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1. Define N1

Low Pressure Compressor. Single Fan and 3-stage booster

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2. Define N2

High Pressure Compressor. 9-stage compressor, with 4 stages of Variable Stator Vanes

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3. What are the Start Lever positions?

IDLE
CUTOFF

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4. What is required for selection of Reverse thrust?

The related thrust lever to be at idle
and RA 10 or on the ground.

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5. What fuel valve(s) close when an engine Start Lever is moved to CUTOFF?

The Spar Fuel Shutoff Valve and Engine Fuel Shutoff Valve close

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6. What component controls and monitors engine parameters?

The EEC

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7. The Electronic Engine Control (EEC) provides exceedance protection for which parameter(s) in normal mode?

-N1 and N2 redline overspeed

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8. In Normal Mode, what does the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) use to calculate N1 thrust ratings?

-Bleed air demand
-Sensed flight conditions

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9. What are the possible EEC modes with the Engine EEC switch showing both the ON (white) and ALTN (amber) displays illuminated?

-Hard Alternate from Soft Alternate mode.

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10. Compare thrust in EEC HARD ALTERNATE Mode to normal mode for a given thrust lever position.

Hard Alternate is always equal or greater to normal thrust.

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11. What does an ENGINE CONTROL (amber) light mean?

-Fault in the EEC that prevents dispatching. Comes one with a no dispatch fault, engine is operating, and aircraft is on the ground.

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12. What mode is active with the Thrust Mode Display indicating R-TO (green)?

-With Engine Display Control Panel in Auto, this is Reduced Takeoff.

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13. What causes the ENG FAIL Alert (amber) on the EGT indicator?

-The engine is operating at a condition below sustainable idle (50%N2) and sudden decrease.

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14. What removes an ENG FAIL Alert (amber)?

-Engine recovers, Start Lever moved to Cutoff, or Fire Switch is pulled.

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15. On the ground, after engine shutdown, what does a red box on the EGT Readout indicate?

-That an exceedance has occurred.

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16. What does “reverse video” displayed on the Engine Vibration readout indicate?

-High vibration levels

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17. What should the ENG VALVE CLOSED lights (blue) and SPAR VALVE CLOSED lights (blue) indicate during a normal preflight, power ON, Engines not running?

-Dim Blue.

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18. What does an illuminated FILTER BYPASS light (amber) indicate?

-That an impending fuel filter bypass might occur due to contaminated fuel filter

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19. What is the indication if the engine oil pressure drops below redline during takeoff roll (>80 kts)?

-a steady yellow LOW OIL PRESSURE light in the Upper Display Unit

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20. What does the Ignition Select Switch in the IGN R position select?

-The Right Igniter on both engines

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21. In flight, what does the Engine Start Switch in CONT provide with the Engine Start Lever in IDLE?

-Provides ignition to selected igniter and both igniters when N2 is below idle

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22. In flight, what does the Engine Start Switch in FLT provide with the Engine Start Lever in IDLE?

-Provides ignition to both igniters

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23. What does a steady START VALVE OPEN (amber) light indicate?

-the respective start valve is open and air is supplied to the starter.

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24. What does an amber REV indicates? A green REV?

-Amber - the reverser sleeve is not in the stowed position.
-Green - The reverser sleeve is in the deployed position and reverse thrust level can be raised.

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25. What does a REVERSER (amber) light on the Aft Overhead Panel indicate?

-The reverser is commanded to stow (and extinguishes 12 seconds later) or a malfunction has occurred.

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26. Which APU lights will accompany an automatic APU shutdown

-APU Annunciator and Master Caution, and maybe FAULT, LOW OIL PRESSURE, or OVER SPEED. Red Master Warning Fire