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General Emergencies

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OWE ABP commands 1. "STEP THROUGH, LEG, BODY, LEG. STAY ON THE WING, HELP PEOPLE OUT." 2. "STEP THROUGH, LEG, BODY, LEG. SLIDE OFF THE BACK OF THE WING, HELP PEOPLE OFF!" 3. "STEP THROUGH, LEG, BODY, LEG. SLIDE OFF THE BACK OF THE WING, GET PEOPLE AWAY!"
Door ABP commands 1. JUMP AND SLIDE, HOLD ONE SIDE OF THE SLIDE. 2. JUMP AND SLIDE, HOLD THE OTHER SIDE. 3. JUMP AND SLIDE, HELP PEOPLE OFF. 4. JUMP AND SLIDE, GET PEOPLE AWAY!"
Symptoms of Hypoxia - increased respiratory rate, shortness of breadth - lightheadedness - tingling or warm sensation - cyanosis (bluish color around lips and nail beds) - sweating - vision problems - fatigue or sleepiness - poor coordination, loss of fine motor skill
Symptoms of Rapid Decompression - fullness feeling in sinuses/ears/GI tract - lungs, rapid movement of air out of lungs - difficulty in speaking - dizziness, faitness, and cold sensation
Symptoms of Slow Decompression - ear discomfort or popping - joint pain or stomach pain due to gas expansion
Signs of Slow Decompression - unusual noise - 'fluttering' of papers, whisking or hissing around door areas - oxygen masks present themselves from PSUs
Causes of Slow Decompression - faulty door seal - pressurization system failure - cracked window or door leak
Signs of Rapid Decompression - loud bang, thump, or clap - cloud of fog or mist in the cabin - rush of air - decrease in cabin pressure - oxygen masks present themselves from PSUs
Causes of Rapid Decompression - extreme structural damage to A/C - blown window or door; hole in fuselage - explosion
Definition of Decompression loss of cabin pressure
2 types of Decompression - slow/insidious - rapid/explosive
Definition of Hypoxia lack of sufficient oxygen in the body tissues
Treatment for Hypoxia OXYGEN!
How many ABPs at each door? At L3/R3 doors on 757? At OWEs? 4 / 3 / 3
True or False. OWE escape ropes are used during land evacuations. False. They are used only during water ditching.
True or False. Allegiant A/Cs carry adult and infant life vests. False. They only carry adult life vests.
True or False. Always evacuate during an emergency. False.
What is the chain of command on a 757 during a shift longer than a 14 hour day? 1. PIC 2. FO 3. LFA 4. FA2 5. FA3 6. FA4 7. FA5 8. FA6
True or False. Captains are permitted by federal regulation to deviate from emergency procedures if necessary. True
Can door slides be transferred from one door to another on an MD-80 and Airbus? Yes
Cabin sweep responsibilities on an MD-80? - LFA: sweeps flight deck - FA2: sweeps T/C to OWE - FA3: sweeps FWD cabin to OWE - FA4: grabs emergency equipment and exits
What are the FOUR levels of threat? 1. Level One: disruptive behavior 2. Level Two: physical abusive behavior 3. Level Three: Life threatening behavior 4. Level Four: attempted or actual breach of flight deck
Cabin sweep responsibilities on an B757? - LFA: check flight deck - FA2: sweeps the AFT cabin - FA3: sweeps the FWD cabin - FA4: sweeps the MID cabin - FA5 & 6: grabs emergency equipment and exits
Fire Classification A definition, example, and extinguisher. Combustible materials, i.e. paper, wood, fabric. Extinguish using halon followed by non-flammable liquids
Fire Classification B definition, example, and extinguisher. Flammable liquids, i.e. gasoline, grease, oil. Extinguish using halon.
Fire Classification C definition, example, and extinguisher. Electrical, i.e. faulty wiring, circuit breakers. Extinguish using halon.
Fire Classification D definition, example, and extinguisher. Combustible metals, i.e. magnesium, uranium, titanium, A/C wheels. Cannot extinguish; fire must burn out. Use halon on tertiary fires.
Cabin sweep responsibilities on an Airbus? - LFA: sweeps flight deck - FA2: sweeps AFT cabin - FA3: sweeps FWD cabin - FA4 & 5: grabs emergency equipment and exits
Which exits on a B757 do not use survival kits on a ditching? And when would F/As attach survival kits to D-rings? L3/R3. Survival kits would be attached b/w Steps 1 (Crew Coordination) and 2 (Pax Briefing)
A short notice planned emergency covers which steps? Steps 1-3
What is different b/w a land briefing and water briefing? flotation equipment
What does LFA do after hearing the command, "Standby! Standby! Standby!" 1. LFA yells the command "Release seatbelt, remain seated!" 2. Turns on ELS 3. Accesses L1 door
What is the meaning of T.E.S.T acronym? T - type of test E - evacuation necessary? S - signal for bracing/evacuation T - time available before impact (synchronize watches)
What are the 2 types of emergencies? Planned and Unplanned.
Which side of the wing is used when exiting OWEs during a land evacuation? Trailing edge of the wing
Which side of the wing is used when exiting OWEs during a water ditching? Leading edge of the wing
How many remote rafts are on an over water equipped MD80? 4 remote rafts. 2 located in FWD OHBs and 2 AFT OHBs
How many remote rafts are on an Airbus? None. Airbus' are currently not over water equipped.
How many remote rafts are on a B757? Location? And how many survival kits? Location? 2 remote rafts, 1 located in mid-lav overhead ceiling compartment and 1 AFT overhead ceiling compartment (row 36 and 37). 6 survival kits, 2 located in FWD-lav overhead ceiling compartment, 2 in OHBs (row 10), and 2 in AFT overhead ceiling compartment
What are the 9 Steps? 1. Crew Coordination (TEST) 2. Pax briefing 3. Secure cabin/galley 4. Pax relocation 5. ABP briefing 6. Final securing of cabin/galley 7. Dimming lights 8. Notify Captain 9. Assume brace positions
How many ABPs are located at an MD80 T/C and L2 during a water ditching? And what are their responsibilities? One at each exit. One at T/C and another at L2. They are responsible for blocking exits.
When the last pax evacuates, what is the 1 item every F/A is expected to grab? Flashlight
What does TUC stand for? And what is the definition? Time of Useful Consciousness. Amount of time you can function effectively in a reduced oxygen environment, also referred to as Effective Performance Time (EPT).
Preflight FAK. Present and sealed (wire or plastic)
Preflight EMK. - Plastic seal is present on zipper of LARGE pouch - SMALLER pouch contains pax assessment report, stethoscope, and blood pressure cuffs
Preflight PBE for MD80/B757. Airbus. MD80/B757 - preflight is present and seal intact Airbus PBE - preflight is visual indicator is green and validity sticker is intact (located behind head rest)
Preflight PBO. And what PSI level should the PBO not drop below. 1. Gauge reads 1650 or more 2. mask and tubing in good condition, free from cracks/holes 3. tubing connected to the 'Hi' flow valve (LOW valve only used for infants) 4. handle/knob is in the OFF position 5. carrying strap is present (PSI not - 500)
How many chimes indicates an emergency? Six
What is the preferred way to communicate an emergency on a B757? The Red Alert Call Button located on the interphone.
What is the preferred way to communicate an emergency on an Airbus? The EMER Call Button located on the interphone
What is the purpose of the PBE? protection from smoke or toxic fumes
What are the 3 elements of fire? Heat. Fuel. Oxygen.
What are the 3 purposes of a canopy? - Protection from elements - Collection of rain water - Signaling
Dual lane raft slides are located at which doors on a B757? L2/R2
What are the 2 reasons a F/A may initiate an evacuation? 1. attempted but unable to make contact with F/D which leads to the belief the F/D is incapacitated 2. conditions inside the cabin are an endangerment to pax and one's lives, (i.e. fire, smoke, structural damage), so evacuation is the safer option
Which PAXs are permitted to be armed? - LEO (law enforcement officer) - Air marshall - FFDO (federal flight deck officer)
Describe bulkhead brace position. - feet flat on the floor, shoulder-width apart - seatbelt low, tight, and center - place arms around and under knees - keep head down
What does H.E.L.P. stand for? H - heat E - escape L - lessening P - posture
Safety Demo Position for MD80. - LFA: FWD PA - FA2: OWE area - FA3: 1st row of cabin - FA4: AFT 3rd of the cabin
Safety Demo Position for Airbus. - LFA: FWD PA - FA2: Forward of row 12 - FA3: 1st row of FWD cabin - FA4: Forward of row 21 - FA5: none
Jumpseat assignments on Airbus. - LFA: L1 dbl j/s (outboard) - FA2: L2 single j/s - FA3: L1 dbl j/s (inboard) - FA4: R2 j/s (outboard) - FA5: R2 dbl j/s (inboard)
Primary and secondary exits on Airbus - LFA: L1/R1 - FA2: L2/R2 - FA3: R1/L1 - FA4: R2/L2 - FA5: OWE/AFT doors
Primary and secondary ABP briefings on Airbus - LFA: L1/OWE, if no FA5 - FA2: L2/OWE, if no FA5 - FA3: R1/OWE, if no FA5 - FA4: R2/OWE, if no FA5 - FA5: as directed
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