The Graphic is the actual Flight Director (FD) from a; B-777, 757 & 767. it’s similar in most respect to the IF FD except for the data displayed. This FD like IF’s is a “Cross Bar” FD. The symbology and Speed/Altitude tapes are almost identical. Look closely at this FD. Test your knowledge, answer the following questions completely for a win & your name in lights:
- What dose the horizontal straight white line in the center of the FD represent, why is it blue above the line and brown beneath?
- At the Top of the FD display you’ll note a calibrated hall moon shaped colomiter with a pointer below it. what is its purpose?
- A center white horizontal/vertical line bisects the the FD. There are numbers associated with the horizontal lines, what do they indicate?
- Note the Airspeed in the tape speed window. It’s 162 knots, what is the equivelant Ground Speed in mph?