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maximus610 6th Jan 2018 12:59

'Set', 'select' and 'engage'
 
What are the differences between these cockpit calls?

RAT 5 6th Jan 2018 15:24

"Set" e.g. PF to PNF "set HDG 250." PM will dial in 250 degrees. It might not do anything.

"Select" e.g. PF to PNF, "select HDG SEL." Now the AFDS navigation/lateral mode is controlled by the HDG bug.

"Engage." e.g. PF to PNF, "engage autopilot A or 1."

Just one interpretation. Some SOP's might use the terminology slightly differently.


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