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Kalitta Charters Address
- 843 Willow Run Airport
- Ypsilanti MI 48198
Toll Free Phone #
Local Phone #
Fax # (dispatch only)
Fax for Trip Paperwork
5 Froms of Company Comm.
- 1. Bulletin Board
- 2. Ops Bulletins
- 3. Mail Box
- 4. E-mail
- 5. Communications book
Freight Response Time
Wheels Up: 45min
Pax/Air Ambo response time
Wheels Up: 2hrs
International Response Time
Wheels Up: 3hrs
Flight plan Aircraft name Civil and DOD
- KFS_ _ for DOD KFS _ _ 99
- "say Kalitta _ _(99)"
- in remarks put Call sign Kalitta
- Call sign Lifeguard Kalitta
Flight / Duty sheets due?
By 7th day of following month
Trading duty block have to be in increments of
When to report for Duty
Mon at Noon
Lear Jets Flt plan code and speed
Freight Falcon Freight Flt plan code and speed
Duty/Flt time Limits per
2 Consec. Cal. Quarter
Flight/Duty time in 1 duty day
- 10hrs flight in 1 duty day
- 14hrs duty
- only 10hrs flight in 24 hrs consec.
- Rest hrs Flight hrs
- 10hrs 10 or less
- 11hrs 10.1 to 10.5
- 12hrs 10.6 to 11
- 16hrs >11
13--24 consec hrs rest in Cal. Quarter
ILS critical area in use when
Ceiling <800ft or Vis < 2sm
Ops Specs- Who What and Where
- Who writes-FAA
- What- What ops you can do
- Where- FSDO, Director of Ops, Director of Maintance.
Ops Manual Who writes, What is it, Where is it
- What-How we do what were allowed
- 1. FSDO
- 2. Director of Ops
- 3. Director of Maintance
- 4. Director of Safety
- 5. Dispatch
- 6. Training Dept.
- 7. Each Aircraft
- 8. Chief Pilot
- 9. all Maintance bases
Why no ops specs manual in Aircraft
Per 135.23(c) Allows to carry extracted ops specs in ops manual Ch4
Who talks to Gov agencies for company?
Director of Ops
What is SIC chain of command?
SIC-PIC-Chief Pilot-Director of Ops-General Manager-President
PIC Duties and Responsibilities
- 1. Full control, authority, & responsibility in the operations of the A/C
- 2. Safety of Crew, Cargo, PAX, & A/C
- 3. Ground and In-flight Security Coordinator. (GSC & ISC)
- 4. Supervise crew in their duties and delegate other duties to crew
- 5. When PNF- PIC acts as PNF and monitors PF
- 6. Air-Ambo: Interface w/ medical crew as to patients needs.
- 7. Comply w/ FARs re: Alcohol & Drugs, None w/in 12hrs of T/O
- 8. Responsible of 5 min pre T/O Contamination check in deicing conditions.
First Officer Duties/Responsibilities
- 1. Assist PIC in all Pre Flt Planning
- 2. Pre Flt inspection of A/C and duties
- 3. Fueling-Proper type of Fuel, grounding, & Security of Fuel caps.
- 4. If PIC incapacitated assume resp/duties of PIC
- 5. Fly A/C if Assigned SIC/LSA per PIC
- 6. Comply with FARs Per alcohol & drugs and 12 hrs before T/O
- 7.Responsible of 5 min pre T/O Contamination check in deicing conditions.
Parts of Ops Specs
- 1. A/C Flt Log
- 2. Status Sheet
- 3. Grace Sheets
- 4. VOR check
- 5. Discrepancies-Cleared
- 6. MEL sheet-Deffered Items lists
- 7. MEL Stickers
- 8. Enough Forms-gen decs, W/B
- 9. Notams-Per Flight
- 10. Weather-Per flight
Can Grace Time be exceeded
When can you have Maintance done Outside of Base
- If approved by
- Director of Maintance or his Designee
- Director of Operations
Refueling crew Responsibilities
- 1. Fuel Load Distribution is correct
- 2. Correct fuel and acceptable quality of fuel.
- 3. Company Rep present during refueling
- 4. Sumps drained before each trip
- 5. All caps/covers on fuel, oil, alcohol tanks installed.
Terminal VOR Vol
1,000 to 12,000 25nm
Low VOR Vol
1,000 to 18,000 40nm
High VOR Vol
- 1,000 to 14,500 40nm
- 14,500 to 18,000 100nm
- 18,000 to 45,000 130nm
- 45,000 to 60,000 100nm
Can PAX smoke on A/C?
- Yes at PIC discretion
- Not during Taxi, T/O, Lnd, & when No smoking sign is on.
Where should Load Manifest be Kept
- Copy at Departure
- Copy in A/C
- Copy at Destination if Haz Material
- Keep for 30 days or 1year if Haz Material
What to put on fuel receipts?
- 1. Trip #
- 2. A/C N#
- 3. Airport Identifier
- 4. Date
- 5. Name of dispatcher who approved Retail fuel purchase if necessary.
Where should Load Manifest be Kept
- Copy at Departure
- Copy in A/C
- Copy at Destination if Haz Material
- Keep for 30 days or 1year if Haz Material
Parts of PAX brief
- PIC must ensure all PAX have been briefed on
- 1. Location of PAX briefing cards
- 3.Use of belts and shoulder harness
- 4. Seat backs upright position for T/O & LND
- 5. Location and operation of PAX and Emergency exits
- 6. Location of Survival equip.
- 7. Use of flotation equip. & Ditching procedures if Ext over water ops
- 8.Ops Above 10,000- normal and emergency use of O2.
- 9. location and operation of fire Extinguishers
Dispatch Radio Freq.
ARINC Freq 131.75
What to do if WX radar fails
- PIC asses current WX
- safely cont. flt
- if not safe take safest alternate action deemed by PIC
Who has Operational control
- Initiation-Continuation-Diversion-Termination of flight leg
- 1.Director of Ops
- 2.Chief Pilot
- 3.General Manager
- ...PIC and flight follower to a degree
If crew tests Fuel Quality What to record
- In remakrs section of flt log line that has the fueling airport in the ARR STA put
- 2.Initals of crew who tested it
How long before T/O do you needs to do Pre T/O contamination Check and when is it needed
- 5min prior to T/O
- if in Ground Deicing conditions: Any time Frost, Ice, or Snow may reasonably be expected to adhere to A/C
- --call dispatch before Deicing/Anticing
Emergency Evactuation Procedures for PIC and SIC
- Main goal is to Save LIVES
- 1.Advise OCM (when A/C stops) to begin evac.
- 2. Stay in cockpit to Secure A/C
- 3. Assits in Evac of PAX
- 1. Open door/Emerg exit ASAP after A/C stops
- 2. Exit A/C and Assist/Direct PAX away from A/C
If SIC becomes incap. PIC will Assume their duties
- 1.Follow Instructions (visual signals) from interceping A/C
- 2.Notify ATC
- 3. Attempt Radio comm with interceping A/C on 121.5 w/ Identy and nature of flt.
Can we do LASHO?
Yes only at CYYZ(Toronto Pearson Int.)
Equipment req. for RVSM
- 1. 2 altimeters
- 2. Autopolt w/ Alt Hold
- 3. Transponder-SSR alt encoding
- 4. Altitude Alert system
- 5. Cross coupled static system w/Ice protcetion if nessary.
Where is RVSM?
Over US from FL 290-410
Excepted form ID
- Current Gov. Issued Photo ID
- Record following
- 1. Name
- 2. DOB
- 3. ID type
- 4. ID #
- 5. Exp Date
What to do fot Turb Induced Flameout
- Report as decrepency on A/C Log sheet
- 1. Pilot must be reasonably ceratin Turb induced
- 2. Use AFM perform Air start w/success
- 3. During air start and Post flt inspection there must be no indication of internal or external damage/fire
- 4. Contact Director of MX and advise him of Flameout, relight and any damage
- 5. If both Pilot and Director of MX agree flameout was Turb induced then under "Corrective Action" on flt log enter "Engine restarted in accordance w/ AFM air start procedures. No indication of internal damage or fire"
- 6. Pilot making entry put signature and cert # in mechanic coulmn of Log page.
135 and 91 general T/O per dest WX
- 135 if WX at dest at ETA is below Lnd mins then no T/O
- 91- Dest WX doesn't matter
IFR Cruising Alt's
- Below 18,000 MSL
- MC 0-179 odd thousands
- MC 180-359 even thousands
- At or above 18,000msl but < FL290
- MC 0-179 odd Flt Level
- MC 180-359 Even Flt Level
- At FL290 and above in Non-RVSM
- MC 0-179 at 4,000ft intervals Starting at FL290 (290,330,370)
- MC 180-359 at 4,000 ft intervals Starting at FL310 (310,350,390)
- At FL290 and above in RVSM airspace
- MC 0-179 odd FL at 2,000ft intervals starting at FL290 (310,330,to 410)
- MC 180-359 Even FL at 2,000ft intervals starting at FL300 (320,340,360, to 400)
Hazard/dangerous goods paperwork
- 2 copies
- 1 copy for company keep 1-3 years
- 1 copy for reciever
- each include date of acceptance
Alternate Fuel requirements IFR
Enough Fuel to fly to Destination to most distant alternate and 45 min normal cruise
Definition of class I and II Navigation
Class I- Any enroute operation conducted w/in the operational service volumes of Ground based Nav Faclities includes MEA GAP
Class II- Any enroute operation that takes place outside the operational service volume of ground based Nav Facilities.
Night ops into Mountainous Terrain
- No unless
- 1. Precision App with Glide Path to LND
- 2. Straight in Non-Precision App W/ Visual Glide Path used below MDA
Circling Apps are Forbidden
Standard Part 135 T/O Mins
1sm or 5,000RVR RVR is controling if available
Part 135 W/ PAX past FAF WX goes below Mins can you cont app?
Yes if past FAF
If PIC is deviating from course what do you do?
Use CRM and Communicate to PIC about the situation
What does T mean on app plate
NON-Standard T/O mins for that airport
WX MINs at alternate to File
ALternate must have WX reporting and make sure to check for Non-Std Alt min
One operational nav facility w/ straight in app - add 400ft to DH/MDA & 1sm to Lnd Vis Mins
Two operational Nav Facilities w/ Straight in apps (2 diff. Rwys)- Add (to higher of the 2) 200ft to DH/MDA and 1/2sm Lnd vis mins
A/C approach Cat
- 1.3*Vso unless Manuvering speed is higher then move up to that Cat
- Cir Radius
- Cat A 0-90 1.3
- Cat B 91-120 1.5
- Cat C 121-140 1.7
- Cat D 141-165 2.3
- Cat E >165 4.5
Eligble on-demand operator Can do what?
- Land using 80% of rwy Length
- Use off airport WX like FA
High Mins Captain (<100hrs PIC type/model) Adjust APP WX mins by?
- Increase DH/MDA by 100ft and VIS by 1/2sm
- RVR 1800 & 2000 then RVR 4500
- RVR 2400 & 3000 then RVR 5000
- RVR 4000 & 5000 then RVR 6000
Is Alternate Required
- Part 91 1-2-3 Rule
- Part 135 1hr before or After Est ETA WX forcasted to be below:
- Ceiling Add
- 1,500ft to Lowest Cir MDA
- 1,500ft to Lowest Straight in MDA
- 2,000ft to Hight above Airport
- (which ever is Greater)
- Add 2sm to Lowest App min Vis req.
- or 3sm (which ever is greater)
Sources of Weather Info
- 1. NWS
- 2. Source approved by NWS
- 3. Source approved by FAA administrator
How Far should you avoid Tropopause to stay out of Turb and Thunder storm
- Climb 5,000ft above
- Decend 4,000ft Below
to avoid TS turb stay 1nm per 1kts of wind from down wind of TS
When can you Accept a visual App or Charted Visual Flt procedure
- Visual app (IFR APP)
- 1. be in B,C,D, W/in 35nm of E
- 2. Under ATC control
- 3. Obey VFR cloud clearances
- Charted Visual Flt Procedure
- 1. Basic VFR Mins and 3sm Vis
- 2. Have airport, Traffic to follow, or landmarks in sight
- 3. All req. for Visual App
When can you accept VFR into Controled Airport
- 1. In contact w/ ATC
- 2. Be in B,C,D, w/in 10nm of E
- 3. VFR conditions
- 4. Request and use Traffic Advisories
When can you accept VFR into UnControled Airport
- 1. W/in 10nm of Dest. Airport
- 2. Recieve Traffic Advisories
- 3. Know Rwy Conditions
- 4. VFR conditions
When can you Depart VFR?
- 1. Remain w/in 50nm of airport
- 2. obey VFR cloud/vis req.
- untill IFR clearance is Recieved
When can you cancel IFR before landing
In B,C,D, w/in 10nm of E
Notam Valid Decoded
The Crucial Response
- 1. Increase Thrust to Max Rated
- 2. 15o Pitch Up
- 3. Control Flight Path
- 4. Intermitant Stick shaker
- 5. Maintain Configuration
Danger/Warning Signs of Wind Shear
- 1. +/- 15kts AS
- 2. +/- 500ft per min
- 3. +/- 1 dot on Glideslope Dev.
- 4. +/- 5 deg Pitch Change
Drug and alcohol Report
- W/in 60 days of final conviction
- W/in 60 days after motor vehicle action (ticket)
- Report to OK City
- 61.29 Fax from FAA good for 60 Days
- From kalitta form approved for cont.48 good for 3 days.
High Alt Endorsement
- SIC-No PIC-Yes Press A/C >25,000msl
- 135 PIC check implies endorsement
Recent flight experience: PIC
61.57 Inst W/in last 6 months: 6 apps, holds, intercept and tracking.
When to notify for Address Change
61.60 permanent address change notify in 30 days
Responsibility and authority of PIC
- Directly responsible for final authority to the operation of that aircraft.
May deviate from any rule to meet needs of emergency. upon request by Administrator, send a written report of that deviation to the Administrator.
Alcohol or drugs prior to Flt
- none 8hrs or <.04BAC
- Kalitta says 12hrs before duty time
- The Administrator will not use NASA reports in any enforcement action except: accidents or criminal offenses
Required Preflight Action
- W-eather reports and forecasts
- K-nown traffic delays advised by ATC
- R-wy lengths at apts of intended use
- A-lternatives if planned flt can't be completed
- F-uel requirements
- T-akeoff and lnding dist. info.
Flight crewmembers at stations
- During T/O, Lnd, & en route
- Required flt crewmember shall—
- (1) Be at the crewmember station unless necessary to perform A/C duties with physiological needs
- (2) Keep safety belt on while at crewmember station.
- During T/O & Lnd, keep shoulder harness fastened while at duty station.
Where can you obtain weather info?
135.213 from National Weather Service or Source approved by NWS or the Adminstrator.
135 VFR cloud and Vis class G
135.205 no ops if ceiling <1000ft unless Flt Vis is at least 2sm
Sterile Cockpit where?
135.100 below 10,000ft
Part 91 O2 Req Unpressurized
- Above 12,500 - 14,000 if >30min
- Above 14,000 Pilots Continuous
- Above 15,000 All occupants
Part 91 O2 Req Pressurized
- Above FL 250 10min PAX supply
- Above FL 350 W/ QD mask if 1 pilot has to use O2
- Above FL410 Both use O2
Part 135 O2 Req Unpressurized
- Above 10,000-12,000 Pilots if >30min
- Above 10,000-15,000 10% of PAX
- Above 12,000 Pilots use O2
- Above 15,000 All occupants use O2
Part 135 O2 Req Pressurized
- -Cabin >10,000 2hr supply for pilots
- -Above 15,000 1hr each PAX or 30min if decent to 15,000 in 4 min
- -FL 250 QD masks if 1 pilot then use O2
- 10min for PAX
- -FL350 1 pilot must use O2
Pilot time that commences when an aircraft moves under its own power for the purpose of flight and ends when the aircraft comes to rest after landing
Average fwd horizontal distance, from cockpit in flight, prominent unlighted objects may be seen and identified by day and lighted objects identified by night.
prevailing horizontal visibility at surface reported by US National Weather Service or an accredited observer. (ATP)
Airspace at and above the min. flight altitudes prescribed by or under this chapter, including airspace needed for safe takeoff and landing.
Utilizes interrogations of, and replies from, airborne radar beacon transponders and provides traffic advisories to the pilot.
Utilizes interrogations of, and replies from airborne radar beacon transponders and provides traffic advisories and resolution advisories in the vertical plane.
T/O Decision speed: eng fail V1 Cont. T/O Acc Vr and climb V2
Rotation speed: start applying back pressure
T/O safety speed: best climb gradient speed SE. Twins in SE guaranteed 2.4% climb gradent (24ft up/1,000ft FWD) min speed to at least 400ft agl.
Final Segment Speed w/ Critical Eng inop. Accel to Vfs at 400ft agl
Missed Approach Climb: for flap config. w/ critical eng inop (2.1% climb gradent)