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1

What must be done to declare a mercy flight?

What must be done to declare a mercy flight?
Medical officer to complete form 2A-01
Pilot to consider all items in section B
Pilot to contact Chief Pilot/OSP with details
OSP sign section B
If goes ahead, complete post flight documentation.

2

What are the key components of the company flight and duty exemption?
Including duty and flight time.

What are the key components of the company flight and duty exemption?
Max 12 hours rostered duty time. (may be extended by up 2 hours to complete original tasking with OSP permission)
Max 7 continuous days
Max 4 'late nights' in any 7
Min 2 x 2 nights free (min 36 hours) in any consecutive 14
OR 1 x 3 nights free (min 60 hours)
DUTY TIME:
Max 90 hours duty in 14 days
More than 2 late nights in any 7 days, max 40 hours duty.
FLIGHT TIME:
Max 8 hours flight time per shift
Max 90 hours per 28 days

3

What is the Dangerous Goods Challenge?

What is the Dangerous Goods Challenge?
Unless medically inappropriate or impossible, all passengers must be asked about the presence of dangerous goods in their baggage and carry-on baggage.

4

What is the minimum required fuel for flight according to the RFDS operations manual?

What is the minimum required fuel for flight according to the RFDS operations manual?
15% variable reserve
45 min fixed reserve
weather/traffic/alternate holding fuel.

5

What is the Sterile cockpit policy?

What is the Sterile cockpit policy?
Crew to remain silent unless of an important nature from the commencement of taxi to 10,000' and vice versa

6

What are the stabilised approach criteria?

What are the stabilised approach criteria?
Aircraft on correct flight path
Only small control inputs are required to maintain flight path
Aircraft in correct landing configuration
Airspeed is not more than VREF + 10
Less than 800 fpm descent rate

7

What is the normal pressurisation range and maximum for landing?

What is the normal pressurisation range and maximum for landing?
-Norm 0 – 5.75 psi
-Red Line – 6.50 psi
-Max DP for landing 0.7 dpsi

8

Max Torque for
Take-Off
Max Continuous
Transient

Max Torque for
Take-Off 44.34 psi (for max 5 mins)
Max Continuous 36.95 psi
Transient 61.0 psi (for max 20 sec)

9

Max ITT for
Take-Off
Max Continuous
Starting
Transient
Idle

Max ITT for
Take-Off 850 deg C (for max 5 mins)
Max Continuous 780 deg C
Starting 1000 deg C (for max 5 sec)
Transient 870 deg C (for max 20 sec)
Idle 750 deg C

10

Max NG for
Take-Off
Max Continuous
Transient
Idle

Max NG for
Take-Off 104% (for max 5 mins)
Max Continuous 104%
Transient 104% (for max 5 sec)
Idle
50.7% Ground idle
64.0% Flight idle

11

Max NP for
Take-Off
Max Continuous
Transient

Max NP for
Take-Off 1700 RPM
Max Continuous 1700 RPM
Transient 1870 (for max 20 sec)

12

When are stabilised operations on the ground permitted between 350 + 950 Rpm?

When are stabilised operations on the ground permitted between 350 + 950 Rpm? NEVER

13

Vs Clean

Vs Clean
91/ Shaker 95 - 96
Pusher ice mode 8-10kt increase

14

Vs Flap 15°/5psi

Vs Flap 15°/5psi
76/Shaker 81
Pusher ice mode 8-10kt increase

15

Stabilised Approach by what heights?

• Visual approach – by 500ft AGL
• Instrument approach – by 1000ft AGL
• Circling approach – aligned on finals by 300ft AGL

16

Fuel flow rate at sea level cabin or depressurised?

Fuel flow rate at sea level cabin or depressurised?
540 lbs/hr

17

Flapless Landing

Flapless Landing
• 15psi ≈ 140kts downwind
• Gear down abeam threshold
• 8-10psi ≈ 120-125kts on base
• Nose on the end of the runway down finals ≈ 120-125kts

18

Glide Approach

Glide Approach
• 1500ft abeam threshold
• Turn base just past threshold
• 15° flap on base
• Remaining flap on final – aim 1/3 in