060-4241-000 • Rev. D - March 2000
MK V & MK VII EGPWS Pilot Guide
Recommended response to EGPWS alerts are as follows:
1. Stop any descent and climb as necessary to
eliminate the alert. Analyze all available instruments and
information to determine best course of action.
2. Advise ATC of situation as necessary.
1. Aggressively position throttles for maximum rated thrust.
Apply maximum available power as determined by
emergency need. The pilot not flying (if applicable) should
set power and ensure that TO/GA power and modes are set.
2. If engaged, disengage the autopilot and smoothly but
aggressively increase pitch toward "stick shaker" or Pitch
Limit Indicators (PLI) to obtain maximum climb
3. Continue climbing until the warning is eliminated and safe
flight is assured.
4. Advise ATC of situation.
NOTE: Climbing is the only recommended response unless
operating in visual conditions and/or pilot determines, based
on all available information, that turning in addition to the
climbing is the safest course of action. Follow established
NOTE: Navigation must not be based on the use of the Terrain
Awareness and Alerting Display (TAD).
Below Glideslope alerts consist of "soft" and "hard" alerts
based on the degree of glideslope deviation and altitude.
Respond to these alerts as necessary to correct the aircraft's
flightpath back to the Glideslope centerline or perform a