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Switching Panel

API Documentation: Switching Panel

Description

To have maximal redundancy A320 pilots can switch backup computers or data sources to be used for either the Captain's or First Officer's displays.

Usage

ATT HDG Selector

  • NORM:
    • IR 1 supplies data to PFD 1 ND 1, and Digital Distance and Radio Magnetic Indicator (DDRMI)/VOR DME.
    • IR 2 supplies data to PFD 2 and ND 2.
  • CAPT 3:
    • IR 3 replaces IR 1 and supplies data to PFD 1, ND 1, and DDRMI/VOR DME.
  • F/O 3:
    • IR 3 replaces IR 2 and supplies data to PFD 2 and ND 2.

AIR DATA Selector

  • NORM:
    • ADR 1 supplies data to PFD 1 and ND 1.
    • ADR 2 supplies data to PFD 2 and ND 2.
  • CAPT 3:
    • ADR 3 replaces ADR 1 and supplies data to PFD 1, and ND 1.
  • F/O 3:
    • ADR 3 replaces ADR 2 and supplies data to PFD 2 and ND 2.

EIS DMC Selector

  • NORM:
    • DMC 1 supplies data to PFD 1, ND 1, and the upper ECAM DU.
    • DMC 2 supplies data to PFD 2, ND 2, and the lower ECAM DU.
  • CAPT 3:
    • DMC 3 replaces DMC 1.
  • F/O 3:
    • DMC 3 replaces DMC 2.

Note: If a DMC fails, each of its associated DUs displays an “INVALID DATA” message.

Currently not available or INOP in the FBW A32NX for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

ECAM/ND XFR Selector

  • NORM:
    • The System Display (SD) appears on lower ECAM.
  • CAPT:
    • Transfers the System Display to Captain's ND.
  • F/O:
    • Transfers the System Display to First Officer's ND.

Currently not available or INOP in the FBW A32NX for Microsoft Flight Simulator.


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Last update: May 16, 2022
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