SF340 Normal Procedures

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SF340 Normal Procedures
2011-05-28 22:51:15
Colgan Air Saab Normal Procedures

Colgan Air Saab 340 Normal Procedures
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  1. Is the need to open doors and panels for inspection on the first flight of the day a TSA requirement? 3-2
  2. How long after engine shutdown should you wait to check the PGB oil? 3-4
    10 minutes
  3. Where can you find the Engine Fire Bottle Pressure requirements? 3-4
    CFM I, Detailed Preflight Inspection, Page 3-4
  4. How many static wicks are on each Aileron? 3-4
  5. How many vortex generators are on the elevator? 3-5
  6. How many static wicks are on the elevator / horizontal stabilizer? 3-5
    8 or 10 (depending on aircraft configuration)
  7. How many static wicks are on the rudder? 3-6
  8. How many smoke detectors and Halon lines are in the Cargo Compartment? 3-6
    • Aft Lav – 2 smoke detectors, 1 Halon line
    • Fwd Lav – 2 smoke detectors, 2 Halon lines
  9. What items are checked on a walk around preflight? 3-8
    • Chocks
    • Fluid leakage
    • Access panels
    • Doors
    • Structural Damage
    • FastenersTires / Struts
    • Bird strikes
    • FOD
  10. What are the First Flight of the Day checks for the Captain?
    • CA / Observer O2 Mask Test – Test and check function 3-10
    • Weather Radar Test – Verify radar tests properly 6-33
    • Trim Test – Verify proper operation of the Pitch, Roll, and Rudder trims 3-13
    • 64° Switch Test – Verify proper function of switch 3-12
    • Stall Warning Test – Verify proper operation of the Stall System 3-18
    • Lamps Test – Verify Upper and Lower lamp operation 3-18
    • Fire Short Test – Verify proper operation of Fire Short detection 3-19
    • Fire Detection Test – Verify proper operation of Fire Detection 3-19
    • Smoke Detection Test – Verify proper operation of Smoke Detection 3-19
    • Auto coarsen (P3) Test – Verify proper operation of P3 switch 3-45
    • CTOT Test – Verify proper operation of CTOT System 3-48830
    • Bottom Governing Check – Verify operation of Bottom Governor 3-47
    • Ice Protection Test – Verify operation of Ice Prot Systems 3-48
  11. What are the First Flight of the Day checks for the FO?
    • O2 Pressure – Verify proper amount for crew 3-20
    • FO O2 Mask Test – Test and check function 3-21
    • CVR Test – Verify proper operation of CVR 3-21
    • TAWS Test – Verify proper operation of TAWS system 3-21
    • Gear in Transit Light Test – Verify all lights illuminate 3-22
    • Pressurization Auto Mode Test – Verify Press system operation 3-23
    • PA interphone Test – Verify interphone system works properly 3-23
  12. Battery temperature increases approximately _____ every battery start? 3-34
  13. If practicable, limit tail wind component during starts to _____? 3-34
    20 knots
  14. The FO should monitor GPU voltage and call “ABORT” if GPU voltage drops below _____ and does not recover. 3-35
  15. What conditions require an aborted start? 3-36
    • Ng does not increase when starter is engaged
    • Ng does not reach approximately 20% after starter engagement
    • ITT does not decrease below 175°C during a motoring start
    • No Engine Oil Pressure within 30 seconds of starter activation
    • No ITT rise within 10 seconds of bringing CL to START (motoring start)
    • Hung Start
    • Ng continues to accelerate above ground idle (max 75%) with no PL movement
    • ITT exceeds 965°C or increased at a rate that may exceed 965°C
    • No propeller rotation with Ng above 55%
    • GPU voltage drops below 10V
  16. Altimeters should be within _____ of a known field elevation and maximum difference between altimeters of _____. 3-43
    75’, 40’
  17. What procedure is NOT authorized for removing a stuck tail stand? 3-51
    Moving the Power Levers above ground idle
  18. What minimum main hydraulic pressure should be maintained prior to pushback? 3-51
  19. When is single engine taxi prohibited? 3-52
    When ramp/taxiways are covered in standing water (shiny surface), or 15% of the taxi surface is covered in ice, snow, or slush
  20. What are the ITT limits below 15,000’ MSL? 3-61
    840°C Engine Anti Ice Off, 845°C Engine Anti Ice On
  21. What are the ITT limits at 15,000’ and above? 3-61
    860° Engine Anti Ice Off, 865°C Engine Anti Ice On
  22. What power setting do you use when ITT limits are exceeded? 3-61
    5% below charted torque, enter Flight entry and record a new trend point
  23. Use a maximum of _____ bank if operating below Vcl + 10. 3-61
  24. Anytime the autopilot is engaged below _____, the pilot flying shall keep one hand on the yoke. 3-62
    1500’ AFL
  25. How often should a fuel balance check be conducted while in cruise flight? 3-65
    Once every hour while in cruise flight
  26. What is minimum holding speed? 3-67
    160 IAS
  27. Is it required to identify and cross check the nav aids before shooting an approach? 3-69
  28. What speeds are bugged for landing? 3-72
    Vref, Vfa, Vmm15
  29. At what degree of pitch does a Tail Strike occur? 3-79
    13 degrees
  30. _____ is the only action permitted on the runway after landing. 3-81
    Gust lock engagement
  31. When does the 2 minute engine cool down begin? 3-82
    After the aircraft has taxied off the runway and after the HP valve has been closed if in use
  32. If the cabin differential pressure was noted to be _____ or above, a discrepancy must be entered into the flight log. 3-84
    0.3 psi
  33. What is the position of the HP bleed valves and power lever setting (Ng) for testing the boots for the first flight of the day anti ice procedure? 3-50
    • HP valve on
    • Ng setting 78%-80%