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					        PF      DESCENT PHASE                 PNF




DESCENT PREPARATION         MANAGED DESCENT




                      T/D


  80 NM ~10 minutes




                                                    IAF



                                                          A320 - Version 05a
                    PF                                              PNF
                                  1. DESCENT PREPARATION

LDG ELEV AUTO on CRUISE page…..CHECK            LANDING DATA ............……………..….OBTAIN

FMGS .................……………………...PREPARE        FMGS .................………………..………...CHECK

APPR BRIEFING ............……………PERFORM

AUTO BRAKE……………………….…AS RQRD

                                                DESCENT CLEARANCE ..........….….…OBTAIN

                                                ANTI ICE ................…………………....AS RQRD

                                                         PREPARATION


When landing in CONF 3:




                                     The A/C will be guided on a pre-computed descent path
                                     based on pilot’s entries ( Wind, ALT CSTR, SPD…)

                  ON
                     PF                                               PNF
                                           2. DESCENT INITIATION
                                     Early DES             Late DES




When new ATC clearance : FL 80



FCU ALT …………………………SET and MANAGE


                                                   FMA



                                 DESCENT
                                 phase
                    PF                                                PNF
                                    3.a DESCENT MONITORING
MCDU …………………...…..PROG/PERF DESCENT                     MCDU ……….………………….......……….F-PLN

DESCENT ..............………….…………..…MONITOR

SPEEDBRAKES .............…………….…....AS RQRD

RADAR TILT………………………..…………ADJUST

TERR ON ND ………………………………..AS RQRD



     PERF
     DES             Monitoring :   PFD : V-DEV                                   F-PLN
            PROG

       OR                           ND :



                     SPD Range :




                                                  T/D
                     Vertical Range :   ± 50 ft
                                                                     WIND :
                      PF                                           PNF
                                           4. FL 100
Passing 10 000 feet
                                                1. LAND LIGHTS……………...........………...…ON

                                                2. SEAT BELTS ..............……………....ON/AUTO

EFIS OPTION ……………….................….AS RQRD    3. EFIS OPTION ……………….........…..AS RQRD

LS pb………………………………………. AS RQRD                   4. LS pb………………………………….. AS RQRD

                                                5. RADIO NAV….…………......… SELECT/IDENT

If GPS PRIMARY not available:                   If GPS PRIMARY not available:

     NAV ACCY……………………………...CHECK                       6. NAV ACCY……………………...…CHECK



                                                          1    2



                                                                   3 4




                                                                   5 6
                    PF       DESCENT PHASE                          PNF




         DESCENT PREPARATION                      MANAGED DESCENT




                                       T/D


             80 NM ~10 minutes




If no data is inserted for the approach 200 NM from DEST,
ENTER DEST DATA message comes on the MCDU to advise
                                                                          IAF
the crew to get prepared for the arrival


                                                                                A320 - Version 05a
                     PF                FMGS PREPARATION                     PNF


                                                      PERF APPR page
                          If a VOR/DME close to the   QNH / TEMP / WIND at
                          airfield has been           dest
                          selected:                   MDA / DA
                                                      LDG CONF/ TRANS ALT /
                          enter its ident in the      VAPP
  * For this exercise,    BRG/DIST field for NAV
    enter the winds :     ACCY monitoring during      PERF DES page
                          descent                     MANAGED descent speed
      270/50/290                                      Descent winds
      270/50/250
      270/50/200                                      PERF GO AROUND page
      270/30/150                                      THR RED ALT / ACC ALT /
                                                      EO ACC ALT
      270/10/100




LATERAL REVISION                                      Check Extra Fuel,         Copy active,
STAR, TRANSITION         Set navaids, as required,
APPROACH RWY                                          to evaluate holding       and revise the SEC F-PLN
GO AROUND                and,                         possibilities at          according circumstances:
PROCEDURE                                             Destination
ALTN FPLN                check idents on the NDs                                  Alternative approach
                         (VOR-ADF) and PFDs                                       Circling
VERTICAL REVISION        (ILS)                                                    Etc…
WINDS *
SPEED CSTR
ALT CSTR
                                PF              APPROACH BRIEFING                         PNF
1
    Weather, NOTAMS,                                         2       FUEL PRED:
                                                                                                            EXTRA / TIME
    A/C STATUS                                                       Check diversion,
                                                                     EXTRA fuel, TIME

3
                                               Descent                         Approach
                   MDA                           -T/D (time, dist)               -Approach type
                                   Missed        -Alt and speed                  -Minima
                                   APPR          constraints                     -Intercept altitude, FAF
                                                 -MSA                            -MDA/DH
                                                 -STAR

                                                 APPR    FINAL                 Go around
                                                        ILSXXX                  -Missed approach procedure
        (T/D)    Time                                    MDA
                                                    LDG CONF
                        Intercept alt
        DEST
                          FPA
                                                                               Landing
                                                                                 -runway lights
                                                                                 -Runway condition, length, width
                F-PLN page                  PERF APPR page                       -Brake to vacate
                                                                                   F-
Missed approach proc                                                             -Expected taxi instructions


                                                                 4      RADIO NAV:
                                                                                                        RADIO NAV
                                                                                                      VOR
                                                                                                      ILS
                                                                        VOR, ILS, ADF                 ADF
              PF                    AUTOBRAKE                   PNF


            Use of auto brake is recommended...

Press firmly the appropriate pushbutton, according to runway length and condition, and
                      check that the related ON light comes on.



                                                                   Not
                                                             recommended at
                                                                 Landing


                            Long      Short or
                          and Dry     Contaminated
                         runways      runways


         On very long runways, use of the autobrake may not be necessary...
                PF                EARLY DESCENT                  PNF

The SPD decreases toward the lower limit of managed SPD range



                                              MANAGED DESCENT




                                  TD




                       Predicted shallow
                        converging path




                                                                       IAF
                 PF                LATE DESCENT                           PNF

The SPD increases toward the upper limit of managed SPD range



                                MANAGED DESCENT




      TD


                                                         Predicted path
                                                         ½ SPD Brakes




                                                                                IAF
                      If the     is close to a CSTR :
                            PFD & MCDU display MORE DRAG
                                   PF                V/DEV                      PNF

The V-DEV Digital value is given on PROG Page
The « YOYO » is displayed on PFD from the T/D        G/S capture



            FM S
                   c omp
                           ut ed
                                   fl igh
                                         t   pat h




                                                                                       Interception Point
          max deviation : +/-500 ft                                                           on ND




 If GPS PRIMARY is not available, V/DEV information is reliable only when the NAV ACCY ckeck is positive



In HDG or TRK mode :

The ENERGY CIRCLE represents the required distance to land from the A/C’s ALT         ARPT ELEV
     This takes into account deceleration down to Vapp
                      PF                                            PNF
                                            4. FL 100
Passing 10 000 feet
                                                 1. LAND LIGHTS……………...........………...…ON

                                                 2. SEAT BELTS ..............……………....ON/AUTO

EFIS OPTION ……………….................….AS RQRD     3. EFIS OPTION ……………….........…..AS RQRD

LS pb………………………………………. AS RQRD                    4. LS pb………………………………….. AS RQRD

                                                 5. RADIO NAV….…………......… SELECT/IDENT

If GPS PRIMARY not available:                    If GPS PRIMARY not available:
                                          RAD NAV
     NAV ACCY……………………………...CHECK                        6. NAV ACCY……………………...…CHECK

                                RAD NAV
                                  Page
                                                           1    2
                                                                    ND

                                                                    3 4




                         Ensure that appropriate radio navaids are
                         tuned and identified
                                                                    5 6
                         PF FLIGHT PHASE SWITCHING CONDITIONS
                                                            PNF




Preflight      Take Off       Climb          Cruise               Des             Approach         Go Around or Done

            FLIGHT PHASES                  OPTIMUM SPEED PROFILE                       SWITCHING CONDITIONS TO NEXT PHASE

                                                                                     SRS take off mode engaged and
              PREFLIGHT                                   /                          N1> 85% (EPR >= 1.25) or
                                                                                     Ground Speed > 90 kt


              TAKE OFF                                   V2                          At acceleration altitude or by engagement of another
                                                      (V2 + 10)                      vertical mode


                CLIMB                         ECON CLB SPD / MACH                    Reaching cruise FL



               CRUISE                            ECON CRZ MACH                       At descent initiation (if distance to DEST < 200 NM
                                                                                     and no step descent)

                                                                                     - Over flying (DECEL) pseudo waypoint with NAV (or
              DESCENT                         ECON DES MACH / SPD                    LOC*/LOC) mode engaged and altitude < 7200 ft AGL
                                                                                     - Manual activation of the approach phase.
                                                                                     1. To Go Around : when thrust levers at TO.GA
              APPROACH                                  Vapp                         detent or
                                                      (GS Min)                       2. To Done: 30 seconds after landing or
                                                                                     3. To Climb: when inserting a new CRZ FL
                                                                                     1. To Approach : Manual activation of the approach
                                      Vapp or current SPD whichever is greater.      phase or
             GO AROUND                                                               2. To Climb: Above acceleration altitude by
                                               Green Dot at ACC ALT                  - Selecting ALTN or
                                                                                     - inserting NEW DEST and CRZ FL

                                                                                     To preflight
                DONE                                      /                          when INIT or PERF key depressed
                PF                           WIND                       PNF
MORE HEADWIND :
      T/D




                                                      SPEED Range : ± 20 kts, limited to Vmax

MORE TAILWIND :

                 T/D




   If SPD reaches the upper limit :
         The A/C will maintain the SPD
         It will deviate from FLT path
          If          becomes close to a CSTR, PFD & MCDU display :   EXTEND SPD BRK

				
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