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1

What is the PC-12's wing span?

16.3 m

2

What is the PC-12's wheel span?

4.6 m

3

V rotate (MTOW, Flaps 15 and 30)

VR (flaps 15°) - 83 KIAS
VR (flaps 30°) - 76 KIAS

4

Climb Speeds

VX - 123 KIAS
VY - 130 KIAS @ sea level
VY - 120 KIAS @ 20,000

5

Recommended climb speed in pusher ice mode

Flaps 0° (pusher ice mode) - 138 KIAS

6

Recommended holding pattern speed range for flight into know icing conditions

145 - 175 KIAS

7

Vo

Vo - 163 KIAS

8

Max Flap extended (VFE)

Max Flap extended (VFE)
Flaps - 15° 165 KIAS
Flaps - 30° 130 KIAS

9

Maximum Landing Gear

Maximum Landing Gear
Operating (VLO) - 180 KIAS
Extended (VLE) - 240 KIAS

10

Landing Approach (MLW)

Landing Approach (MLW)
Flaps 0° - 118 KIAS
Flaps 15° - 98 KIAS
Flaps 30° - 89 KIAS
Flaps 40° - 84 KIAS
Flaps 0° - 140 KIAS (pusher ice mode)
Flaps 15° - 111 KIAS (pusher ice mode)

11

Balked Landing Go-Around (MLW)

Balked Landing Go-Around (MLW)
TO/PWR, Flaps - 15° - 97 KIAS
TO/PWR, Flaps - 30° - 86 KIAS
TO/PWR, Flaps - 40° - 85 KIAS
TO/PWR, Flaps - 0° - 137 KIAS (pusher ice mode)
TO/PWR, Flaps - 15° - 110 KIAS (pusher ice mode)

12

Maximum Operating Maneuvering (VO)

Maximum Operating Maneuvering (VO)
10,450 lbs - 163 KIAS
9039 lbs - 151 KIAS
7500 lbs - 137 KIAS
6170 lbs - 124 KIAS

13

Best Glide (Prop feathered)

Best Glide (Prop feathered)
10,450 lbs - 119 KIAS
9039 lbs - 112 KIAS
7720 lbs - 104 KIAS
6400 lbs - 95 KIAS

14

Min landing approach speed with residual ice on airframe (after failure of)
Pneumatic Deice Boots (max 0° flap)
AOA sensor deice
and/or
Pitot static deice
and/or
Pusher Ice Mode (max 0° flap)

Min landing approach speed with residual ice on airframe (after failure of)
Pneumatic Deice Boots (max 0° flap) 143 KIAS
AOA sensor deice 114 KIAS
and/or
Pitot static deice 114 KIAS
and/or
Pusher Ice Mode 114 KIAS
(max 0° flap)

15

CAS Messages
Warning Message (Red)
Caution Message (Amber)
Advisory Message (Cyan)
Status Message (White)

CAS Messages
Warning Message (Red) - requires immediate corrective action
Caution Message (Amber) - requires attention but not an immediate reaction
Advisory Message (Cyan) - indicates a system condition
Status Message (White) - displayed on ground and indicates and maintenance action is required

16

How many static wicks are installed on the
Winglet
Aileron
Rudder

How many static wicks are installed on the
Winglet - two
Aileron - two
Rudder - three

17

What is the maximum operating altitude of the PC12?

What is the maximum operating altitude of the PC12?
30,000'

18

What is the maximum operating manoeuvring speed Vo?

What is the maximum operating manoeuvring speed VO?
166 KIAS @ MTOW
140 KIAS @ 3400 kg

19

What is the maximum landing gear operating speed Vlo?

What is the maximum landing gear operating speed Vlo?
180 KIAS

20

What is the maximum landing gear extended speed Vle?

What is the maximum landing gear extended speed Vle?
240 KIAS

21

What is the maximum ITT for starting?

What is the maximum ITT for starting?
1000°C for 5 seconds

22

What is the maximum engine start cycle?

What is the maximum engine start cycle?
80 seconds
Start, 60 seconds off, start, 60 seconds off, start, 30 minutes off

23

What is the maximum continuous load on generators one and two?

What is the maximum continuous load on generators one and two?
300 amps

24

What is the maximum ramp weight?

What is the maximum ramp weight?
4760 kg

25

What is the maximum landing weight?

What is the maximum landing weight?
4500 kg

26

What is the maximum zero fuel weight?

What is the maximum zero fuel weight?
4100 kg

27

What is the maximum load factor with flaps up and down?

What is the maximum load factor with flaps up and down?
+3.3g, - 1.32 g
+2.0g, - 0.0g (flaps down)

28

Define icing conditions?

Define icing conditions?
OAT/SAT is 10°C or cooler and visible moisture is present

29

What is the maximum number of flap cycles per hour?

What is the maximum number of flap cycles per hour?
8 cycles per hour - RFDS limit

30

What is the engine model number and type of engine?

What is the engine model number and type of engine?
PT6A-67P
Reverse flow free-power turbine

31

How many and what type of compressors are used?

How many and what type of compressors are used?
4 x axial and 1 x centrifugal compressors

32

What is the take-off power shaft hp rating of the engine?

What is the take-off power shaft hp rating of the engine?

33

What is the maximum climb/cruise shaft hp of the engine?

What is the maximum climb/cruise shaft hp of the engine?
1200 shp

34

How if FOD prevented from entering the engine?

How if FOD prevented from entering the engine?
Inertial separator

35

When does the power control lever directly control the propeller pitch?

When does the power control lever directly control the propeller pitch?
When the power lever is retarded behind the idle stop into the beta position

36

When the engine is not operating, when should the power control lever be moved below the idle detent?

When the engine is not operating, when should the power control lever be moved below the idle detent?
Never

37

How does the manual override lever control engine power?

How does the manual override lever control engine power?
MOR directly operates the fuel metering valve by mechanically compressing the pneumatic bellows in the FCU.

38

What is the purpose of the fuel/oil heat exchanger?

What is the purpose of the fuel/oil heat exchanger?
Pre-heat the fuel to eliminate the chance of ice formation in the fuel and reduce oil temperature.

39

When is the fuel/oil heat exchange bypassed?

When is the fuel/oil heat exchange bypassed?
at temperatures above 37°C

40

What is the engine fire detection system?

What is the engine fire detection system?
a sensor element and a responder, increase in temperature will increase the pressure of the hydrogen gas, which actuates the fire pressure switch, triggering the alarm.

41

Why does the engine feather on shutdown?

Why does the engine feather on shutdown?
Due the action of the feathering spring and lack of oil pressure to resist it.

42

Describe the three modes for propeller de-ice?
-4 bladed propeller
-5 bladed propeller

Describe the three modes for propeller de-ice?
4 bladed propeller
Mode 1 - OAT > 0°C
-timer in standby
Mode 2 - 0°C ≥ OAT ≥-16°C
-Blades 1 & 3 are heated for 45 seconds
-Blades 2 & 4 are heated for 45 seconds
-Blade heating off for 90 seconds
Mode 3 - OAT > 0°C
-Blades 1 & 3 are heated for 90 seconds
-Blades 2 & 4 are heated for 90 seconds
5 bladed propeller
Mode 1 - OAT > 0°C
-timer in standby
Mode 2 - 0°C ≥ OAT ≥-16°C
-inner blade zones are heated for 45 seconds
-outer blade zones are heated for 45 seconds
-Blade heating off for 90 seconds
Mode 3 - OAT > 0°C
-inner blade zones are heated for 90 seconds
-outer blade zones are heated for 90 seconds

43

Where is the OAT sensor (the controller)?

Where is the OAT sensor (the controller)?
Under the left wing

44

Where is the comparator sensor?

Where is the comparator sensor?
Under the right wing

45

Where does the bleed air come from for the pneumatic deice boots?

Where does the bleed air come from for the pneumatic deice boots?
P3 bleed air

46

What is heated when the PROBES are selected?

What is heated when the PROBES are selected?
Pitot tubes, static ports and AOA vanes are heated.

47

What is the purpose of the motive flow jet pump system?

What is the purpose of the motive flow jet pump system?
Transfer fuel from the wings to the engine (one in each tank)

48

What is the usable fuel capacity?

What is the usable fuel capacity?
2703 lbs / 1521 litres

49

What is the maximum fuel imbalance?

What is the maximum fuel imbalance?
178 lbs / 3 segments

50

When is prist required to be added to the fuel? at what rate?

When is prist required to be added to the fuel? at what rate? All refuelling not conducted at Jandakot or Darwin.
1 can per 600L

51

How is fuel quantity measured?

How is fuel quantity measured?
Through 8 quantity sensors, 4 in each wing. 3 in main tank, 1 in collector tank

52

Describe the electrical system

Describe the electrical system
Two 28V 300A generators (one is a starter/generator)
Two 24 V 42 Ah lead-acid batteries
Emergency Power Supply (EPS) 24 V 5 Ah lead-acid battery unit
External power receptacle

53

What electrical buses are on the aircraft?

What electrical buses are on the aircraft?
• Essential bus
• Main Bus
• Avionics 1 Bus
• Non Essential Bus
• EPS Bus
• Avionics 2 Bus
• Standby Bus
• Cabin Bus
• Generator 1 Bus
• Generator 2 Bus
• Hot battery bus