6.8 Exits

Training Objective:

The trainee will be able to identify the features of different types of exits and flight deck escape routes and be able to effectively use them in any onboard situation.

Scope:

General
Normal Operation
Abnormal Operation
Emergency Operation
Airstairs

6.8A General

6.8A.1 Identify each of the different types of cabin exits and flight deck escape routes onboard the aircraft.

6.8A.2 Identify and describe the features of each of the exits and routes, and describe those designated as evacuation exits during fuelling.

6.8A.3 Identify what the normal function of the exit/route (e.g. boarding, service, emergency use only).

6.8A.4 Identify safety precautions associated with exit/route operation. Include potential hazards (e.g. inadvertent slide deployment, injury to crew and ground personnel, etc.).

6.8A.5 Identify the MEL relief given to operators when a door or slide is inoperative. Outline the conditions for this relief to be granted and the procedures which must be followed.

6.8B Normal Operation

6.8B.1 Describe the procedures for operating the exit in normal mode including arming/disarming and opening/closing.

6.8B.2 Identify the precautions associated with using this exit in normal mode/situations.

6.8B.3 Identify who is responsible for operating the exit in normal situations.

6.8B.4 Describe the crew communication and coordination procedures, including any established signals associated with exit operation in normal situations. Identify who is responsible for ensuring that this communication occurs and the importance of this communication for flight safety.

6.8C Abnormal Operation

6.8C.1 Identify what is meant by abnormal operation of the exit.

6.8C.2 Describe the features of the exit associated with abnormal operation.

6.8C.3 Describe the procedures for abnormal operation of the exit, including who is responsible for the exit operation, crew communication and crew coordination procedures.

6.8C.4 Identify any precautions for abnormal operation of the exit.

6.8C.5 Describe the door-reset procedures.

6.8D Emergency Operation

6.8D.1 Identify what is meant by emergency operation of the exit.

6.8D.2 Describe the features of the exit associated with emergency operation.

6.8D.3 Describe the procedures for operating the exit in emergency mode.

6.8D.4 Identify the precautions for using the exit in emergency situations.

6.8D.5 Describe any alternate procedures for use of the exit in the event it becomes unserviceable.

6.8D.6 Identify who is responsible for operating the exit in emergency situations.

6.8E Airstairs

6.8E.1 Define what is meant by airstairs and identify their location(s).

6.8E.2 Describe the features of the airstairs relating to normal, abnormal and emergency use.

6.8E.3 Describe the procedures for operating the airstairs in normal, abnormal and emergency situations. dentify the crew member responsibility for airstair operation.

6.8E.4 Identify the precautions relating to use of the airstairs.

6.8E.5 Describe the crew communication and the coordination procedures whenever the airstairs are being used.

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