Cessna 208 Series Cat A

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Cessna 208 Series Cat A

This quizz is designed to test the engineer's knowledge and to promote the use of the manuals to refresh understanding of aircraft systems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Cessna 208 Caravan can be described as:
    • A. 

      A high wing cabin class turboprop all metal aircraft

    • B. 

      A high wing cabin class turboprop all metal aircraft of monocoque construction

    • C. 

      A high wing cabin class turboprop all metal aircraft of semi-monocoque construction

  • 2. 
    An emergency exit door is installed:
    • A. 

      All doors can be used as emergency exits

    • B. 

      On the left fuselage at the forward end of the passenger compartment

    • C. 

      On the right fuselage at the rear end of the passenger compartment

  • 3. 
    The fuel system includes two integral fuel tanks and a fuel reservoir.  The two integral fuel tanks:
    • A. 

      Interconnect with direct plumbing between the two systems

    • B. 

      Interconnect with a crossfeed system

    • C. 

      Allows flow by gravity from each tank to the fuel reservoir

  • 4. 
    The primary danger areas around the aircraft are:
    • A. 

      The propellers and engine exhaust plume

    • B. 

      The propellers and radar emissions from the radome

    • C. 

      The propellers, engine exhaust plume, and radar emissions from the radome

  • 5. 
    The operating limitations for the aircraft can be obtained from:
    • A. 

      The training manual

    • B. 

      The applicable maintenance and operating manuals

    • C. 

      The foreman in the workshop

  • 6. 
    The aircraft may be towed with:
    • A. 

      Control locks fitted and park brake released

    • B. 

      Control locks removed and park brake released

    • C. 

      Control locks removed and static ground cables fitted

  • 7. 
    The propeller may windmill even in light winds.  A windmilling propeller:
    • A. 

      Is a safety hazard

    • B. 

      Can result in bearing damage

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 8. 
    A handle in the lower passenger door operates the door locking mechanism.  The inside and outside handles:
    • A. 

      Are mechanically interconnected

    • B. 

      Operate independently from one another

    • C. 

      Are electrically interconnected

  • 9. 
    A tail stand:
    • A. 

      Must be used when servicing airplane inside tail section

    • B. 

      Must be strong enough to support the whole airplane

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 10. 
    The wing features two spars:
    • A. 

      The front spar incorporates a special forged fitting and formed channel assembly for lift strut attachment

    • B. 

      The wing is attached to the fuselage with attach fittings on the front and rear spar at each side of the fuselage

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 11. 
    The bleed air to operate the pneumatic systems in the aircraft are bled of at:
    • A. 

      The third stage of the engine turbine (P3 air) to supply all systems

    • B. 

      The third stage of the engine compressor (P3 air) to supply all systems

    • C. 

      The third stage of the engine compressors (P3 air) and supplies no aircraft systems

  • 12. 
    The vacuum system features:
    • A. 

      A flapper valve to split the airflow between the pressurisation and instrument air users

    • B. 

      A bleed air pressure regulator providing regulated bleed air for the vacuum system

    • C. 

      A check valve to stop airflow to the systems in event of an engine failure

  • 13. 
    The vacuum ejector:
    • A. 

      Allows bleed air flow through an orifice to create the necessary suction to operate instruments

    • B. 

      Sense ambient pressure and bleed air temperature

    • C. 

      Sense bleed air pressure and ambient temperature

  • 14. 
    What warns the pilot/engineer of a possible low vacuum condition?
    • A. 

      Ambient sense

    • B. 

      Ejector flow control actuator

    • C. 

      A warning switch illuminating the red vacuum low warning light

  • 15. 
    The primary ventilation system receives:
    • A. 

      Pressurised air (P2.5 and P3) and connects to the central plenum located in the cockpit headliner area

    • B. 

      Allows fresh air into the cockpit through small inlet doors located on the left and right side of the forward fuselage

    • C. 

      Ram air at the upper end of each wing strut

  • 16. 
    The temperature limiter switch in the compressor bleed air heater system:
    • A. 

      Is installed in the cabin heat firewall shutoff valve

    • B. 

      Will open and de-energise the gate valve solenoid if the bleed air temperature exceeds certain values

    • C. 

      Regulates the control pressure at the gate valve

  • 17. 
    The pressure regulator assembly in the compressor bleed air heater:
    • A. 

      Reduce P3 compressor outlet bleed air control pressure to set values (18 PSI)

    • B. 

      Reduce engine RPM to regulate bleed air pressure

    • C. 

      Increase P5 compressor outlet bleed air control pressure to set values (22 PSI)

  • 18. 
    The valve assembly – air diverter (mixing air valve):
    • A. 

      Has two doors mechanically linked together, with both doors operated by a single MIXING AIR control

    • B. 

      In the GRD PULL position, P2.5 interstage compressor bleed air provides heat at power settings below 89% Ng

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 19. 
    The entire heat system is inoperative.  What is the probable cause?
    • A. 

      The circuit breaker tripped

    • B. 

      Insufficient bleed air available

    • C. 

      Check valve remains open

  • 20. 
    As the angle of attack of an airfoil increases, the centre of pressure will:
    • A. 

      Move towards the trailing edge

    • B. 

      Move towards the leading edge

    • C. 

      Remain stationary because both lift and drag components increase proportionally to increase angle of attack

  • 21. 
    If the travel of the aircraft’s controls is correct but the cables are rigged exceptionally tight, what probable effect will this have when flying the aircraft?
    • A. 

      It will cause stable response to autopilot signals

    • B. 

      The aircraft will be heavy on the controls

    • C. 

      The pilot will be unable to control the aircraft in flight

  • 22. 
    Roll control is accomplished by:
    • A. 

      Aileron system

    • B. 

      Aileron and spoiler system

    • C. 

      Rudder system

  • 23. 
    What controls the flap system travel during normal operation?
    • A. 

      The flap motor circuit breaker

    • B. 

      The flap control circuit breaker

    • C. 

      The flap switch actuator by means of the flap control lever

  • 24. 
    The pilot reports a low fuel pressure.  What is the probable cause?
    • A. 

      Main (engine driven) boost pump defective

    • B. 

      Standby boost pump defective

    • C. 

      Fuses blown

  • 25. 
    The pilot reports no fuel transferring from the reservoir fuel tank, however there is no low fuel pressure warning.  What is the probable cause?
    • A. 

      Defective boost pump

    • B. 

      Defective transfer jet pump

    • C. 

      The float check valve is open

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