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1. Can a crewmember perform their duties without their license or medical? 4-3
Yes, as long as the exemption is followed and the crewmember operates in the Contiguous U.S and District of Columbia
2. What documents does a crewmember need to have in his/her possession while using the exemption for lost or stolen License or Medical? 4-4
Company issued picture ID, State issued driver’s license with picture, passport, airport issued ID with picture (if issued by airport).
3. How long does a crewmember have to wait to report for duty following Blood Donations, Scuba Diving or Immunizations? 4-8
24 Hours
4. How long after drinking alcohol must an employee wait before performing crew member duties? 4-13
12 hours
5. Can a crewmember smoke or use smokeless tobacco/snuff products on a Company Aircraft? 5-15
6. Can a crewmember use Analgesics (pain killers) while on duty? 4-14
Yes, as long as it is aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, Bufferin or Anacin.
7. What are some of the effects of operating while fatigued? 4-22
Forgetfulness, irritation, poor communications, poor decision making, fixation, reduced vigilance and mood swings may occur
8. Can a crewmember remove them self from duty if they feel fatigued? 4-24
Yes, however they must notify crew scheduling and submit a written report online within 24 hours. (crew website -> safety and security-> Crew Member Fatigue Report
9. Where must you wear your company issued ID while on duty? 4-30
Above the waist while inside the Security Identification Display Area (SIDA), and may not be attached to your hat, epaulettes, or shirt collar
10. Can a Pilot In Command fly with a Second In Command when both crewmembers have less than 100hrs of line operating flight time? 4-41
11. What are the restrictions for a Second In Command when he/she has less than 100hrs of Flight Time when they are not with a Check Pilot? 4-42
The Pilot in Command must make all takeoff and landings when: • At special airports designated by the Administrator or by the Company • Prevailing visibility in the latest weather report for the airport is at or below 3/4 mile • RVR at or below 4000ft • Runway to be used has water, snow, slush, or similar conditions that affect aircraft performance. • Braking action less than “Good” • Crosswind greater than 15 knots • Wind shear in the vicinity of the airport • Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) in effect • Anytime the Pilot in Command deems appropriate.
12. What is the minimum report time prior to scheduled departure for the Q400 and SAAB 340? 4-45
60 minutes prior to scheduled domestic flights, and 75 minutes prior to scheduled international flights.
13. When is a crewmember considered released from duty? 4-48
15 minutes after the flight blocks in at the gate. Except if the aircraft has to taxi to a maintenance facility, or the crew is experiencing excessive time to reach the hotel for a RON.
14. What are the flight time limitations for crewmembers? 4-50
Flight Time Limitation Time Period 8 hours Between required rest periods 30 hours In 7 consecutive days 100 hours In one calendar month 1000 hours During any calendar year
15. What are the rest requirements following reduced rest? 4-52
Rest Schedule (hrs) Flight Time Scheduled in 24hrs Normal Reduced Compensatory Less than 8 9 8 10 More than 8 but less than 9 10 8 11 More than 9 11 9 12
16. Is a 91 flight operated before the start of a domestic flight schedule considered part of the scheduled flight time limitations? 4-53
17. Can a crewmember be on duty more that 16hrs? 4-53
Yes, as long as the crewmember is within his/her normal schedule and the aircraft experiences a delay once airborne
18. If a crew member exceeds 15 hours of duty, how much rest is required? 4-54
He/she must have a minimum of 10 hours of rest
19. If a crewmember is given compensatory rest of 10hrs what will his/her maximum duty day be the following duty period? 4-53
14 hrs
20. Is a diversion that continues to the original destination considered a change to the flight crewmember schedule? 4-54
21. How long is the reserve callout at EWR, IAD, IAH, BOS and LGA? 4-55
90 minutes
22. How long is the reserve callout at outstations? 4-55
60 minutes
23. What is required of a crew member on “hot reserve”? 4-55
The crew member must be at the airport, in uniform, and ready for duty
24. Who is the Pilot-In-Command of a flight crew consisting of two Captains? 4-56
The Captain listed on the Dispatch Release.
25. What are the qualification requirements to operate as a flight crewmember? 4-58
• Complete all Ground and Flight training as prescribed. • Certify as proficient to conduct the duties of Pilot In Command or Second In Command. • Hold the appropriate certificate with appropriate category and class ratings for the aircraft concerned. AND, unless under the supervision of a qualified Check Airman: • Complete Operating Experience in that aircraft type and Crewmember position. • Undergo observation by the FAA during at least one flight leg which includes a takeoff and landing (for a Pilot In Command completing initial or upgrade training). • Receive a line check. • Meet the Recent Experience requirements. • Meet crew scheduling requirements as an inexperienced crewmember. • Meet the Consolidation of Knowledge and Skills requirements.
26. What are the hour and time requirements to fulfill Consolidation of Knowledge? 4-60
100hrs within 120 days
27. What are the restrictions to a High Minimums Pilot in Command? 4-66
½ mile addition to the landing visibility and 100ft addition to the published MDA or DH
28. What are the restrictions to a High Minimums Pilot in Command in regards to an alternate? 4-67
The MDA or DA(H) and visibility minimums need not be increased above that applicable to the airport when used as an alternate airport, but in no event may the landing minimums be less than an MDA or DA(H) of 300 feet and a visibility of 1 mile
29. How often is a Pilot In Command required to get a line check? 4-68
Every 12 Months
30. Under what criteria may a PIC fly into a special use airport? 4-74
• The ceiling is at least 1,000 feet above the lowest MEA or MOCA, or initial approach altitude prescribed for the instrument approach procedure for that airport, and the visibility at that airport is at least 3 miles, OR • Within the preceding 12 calendar months either the Pilot In Command or Second In Command has made an entry to that airport (including a takeoff and landing) while serving as a Flight Crewmember, OR • The Pilot In Command has reviewed the distinguishing characteristics of the airport through the use of an approved pictorial means provided by the company in the Jeppesen Route Manual
31. What is the Special Winter Operations Airports (SWOA) program? 4-78
The Special Winter Operations Airports (SWOA) program is designed to identify airports that pose an increased threat to Flight Crewmembers during winter operations.
32. What are some of the basic restrictions to a SWOA? 4-76
• Captain is PF for Takeoff and Landing • Approach must have vertical guidance • Braking action report must be less than 1 hour old • Max tailwind is 0 knots • Max crosswind with poor braking action is 5 knots (SAAB), 15 knots (Q400)
33. What is the purpose of the ASAP program? 4-79
The purposes of ASAP are to identify safety events and to implement corrective measures that reduce the opportunity for safety to be compromised. ASAP is intended to improve flight safety through a self-report, cooperative follow-up and appropriate corrective action.
34. What events require an irregularity report? 4-82
• Passenger mishap no matter how minor • “Air return” or “Rejected Takeoff” • Return to the gate for any reason • Breach of Security • Employee Mishap • Any interference to aircraft systems caused by cellular phones or PED’s Operation
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