- 1. Safety of Passengers, cargo and equipment
- 2. Safe conduct of flight
- 3. Compliance with FAA and Company regs
- 4. Supervision of crewmembers
- 5. Training/counseling of crewmembers
Lavatory deferrals will normally be restricted to flights with bock times of less than _____.
The Captain and Dispatcher shall agree upon...
- A. Amount of fuel
- B. The route, station dispatched to, alternate(s), and route to alternate(s)
- C. The flight can be made safely
Captain required certificates
- a. Current ATP with appropriate type rating
- b. First Class Medical
- c. FCC permit
- d. Passport
- e. Photo ID
Airman Certificate Replacement
- a. FAA.GOV website
- b. TCD (60 days)
All FAA medical exams must be provided to the company before the _____ day of the due month.
What qualifications are required for the Captain to perform CAT II approaches?
- a. Not be a restricted captain
- b. Have at least 100 hours as PIC in current equipment
- c. Have at least 300 hours as PIC with company
If an SIC has less than _____ hours, the PIC shall make all takeoffs and landings if:
- 1. At SARA airports
- 2. The visibility is at or below 3/4 mile
- 3. The RVR is at or below 4000 feet
- 4. Contaminated runway
- 5. Braking action is less than good
- 6. Crosswind component is greater than 15 knots
- 7. Windshear
- 8. Any other reason the PIC deems necessary
When must a line check be done to Captains?
Every 12 months
Flight Times Limits
- 100 hours in any 28 days
- 1000 hours in any 365 days
Flight Duty Period Limits
- 60 hours in 7 days
- 190 hours in 28 days
- At least 10 hours rest
- 10 hours of rest
- 30 hours of rest in any 7 consecutive days
When must Headsets be used?
Below 18000 feet including Taxi
Sterile Cockpit Definition
- 1. Ground movement under its own power
- 2. Takeoff and Landing
- 3. The last 1000 feet to level off
- 4. Holding
- 5. Below 10,000 feet except for cruise
- 6. Captain deems necessary
Requirements to operate VFR
- a. VFR conditions must exist at the time of takeoff
- b. The flight must remain VFR
- c. IFR clearance must be obtained within 50 NM of the departure airport
Wet runway weights must be used when the visibility at the landing airport is ______
less than RVR 4000 or 3/4 miles
What does the Captain signature on the release signify?
- a. Receipt of the release and that all condition including weather and crew is suitable for flight
- b. Flight will be conducted according to FAA and Company regs
- c. Weather was checked and is OK for all phases of flight
- d. Performance was checked
When is a new release required?
- a. Flight cancels
- b. Lands at a point not included on release
- c. Returns to airports after takeoff
- 1. Enough fuel to fly to destination
- 2. Thereafter to the most distant alternate
- 3. Thereafter for 45 minutes at normal cruise
Minimum hold fuel when alternate is listed:
Minimum hold fuel when NO alternate listed:
When is a takeoff alternate required?
When the weather at departure is below CAT I minimums. Must be no more than 1 hour at normal cruise with one engine inop. 290 NM max
When is a destination alternate NOT required?
- 1 hour before to 1 hour after the ETA
- Ceiling is at least 2000 feet
- Visibility is at least 3 miles
- Possible crosswind component greater than 25 knots
- Braking action is nil
- Contaminated runway
When is an additional alternate required?
- a. Destination and First alternate weather marginal
- b. Exemption 3585
When is the Destination weather considered marginal?
- 1 hour before to 1 hour after ETA
- Ceiling is less than 1000 feet
- Visibility is less than 3 miles
When is the first alternate weather considered marginal?
- At ETA
- Ceiling is less than 600 feet
- Visibility is less than 2 miles
Crew preflight briefing from Captain shall include:
- 1. Weather and turbulence
- 2. Flight time and delays
- 3. MELs
- 4. NOTAMS
- 5. Emergency procedure signals
- 6. Security Items
- 7. Cabin items in logbook
- 8. Anything else
Heads down is prohibited when?
- During low visibility:
- 1/2 mile or less or
- RVR 2400 feet or less
Takeoff Minima Policy
- Standard is 1 mile or RVR 5000
- can be reduced to RVR 600 with Centerline Lights and High Intensity Runway Light
Crosswind Limit for takeoff
Tailwind component limit for takeoff and landing?
When must the pilot use oxygen?
- a. At cabin altitudes above 10,000 feet
- b. Above 25,000 if other pilot leaves station
What is a restricted Captain?
- A Captain that has not accumulated 100 hours as PIC in type.
- The landing minimums must be increased by 100 feet and 1/2 mile.
- MDA cannot be less than 300 feet HAT nor visibility be less than 1 mile or RVR 4500 feet
CAT II Minimum ceiling and Visibility
100 feet and RVR 1200