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Old 2nd Oct 2007, 10:56
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Answer b) probbably.

But that's beside the point, because retarding both throttle levers is such a basic principle, that if you'd want to provide warnings to avoid such basic mistakes, you would have to come up with dozens of new warnings.

CRC >> PITCH EXCEEDING 10 DEGREES! (for tail strike avoidance, for instance)

CRC >> VERTICAL SPEED EXCEEDING 720FPM (for hard landing avoidance)

Where does that leave the pilots??

And that would corrupt the ECAM warning phillosophy, ECAM warnings are to be used as described, if one starts to deviate in design, confusion is to arise. There are other type of warnings that are oriented for immediate actions, like the WINDSHEAR warning on the PFD, or the AUTOLAND LIGHT, but these aren't ECAM warnings.
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