C-17a Engine Run Flash Cards

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Engine Quizzes & Trivia

This Quiz will help prepare you for any up comming Test for the C-17A Engine Run Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Allow APU to operate with no load for a minimum of __________ prior to shut down . 
    • A. 

      Two Minutes

    • B. 

      Two Seconds

    • C. 

      One Hour

    • D. 

      One Minute

  • 2. 
    The APU PWR Switch on the electrical panel shall remain on untill after the electrical panel shall remain on until after the APU is completely shutdown 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To prevent injury to personnel or damage to equipment, do not operate the APU under the following conditions:
    • A. 

      With fire detection system loop A inoperative

    • B. 

      With fire detection system loop B inoperative

    • C. 

      With fire detection system loop A and loop B inoperative

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    What are the indications of a successful APU loop A and loop B test on the enviromental panel ? 
    • A. 

      APU loop A and loop B lights come on, center

    • B. 

      Master warning press to reset lights on glare shield

    • C. 

      Fire light on APU panel comes on, WAP display

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What area must the operator always ensure is clear prior to an APU start ?
    • A. 

      Right wheel pod

    • B. 

      APU compartment doors

    • C. 

      Cargo compartment

    • D. 

      Inlet and Exhaust

  • 6. 
    After setting the APU Start Control Switch to start position what EGT indication are you looking for?
    • A. 

      1. 525

    • B. 

      2. 855

    • C. 

      3. 725

    • D. 

      4. 585

  • 7. 
    Activation of the APU agent discharge switchlight on the APU panel will provide an automatic shutdown of the APU .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An APU fire is indicated by which of the following
    • A. 

      Fire warning light on Multifunction display cue

    • B. 

      Master warning lights on overhead panel, cue light

    • C. 

      Fire warning light on engine T-handles, cue light

    • D. 

      Master warning lights on instrument panel, APU display

  • 9. 
    An automatic shutdown occurs when APU EGT exceeds___________ above 95% RPM.
    • A. 

      585 degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      723 degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      621 degrees Celsius

    • D. 

      495 degrees Celsius

  • 10. 
    An automatic shutdown occurs when the APU RPM exceeds ___________.
    • A. 

      105%

    • B. 

      104%

    • C. 

      103%

    • D. 

      102%

  • 11. 
    Ensure the Auto shutdown override switchlight, on the APU panel is in what position for a normal APU start.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    External air leakage from the APU heat shield area is allowable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How can the APU be started if external electrical power is not available?
    • A. 

      Battery power

    • B. 

      External air power

    • C. 

      Starter control valve

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    In the event of an APU fire, how meny possible locations are available to shutdown the APU.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 15. 
    Personnel will position Start Control Switch to the run position for_________ second(s) prior to starting the APU?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Two

  • 16. 
    Press and hold which switchlight to test all lights and digital indicators on the overhead panel?
    • A. 

      WAP cue switchlight

    • B. 

      Flowline test switchlight

    • C. 

      ANN/DIGT test switchlight

    • D. 

      BRT/DIM test switchlight

  • 17. 
    Set start control switch on APU panel to start and release and identify which parameters are increasing?
    • A. 

      Fuel flow and Revolutions per Min

    • B. 

      Fuel Flow and Exhaust Gas Temperature

    • C. 

      Exhaust Gas Temperature and Revolutions Per Minute

    • D. 

      Total Pressure Inlet And Total Temperature Inlet

  • 18. 
    The APU fuel consumption rate is?
    • A. 

      400 pounds per hour

    • B. 

      500 pounds per hour

    • C. 

      600 pounds per hour

    • D. 

      700 pounds per hour

  • 19. 
    The APU Start Control Switch is spring loaded to the run position
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What action should be taken when the APU fails to spool up during battery start?
    • A. 

      Reset the fuel flow divider circuit breakers

    • B. 

      Reset the generator switch

    • C. 

      Reset the APU start circuit breakers

    • D. 

      Reset the fuel control circuit breakers

  • 21. 
    What does a HIGH light and automatic shutdown of theAPU during normal operation indicate?
    • A. 

      Over temperture condition

    • B. 

      Overspeed condition

    • C. 

      Loss of weight on wheels

    • D. 

      Insufficient fuel flow

  • 22. 
    What does a HOT light and an automatic shutdown of the APU during normal operation indicate ?
    • A. 

      Overtemperature condition

    • B. 

      Overspeed condition

    • C. 

      Insufficient fuel flow

    • D. 

      Loss of weight on wheels indication

  • 23. 
    What is the approximate time for the APU inlet door assembly to open?
    • A. 

      9 seconds

    • B. 

      3 seconds

    • C. 

      6 seconds

    • D. 

      12 seconds

  • 24. 
    What is the APU stabilized RPM ?
    • A. 

      97-101%

    • B. 

      95-99%

    • C. 

      94-98%

    • D. 

      96-100%

  • 25. 
    What is the APU starter motor duty cycle?
    • A. 

      Do not exceed three starts or attempts in one hour

    • B. 

      Do not exceed four starts of attempts in one hour

    • C. 

      Do not exceed five starts or attempts in one hour

    • D. 

      Do not exceed two starts or attempts in one hour

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