M80
Topic Author
Posts: 36
Joined: Sat Mar 03, 2001 7:31 pm

B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 1:16 am

What's the purpose of two lights/buttons/switches located between standby horizon and EICAS CANCEL & RECALL pushbuttons?


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Marcin Gauksztol



M80
 
LMP737
Posts: 4857
Joined: Wed May 08, 2002 4:06 pm

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 1:29 am

The CANCEL button removes any caution or advisory messages on the upper display. The RECALL button allows you to view cautionary and advisory messages that are still applicable.

Enjoy your day.  Smile
Never take financial advice from co-workers.
 
Rick767
Posts: 2613
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2000 8:11 pm

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 2:47 am

The CANCEL switch (momentary action), when pushed will:

- Remove currently displayed caution and advisory messages and the page number from view.
- Display the next page, if any, of alert messages.

The RECALL switch (momentary action), when pushed will:

- Redisplay the first page of cancelled caution and advisory messages, if the associated fault still exists.
I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
 
cdfmxtech
Posts: 1319
Joined: Wed Jul 05, 2000 11:37 am

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 4:07 am

He is talking about the 2 white squares mounted vertical to one another. They are located between the Stby Att Ind and the Cancel/Recall Switches.
Those are Auto Bright Sensors. They sense when cokcpit conditions are too bright and brighten the annunciator lights when they are in the dim position.

 
Rick767
Posts: 2613
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2000 8:11 pm

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 7:29 am

Ah, my mistake. Cdfmxtexh is correct, they are the "Indicator Light Autobright System Sensors". Their function is as described.
I used to love the smell of Jet-A in the morning...
 
LMP737
Posts: 4857
Joined: Wed May 08, 2002 4:06 pm

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 8:02 am

Cdfmxtech:

You're right. Guess I should read posts a little more closely. Or try not to reply to them after a ten hour midnight shift.  Smile
Never take financial advice from co-workers.
 
M80
Topic Author
Posts: 36
Joined: Sat Mar 03, 2001 7:31 pm

RE: B757/B767 Instrument Panel?

Thu Aug 29, 2002 7:09 pm

OK, thanks to all of you for answering.

M80

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: TWA772LR and 20 guests