Magic Flying Wonderplane

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Magic Flying Wonderplane

Most kids dream of becoming an airplane pilot and being in charge of moving people over the skies. Are you planning on flying an airplane and have undergone the courses? The quiz below offers revision on the courses leading to the final exam. Give it a try and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What speed will the APU starter disengage during the start sequence on the ground if the airplane is equipped with an Altitude Start Enhanced Control Unit
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      42%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      95%

  • 2. 
    What does the illuminated ARM light on the P-62 panel indicate if the Shutdown Switch is depressed?
    • A. 

      The APU has shutdown

    • B. 

      The fire bottle is prepared to release all its contents

    • C. 

      The fire bottle has released all its contents

    • D. 

      The APU Control Unit requires a BITE

  • 3. 
    When the APU start switch is turned to START and release to ON, the FAULT light will illuminate then go off.  What does this indicate?
    • A. 

      The APU doors (intake and exhaust) are fully open

    • B. 

      The APU control unit has completed its self-test

    • C. 

      There is a problem with the control unit and the BITE test is necessary

    • D. 

      The APU fuel valve has just opened

  • 4. 
    What is the minimum amount of the fuel required to start and run the APU for the first hour?
    • A. 

      4020 lbs.

    • B. 

      500 lbs.

    • C. 

      650 lbs.

    • D. 

      1000 lbs.

  • 5. 
    Where can the APU shutdown be accomplished at?
    • A. 

      Overhead Panel, P5

    • B. 

      Aft Control Panel, P8

    • C. 

      Control Panel, P62

    • D. 

      Any above position

  • 6. 
    What values should be monitored on the EICAS during the APU Start Sequence?
    • A. 

      EGT and RPM

    • B. 

      N1 and N2

    • C. 

      N2 and EPR

    • D. 

      EPR and RPM

  • 7. 
    What is the minimum amount of the time that must be observed between and aborted start and another start attempt?
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      120 seconds

    • C. 

      90 seconds

    • D. 

      60 seconds

  • 8. 
    What is the minimum distance from the rear of the airplane that persons or property will remain clear when the APU is in operation?
    • A. 

      Approximately 50 feet

    • B. 

      Approximately 30 feet

    • C. 

      Approximately 40 feet

    • D. 

      Approximately 20 feet

  • 9. 
    What is the duty cycle of the APU starter?
    • A. 

      Three attempts followed by a 30 minute cool-down

    • B. 

      Three attempts followed by a 60 minute cool-down

    • C. 

      Three attempts followed by a 90 minute cool-down

    • D. 

      Three attempts followed by a 45 minute cool-down

  • 10. 
    What is the minimum speed the APU can be pneumatically and electrically loaded?
    • A. 

      99%

    • B. 

      97%

    • C. 

      95%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 11. 
    How long is the APU cooling period if it was pneumatically loaded?
    • A. 

      90 seconds

    • B. 

      60 seconds

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      120 seconds

  • 12. 
    How many times should the RUN light flash after the APU Control Unit Switch is placed to START and released to ON position during the start sequence?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      2

  • 13. 
    How many types of APU shutdowns are there according to the Boeing 757 AMM, Chapter 49?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Two

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements is most accurate?
    • A. 

      The APU may be stopped (Normal), but never started, during servicing

    • B. 

      The APU may be started, but never stopped(excluding APU emergencies) during fuel servicing

    • C. 

      The APU will never be started or stopped (excluding APU emergencies) during fuel servicing

    • D. 

      The APU may be started or stopped during fuel servicing

  • 15. 
    Where is the APU Control Panel located?
    • A. 

      Overhead P-11 Panel

    • B. 

      Sidewall P-61 Panel

    • C. 

      Overhead P-5 Panel

    • D. 

      Sidewall P-62 Panel

  • 16. 
    What speed will the APU ECU perform a normal protective shutdown?
    • A. 

      107% RPM

    • B. 

      109% RPM

    • C. 

      106% RPM

    • D. 

      108% RPM

  • 17. 
    Which EICAS display should be modified to view EGT and RPM while the APU is in operation?
    • A. 

      STATUS

    • B. 

      OPERATION

    • C. 

      MAINTENANCE

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 18. 
    Which aircraft fuel tank normally supplies the APU fuel system?
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Left Main

    • C. 

      Reserve

    • D. 

      Right Main

  • 19. 
    1. How much fuel is necessary to be on board for the APU to operate for each additional hour?
    • A. 

      550 lbs.

    • B. 

      600 lbs.

    • C. 

      500 lbs.

    • D. 

      650 lbs.

  • 20. 
    When will the APU shutdown if it was not pneumatically loaded?
    • A. 

      After 120 seconds

    • B. 

      After 30 seconds

    • C. 

      After 60 seconds

    • D. 

      Immediately

  • 21. 
    When should a rise in EGT be seen when starting the APU?
    • A. 

      7% RPM

    • B. 

      8% RPM

    • C. 

      9% RPM

    • D. 

      6% RPM

  • 22. 
    Where is the APU ECU located?
    • A. 

      The E-4 rack

    • B. 

      The E-5 rack

    • C. 

      The E-6 rack

    • D. 

      The E-3 rack

  • 23. 
    When the APU start switch is turned to the START and released to ON, the RUN light will flash twice.  What does this indicate?
    • A. 

      The APU fuel valve has just opened

    • B. 

      There is a problem with the control unit and a BITE is necessary

    • C. 

      The APU doors (intake and exhaust) are fully open

    • D. 

      The APU control unit has completed its self-test

  • 24. 
    What is the maximum operating EGT range for the APU?
    • A. 

      471º C to 571º C

    • B. 

      343º C to 538º C

    • C. 

      471º C to 588º C

    • D. 

      581º C to 588º C

  • 25. 
    What message should EICAS display if the APU fails to start after the third attempt?
    • A. 

      APU LRU

    • B. 

      APU START

    • C. 

      APU LOP

    • D. 

      APU BITE