ECAM Control Panel

Description

The ECAM System presents airplane engine and system data on two identical CRT displays located on the center instrument panel below the glareshield. The upper screen is the Engine/Warning Display (E/WD) and the lower screen is the System Display (SD).

ENGINE WARNING DISPLAY - The E/WD provides:

  • Primary engine instruments information and fuel quantity indication
  • Flap/slat position information
  • Warning and caution information, and memo messages concerning airplane system status

ECAM CLASSIFICATIONS - ECAM Warnings and Cautions are divided into three classifications:

  • Level 3: Immediate action required - Red ECAM, Master Warning light, and a Continuous Repetitive Chime (CRC)
  • Level 2: Crew awareness - Amber ECAM, Master Caution light, and single chime
  • Level 1: Crew monitoring - Amber ECAM