Far 117 Quiz #1

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Far 117 Quiz #1

FAR 117 Understanding - a generic interpretationFAR 117 Table AFAR 117 Table BFAR 117 Table C


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  • 1. 
    A Flightcrew member cannot be returned to this type of reserve after a trip assignment. (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Airport / Standby Reserve

    • B. 

      Long-Call Reserve

    • C. 

      Short-Call Reserve

  • 2. 
    Flight Duty Period is span of time from:
    • A. 

      Report to Release

    • B. 

      Block out of the first Flight to Block in of the last flight

    • C. 

      Report to arrival of the last operational flight within a duty period

  • 3. 
    A crewmember is required to have 30 hours rest in the past 168 hours. Where does the lookback begin?
    • A. 

      At block in from the last live leg

    • B. 

      After each leg.

    • C. 

      At start time of the FDP or RAP

    • D. 

      At the release time of the duty period

  • 4. 
    This is a duty period where the company requires a Short-Call reserve to be available to receive an assignment.
    • A. 

      FDP, Flight Duty Period

    • B. 

      RAP, reserve availability period

    • C. 

      Modified duty

    • D. 

      Duty during WOCL

  • 5. 
    No more than one pre-takeoff FDP extension exceeding 30 minutes is legal without receiving this much rest.
    • A. 

      36 hours at base.

    • B. 

      10 hours of physiological nights rest.

    • C. 

      30 hours

    • D. 

      8 hour sleep opportunity. The pilot is responsible for getting the sleep.

  • 6. 
    This is the time measured from report time of a duty period, until the block in of the last live flight.
    • A. 

      FDP, Flight Duty Period.

    • B. 

      Fight Time Limit.

    • C. 

      Cumulative Time.

    • D. 

      RAP, Reserve Availalbility Period

  • 7. 
    If the time spent in deadhead transportation exceeds Table B, how much rest must the pilot receive?
    • A. 

      30 hours once they return to base.

    • B. 

      18 hours rest, within 24 hours of when they exceeded Table B.

    • C. 

      Time spent in deadhead, but not less than 10 hours.

    • D. 

      10 hours.

  • 8. 
    All extensions must be approved by this person.
    • A. 

      The Director of operations

    • B. 

      The person who is being extended.

    • C. 

      The chief dispatcher.

    • D. 

      The PIC, Captain.

  • 9. 
    This may be 8 or 9 hours, depending on the crew's report time.
    • A. 

      Extension

    • B. 

      FDP, Flight Duty Period

    • C. 

      Cumulative Rest

    • D. 

      Flight Time Limit

  • 10. 
    This much notice is required to assign a Long-Call reserve a trip beginning before and extending in to the WOCL.
    • A. 

      10 hours

    • B. 

      Double the duty

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      11 hours.

  • 11. 
    A long call can be converted to short call as long as they have 12 hours rest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A Flightcrew member assigned to a crew with 3 pilots is not permitted to exceed which of the following cumulative limitations?
    • A. 

      120 hours during any 30 consecutive days

    • B. 

      100 hours during any Calendar month

    • C. 

      100 hours in any 672 consecutive hours

    • D. 

      300 hours during any 90 consecutive days

  • 13. 
    A flightcrew assigned to a Split Duty period that starts at 22:00, has 3 flight segments and a 3 hour mid-duty break. What is the maximum time permitted for the Split Duty period?
    • A. 

      10:00

    • B. 

      13:00

    • C. 

      14:00

    • D. 

      16:00

  • 14. 
    A flightcrew member is assigned as part of a 2 pilot crew a domestic duty period with less that 8:00 flight time. The rest requirements are?
    • A. 

      9 hours rest before reducible to 8 hours.

    • B. 

      10 hours rest before with a 30 hour rest period in the preceding 168 hours

    • C. 

      10 hours comp rest after and 24 hours rest in any 7 days

    • D. 

      10 hours after and a 36 hours rest period in 7 calendar days

  • 15. 
    The following are symptoms of fatigue. (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Delayed Reaction

    • B. 

      Frequent Restroom Breaks

    • C. 

      Lapses of Attention and Vigilance

  • 16. 
    The certificate holder may not utilize a pre-takeoff extension if :
    • A. 

      The extension will go over 30 minutes.

    • B. 

      Dispatch is unable to send new paperwork.

    • C. 

      Any flight crew member will exceed the cumulative FDP limit.

    • D. 

      There is a posibility that the flight may need to divert due to weather.

  • 17. 
    The following are NOT considered legs, for entering Table B.
    • A. 

      Deadhead, return to gate, enroute diversion due to medical emergency.

    • B. 

      Pre-planned fuel stop in OAK for a SEA to HNL flight, taxi from gate to hangar, and a deadhead.

    • C. 

      A flight renumber for maintenance ferry, a divert due to weather, and an air turn back.

    • D. 

      An air turn back, an after take off extension due to unknown weather issues, and a taxi leg from gate to hangar.

  • 18. 
    A reserve can be assigned to an un-augmented FDP may be assigned additional flights segments when they return to base, as long as:
    • A. 

      They are notified that they will be utilizing an extension.

    • B. 

      The FDP is recalculated in Table B, based on the new number of legs.

    • C. 

      They signed the flight paperwork prior to the flight leg, which states they are fit for duty, and any applicable extensions.

    • D. 

      They answer the acars.

  • 19. 
    If 4 hours prior to departure the PIC contacts scheduling to report that due to his miscalculating the time difference to PVR, he did not get to bed in time for 8 hours of sleep, scheduling must:
    • A. 

      Transfer the call to the FODO.

    • B. 

      Ask the PIC when he will be rested well enough to report and adjust accordingly.

    • C. 

      Re-start the 8 hour rest period, so he can get his sleep.

    • D. 

      Tell him that the company only has to provide him with the sleep opportunity. It is his responsibility to get 8 hours of sleep.

  • 20. 
    A post takeoff extension, due to unforeseen curcumstances may exceed the cumulative FDP limits specified in 117.23.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An NYC based pilot has spent less than 36 hours on a layover in LHR (London). He will have a 30 minute penalty on his FDP until he receives 30 hour of rest at his base.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Select the best match for A thru D. 
    • A. RAP
    • A.
    • B. Flight Time Limits
    • B.
    • C. 30 hours
    • C.
    • D. Unaugmented Crew
    • D.
  • 23. 
    A Short-Call Reserve that starts at 03:00, is assigned to an un-augmented FDP that begins at 06:00 with 4 flight segments. The FDP must be scheduled to end no later than:
    • A. 

      17:00

    • B. 

      18:00

    • C. 

      19:00

    • D. 

      20:00

  • 24. 
    A flightcrew conducts three flight segments under part 117 followed by a part 91 ferry flight, and then the flightcrew is released into a rest period. Do the limits of part 117 apply to the ferry flight since it is conducted under part 91?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A flightcrew member is assigned deadhead transportation from IAD to DFW. Upon arrival at DFW, the same flightcrew member operates a flight segment from DFW to LAX. The period encompassing the deadhead transportation is considered:
    • A. 

      Duty

    • B. 

      FDP

    • C. 

      Deadhead is a part 91 operation

  • 26. 
    A flightcrew member need only sign the first dispatch/flight release at the beginning of their FDP attesting they are fit and prepared to perform their assigned duties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Prior to starting the fourth segment of a five segment FDP a flightcrew members determines they are too fatigued to perform their duties. What action(s) should the flightcrew member do? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Get some stronger coffee.

    • B. 

      Report the fatigue event to the carrier.

    • C. 

      Do not sign the dispatch/flight release.

  • 28. 
    What is the time limit on a flight time extension after takeoff?
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      To the extent necessary to land at the nearest destination or alternate airport

    • C. 

      To the farthest destination or alternate airport

    • D. 

      To the most suitable destination or alternate airport

  • 29. 
    A flightcrew members cumulative flight time limits may be exceeded during a flight time limit extension?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The FDP limits prescribed in Tables B and C of part 117 apply to the crew assigned to a flight or series of flights?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    An acclimated flightcrew member is scheduled to begin an FDP at 12:15 with 4 flight segments planned. The carrier adds an additional 2 segments to his schedule. What is the applicable flightcrew member's maximum applicable FDP limit?
    • A. 

      12:00

    • B. 

      13:00

    • C. 

      14:00

    • D. 

      15:00

  • 32. 
    One flightcrew member serving in a crew of 2 pilots had an FDP extension that exceeded the scheduled FDP limit by more than 30 minutes, 3 days ago. Since taking the extension that flightcrew member has not recieved a 30 consecutive rest period. May that flightcrew member accept another FDP extension that will exceed the scheduled FDP limit by more than 30 minutes, if the conditions are known before takeoff.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes, as long as the PIC concurs

  • 33. 
    A flightcrew member has an FDP limit of 12 hours. The flightcrew member's last scheduled segment of the FDP is a ferry flight that extends the FDP to 12.5 hours. Can the flight member accept the FDP?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, the 30 minute period may not be used for scheduling.

    • C. 

      Yes, ferry flights do not apply.

  • 34. 
    A flightcrew member is assigned a RAP beginning at 1200. The flightcrew member is notified of an unaugmented, 4 segment FDP that begins at 1700. What is the maximum scheduled FDP limit?
    • A. 

      10:00

    • B. 

      11:00

    • C. 

      12:00

    • D. 

      13:00

    • E. 

      14:00

    • F. 

      15:00

    • G. 

      16:00

  • 35. 
    The time during which a flightcrew member serves on Airport/Standby reserve is subject to cumulative FDP limits?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    The time during which a flightcrew member serves on RAP is subject to cumulative FDP limits?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    May a certificate holder change a flightcrew members reserve assignment from Long-Call to Short-Call? If so, under what conditions?
    • A. 

      Yes, if the flightcrew member is fit for duty

    • B. 

      Yes, provided a 10 hours rest period with 8 hour sleep opportunity is provided prior to the RAP.

    • C. 

      No, unless they are acclimated.

  • 38. 
    Is it legal to be assigned 4 Airport/Standby reserve assignments that start at 03:00 and end at 06:00?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 39. 
    Is it legal to be assigned 4 Short-Call reserve assignments that start at 03:00 and end at 06:00?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 40. 
    A flightcrew member starts a series of FDP's in JFK. The first rest period occurs in CDG. The flightcrew member recieves 10 hour rest periods between a series of FDP's that span 78 hour rest period with each FDP ending in CDG. At the conclusion of the 78 hour period, where is the flightcrew member acclimated?
    • A. 

      JFK

    • B. 

      CDG