Part A - Section 3 - Aircraft Specific


3A.1.1  Identify and describe the location, features and operation of each of the exits on the aircraft in both normal and emergency mode.

3A.1.2 Normal Operation (Internal)

  • Who opens/closes specific doors
  • Signals/conditions to open/close
  • Precautions and exit assessment
  • Opening/closing procedures
  • Crew communications

3A.1.3 Arming/Disarming Procedures

  • Who arms/disarms specific doors
  • When to arm/disarm
  • Arm/disarm checks
  • Precautions
  • Abnormalities/corrective actions
  • Crew communications

3A.1.4  Emergency Operation (Internal)

  • Signals to open
  • Exit assessment/conditions/attitude of aircraft
  • Opening/alternate opening procedures
  • Precautions
  • Slide/raft (ramp) deployment, inflation & use
  • Slide/raft (ramp) failure
  • Escape tape, ropes location and use
  • Crew communications

3A.1.5  Airstairs/Ventral Stairs

  • Controls
  • Operations (Normal and Emergency)
  • Operational precautions
  • Crew communications

3A.1.6  Flight Deck Escape Routes

  • Location(s), operation(s) and method(s) of egress
  • Conditions for use


3A.2.1 Public Address System and Interphone System

  • Emergency Operation Procedures
NOTE:  Where applicable, identify procedures to follow when equipment is unserviceable, ie: M.E.L. relief/alternatives, and procedures to follow if systems become unserviceable while airborne.


3A.3.1 Galley Power Shut Off

  • Location(s) and Procedures

3A.3.2 Galley Appliance Overheat/ Malfunctions

3A.3.3 Circuit Breakers

  • Location(s)
  • Purpose
  • Description
  • Reset procedures

3A.3.4  Emergency Lighting

  • Location(s)/operation of controls for activation
  • Location(s)/operation-Portable Lighting Units

3A.3.5  Oxygen Systems

  • Location(s)/operation/manual release-cabin; galleys; lavatories
  • Location(s)/operation-Flight Deck Oxygen Masks


3A.4.1 Flight Attendant Seats/Stations

  • locations and cabin positions, in all configurations for pre-flight passenger safety demonstrations and emergency landing briefings

3A.4.2 Flight Crew Seats Two Person Flight Deck

  • Description of seats, controls and restraint system

3A.4.3 Passenger Seat Unserviceable Procedures

3A.4.4  Stowage Area Unserviceablility Procedures

3A.4.5  Water Supply, Sinks, Drains (Galleys/Lavatories)

  • Location and description/operation of shut-off valves
  • Precautions for using sinks to avoid scalding ground personnel

3A.4.6  Lifts/Elevators

  • Abnormal and Emergency Operation
  • Control Override Procedures
  • Escape Procedures

3A.4.7  Curtains and Partitions

  • Procedures for Take-off and Landing

3A.4.8  Lavatories

  • Door locking mechanisms (External)
  • Emergency entry procedures
  • Positioning/locking of lavatory door for take-off and landing
  • Electrical outlets
  • Location/Operation - Water Heater Units
  • Location/Operation - "Waste Receptacle" Fire Extinguisher
  • Location/Operation - Smoke Detector Units

3A.4.9  Emergency Equipment Locations Diagram

3A.4.10  Fuelling - Emergency Exits

3A.4.11 Flight Attendant Seating Priority

3A.4.12 Exit Row Seating Requirements


3A.5.1 Identify any features, procedures and/or equipment unique or different within the aircraft type in the air carrier's fleet.

  • Describe each of the differences, their impact on the carrier's standard operating procedures and the importance to flight safety of crew members being familiar with them.
  • Describe the impact of these differences on crew communication and crew coordination procedures and ways to ensure crew members are familiar with these differences prior to the flight, ie: crew briefing, familiarization walk-throughs.
  • Definition and description and operational procedures of:

    • Blow-out panels
    • Flight deck door
    • Smoke barrier
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