EFOJS • 23 days ago

ReDescribe

Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 NextGen cockpit by JC Gellidon on Unsplash. RP-C5907, operated by PAL Express. Described with help of r/Aviation community

Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 NextGen cockpit by JC Gellidon on Unsplash. RP-C5907, operated by PAL Express. Described with help of r/Aviation community

Emergency/Parking brake lever

Disconnect the ailerons or elevators from each other in case of a jam

Throttle controls

Flaps control — to lower and raise the flaps

The red buttons on the yokes are for disconnecting the autopilot

Yoke, alternatively known as a control wheel is a device used for piloting some fixed-wing aircraft

Landing gear handle

Overhead panel — contains switches to control systems such as fuel, electrical, environmental controls and more

Control Display Unit (CDU) — it is the interface through which the pilot can enter information into the Flight Management System (FMS), like a new flight plan for example. It’s important for planning routes

Annunciator panel — panel with the warning lights on it

Engine-related displays: rotations per minute, temperature, thrust, etc.

Primary Flight Display (PFD) — shows pitch and roll and a “virtual horizon”. It’s how the pilots can see where the plane is pointing in bad visibility. On the sides, there are two numbers: on the left, the Indicated Airspeed, and on the right, the altitude above sea level. One of the most important things in any cockpit

Registration number (RP-C5907)