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When must landing gear be down and the final descent checklist be done?
1500'AGL/RA or the FAF whichever ocurrs later
1000' IMC what must be accomplished?
Fully configured
+15 -5 kts
On lateral profile
on vertical profile
What is the call for airspeed greater than 10 knots on final below 1000'AGL
Target exceeded by more than 15 kias, below 500 feet, what must happen?
"go around, airspeed
Method I obstacle clearance?
1000' 5mi either side filed airway with a positive climb gradient
When does Method I take icing into account?
18,000' and below
Method II obstacle clearance?
2000' within 5 miles either side airway and a positive climb gradient 1500' above enroute alternate airport.
Method 2, when do you return to your departure airport?
Below 24,000
Method II assumptions?
A/I on, T+10, APU not used.
FO TO limits
TDZ and rollout 1000' RVR
FO LND limits
1/2 mi or RVR 1800
Capt (HM <100hrs)
CAT II to mins if available
CAT I to mins if autopilot to DA
BA<good, xwind<15, 4000 rvr
Otherwise add 100 and 1/2 (nlt 300, 1)
C2: CAT 2, 100 hrs in type
C3: C2 + 2 autolands and 300 hours as UA CAPT
FO <100 hrs TO and LND
No clutter, 3/4 or 4000, xw<15, no windshear, no fancy airports, no Braking Action advisories
Takeoff alternate distance?
1000-2 restrictions?
No TS PROB or TEMP and CAT II III runway available and legal
Your gross weight has changed, when do you have to tell dispatch?
>800nm 2000
<800nm 4000
Standard takeoff mins
5000 and 1
Adequate visual reference t/o mins
Raw ILS mins?
4000 or 3/4
Visual mins?
Required dispatch reports?
5 min change from eta
15 minutes increase in flight time
100 nm increase in routing
4000' altitude change in cruise
cockpit fuel q indicator fails
all contingency fuel will be used
CAT I mins
1800 either TDZ or MID
CAT II mins
1000 tdze and either mid or rollout
CAT III mins
600 mid and tdze both operational
What things must you see to go below 50' below DA or 100' above Airport elevation?
Runway markings or lights
Approach lighting red-term bar
red side row bars
What is required after moderate turbulence? Severe?
DD message and PIREP. Cabin inspection/PIREP/write upq
Avoid thunderstorms by
5 nm
avoid tstms > 30K tops or if some sort of asymmetrical gradient
Above Freezing Level by 20nm
Below FrzLv upwind 10 downwind 20
Avoid downwind anvil by?
1nm per 1 kt of wind
Clear tstm tops by?
3/4 mile
4000 rvr
1 mile
5000 rvr
1/2 mile
1/4 mile
When is the runway considered wet?
B/A less than good or reflective surface
What reports are required in a non-ACARS environment?
Departure and off time after reaching cruise altitude.
If you are going to bust curfew, what do you need to do?
Contact dispatch.
What can happen to SCF on takeoff weight restricted flights?
Can be reduced or eliminated with mutual agreement between Captain and Dispatcher.
What can you do if a flight is going to be weight restricted at landing?
Captain and Dispatcher can agree to increase BURNOUT, release must explain situation.
What might happen if your flight is released with maximum fuel?
Dispatcher may limit ATOG to PTOG to avoid payload increases that would increase burnout at the expense of reserve fuel.
What situations require reductions to the landing runway limit weight?
Wet/Slippery (dispatch, n/a for alts)
Low Vis (3000/4) (initiate approach)
Who can reduce or remove ferry fuel?
Captain or Dispatcher may unilaterally. However, if captain, inform dispatch and get new FP.
What is the difference in names between flight plans of 350NM or more...
-350 NM or more FP is called the policy plan
-Less than 350NM ETE, burnout, and total fuel is on DRM.
How is route selected for 800NM or less?
Shortest route, Dispatcher or Captain's requested, or FAA preferred rout.
How is route selected for greater than 800NM?
Optimum route based on winds and temperatures unless ATC has imposed route restrictions.
What does TMU WX RTE in the remarks section of the FPF mean?
Route is designed to avoid severe weather, and airline has agreed to honor it. Controllers should not move flight except for safety reasons, and we shouldn't ask for reroutes unless safety reasons dictate.
What is NRP (North American Route Program?)
Efficient city pair routes. You must be at or above 290, depart and arrive on a published preferred route from a point 200 NM from depart/arrive stations.
No tower dispatch?
OK, as long as B,C,D, or E surface area is operational
What weather conditions are "conditional?"
FAA Exemption 3585, domestic only, stated on the release?
-Below mins is conditional
-Main body of wx indicates that dest and alts are at or above mins
-dual alternates
If FAA exemption 3585, what additional restrictions apply to the conditional forecasts?
-Dest not less than 1/2 lowest vis mins expected runway.
-Alt not less than 1/2 required alt cig and vis mins.
-2nd alt at or above requred cig and vis mins.
What does EWINS on the release mean?
The dispatcher or meteorologist has amended an existing weather forecast and issued a Flight Movement Forecast (FMF) specifically for this flight.
Besides weather, when do you need an alternate?
The flight is a supplemental operation that is dispatched to an airport not currently authorized as a regular, refueling, alternate, or provisional.
1-1-2 Alternate
+/-1 hour, cig<1000', vis<2mi
unless TS fcst (incl PROB 30/40 or TEMPO)
Airport Limits of 1-1-2 rules use
-Domestic Pairs lwr 48, and arrivals from airports w/in 2 hours of lwr 48, must have 45 min fuel
-dest must have suitable Cat II/III avail
Aircraft Limits of 1-1-2 use
CAT II/III capable
How will you know you are under 1-1-2?
Alternate line of the FPF will show 1/1/2 in lieu of alternate name.
When do you need a second alternate?
Dest and Alt wx at mins.
What kind of airports may be used as an alternate in a DR?
When may a no tower airport be used as an alternate or a diversion airfield?
-No Tower Dispatch provisions are met
-Required NAVAID facilities are monitored
-airport/approach chart do not prohibit use as an alternate
What are the weather mins for enroute alternates?
Identical to destination alternates.
When is the probability of diversion low?
-ETA dest wx>600/2
-low probability of TSTMS
-suitable runway, approach, winds
You are enroute and your alternate goes below alternate mins, what do you do?
-amend the release with a legal alt
-divert if necessary
What is the gotcha regarding Jeppesen alternate minimum values vs UA operations?
We don't use charted alternate minimum values, but we do adhere if it says NA in the "For Filing As An Alternate" table.
What does the term "approach facility" mean?
A navaid providing CAT I ILS or nonprecision approach. One freq.
What does the term "different runways" mean?
Any runway with a different runway number, including reciprocals of the same runway.
Determining Alternate Weather Minimums.
400/1-one operational approach facility
200/1/2 or 400/1, whichever is lower
If you use more than your taxi fuel before takeoff, what can you do?
Either consider some of your cleared fuel as taxi, or if enough is burned, consider amending release, and never takeoff without FAR required.
When determining TOGW increases, what TOGW do you use?
FAR Fuel Reserve?
Fly to airport to which it is dispatched, thence most distant alt, thereafter 45 mins at normal cruise (LRC 25K)
What does ALT fuel not take into consideration?
Reroutes or traffic delays.