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In this presentation, you will learn what necessary actions should be taken when confronted with an emergency during flight. This presentation covers fires, engine failures, and more.

In this presentation, you will learn what necessary actions should be taken when confronted with an emergency during flight. This presentation covers fires, engine failures, and more.

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  • Group C: 2nd Year Advanced
    Centennial Aviation Club
    Emergency procedures
  • Essential questions
    What kind of attitude should a pilot have in an emergency situation?
    What procedures are in place for emergency situations, such as:
    Engine failure
    Types of fires
    Emergency landings
    Loss of airplane control
  • Emergency pilot attitude!!
    Scenario 1: Your engine explodes.
    A. OH NO!!! WE’RE GONNA DIE!!!!!!!!! AHHHHHH!!!
    B. Everybody please stay calm and don’t panic.
    Scenario 2: The landing gear explodes.
    A. OH NO!!! WE’RE GONNA DIE!!!!!!!!! AHHHHHH!!!
    B. Everybody please stay calm and don’t panic.
  • answers
    BOTH correct answers are B
    The point is…
    DO NOT PANIC.
    STAY CALM.
    If you freak out, you lessen your chances of correctly handling the situation and making the correct decisions in stressed situations as a good pilot.
  • Types of common emergencies
    Engine Failure
    During flight
    Upon takeoff
    Engine/Electrical/Cabin Fire
    Emergency Landings
    Forced landing
    Precautionary landing
    Ditching
  • Engine failure
    Step 1: Stay calm. Do not panic.
    During flight
    1. Airspeed - immediately best glide
    2. Best place to land - Where do I land safely?
    3. Declare - Let ATC know that you are in an emergency situation
  • Engine failure
    Upon takeoff
    1. DO NOT TURN AROUND BACK TO THE AIRPORT.
    2. best glide
    3. if runway left, land
    4. if no runway, look for a safe place to land
  • fires
    Engine fire
    1. throttle 0%, mixture full lean, and fuel selector OFF
    2. pitch down to extinguish flame
    Fuel-fed: bright orange flames
    Oil-fed: lots of black smoke
    If flames extinguish, do NOT attempt to restart
  • fires
    Electrical fire
    First indication is smell of burning insulation, wires, etc.
    1. Check circuit breakers and instruments to identify the source of the fire.
    2. If source cannot be found, master switch should be turned off, if flight permits.
  • fires
    Cabin fire
    Identify the source
    FIRE EXTINGUISHER!! Use it to put out the fire.
    If smoke is heavy, open a window.
  • Loss of airplane control
    Notify the pilot
    Don’t touch the controls unless asked to do so
    Be quiet
  • Emergency descents
    Slips
    Steep spirals
    Don’t panic or make loud noises
    Stay calm
    DON’T TOUCH THE CONTROLS
  • Emergency landings
    Find a spot that you can easily land the plane
    Airport
    Field
    Wide open area
  • review
    What type of attitude should a pilot have in any emergency situation?
    What procedures are in place for emergency situations such as:
    Engine failure
    Types of fires
    Loss of airplane control
    Emergency Descents/Landings
  • CHs seminar
    “The Wonders of Flight”
    Session 2 - Mr. Harhay, Room I-46
    Don’t forget to sign up at the end of session 2!
  • Questions??
    logan@centennialaviationclub.com