Flashcards in MEL Deck (27)
What is a Level 1 defect?
A defect that affects the airworthiness of the aircraft
Level 1 defect: where can you find if the defect is considered operationally significant?
OPS CON box with either the 'Y' or 'N' Notation
What is a Level 2 defect?
A defect that does NOT affect the airworthiness of the aircraft
How long is the daily inspection valid for?
1 calender day (1 datum day, NOT 24 hours)
Validity for DISPATCH untill 23:59 the next day (you can land after midnight the next day)
If the daily inspection is done after 18:00 UTC on a day, the validity of the daily inspection starts at 00:01 UTC the following day
What are Additional Defects?
Defects that occur during the day and are deffered by either CM1 or an engineer.
At the end of the day such defects should be trasferred to the Level 1/2 section so that on the first flight of the day the Additional Defects section is clear
What type of engineer is needed to complete a maintainance procedure?
A Part 145 Engineer
What is done with the Top White Techlog Page?
Main notation sheet
Presses through to other pages
Stays in the Tech Log
What is done with the Removable White Techlog page?
Removed overnight by the engineer
following a maintainance action
What is done with the Yellow Techlog page?
ONLY the previous night's pages remain until the next engineering check
What is done with the Pink Techlog page?
Removed by the CM1 prior each flight
either complete or as seperate strips
and handed to the dispatcher
In which cases is the COMPLETE Pink Techlog page removed?
1) First flight of the aircraft's day
2) The Crew's first flight of the day unless there has been a direct handover from previous crew
3) Whenever anything is entered in the "ACTION TAKEN" section of the defect area
What does CM1 check uppon arrival at the aircraft?
1) Correct Techlog for REG and MSN
2) Briefing Notes to Crew & Certificate of Release to Service (CHECK SIGNED BY ENGINEER!!!)
3) Aircraft Status Report
4) Structural Damage Charts
5) Review previous Tech Log Pages if applicable
6) Ensure that there are enough pages left for the flying day. If not inform MOC
What is the maximum discrepancy between indicated and calculated uplift fuel weight?
1,2% FOB max + 1,1 % act
(+/- 225 kg + 1,1% actual)
What does ME mean?
ECAM Entry Item
What does MI mean?
Item with dispatch conditions
What does MO mean?
Operational procedure for flight deck/cabin crew related to the MEL item
What does (o) mean?
Operational procedure to be carried out due to the MEL item
What does (m) mean?
Maintenance procedure to be carried out due to the MEL item
What is required if "Check RNP Capability" is noted?
Check FCOM PRO-SPO-51 BRNAV IN EURO AIR SPACE/P-RNAV/RNP-1 TERMINAL PROC
What is required if "Check RVSM Capability" is noted?
Check FCOM PRO-SPO-51 REQ EQUIPM/FUNCTIONS FOR RVSM
What is required if "Check MNPS Capability" is noted?
Check QRH/SI-110 REQ EQUIP for MNPS
Why do you check RECALL on first day check?
To check the STATUS and if there are any MEL items / U/S systems and cross check it against the Techlog
Which ECAM's are listed in the ME section?
Only warnings and cautions, NOT advisories and memo's
What does an underlined MAINTAINANCE message indicate?
That there is a catagory of failure that can only be interrogated via CFDS
One should always consult the MEL
You can unconditionally dispatch
With which four Status MAINTAINANCE messages, it is NOT permitted to dispatch?
1. AIR BLEED
2. DMC 1/3
3. DMC 2/3
4. ENG FADEC
You are not allowed to dispatch with the condition
Who do you call for MEL guidance?