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Boeing 777 FCOM 1 Airplane General
Airplane General, Emergency Equipment, Doors, Windows.
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What is the wing span in meters for the
-200, -200ER and -300 ?
What is the wing span in meters for the
-200LR, -300ER and 777F ?
Which structural part of the airframe swings widest in a taxiing turn?
The wing tips. All other portions of the airplane structures remain within this arc.
What is the minimum width of pavement in meters for a 180° turn for the -200, -200ER, 200LR and the 777F ?
What is the minimum width of pavement in meters for a 180° turn for the -300, -300ER ?
Name the two types of push button switches on the airplane?
Alternate Action and Momentary Action.
Describe the logic of an Alternate Action switch?
Alternate action switches have two positions: on and off. When pushed in and flush with the panel, the switch is on. The switch indicates the system is on by displaying a word or flow bar. For some switches, system status (FAULT, MAN, OFF, VALVE) may be shown in the lower half of the switch.
When pushed out and extended, the switch is off. The switch indicates the system is off by not displaying a word or not displaying a flow bar.
Describe the logic of a Momentary Action switch?
Momentary action switches are spring loaded to the extended position. They are used to activate or deactivate systems or reset system logic. The switch display indicates system status.
How many landing lights are installed?
Four: One fixed landing light is installed in the leading edge of each wing. Two fixed landing lights are installed on the nose gear strut. The nose gear landing lights cannot illuminate when the nose landing gear is not down and locked.
When do the landing lights switch from Dim to Bright?
When the landing gear is down.
Where are the taxi lights located?
Two fixed taxi lights are located on the non-steerable portion of the nose gear strut. The taxi lights cannot illuminate when the nose landing gear is not down and locked.
How many exterior lights are installed on the nose gear strut?
Four in total:
Two landing lights and two taxi lights.
Where are the runway turn off lights located?
In the left and right leading edge wing roots.
What area is illuminated by the runway turn off lights?
The pavement area's to the left forward and right forward of the fuselage in front of the main landing gear.
How many navigation lights are there?
Eight or Nine in total;
Two fixed green lights in the right forward wing tip.
Two fixed red lights in the left forward wing tip.
Two fixed white lights in each aft wing tip.
One fixed white light in the tail (as installed).
How many anti collision lights are there?
Three white strobe lights, one in each wing tip and one in the airplane tail.
Two red strobe lights, one on the upper and one on the lower fuselage.
What is the function of the storm light switch?
It is an override switch which illuminates the following lights at maximum brightness:
- all illuminated indicator lights
- glare shield flood lights
- instrument panel flood lights
- aisle stand flood lights
- dome lights
What is the function of the master brightness control?
Overrides and controls the brightness of all panel lights and displays with a white dot in the twelve o'clock position of their individual brightness controls.
Full adjustment control is available for the master brightness control when the individual brightness controls are set to the center detent (white dot).
Limits the adjustment range of the individual brightness controls affected. Dome lights, Flood lights and Circuit Breaker panel lights are not controlled by the master brightness control.
Which flight deck lighting is available when normal electrical power is lost?
Standby electrical power is automatically provided to the primary displays. The aisle stand, left and right forward panel and glare shield flood lights, and the dome lights illuminate automatically at a fixed brightness.
Explain the ARMED position of the flight deck emergency lights switch:
All emergency lights illuminate automatically if airplane DC electrical power fails or is turned off.
How is the emergency lighting system powered?
The emergency lighting system is powered by remote batteries. Battery charge is provided by the airplane electrical system. A fully charged battery provides at least 15 minutes of operation.
How are the escape slide lights operated?
When a slide is deployed, the lights turn on automatically to illuminate the slide lanes.
When is the EICAS advisory message:
EMER LIGHTS displayed?
When the emergency lights switch is not in the armed position, or
when the emergency lights switch is in the armed position and the emergency lights are activated by the switch at a flight attendant panel.
Describe the AUTO function of the Fasten Seatbelt selector?
The fasten seatbelt signs illuminate when:
- landing gear not up and locked or
- flap lever not up, or
- airplane altitude below ...,or
- cabin altitude above 10,000 feet, or
- passenger oxygen or supernumerary oxygen ON.
Can the fasten seatbelt signs illuminate with the selector in OFF?
Yes, when the passenger or supernumerary oxygen is ON.
How are the no smoking signs controlled?
The no smoking signs are illuminated permanently and cannot be controlled by the no smoking selector, or the no smoking signs are illuminated permanently and the no smoking selector is not installed.
What are the three sources of oxygen on the 777?
Two independent oxygen systems are provided, one for the flight crew and one for the passengers. Portable oxygen cylinders are located throughout the airplane for emergency use.
Where is the passenger and flight crew oxygen quantity displayed?
Flight crew oxygen is displayed on the MFD STATUS display.
Passenger oxygen is provided through individual chemical oxygen generators.
Where can the minimum dispatch pressures for flight crew oxygen be found?
FCOM 1, Performance Dispatch, Enroute section.
Why is it important to ensure no significant drop of oxygen pressure on the MFD STATUS display is observed during the preflight oxygen test?
To ensure the flight crew system bottle shut off valve is open.
How is the oxygen mask microphone selected?
By squeezing the red mask release levers and pulling the mask from its panel.
How can the boom microphone be reselected after use of oxygen masks is no longer required?
By closing the left oxygen panel door and pushing and releasing the RESET/TEST switch. This also shuts of oxygen to the mask.
How could a thermal discharge of the flight crew oxygen system be detected?
During exterior inspection on the left fwd lower fuselage, the green pressure relief disc would be missing.
How many minutes of oxygen can be produced by the chemical generators?
Approximately 22 minutes.
At what cabin altitude do the passenger oxygen masks drop automatically from the PSU's?
When cabin altitude exceeds approximately 13,500 ft.
How can passenger masks manually be deployed?
By pushing the PASSENGER OXYGEN switch on the overhead panel to the ON position.
Is the overhead crew rest compartment oxygen supply part of the flight crew oxygen system?
No, the overhead crew rest compartments have their own chemical oxygen generators that deploy automatically when the cabin altitude exceeds approximately 13,500 ft.
Flight crew oxygen mask Emergency/Test selector: When would the selector be rotated to emergency?
The emergency position supplies 100% oxygen under positive pressure at all cabin altitudes and protects against smoke and harmful vapors.
Selecting the Evacuation COMMAND switch to ON has the following effects:
-The red EVAC light (flight deck) and amber EVAC lights (flight attendant panels) flash.
-An audio horn sounds at each panel.
How can the evacuation signal horn be silenced in the cockpit?
By pulling the HORN SHUTOFF switch.
With the flight deck Evacuation COMMAND switch selected OFF, can the evacuation signal be activated?
Yes, by pressing an EVAC COMMAND switch on a flight attendant panel. This will activate the evacuation signals on the flight deck and on the flight attendant panels.
Which safety precaution must be taken prior to using a halon fire extinguisher in the flight deck area?
All flight crewmembers must wear oxygen masks and use 100% oxygen with emergency selected
Emergency locator transmitter (ELT) switch; describe the ARMED function?
ARMED (guarded position) transmits emergency locator signal if activated by high deceleration forces.
"ELT ON" is displayed on EICAS. Can the fuselage mounted ELT be deactivated?
Yes, by placing the ELT switch to RESET.
The door 4 or 5 upper Crew rest area continuous horn sounds. What is indicated?
Cabin decompression has occurred.
The door 4 or 5 upper Crew rest area pulsing alarm horn sounds. What is indicated?
Smoke is detected in the Crew rest area.
What are the flight deck effects when smoke is detected in the door 4 or 5 upper Crew rest areas?
-the Master Caution Light illuminates.
-an aural alarm sounds.
-a "SMOKE REST UPR DR4 or DR5" EICAS caution message is displayed.
Describe the Passenger entry door Flight Lock?
Each door handle is automatically locked when airspeed is greater than 80 knots. The flight lock allows limited door handle rotation sufficient for door venting. If electrical power is removed or fails, the flight lock is spring loaded to the unlocked position.
Non-overwing door: Where is the slide/raft manual inflation handle located?
In the left bottom corner of the doorframe.
-300, -300ER, -300 ER/ULR: Over wing door: where is the slide manual inflation handle located?
In the upper left hand corner of the doorframe.
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