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1

Using the temperature conversion chart in AFM Section 5, 25°C is equal to __ °F.
• 77
• 82
• 73
• 71

• 77

2

The FMC takeoff speeds will protect for minimum control speeds by increasing __ as required.
A. V1
B. Vr
C. V2
D. All the above

D. All the above

3

With the loss of the L1 generator inflight, the APU is being used as an alternate power source. With 2 1/2 hours flight time remaining and at FL 350, what is the additional fuel burn?
• 600 lbs
• 550 lbs
• 650 lbs
• The APU is not available as an alternate power source.

• 650 lbs

4

VNAV and FMC fuel calculations are available for gear down operations and/or diversion information.
A. True
B. False

B. False

5

If the FMC message "V Speeds Unavailable" is displayed, manual entry of V speeds must be made prior to takeoff .
A. True
B. False

B. False

6

Flying above the FMC Maximum cruise altitude with banks in excess of approximately 21° may cause the airplane to lose speed and/or altitude.
A. True
B. False

A. True

7

The Dispatch and Enroute LRC tables are interchangeable.
A. True
B. False

B. False

8

Windshear conditions exist, MGW for the runway is 600,000 lbs. Flap 15 takeoff, sea level, 86°F, GW = 440,000 lbs. Accuload V speeds V1=122, Vr=129, V2=140. What would the actual Vr be?
• 149
• 154
• 140
• 122

• 149

9

Windshear conditions exist. If using an adjusted Vr the CDU entry should be modified.
A. True
B. False

B. False

10

When the gear is down during cruise, the FMC corrects for:
A. Extra fuel burn.
B. ETA and maximum altitude data.
C. Both A and B.
D. None of the above.

D. None of the above.

11

During takeoff with suspected windshear, what is the maximum additive to Vr?
• 10 kts.
• 30 kts.
• 15 kts.
• 20 kts.

• 20 kts.

12

Maximum Continuous Thrust is primarily intended:
A. For normal LRC thrust.
B. To be used for a maximum of 10 minutes if the TAT is 10°C or above.
C. For emergency use.
D. All the above.

C. For emergency use.

13

The Driftdown Chart starts from optimum altitude. If you are below optimum altitude can the chart be used?
A. The Driftdown chart is an approximate calculation and can be used for all altitudes.
B. The chart can only be used within 1000 feet of optimum altitude.
C. Both A and B.
D. Neither A nor B.

A. The Driftdown chart is an approximate calculation and can be used for all altitudes.

14

FMC computed takeoff speeds can be used for contaminated runway situations.
A. True
B. False

B. False

15

United Airlines uses both the engine derate and assumed temperature derate for takeoff computations.
A. True
B. False

B. False

16

If landing weight exceeds the maximum quick turnaround weight, wait the specified time and then check that the wheel thermal plugs have not melted before executing a subsequent takeoff.
A. True
B. False

A. True

17

A braking action reported as GOOD is the same braking action for a dry runway as it is for a contaminated runway.
A. True
B. False

B. False

18

If you encounter flight with unreliable airspeed you should:
• Refer to performance section for flight with unreliable airspeed settings.
• Deploy the RAT for backup power.
• Use the standby instruments.
• Give up, no one has survived.

• Refer to performance section for flight with unreliable airspeed settings.