Flashcards in Part 121 - Differences Deck (16)
What is the definition of a large aeroplane?
-Pax seating capacity > 30; or
-Payload > 3410kg
What type of airworthiness certificate is required for 121 operations?
-Standard category only (Same as 125)
What is rule 91.311? Does it apply to 121 operations
-91.311 says that flight can be below 500ft for bone fide purposes (with permission from people below or LFZ)
-It is not applicable to 121, operation below 500ft must only be for take off and landing
Can a 121 VFR flight happen at night?
What landing performance must be met be a 121 flight? What about wet or contaminated runways?
-Allows a fullstops landing from 50ft AGL at the estimated landing weight within;
=LDR is 70% of LDA for propeller powered aeroplane
=LDR is 60% of LDA for jet powered aeroplane
If wet/ contaminated, LDA is at least 115% of LDR above
LDR is calculated using contaminated data.
What factors must be considered when determining LDR?
-Runway surface and condition
-Runway slope in LDG direction
-Not more than 50% HWC or less than 150% TWC
What are the standard weights passengers and crew?
-15kg for child under 2
-46kg for child under 13
-86kg for a person over the age of 13
What are the different ways of determining the weight of crew, pax and baggage?
-Standard weight in exposition
-Standard from exposition if it originates outside NZ
-Standard weight in exposition
-Standard weights from rule part
What is the rule regarding GPWS and TAWS on 121 flight?
-Turbine powered plane has GPWS, unless it is equipped with TAWS Class A
-Any turbine powered plane manufactured on or after 1/4/02 must be equipped with TAWS class A
Who can perform maintenance on an aircraft operated under a 121 certificate?
-a 145 approved organisation or an equivalent out of state provided that is party to a technical arrangement
What is the minimum number of flight attendants that can be carried on a 121 pax operation?
The highest fo the following:
-number specified by manufacturer's recommended emergency evacuation procedures for the configuration
-Number specified in the design criteria
-Will ensure one flight attendant is present in each occupied compartment
-In accordance with the tale in the rule part
What are the minimum flight attendant requirements as per the 121 rule? Table?
If aircraft passenger capacity is:
401-450: 11 etc
What roles must be designated to flight attendants if there is more than 1 flight attendant required?
-If more then 1, must designate a senior FA who is responsible to PIC for operational and safety functions of each FA
-If 6 or more required, a deputy senior FA must be designated by cert holder
What is the rule regarding FA numbers when one gets sick or cannot perform their duties
If a FA becomes sick or injured during a duty period, the number of FA required by the table int he rule part can be reduced by 1 if
-The other 3 FA number requirements are met
-The remains FA's are trained and competent to operate safely with one less FA
-A FA that meets training requirements is available to replace the unfit FA at the first AD of landing
What are the flight crew competency checks required for a flight under 121?
-Route and AD check at least every 12 months
All crew members:
-Emergency and procedures check (12months VFR, 6 months IFR)
-Written or oral test (12 months)