Bus Guide 3 RCDR, O2, Calls, Rain, Ext Lts, APU, Fire

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Bus Guide 3 RCDR, O2, Calls, Rain, Ext Lts, APU, Fire
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RCDR Panel, Oxygen Panel, CALLS Panel, RAIN Panel, EXT LTS Panel, APU Panel, Fire
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  1. RCDR Panel

    When is the RCDR normally on in AUTO?
    • On the ground for 5 minutes after electruc power is supplied to the aircraft.
    • When at least 1 engine is operating.
    • Stops 5 minutes after the last engine is shut down.
  2. RCDR Panel

    What does the CVR record?
    ACPs and cockpit area microphone.
  3. RCDR Panel

    How do you record the ITM's PAs?
    ACP 3 PA VOL knob out and in the 3 o'clock position.
  4. RCDR Panel

    How do you test the RCDR?
    • RCDR ON
    • Parking brake ON
    • Press the CVR TEST push button (4 tones)
  5. RCDR Panel

    How do you erase the RCDR tape?
    • RCDR ON
    • Aircraft on the ground
    • Parking brake ON
    • Press the CVR ERASE push button (2 seconds)
  6. RCDR Panel

    When does the Digital Flight Data Recorder operate?
    • On the ground for 5 minutes after electrical power is supplied to the aircraft.
    • When at least 1 engine is operating
    • Continuously in flight whether or not the engines are operating
    • Stops 5 minutes after the last engine is shut down.
  7. RCDR Panel

    What is the position of the RCDR push button during preflight?
    ON
  8. RCDR Panel

    When will the RCDR ON light extinguish?
    After the first engine is started.
  9. OXYGEN Panel

    What does the PASSENGER SYS ON light mean?
    The signal to release the oxygen mask doors has been sent.
  10. OXYGEN Panel

    When PASSENGER SYS ON is illuminated, does this indicate that all of the passenger oxygen masks have deployed?
    No, the ITM's may have to manually deploy some of the masks.
  11. OXYGEN Panel

    When do the masks auto deploy?
    When the cabin altitude exceeds 14,000 feet
  12. Oxygen Panel

    What method is used to supply passenger cabin supplemental oxygen?
    Chemical oxygen generators.
  13. OXYGEN Panel

    How do cabin occupants activate the flow of oxygen to their masks?
    Pull the mask toward the seat.
  14. Oxygen Panel

    How long does the PAX oxygen last?
    Approximately 13 minutes.
  15. Oxygen Panel

    Where is oxygen stored for the crew?
    In a single high-pressure cylinder.
  16. OXYGEN Panel

    Above what altitude will the crew oxygen masks provide 100% oxygen regardless of the position of the NORMAL/100% selector?
    35,000 feet
  17. OXYGEN Panel

    What happens during preflight when you push to extinguish the CREW SUPPLY OFF LIGHT?

    What would you notice during when doing this on the DOOR ECAM page?
    It electrically opens a valve in the avionics bay to supply low-pressure crew oxygen.

    They OXY would change from amber to green.
  18. OXYGEN Panel

    What indication would you have of a crew oxygen cylinder discharge?
    The green disc on the lower left side of the foreward fuselage would be missing.
  19. OXYGEN Panel

    Will the crew oxygen mask microphone automatically be deacticated when the mask is stowed?



    No - you must push the RESET slide switch.
  20. CALLS Panel

    How do you call a mechanic?
    Momentarily push the MECH push button. A blue light on the EXT PWR PANEL will illuminate and an external horn will sound.
  21. CALLS Panel

    How do you call the forward ITM?
    • Press the FWD button
    • Pink light appears on the Fwd area Call Panel
    • CAPT CALL appears on the FWD ITM indication panel
    • A green light illuminates
    • A low level chime sounds through the fwd cabin loudspeakers.
  22. CALL Panel

    What happens when you press the EMER push button?
    • Pink light flashes at all ares Call Panel
    • EMERGENCY CALL appears on all ITM indication panels
    • High-low chime (repeated 3 times) sound throughout the cabin loudspeaker
  23. CALL Panel

    What happens when the ITM's initiate an emergency call?
    • The white EMER ON light and amber CALL lights flash
    • The amber ATT lights flash on the ACPs.
    • System resets when the attendant hangs up the relevant system.
  24. RAIN Panel

    What happens when the RAIN RPLNT push button is pressed?
    Timer applies a measure quantitiy of rain repellent to the windshield.
  25. RAIN Panel

    When will the RAIN RPLNT push button not work?
    On the ground with the engines stopped.
  26. EXT LTS Panel

    If RWY TURN OFF is selected to ON and the NOSE is selected to TAXI or T.O., which lights automatically extinguish after takeoff?
    The NOSE and RWY TURN OFF lights extinguish when the landing gear is retracted.
  27. EXT LTS Panel

    Are the NAV 1 and NAV 2 positions connected to a single bulb?
    No - they are seperate bulbs.
  28. EXT LTS Panel

    What position should the STROBE switch be in during preflight?
    AUTO
  29. EXT LTS Panel

    When do the strobe lights flash in AUTO?
    When the main landing gear strut is not compressed.
  30. APU Panel

    What happens when the APU MASTER SW push button is selected ON?
    • Electrically powers the APU system (Blue ON light in the push button)
    • Electronic Control Box (ECB) performs a power up test
    • APU ECAM page appears (if EXT or ENG GEN AC power is avail)
    • APU air intake flap opens
    • APU fuel pump operates (if no tank pumps are on)
  31. APU Panel

    What happens when you push the APU START push button?
    • Blue ON light illuminates
    • When APU air intake flap opens the starter is energized
    • Ignition is turned ON 1.5 seconds after starter is energized
    • Starter is de-energized and ignition turned OF at 55% N
    • Blue ON light in START push button extinguishes
    • Green AVAIL light illuminates 2 secs. after 95% N or above 99.5% N
    • APU page disappears from the ECAM 10 secs. later.
  32. APU Panel

    With the APU running and supplying bleed air how do you shut it down?
    • APU BLEED push button OFF
    • APU MASTER SW OFF
    • APU will cool down and then shut down
  33. APU Panel

    What does the green AVAIL light on the APU START push button indicate?
    The APU is available to provide electical power and/or bleed air.
  34. APU Panel

    With the APU green AVAIL light ON and the EXT PWR green AVAIL light on, which system is powering aircraft?
    APU - priority system (APU trumps grnd pwr)
  35. APU Panel

    If the APU is running it is necessary to manually select APU BLEED OFF prior to APU shutdown?
    No - when the APU MASTER SW is selected OFF, the bleed air valve is closed and the APU is allowed to cool prior to shutdown.
  36. APU Panel

    During the APU cool down cycle can the APU used?
    Yes - press the APU MASTER SW push button
  37. APU Panel

    The APU generator can supply 100% electrical load to what altitude?
    25,000 feet
  38. APU Panel

    Max altitude the APU can supply bleed air to one pack while providing electrical power?
    22,500 feet
  39. APU Panel

    Max altitude the APU can supply bleed air to two packs while providing electrical power?
    15,000 feet
  40. APU Panel

    Max altitude the APU can supply bleed air for engine start while providing electrical power?
    20,000 feet
  41. APU Panel

    What does an amber FAULT light in the APU BLEED push button indicate?
    An ECB commanded auto shutdown of the APU has occurred.
  42. APU Panel

    What does an amber FAULT light in the APU BLEED push button indicate?
    APU bleed air leak.
  43. APU Panel

    How many fire extinguishers are provided for the APU?
    1
  44. APU Panel

    Does APU air or electric have priority?
    APU Electric trumps apu air.
  45. FIRE Panel

    Where are the engine fire loops installed?
    • Pylon nacelle
    • Engine core
    • Fan section
  46. FIRE Panel

    What happens if both fire loops fail?
    If the failure of both loops occurs within 5 secs of ea other, a FIRE warning will be issued.
  47. FIRE Panel

    What does an amber DISCH light indicate?
    The fire extinguisher bottle has lost it's pressure.
  48. FIRE Panel

    How many fire extinguishers are provided for each engine?
    2 per engine
  49. FIRE Panel

    List the actions that occur when a ENGINE FIRE push button is pressed:
    • 2 - Silences the aural fire warning and arms the fire extinguisher squibs
    • 1 - Closes the hydraulic fire shut off valve
    • 2 - Closes the low pressure fuel valve and the IDG fuel return valve
    • 1 - Deactivates the IDG (FADEC power supply also deactivated)
    • 2 - Closes the pack flow control and engine bleed valves
  50. FIRE Panel

    What occurs when you press the TEST push button on the ENGINE FIRE panel?
    • 7 Lights:
    • CRC sounds
    • MASTER WARN lights flash (2)
    • ENG FIRE push button illuminates red (1)
    • SQUIB and DISCH lights illuminate (2)
    • ECAM FIRE WARNING (1)
    • FIRE light on the ENG panel illunimates (1)
  51. FIRE Panel

    List the actions that occur when the APU FIRE push button is pressed:
    • 2 - silences the aural fire warning and arm APU fire extinguisher squib
    • 1 - Shuts down the APU (ECB)
    • 2 - Closes the low pressure fuel valve and shuts OFF the APU fuel pump
    • 1 - Deactivates the APU generator
    • 2 - Closes the APU bleed and cross-bleed valves
  52. FIRE Panel

    What occurs when the APU FIRE TEST push button is pressed?
    • 5 Lights:
    • CRC sounds
    • MASTER WARN lights flash (2)
    • APU FIRE push button illuminates red (1)
    • SQUIB and DISCH lights illuminate (1)
    • ECAM FIRE WARNING (1)
  53. FIRE PANEL

    Does the APU fire extinguisher automatically discharge if a fire is detected on the ground?
    Yes - The APU will automatically shut down and the APU fire extinguisher will discharge
  54. FIRE Panel

    Does the APU fire extinguisher automatically discharge if a fire is detected in flight?
    No

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