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How many fire detection loops are installed on each engine?

Two, dual loops mounted in parallel

1

How many firex bottles are available for an engine fire?

Two

2

What type of Halon is in the engine firex bottle?

Halon 1301 pressurized with dry nitrogen

3

How is an engine fire detected by the crew?

Appropriate ENG FIRE PUSH SWITCHLIGHT illuminates,
Fire bells sounds
EICAS warning message

4

What occurs when the ENG FIRE PUSH SWITCHLIGHT is pushed?

Fuel SOV closes
HYD SOV closes
Bleed air SOV's close
Generator is de-energized and the appropriate squibs are armed

5

Can we blow both bottles into one engine, if necessary?

Yes

6

How many fire detection loops are inside the APU containment case?

Two, dual loops mounted in parallel

7

How is an in-flight APU fire detected by the crew?

APU FIRE PUSH SWITCHLIGHT illuminates
Fire bells sounds
APU FIRE warning message on EICAS

8

How many firex bottles are available for an APU Fire?

One

9

What type of extinguishing agent is used in the APU firex bottle?

Halon 1301 pressurized with dry nitrogen

10

What occurs during an unattended APU fire on the ground?

APU ECU shuts down the APU
5 seconds later, the APU firex bottle will discharge automatically

11

What occurs during an APU fire in flight?

The APU ECU shuts down the APU
The bottle does not discharge automatically
The crew must discharge the firex bottle

12

How many smoke detectors are there in the aft cargo compartment?

Two

13

How many smoke detectors are there in the fwd cargo compartment?

Three

14

What are the flight deck indications of cargo smoke?

Triple chime
Master warning flashers
SMOKE aural
SMOKE AFT/FWD CARGO warning messages
Either AFT or FWD CARGO SMOKE PUSH SWITCHLIGHTs illuminated

15

How many firex bottles are there for cargo smoke?

Two
One is a slow metered standard bottle that should last approximately
60 minutes
The other bottle is a quicks discharge bottle

16

How many smoke smoke detectors are located in the lav's?

Two,
One in fwd
One in aft

17

What indication do we have for smoke in the lav's?

Triple chime
Master warning flashers
Smoke FWD/AFT LAV warning message

18

What protection do we have for a LAV waste compartment fire?

A firex bottle with heat sensitive capsules that will melt to discharge
Halon 1301 directly into the waste compartment

19

What indication will we get with a waste compartment fire?

None, unless it generates enough smoke to set off a smoke detector