A300 Flashcards - Limitations

  1. What is the weight/towing restriction?
    Do not exceed +/- 65 degrees of nose wheel travel during towing if gross weight is greater than 361,620 lbs.
  2. What is the weight/taxi speed restriction?
    Do not exceed 15 knots during turns if gross weight is greater than 360,520 lbs. ~
  3. What is the minimum runway width for a 180 degree turn?
    • 148 feet ~
    • 45 meters ~
  4. What is the maximum operating altitude?
    • 40,000 ft ~
    • 35,000 ft in Payload Mode (center and trim fuel tanks deactivated)
  5. What is the maximum takeoff and/or landing airport elevation?
    8,500 ft ~
  6. What are the runway slope limitations?
    +/- 2% ~
  7. What is the takeoff and landing tailwind limit?
    10 kts ~
  8. What are the crosswind limits?
    • 32 knots - maximum demonstrated on dry and wet runways ~
    • 30 knots - landing with one engine inop ~
    • 15 knots - landing weight below 198,410 ~
    • Note: With one engine inop, do not exceed idle in reverse if crosswind exceeds 20 knots.
  9. What are the engine inoperative cross wind restrictions?
    (This info is now in Performance section instead of limitations.)
    • Max crosswind limits must be reduced by 2 knots.
    • Do not use operating thrust reverser above idle thrust if cross wind exceeds 20 knots.
  10. What are the acceleration limits?
    • Clean +2.5 to -1.0 G
    • Slats extended +2.0 to 0.0 G
  11. What is Vmcg?
    • 114 KIAS - flaps 15/0 and 15/15
    • 113 KIAS - flaps 15/20
  12. What is Vmca?
    • 116 KIAS - flaps 15/0 and 15/15
    • 115 KIAS - flaps 15/20
  13. What is Vmo?
    335 KIAS
  14. What is Mmo?
    .82 Mach
  15. What is turbulence penetration speed?
    270 KIAS/.78 Mach ~
  16. What are the maximum flap extension speeds?
    • Flaps Speed
    • 15/0 250 KIAS
    • 15/15 215 KIAS
    • 15/20 205 KIAS
    • 30/40 175 KIAS
  17. Flex takeoffs are not authorized under what conditions?
    • 1. Inop EPR gauge
    • 2. Inop TRP (thrust computer)
    • 3. Inop anti skid
    • 4. Deactivated brake
    • 5. An MEL/CDL requires MAX THRUST
    • 6. Cluttered/Icy runway
    • 7. Possible windshear condition
    • 8. Cutback runway"
  18. What is maximum taxi weight?
    • 377,870 lbs Range Mode ~
    • 372,357 lbs Payload Mode (Center and trim tanks deactivated with center tank quantity < 400 lbs and trim tank quantity < 70 lbs)
  19. What is maximum takeoff (brake release) weight?
    • 375,880 lbs Range Mode ~
    • 370,370 lbs Payload Mode (Center and trim tanks deactivated with center tank quantity < 400 lbs and trim tank quantity < 70 lbs)
  20. What is the maximum landing weight?
    • 308,650 lbs Range Mode ~
    • 315,920 lbs Payload Mode (Center and trim tanks deactivated with center tank quantity < 400 lbs and trim tank quantity < 70 lbs)
  21. What is the maximum zero fuel weight?
    • 286,600 lbs Range Mode ~
    • 300,930 lbs Payload Mode (Center and trim tanks deactivated with center tank quantity < 400 lbs and trim tank quantity < 70 lbs)
  22. What is the minimum takeoff weight?
    198,410 lbs ~
  23. What is the minimum inflight weight?
    176,370 lbs
  24. What is the maximum speed while using the windshield wipers?
    230 KIAS ~
  25. What is the maximum speed with a cockpit window open?
    225 KIAS
  26. What is the wind limit for crew operation of the crew entry door?
    60 knots to operate
  27. What is the wind limit for crew operation of the main cargo door?
    40 knots to operate
  28. What is the maximum cabin pressurization with the Ram Air Inlet ON?
    1 psi
  29. What are the maximum cabin differential pressures?
    Maximum positive?
    Maximum negative?
    Maximum Safety relief?
    Maximum for landing?
    • Maximum positive 8.4 psi
    • Maximum negative -1 psi
    • Maximum Safety relief 8.85 psi
    • Maximum for landing 1 psi
  30. What is the minimum autopilot engagement altitude after takeoff?
    500 ft AFE ~
  31. What is the minimum autopilot disengagement altitude on a non-autoland coupled ILS approach?
    50 ft AGL ~
  32. What is the minimum autopilot disengagement altitude on a non-precision approach?
    50 ft below MDA/DA/D-DA ~
  33. What is the minimum weight for a coupled go-around?
    198,410 lbs
  34. What is the braking action requirement for autolands?
    Must be reported as MEDIUM or better.
  35. What is the minimum autoland weight?
    198,410
  36. What is the certified autoland configuration?
    Slats/Flaps 30/40
  37. What is the maximum elevation for autoland operations?
    8,500 ft ~
  38. What are the maximum demonstrated wind conditions for autoland and rollout?
    Headwind?
    Crosswind?
    Tailwind?
    • Headwind - 30 knots ~
    • Crosswind - 15 knots ~
    • - 10 if braking action is MEDIUM ~
    • Tailwind - 10 knots ~
  39. What are the rollout mode limitations?
    • Do not use ROLLOUT mode on runways covered with standing water, slush, snow, or ice.~
    • Rollout mode has been demonstrated on both dry and wet runways.
  40. What are the APU inflight start ALTITUDE limitations?
    • Engine generators supplying power - 40,000 ft
    • Only batteries (or standby generator) supplying power - 20,000 ft
  41. What are the APU inflight START CYCLE limitations?
    • Within a 60 minute period:
    • 5 start attempts above 37,000 ft
    • 3 start attempts below 37,000 ft
  42. What are the APU starter duty limits on the ground?
    Three start attempts with a 1 minute cooling period between attempts followed by a 60 minute cooling period. ~
  43. What is the minimum oil quantity prior to APU start?
    above 1/4 ~
  44. What is the minimum oil quantity with the APU stabilized at 100% RPM?
    MIN - The minimum oil quantity indication allows normal APU operation for an additional 60 hours.
  45. What are the APU bleed limitations?
    • 2 AC packs up to 20,000 ft
    • 1 AC pack and wing anti ice up to 15,000 ft
    • Engine start up to 20,000 ft"
  46. What is the maximum APU RPM?
    109%
  47. What is the maximum APU EGT?
    585 C
  48. What is the nominal load per generator?
    90 KVA continuous
  49. What is the nominal load per transformer rectifier?
    150 AMP continuous
  50. What is minimum battery voltage to start the APU on battery power?
    25 volts ~
  51. What is the maximum flap operating altitude?
    • 20,000 ft
    • Note: This does not limit the altitude which may be flown with flaps, slats, or kruger flaps extended.
  52. What is the speedbrake/flap limitation?
    Do not operate the speedbrakes with flaps extended to 30/40. ~
  53. What is the maximum speed with Kruger flaps extended?
    300 KIAS/.65M
  54. What is the maximum speed with manual pitch trim?
    285 KIAS/.78M
  55. What are the fuel tank capacities?
    • Outer - 16,388 lbs (8,194 each)
    • Inner - 62,203 lbs (31,101 each)
    • Center - 31,155 lbs
    • Trim - 10,888 lbs
    • Total - 120,634 lbs
  56. What are the fuel imbalance limitations for takeoff?
    • 2,600 lbs between inner tanks ~
    • If inner fuel >0 then outer tanks must be full (>=7800).
    • If inner tanks are empty, outer tank imbalance <=900 lbs.
    • Additional restrictions apply if inner tanks are not full and center tank has fuel.
  57. What are the fuel imbalance limits for approach, landing and go-around?
    • 1800 lbs between inner tanks if outer tanks balanced ~
    • 900 lbs between outer tanks if inner tanks balanced ~
    • (Tanks are balanced if difference <=110 lbs difference)
    • For mixed imbalance, if outer tanks imbalance is < 550 then WING-TO-WING imbalance limit is 1,500 lbs. ~
    • If above limits are exceeded, see LANDING WITH FUEL IMBALANCE procedure in AOM.
  58. What is the maximum center tank fuel allowed for dispatch if the inner tanks are not full (but not empty)?
    • 10,000 lbs
    • Sum of ZFW and center tank fuel must not exceed 286,600 lbs and A/C must be operated in Range Mode
    • Outer tanks must be full (>= 7800 lbs)
  59. What is the maximum center tank fuel allowed for dispatch if the inner tanks are empty?
    • 10,000 lbs
    • Sum of ZFW and center tank fuel must not exceed 286,600 lbs and A/C must be operated in Range Mode
    • Outer tanks may be less than 7800 lbs, but must be balanced within 900 lbs.
  60. What is the center tank operational limit?
    Do not takeoff, land, or go-around with the center tank feeding. ~
  61. What is the minimum outer tank fuel for takeoff with center and inner tanks empty?
    Must be at least 1984 lbs in each outer tank. ~
  62. What is the maximum fuel allowed in the trim tank during landing?
    4,400 lbs under normal conditions
  63. What are the minimum fuel temperatures?
    Inflight?
    Takeoff?
    • Inflight - 1 C below fuel freeze point for inner and center tanks - 2 C above fuel freeze point for outer tanks
    • Takeoff - 2 C above actual fuel freeze point or -41 C, whichever is higher
    • See freeze point chart, pg 1-10. Use -40 for Jet A if actual is unknown.
  64. What is the maximum fuel temperature?
    +50 C
  65. What is the hydraulic PTU inflight limitation?
    One PTU may be operated inflight provided green system is powered by 2 engine driven pumps or by 1 engine driven pump and both electric pumps.
  66. What is normal hydraulic system pressure?
    • 2,800 to 3,300 psi
    • May rise to 3,500 when a PTU is in use."
  67. When must engine anti-ice be used?
    • Ground and takeoff - OAT <= 8 C and visible moisture present or anticipated, or contaminated taxiways or runways.
    • Climb and cruise - TAT <= 10 C and SAT >= -40 C and visible moisture is present.
    • Descent - TAT <= 10 C and visible moisture is present.
    • (Visible moisture includes vis < 1 mile due to fog)
  68. What is the note concerning slats and icing conditions?
    Prolonged flight in icing conditions with slats extended should be avoided.
  69. What are the landing gear maximum speeds?
    • Vlo (retraction) 240 KIAS/.53M ~
    • Vlo (extension) 270 KIAS/.59M ~
    • Vle (extended) 270 KIAS/.65M ~
  70. What is the maximum tire speed?
    195 knots ground speed ~
  71. What is the maximum brake temperature for takeoff?
    300 C ~ (with brake fans off)
  72. For what type of approaches may NAV mode be used?
    • VOR, VOR/DME, GPS and RNAV(GPS)
    • VOR/DME RNAV APPROACHES NOT AUTHORIZED."
  73. What limitations apply to VOR and VOR/DME approaches?
    • NAV mode may be used provided that the PM monitors raw data from FAF to MAP (Rose or Arc mode on ND)
    • VOR/DME RNAV APPROACHES NOT AUTHORIZED.
  74. What limitations apply to GPS and RNAV(GPS) approaches?
    • GPS PRIMARY is displayed on both CDU PROGRESS pages prior to the FAF.
    • Both FMCs (in GPS PRIMARY) must be operative. ~
    • AP or FD must be used from FAF down to MDA/DA/D-DA.
    • V/DEV indicator must not be displayed unless Final Approach mode is active.
    • FMC loaded approach may not be modified between FAF and MAP.
  75. What are the profile mode limitations?
    • Profile mode may not be used inside the FAF or below 1,000 ft AGL unless Final Approach mode is active.
    • AP or FD use required down to DA/D-DA
    • Cannot use Profile mode on RNAV(GPS) if surface OAT below charted limit or -15C. (May still be flown to LNAV MDA using vertical speed.)
  76. What are the TCAS limitations?
    • Must be operated in TA ONLY:
    • - One engine inoperative,
    • - Take or landing if airport elevation is above 5,300 MSL.
    • - If temp is more than 27.8C(50F) above or below ISA.
    • Maneuvers opposite an RA are prohibited.
  77. What are the engine EGT limitations?
    • TO/GA 650 5 min, 10 min in case of engine failure
    • MCT 625
    • Accel 650 2 min
    • MCL 625
    • MCR 625
    • Start 535 on Ground ~, 650 in Flight ~ - If exceeds 535 record max temp and time above 535.
  78. What is maximum N1?
    111.4 %
  79. What is maximum N2?
    105.5 %
  80. What are the maximum oil temps?
    • 177 C - transient (20 minutes)
    • 163 C - continuous"
  81. What is the minimum oil temp for start? Takeoff?
    • -40 C - engine start
    • 50 C - takeoff ~
  82. What is the minimum oil pressure? What is the normal range?
    • 70 psi - minimum
    • 90-400 psi - normal range
  83. What is the minimum oil quantity for start?
    12 quarts ~
  84. What is the engine warm up limitation?
    Engines must be operated near idle thrust for 5 minutes prior to takeoff if the engines were shut down for 2 hours or more. ~
  85. What are the starter duty limits?
    • Two consecutive start attempts may be made including a 30 second motoring period after each.
    • A 30 minute cooling period must follow the second attempt.
  86. What are the starter re-engagement limits?
    • 0% N2 recommended
    • 30% N2 Maximum permissible ~
  87. What are the reverse thrust limitations?
    • Limited to ground use only. ~
    • May not back the airplane with reverse thrust. ~
    • Do not move the reverse levers in the opposite direction while the reversers are in transit. (REV UNLK light illuminated.)
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A300 Flashcards - Limitations
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A300 Operational Limitations
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