC.

    • C. 

      FCC

    • D. 

      GPWS

  • 17. 
    If the pilot overrides the control column with a manual pitch input, which of the following occurs immediately?
    • A. 

      The autopilot engages in LNAV.

    • B. 

      LNAV disengages.

    • C. 

      The autopilot changes to CWS P.

    • D. 

      LEVEL CHANGE annunciates.

  • 18. 
    Which A/T modes permit manual thrust changes without A/T interference?
    • A. 

      GA and ARM.

    • B. 

      N1 and ARM.

    • C. 

      THR HLD and ARM.

    • D. 

      Only THR HLD.

  • 19. 
    Engaging LVL CHG or VNAV climb modes automatically engages the A/T N l mode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    During a dual autopilot ILS approach, at which radio altitude (RA) should the FLARE mode engage?
    • A. 

      300 feet.

    • B. 

      200 feet.

    • C. 

      150 feet.

    • D. 

      50 feet.

  • 21. 
    VNAV is terminated by:
    • A. 

      Selecting a different pitch mode.

    • B. 

      G/S capture.

    • C. 

      Reaching the end of an LNAV route.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 22. 
    What is the minimum altitude for selecting CMD on the second autopilot during a dual-channel A/P approach?
    • A. 

      2000 feet RA.

    • B. 

      1500 feet RA.

    • C. 

      800 feet RA.

    • D. 

      500 feet RA.

  • 23. 
    The ALT HOLD mode of the AFDS is inhibited after the glide slope is captured during an ILS.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When performing an autopilot ILS approach, the glide slope can be captured from above or below.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which statement is true of the autothrottle?
    • A. 

      The autothrottle can move the thrust levers separately

    • B. 

      The autothrottle can be manually overridden.

    • C. 

      The autothrottle will reduce thrust toward idle at 27 feet RA.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 26. 
    LNAV automatically disconnects when:
    • A. 

      HDG SEL mode is engaged.

    • B. 

      Upon VOR or localizer capture.

    • C. 

      Reaching a route discontinuity.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.