Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Fire Protection Deck (11):
Does the nose gear have a fire detection system ?
Is there an EICAS msg when a fire bottle has been discharged ?
Yes, in addition to the light.
Does the APU automatically shut down for an APU fire ?
What does the cargo fire DISCH light indicate ?
Either bottle is discharged or has low pressure.
What happens with the recirculation fans when the cargo fire ARMED button is pushed ?
They are turned off.
What influence does the cargo fire ARMED button has on the packs ?
When pressuring the AFT ARMED button, high flow of the packs is inhibited.
Is the main gear fire detection single or dual loop ?
When is the second cargo bottle discharged ?
At a later time and at a reduced flow.
Is the fire detection system automatically tested upon power-up ?
Yes, except the wheel well fire detection.
What indicates a failure of one or more ENG/APU/CARGO fire/overheat loop ?
SYST FAIL light and FIRE/OVHT advisory msg.