Fire Protection Flashcards Preview

Spirit Airbus A320 Training > Fire Protection > Flashcards

Flashcards in Fire Protection Deck (16):
1

Each engine has?

- 2 loop system
- FDU detection unit
- 2 Halon Bottles for each engine

2

To detect a fire?

- Both loops have to detect to get a warning.
- One loop fail will not give a warning.

3

APU fire system?

- Has its 2 loop system
- 1 Halon bottle

4

Cargo compartment?

- Dual loop system with smoke detection instead of heat

5

Cargo smoke detection locations?

- Forward cargo 1 smoke detector
- AFT compartment 2 smoke detectors (321 aft 3)

6

Cargo compartments have how many bottles?

- 1 Halon for both compartments. (no backup)

7

Cargo loops send signal to?

- CIDS (cabin intercommunication data system) 2 channels

8

Avionics fire?

- Detection but no fire extinguishing ability

9

LAV fire protection?

- Smoke detection linked to CIDS (cabin intercommunication data system) 2 channels located in ventilation duct in each LAV, detection provided in cockpit and cabin
- Waist bin has fire extinguishing but no warning provided (has melting capsules)

10

Fire push button will extend?

- 3/4 of an inch

11

Fire push button does?

- Silences the aural warning
- Arms both bottles squibs
- Closes the HYD fire shut off valve
- Closes the low pressure fuel valve
- Closes the pack flow control valve
- Closes engine bleed valve
- Cuts off the FADEC power

12

Pushing Cargo DISCH button will illuminate after?

- 60 second (indicates agent bottle has fully discharged)

13

Testing APU fire system batteries only?

- You just get to see the light come on.

14

Testing APU fire system with AC power?

- You will get oral warning and lights

15

With APU running testing the system will it shut APU down?

- No

16

To test Cargo fire?

- You must hold push button for 3 second to complete the test.