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Video answers: ‘Airbus ROPS’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. Runway Overrun Prevention System.
  2. It’s an important system because runway excursions during landing are the most common aviation accident so it contributes significantly to safety.
  3. During approach and landing, it continually monitors whether the plane can land safely on the remaining runway.
  4. It has access to all of the parameters that affect the landing distance of the aircraft, as well as to a runway database.
  5. It can instantly take into account changing conditions that affect the stopping distance of the aircraft.
  6. With the ROPS system on the A350, pilots have the ability to specifically input the current conditions of the runway.

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