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MCP Speed Window 'Flashing'

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    MCP Speed Window 'Flashing'

    Hi,

    Just noticed the following:

    When setting a lower speed, e.g. reducing from 250 kt to 'Up' speed, the speed window in the MCP starts flashing, along with the A/T P/RST light. My understanding of the system is that A/T P/RST will flash under certain conditions, but the MCP speed window should not flash under these conditions. Any thoughts, please?
    Doug Boynton

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    Originally posted by Skyrider View Post
    Hi,

    Just noticed the following:

    When setting a lower speed, e.g. reducing from 250 kt to 'Up' speed, the speed window in the MCP starts flashing, along with the A/T P/RST light. My understanding of the system is that A/T P/RST will flash under certain conditions, but the MCP speed window should not flash under these conditions. Any thoughts, please?
    That’s the single most annoying thing that is simulated. On top of that I haven’t seen a single carrier having that option… Wish there was an option to switch it off.
    Also I find that the status indicator light for the A/T flash even when according to the logic should not anymore.
    Balint

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      #3
      Originally posted by balint22 View Post

      That’s the single most annoying thing that is simulated. On top of that I haven’t seen a single carrier having that option… Wish there was an option to switch it off.
      Also I find that the status indicator light for the A/T flash even when according to the logic should not anymore.
      So it's not just me. Agreed, the A/T P/RST light also flashes during other conditions when it should not.
      Doug Boynton

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        #4
        This was discussed here plenty of times.Yes it's oversensitive.
        Matthew Chalupniczak

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          #5
          Originally posted by Dzosef View Post
          This was discussed here plenty of times.Yes it's oversensitive.
          Thanks, not spotted anything prior to posting 😥
          Doug Boynton

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            #6
            The MCP speed window flashing is on the list already.

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              #7
              Originally posted by Emi View Post
              The MCP speed window flashing is on the list already.
              Thanks, good to know. 👍
              Doug Boynton

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