AirTran B737-700 Limitations

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AirTran B737-700 Limitations
2014-10-05 22:51:07

Limitations for the B737-700
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  1. 1.) What is the Max. T.O. and Landing tailwind component allowed?
    10 kts.                       (AOM, L-1)
  2. 2.) What are the Max speeds?
    Vmo/Mmo  340 KIAS / M.82       (AOM, L-1)
  3. 3.) What is the turbulence penetration speed? 
    280 / .76     (AOM, L-1)
  4. 4.) What is the Max. Operating altitude?
    41,000'      (AOM, L-1)
  5. 5.) What is the Max. cabin differential pressure (relief valves)?
    9.1 psi     (AOM, L-2)
  6. 6.) When can’t you operate the AC packs in HIGH ?
    When the engine bleed air switches are ON, in the TO, Appch, or landing.     (AOM, L-2)
  7. 7.) When must the Engine anti-ice system be on during Flight?        
    (Except when the SAT is less than -40° C in climb or cruise) anytime icing conditions exist or are anticipated.   (AOM, L-2)
  8. 8.) When do “Icing conditions” exist in the air?
    When the OAT, on ground and for TO, or TAT in flight, is 10 deg.C or below and visible moisture is present, (i.e. clouds, fog with vis. 1 mile or less, rain, snow, sleet, and ice crystals. (RISS), or temperature and dew point are within 3°C (5°F)       (AOM, L-2, S-12.1)
  9. 9.) When do “Icing conditions” exist on the Ground and for TO?
    When the OAT is 10° C or less when operating on ramps, taxiways or runways, and snow, ice, standing water, or slush (SISS) may be ingested by engines, or temperature and dew point are within 3°C (5°F).     (AOM, L-2, S-12.1)
  10. 10.) Sever engine damage may result from relying on what, to determine when the use of engine anti-ice is required?
    Airframe visual icing cues.      (AOM, L-2)
  11. 11.) Is the use of the Wing Anti-ice system an authorized substitute for ground de-icing/antiicing and inspection procedures?
    No.      (AOM, L-2)
  12. 12.) When are you not authorized to use Wing anti-ice on the ground?
    When the OAT is above 10 deg.C     (AOM, L-2)
  13. 13.) What is the Min. altitude you may use the Auto-pilot during TO?
    500' agl.    (AOM, L-2)
  14. 14.) For single channel operation, the autopilot shall not remain engaged below what altitude?
    50' AGL    (AOM, L-2)
  15. 15.) What is the Min. altitude you may use the Auto-pilot on a non-precision appch.?
    50' below M.D.A.     (AOM, L-2)
  16. 16.) Are we authorized to use aileron trim with the autopilot engaged?    
    No.      (AOM,L-2)
  17. 17.) What is required to shoot any approach below Cat 1?
    A minimum of 600' RVR, autoland must be used and the Captain must be the PF.     (AOM, L-3)
  18. 17b.) What is the lowest visibility standard that we are authorized to shoot an Automatic Approach and landing to?
    Our 737’s are certified to Cat II and IIIa, but our Ops Spec (C060) allows us to fly to a minimum of 600’ RVR.       (AOM, L-3)
  19. 18.) What is the Max. Headwind authorized for the Autoland system?
    25 knots.      (AOM, L-3)
  20. 19.) What is the Max. Crosswind authorized for the Autoland system?
    20 knots (15 knots for lower than cat I mins.).    (AOM, L-3)
  21. 20.) What is the Max. Tailwind authorized for the Autoland system?    
    10 knots     (AOM, L-3)
  22. 21.) What flap setting and engine limitations must be met to use Autoland?
    Flaps must be at 30 or 40, and both engines must be operative.     (AOM, L-3)
  23. 22.) What are the Max.; Taxi, Takeoff, Landing, and Zero Fuel weights?
    • Taxi -155,000, 
    • Takeoff – 154,500,  
    • Landing – 128,000,  
    • Zero Fuel – 120,500       (AOM, L-3)
  24. 23.) What may not be used when ACARS is operational?
    VHF-3      (AOM, L-4)
  25. 24.) How are Engine and APU Max. and Min. limits marked?
    These limits are marked by a red line.     (AOM, L-4)
  26. 25.) How are Engine and APU cautionary ranges marked?
    These limits are marked by an amber arc.     (AOM, L-4)
  27. 26.) How are Engine and APU normal operating ranges marked?       
    These limits are marked by a white arc.     (AOM, L-4)
  28. 27.) When must the continuous ignition be on?
    When operating in Heavy Rain.     (AOM, L-5)
  29. 28.) What limitations come into play for a hard starting engine?
    Each start attempt is limited to 2 minutes with a minimum of 10 seconds rest between start attempts.     (AOM, L-5)
  30. 29.) Are we authorized to intentionally use reverse thrust in flight?
    No.      (AOM, L-5)
  31. 30.) When can we takeoff with the EEC’s in the Alternate mode?
    Only when No Derate or Assumed temp thrust is used, AND Both EEC’s are selected to the Alternate mode.      (AOM, L-5)
  32. 31.) What is the Max. altitude authorized for using both APU bleed and electrical load?   
    10,000’      (AOM, L-5)
  33. 32.) What is the Max. altitude authorized for using APU bleed alone?
    17,000’     (AOM, L-5)
  34. 33.) What is the Max. altitude authorized for using APU electrical load alone?
    41,000’      (AOM, L-5)
  35. 34.) What 3 conditions require that the APU bleed valve be closed?
    •  1.) Ground air connected and isolation valve open.   
    • 2.) Engine #1 bleed valve open.   
    • 3.) Isolation and engine #2 bleed valves open.       (AOM, L-5)
  36. 35.) When is the use of HF-1 forbidden?    
    During fueling, de-fueling or near fuel spills.     (AOM, L-4)
  37. 37.) Can the APU bleed valve be open during engine start?
    Yes, but avoid engine power above idle.      (AOM, L-5)
  38. 38.) With regard to fueling ops., what consideration must be given to the APU?
    The APU must not be started or shut down during refueling ops.       (AOM, L-5)
  39. 39.) What is the min. altitude that speedbrakes may be deployed in flight?
    1,000’ RADIO altitude.       (AOM, L-5)
  40. 40.) What is the aft limit the Speed Brake lever may be extended to, in flight?
     It must not be moved aft of the FLIGHT DETENT.      (AOM, L-5)
  41. 41.) What selection is prohibited, with regard to Flight Management, and Navigation?
    QFE selected is prohibited.      (AOM, L-6)
  42. 42.) What 3 conditions is the use of the Wx Radar system prohibited?
    • 1.) During fueling.  
    • 2.) Near Fuel spills.  
    • 3.) Near People.      (AOM, L-6)
  43. 43.) What limits must be followed with regard to tank fueling sequence?
    • Fuel tanks can be loaded individually, simultaneously, or in any sequence. 
    • Main wing tanks must be scheduled to be full if the center wing tank contains more than 1,000 lbs.      (AOM, L-7)
  44. 44.) What is the Max. scheduled, and allowable random lateral fuel imbalance between tanks 1 and 2?
    Sched. to Zero / 1000 lbs Random for taxi, TO, flight or landing.    (AOM, L-7)
  45. 45.) Are we authorized to intentionally run center tank fuel pumps dry (low press. lt. illuminated)?
    No.       (AOM, L-7)
  46. 46.) Are we authorized to apply the brakes before touchdown?
     No.      (AOM, L-8)
  47. 47.) What is the Max. Flap Extension altitude ?
    20,000'     (AOM, L-8)
  48. 48.) Is holding in icing conditions with the flaps extended authorized?
    No.       (AOM, L-8)
  49. 49.) When can't we perform Reduced Thrust Takeoffs?
    • 1.) contaminated rwy.
    • 2.) Anti-skid inop.  
    • 3.) Windshear (known or suspected)  “CAW”     (AOM, L-9)
  50. 50.) When a crew receives a TCAS II RA, are they authorized to deviate from their current ATC clearance?
    Yes, to the extent necessary to comply with the RA.     (AOM, L-9)
  51. 51.) What is the Max allowable In-flight difference between the Capt. and F.O’s altitude displays for RVSM?
    200’       (AOM, L-1)
  52. 52.) What is the Max allowable Ground difference between the Capt. and F.O’s altitude displays for RVSM?
    • S.L. to 5000’ = 50’,  
    • 5001’ to 10,000’ = 60’       (AOM, L-1)
  53. 53.)  What is the Max allowable difference between the Capt. or F.O’s altitude displays and Field Elevation, for RVSM?
    75’        (AOM, L-1)
  54. 54.) What is the Max. allowable cabin press. differential for T.O. and Landing?
    .125 psi or 236’ below airport press. alt.       (AOM, L-2)
  55. 55.) What are the Max. and Min. glideslope angles?
    3.25 and 2.5 deg. resp.       (AOM, L-3)
  56. 56.) What is the Max. landing pressure altitude?
    8,400’        (AOM, L-3)
  57. 57.) What is the Max. authorized Single IDG load on the ground?
    75 KVA       (AOM, L-4)
  58. 58.) What is the EGT limit for Starting?
    Red Line (725 deg.)       (AOM, L-4)
  59. 59.) What is the EGT limit for Take Off?
    • Red Line, for 5 minutes (950 deg.). 
    • Note, 10 min. is allowed during an engine failure on T.O. or G.A.       (AOM, L-4)
  60. 60.) What is the Max. Continuous Thrust EGT limit?
    Amber Arc (925 deg.)       (AOM, L-4)
  61. 61.) What is the Min. authorized Oil Pressure? 
    13 psi, Yellow band not authorized for T.O.       (AOM, L-4)
  62. 62.) What is the Max. authorized Momentary Oil Temp. ? 
    155 deg. C       (AOM, L-4)
  63. 63.) What is the Max. Continuous Oil Temp? 
    140 deg. C       (AOM, L-4)
  64. 64.) How long can we operate with an oil temp between 140 and 155?
    45 Min.       (AOM, L-4)
  65. 65.) What is the Max. authorized N1 RPM ?
    N1 = 104 % (104.7 % for :20 sec.)        (AOM, L-4)
  66. 65a.) What is the Max. authorized N2 RPM ?    
    N1 = 105 %        (AOM, L-4)
  67. 66.) What must be verified on the overwing exits, prior to departure any time Pax are carried?
    Handle covers.       (AOM, L-5)
  68. 67.) When are the Girt bars required to be installed?
    During Taxi, T.O. and Landing.        (AOM, L-5)
  69. 68.) When does the Flight Deck door access system operational check have to be accomplished?
    Prior to the first flight of the day.       (AOM, L-6)
  70. 69.) What are we forbidden from using the terrain display for?
    Navigation.       (AOM, L-6)
  71. 70.) When are we forbidden from using the Look-ahead Terrain Alerting and Terrain display functions?
    Within 15 nm of T.O, Appch. and landing at an airport not in the FMC database.       (AOM, L-6)
  72. 71.) What is the Max. tank fuel temperature?
    49 deg. C       (AOM, L-7)
  73. 72.) What is the Min. in-flight tank fuel temperature?
    3 deg. C above the freezing point of the fuel being used or -43 deg. C, whichever is higher.       (AOM, L-7)
  74. 73.)  What is the most fuel that a Main Wing tank can hold?
    1288 gal. or 8600 lbs.       (AOM, L-7, and Jonathan 4-23-08)
  75. 74.) What is the most fuel that the center tank can hold?
    4299 gal. or 28,800 lbs.     (AOM, L-7, and Jonathan 4-23-08)
  76. 75.) What are the Max. Flap speeds?   
    • 1-5 = 250 (230 using Alt Flp sys), 
    • 10 = 210, 
    • 15 = 195, 
    • 25 = 170, 
    • 30 = 165, 
    • 40 = 156        (AOM, L-8)
  77. 76.) What are the Max. gear speeds?
    • Retract = 235 ,
    • Extend = 270/.82,  
    • Extended = 320/.82        (AOM, L-8)
  78. 77.) What is the Alternate Flap duty cycle for flaps 0-15 deg.? 
    5 min. OFF.        (AOM, L-8)
  79. 78.) What is the Alternate Flap duty cycle for flaps > 15?
    25 min. OFF.      (AOM, L-8)
  80. 79.) What are the Flight Acceleration load limits?
    • Flaps up: +2.5 to -1.0 g’s,  
    • Flaps down: +2.0 to 0.0 g’s.       (AOM, L-8)
  81. 80.) How much is the Assumed Temp Thrust Reduction allowed to be below full or derated TO thrust?
    25%, and conditionally, a periodic sys. check must be established to ensure engines are capable of producing Full TO thrust without exceeding any limits.         (AOM, L-9)
  82. 81.)  What basic limitation does our ACARS system have?
    We are limited to transmission and receipt of info that will not create an unsafe condition if the message is improperly received.       (AOM, L-9)
  83. 82.) What is the Max X-wind for a CAT II or III approach?
    15 Kts.       (AOM, L-3)
  84. 83.) How many A/C packs are we authorized to operate with the APU?
    2 packs on the ground and only 1 in flight.       (AOM, ENG/APU-14)