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MAX LANDING WEIGHT
A319
A320
-N601NK-N617NK
-N618NK AND SUBSEQUENT
A321

MAX LANDING WEIGHT
A319 137,788 13-77-88
A320 145,505 ALL
A321 171,519 17-15-19

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RUNWAY SLOPE

+/- 2%

3

MAX RUNWAY ALTITUDE

9,200 ft

4

NORMAL RUNWAY WIDTH

148'

5

NORMAL RUNWAY WIDTH
A319/A320
WHEN OPERATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH "OPERATIONS ON NARROW RUNWAYS" PROCEDURES

98'

6

MAX DEMONSTRATED CROSS WIND

38 kts

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MAX DEMONSTRATED CROSS WIND
Is 38 kts an Airplane Flight Manual Limitation?

No, just an Airbus recommendation not to operate in x-winds above this value

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MAX TAILWIND FOR TAKEOFF
MAX TAILWIND FOR LANDING

15 FOR TAKEOFF
10 FOR LANDING

9

MAX WIND FOR PAX DOOR OPERATION

65 kts

10

Not memory item
MAX WIND FOR CARGO DOOR OPERATION

Not memory item
40 kts or 50 kts if nose is into the wind or door on leeward side

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GEAR DOWN SPEEDS
Max with Landing Gear extended (VLE)
Max Landing Gear Extension (VLO Extension)
Max Landing Gear retraction (VLO Retraction)
Max Landing Gear may be extended

VLE 280/M.67
VLO EXT. 250 kts
VLO RET. 220 kts
25,000

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MAX WINDSHIELD WIPER

230

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TAXI SPEED
A320/A321

When the taxi weight is higher than 167,550, do not exceed a taxi speed of 20 kts during a turn
A319 MAX TAXI WEIGHT 167,330
A320 MAX TAXI WEIGHT
-601-617 170,637
-617 AND SUBSEQUENT 172,842
A321 207,014

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USING AIR CONDITIONING WITH LP GROUND UNIT

Do not use simultaneously so as to avoid chattering of non-return valves

15

USING AIR CONDITIONING WITH HP GROUND UNIT

Do not use HP ground when APU air is supplying bleed air to avoid damage

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CABIN PRESSURE
Max positive differential pressure
Max negative differential pressure

8.6
-1.0

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MINIMUM HEIGHT FOR USE OF A/P
Take off with SRS mode
Straight in non-precision apx

100 ft AGL
(An internal FMGS logic prevents engagement of AP during first 5 secs. after liftoff)
Applicable Minimums

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MINIMUM HEIGHT FOR USE OF A/P
Circling Apx
ILS apx when CAT II or CAT III is not displayed on FMA

Applicable circling minimums -100'
160'

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MINIMUM HEIGHT FOR USE OF A/P
Go-around (AP or FD engagement)

All other phases

100' AGL

A319/A320 500' AGL
A321 900' AGL

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MINIMUM HEIGHT FOR USE OF A/P
Use of AP or FD in OPEN DES or DES mode is not permitted in approach, unless the FCU altitude is set at or above

Highest of:
Minimum or 500' (A319/A320)
Minimum or 900' (A321)

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NAV mode may be used in TERMINAL AREA provided:
(3)

GPS primary is available
HIGH accuracy is displayed
The appropriate RNP is checked or entered on the MCDU
NAVAID raw data is monitored

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NON-PRECISION APPROACHES WITH ENGINE OUT
-USE OF AP
-A319/A321
When can you NOT use A/P to conduct NPA?
Can you use FD?

In the following modes:
FINAL APP
NAV V/S
NAV/FPA
Yes FD is permitted on A319 and A321

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***NON-PRECISION APPROACHES WITH ENGINE OUT
-USE OF AP
-A320
It is permitted to use AP to perform NPAs in the following modes:

FINAL APP
NAV V/S
NAV/FPA
***Not a memory item

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FLIGHT CONTROLS
Max operating altitude with slats and/or flaps extended

20,000'

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MAXIMUM ALLOWED WING FUEL IMBALANCE
N502NK-N534NK
N601NK-N617NK
-INNER TANKS (outer tanks balanced)

Heavier tank FULL
Max allowable imbalance 1,102 lbs

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MAXIMUM ALLOWED WING FUEL IMBALANCE
N502NK-N534NK
N601NK-N617NK
-OUTER TANKS (inner tanks balanced)

815 lbs

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MAXIMUM ALLOWED WING FUEL IMBALANCE
N587NK-N588NK
-INNER TANKS (outer tanks balanced)

WING TANKS
Heavier tank FULL
Max allowable imbalance 2,910 lbs

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FUEL TEMPERATURE LIMITATIONS
For Jet A only,
If TAT reaches -34c

Monitor on FUEL SD page that fuel temperature remains higher than -36c

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BRAKES
Max brake temperature for takeoff (Brake Fans Off)

300c

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OXYGEN
Minimum O2 for dispatch

See chart in limitation section
3.1.46