Flight Test Exercises - Ex. 29 - Emergency Procedures/ Malfunctions


To determine that the candidate can react promptly and correctly to emergencies and system or equipment malfunctions.


The examiner will assess the candidate's knowledge of emergency procedures or abnormal conditions. Assessment may be carried out during any portion of the flight test.

Performance Criteria

Assessment will be based on the candidate's ability to analyze the situation, take appropriate action and follow the appropriate memory items, emergency checklists or procedures, for any one (1) of the following simulated emergencies/malfunctions, as specified by the examiner:

  1. partial power loss;
  2. rough engine operation or overheat;
  3. loss of oil pressure;
  4. fuel starvation;
  5. electrical fire;
  6. vacuum system failure;
  7. pitot or static blockage;
  8. cabin fire;
  9. icing;
  10. electrical failures;
  11. flap failure;
  12. brake failure or seizure;
  13. door opening in flight;
  14. spin recovery;
  15. emergency descent;
  16. any other emergency unique to the aeroplane.