U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration

Washington, D.C.

 

Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL)

 

 

Revision: 9

Date: 05/16/2014

 

 

 

 

Douglas DC-6/7 (All Models)

C-118A

 

Thomas L. Witts

Chair, Flight Operations Evaluation Board (FOEB)

 

 

Federal Aviation Administration

Long Beach Aircraft Evaluation Group

3960 Paramount Blvd, Suite 100

Lakewood, CA 90712-4137

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone:

(562) 627-5317

FAX:

(562) 627-5210

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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PAGE #s

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Cover

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Table of Contents

I

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Log of Revisions

II

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Control Page

III, IV

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Highlights of Change

V

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Definitions

VI

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Preamble

VII

21

Air Conditioning

21-1 thru 21-5

22

Auto Flight

22-1

23

Communications

23-1 thru 23-9

24

Electrical Power

24-1

25

Equipment/Furnishings

25-1 thru 25-12

26

Fire Protection

26-1 thru 26-4

28

Fuel

28-1 thru 28-2

29

Hydraulic Power

29-1

30

Ice and Rain Protection

30-1 thru 30-2

31

Indicating/Recording Systems

31-1 thru 31-3

33

Lights

33-1 thru 33-5

34

Navigation

34-1 thru 34-12

35

Oxygen

35-1

37

Vacuum/Pressure

37-1

38

Water/Waste

38-1

49

Airborne Auxiliary Power

49-1

51

Structures

51-1

61

Propellers

61-1

71

Powerplant

71-1

73

Engine Fuel & Control

73-1

77

Engine Indicating

77-1

79

Engine Oil

79-1

82

Water Injection

82-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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Pages Affected

Initials

 

8

03/30/1998

HIGHLIGHTS OF REV., DEFINITIONS, PREAMBLE

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

21-1.21-2.21-3,21-4,22-1

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

23-1,23-2,23-3,23-4,24-1,24-2

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

25-1,25-2,25-3,25-4,25-5,25-6,25-7

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

26-1,26-2,26-3,28-1,28-2,28-4,29-1

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

30-1,30-2,30-3,31-1,31-2

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

31-1,31-2,31-3,34-1,34-2,34-3,34-4

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

34-5,34-6,35-1,37-1,38-1,49-1,51-1

 

 

 

8

03/30/1998

61-1,71-1,73-1,77-1,77-2,79-1,82-1

 

 

 

8a

07/17/1998

HIGHLIGHTS OF REV., DEFINITIONS

 

 

 

8a

07/17/1998

28-1,28-2,28-3

 

 

 

8b

12/11/2001

HIGHLIGHTS OF REV., DEFINITIONS

 

 

 

8b

12/11/2001

26-3,77-2

 

 

 

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 AND DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 AND DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 AND DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

V

HIGHLIGHT OF CHANGE

 

 

Highlights of Change

 

EFFECTIVE ABOVE DATE, the DC-6 and DC-7 Master Minimum Equipment List has been revised.  The changes in this revision were made to align with FAA policy letters, apply restrictions, adjust format and nomenclature and increase dispatch flexibility.  All changes are reflected below and are indicated by revision bars in the associated ATA section.  For any change affecting an ATA section, all pages in that associated ATA section are re-dated accordingly, with the exception of nomenclature changes for ATA chapter headings.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

VI

DEFINITIONS

 

 

               Insert definitions from the latest revision of Policy Letter PL-25 here.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO.

VII

PREAMBLE

 

           

Insert Preamble from the latest revision of Policy Letter PL-34 for Part 121, 125, 129 & 135 certificated holders, or PL-36 for Part 91 operators here.

 

 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

21-1

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

21

AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

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1.

Cabin

Superchargers (S/C)

 

 

 

 

 

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1)

 

Outside Air Temperature (OAT)

10 DEG C or above

C

2

0

 

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2)

 

OAT between

10 DEG C and

-10 DEG C

C

2

1

May be inoperative provided operations do not require its use.

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C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided Cabin Heater is operative.

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3)

 

OAT Less than

-10 10 DEG C

 

C

2

1

One may be inoperative provided

Cabin Heater is operative.

 

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2.

Cabin Heater

B

2

0

 

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l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)

Outside Air Temperature (OAT)

10 DEG C or above

C

1

0

 

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l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)

OAT between

10 DEG C and

-10 DEG C

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided operations do not require its use.

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3)

OAT Less than

-10 10 DEG C

 

C

1

0

One may be inoperative provided

Cabin Heater is operative.

 

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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21-2

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

21

AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

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3.

Cabin Air Flow Rate

Indicator

C

1

0

 

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4.

 

Supercharger Oil Pressure Indicators

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided Associated Cabin Supercharger is considered inoperative and disengaged.

 

l

l

l

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided:

a)      Associated Supercharger Oil Temperature Light is operative, and

b)      Associated Supercharger Oil Pressure Warning Light is operative.

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I

I

I

I

I

I

 

5.

 

Supercharger Oil Pressure Warning Lights

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided Associated Cabin Supercharger is considered inoperative and disengaged.

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I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided Associated Oil Pressure indicator is operative.

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I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

Supercharger Oil Pressure Temperature Indicators

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided Associated Cabin Supercharger is considered inoperative and disengaged.

I

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I

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

2

0

Both may be inoperative provided:

a)      Associated Supercharger Oil pressure Indicator is operative, and

b)      Associated Oil Pressure Warning Lights are operative.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

21-3

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

21

AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Cabin Differential Pressure Indicator

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration.

l

I

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)      Cabin Altitude Indicator is operative, and

b)      Chart is available for crew to convert cabin altitude to differential pressure.

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8.

 

Automatic Cabin Pressurization Control System

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Manual Pressurization Control System is operative.

 

l

l

l

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration

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I

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

Manual Cabin Pressurization Control

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration

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I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

 

Cabin Altitude Indicator

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration

I

I

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)      Cabin Differential Pressure indicator is operative, and

b)      Chart is available for crew to convert cabin altitude to differential pressure.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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21-4

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

21

AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

Air Duct Pressure

C

1

0

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

Cabin Pressure Control Valve

(Pressure Regulator)

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration

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13.

Cabin Pressure Change Limiter

C

1

0

 

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14.

 

Cabin Rate of Climb System

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Aircraft is operated in an unpressurized configuration

I

I

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)      Cabin Altitude indicator is operative,

b)      Cabin differential pressure gauge is operative, and

c)      Automatic pressurization Control System is operative.

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15.

Cabin Heater Temperature Indicator

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Cabin Heater is not required for operation conducted.

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16.

Cabin Heater Fuel Pressure Indicator

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Cabin Heater Temperature Indicator is operative.

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I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

1

0

May be inoperative provided Cabin Heater is not used.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

21

AIR CONDITIONING

 

 

 

 

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.

Expansion Turbine

C

1

0

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.

Cabin Air Ground Blower

C

1

0

 

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19.

Manual Temperature Control System

C

1

0

 

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 and DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

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1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

22

AUTO FLIGHT

 

 

 

 

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1.

***

Autopilot

 

 

 

 

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1)

***

 

Transport Category Aircraft with Only One Autopilot Installed

B

1

0

(M) May be inoperative provided: 

       a) The autopilot fuse is

            operative, and

      b)  The autopilot is deactivated    

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2)

***

Non Transport Category Aircraft

C

-

0

May be inoperative provided operations do not require its use.

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2.

***

Autopilot

Disconnect Functions

 

C

2

1

(M) One may be inoperative   

       provided:

       a) Autopilot is not used below

           1500 Feet AGL, and

       b) Approach minimums do not

           require the use of the

           autopilot.  

l

l

l

l

l

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

2

0

May be inoperative provided

autopilot is not used.

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l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 AND DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

23-1

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

23

COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Flight Deck Speakers

C

-

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)  headphones are used, and

b)  Affected speaker is not required for Aural Warning.

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2.

Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) (with Flight Data Recorder (FDR) Installed)

A

1

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)      Flight Data Recorder (FDR) is operative, and

b)      Repairs are made within three flight days.

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l

l

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)

***

Independent Power Source

C

1

0

 

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 3.

Communications Systems

 (VHF,HF, UHF, SATCOM)

D

-

0

Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative provided it is not powered by the Emergency AC Bus, Emergency DC Bus, Battery Bus, Battery Direct Bus, or the DC Transfer Bus and not required for emergency procedures.

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l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)

VHF Comm

 

 

 

 

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)

***

Frequency Transfer Light

C

-

0

 

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)

***

Frequency Transfer Switch

C

-

0

 

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

c)

***

Frequency Selector Knob

C

-

2

 

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

***

Frequency Indication

C

-

2

 

l

l

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(continued)

 

 

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

AIRCRAFT:

DOUGLAS DC-6 AND DC-7

REVISION: 9

DATE: 05/16/2014

PAGE NO:

23-2

1. SYSTEM,

SEQUENCE NUMBERS & ITEM

REPAIR CATEGORY

 

2. NUMBER INSTALLED

 

3. NUMBER REQUIRED FOR DISPATCH

 

4. REMARKS AND EXCEPTIONS

23

COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 3.

Communications Systems

 (VHF,HF, UHF, SATCOM)

 

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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2)

High Frequency (HF) Communication Systems

D

-

-

Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative.

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C

2

1

(O) May be inoperative while conducting operations that require two LRCS provided:

a)      SATCOM Voice or Data Link is operative,

b)      Alternate procedures are established and used,

c)      SATCOM voice coverage is available over the intended route of flight, and

d)      If SATCOM Voice is to be used over the intended route of flight, SATCOM Voice short codes (INMARSAT) or direct dial commercial numbers (IRIDIUM) must be available. If not available, prior coordination with the appropriate ATS (FIR) facility is required.

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 3.

Communications Systems

 (VHF,HF, UHF, SATCOM)

 

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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 3)

 ***

Satellite Communication Systems

(SATCOM)

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Selective Call Systems (SELCAL)

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(O) May be inoperative provided alternate procedures are established and used.

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May be inoperative provided procedures do not require its use.

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1)

Channels

C

-

0

(O) May be inoperative provided alternate procedures are established and used.

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0

May be inoperative provided procedures do not require its use.

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Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)

 

 

 

 

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1) ***

Survival Type ELTs

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Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative or missing.

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2)

Fixed ELTs

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0

(M) May be inoperative provided:

a)      System is deactivated, and

b)      Repairs are made within 90 days.

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(continued)

 

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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2)

Fixed ELTs

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May be missing provided repairs are made within 90 days.

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(M) Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative provided system is deactivated.

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Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be missing.

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6.

Flight Attendant Call Light and Chime

System

 

(Continued)

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1)

Passenger Configuration

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1

0

(O) May be inoperative provided:

a)      Passenger address system is

operative, and

b)      Alternate, Normal and 

Emergency Procedures are

established and used, and

c)      Affected Chime or Light is

      not

            required for Lavatory

            Smoke 

            Detection Alerting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)

Cargo Configuration

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7. ***

Passenger Address Systems (PA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)

Passenger  

Configuration

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(O) May be inoperative provided:

      a) alternate, normal, and

          emergency procedures, and/or

          operating restrictions are

          established and used, and

      b) Flight attendant alerting system

          (audio and visual) operates

          normally.

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1

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(O) May be inoperative provided:

a)      PA not required by 14 CFR, and

b)      Alternate, normal and emergency procedures, and/or operating restrictions are established and used.

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a)

Lavatory Speakers

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(O) May be inoperative provided alternate procedures are established and used.

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2)

Cargo Configuration

(Courier/Supernumerary

Address System)

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(O) May be inoperative provided

alternate, normal and emergency procedures and/or operating restrictions are established and used.

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Maybe inoperative provided procedures do not require its use.

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7. ***

Passenger Address Systems (PA)

(continued)

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2)

Cargo Configuration

(Courier/Supernumerary

Address System)

 

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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a)

Lavatory Speakers

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(O) May be inoperative provided

alternate procedures are established and used.

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May be inoperative provided procedures do not require its use.

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8.

Flight Deck Headsets

Earphones/Headphones

and Boom Microphones

 

HOLDER OF AN AIR CARRIER OR COMMERCIAL OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

 

 

 

 

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1)

Headset

Boom Microphones

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-

0

May be inoperative provided:

a)      Associated hand microphone

is installed and operates

normally, and

b)      Repairs are made within

three flight days.

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regulation may be inoperative.

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Flight Deck Headsets

Earphones/Headphones

and Boom Microphones

 

HOLDER OF AN AIR CARRIER OR COMMERCIAL OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

 

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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Headset

Earphones/Headphones

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May be inoperative provided associated flight deck speaker operates normally.

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Any in excess of those required by

regulation may be inoperative.

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3)

Active Noise

Canceling/Reduction

Function

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May be inoperative provided normal audio function of headset is operative.

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9.

Flight Deck Hand Microphone

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-

0

May be inoperative provided associated boom microphone operates normally.

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-

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Any in excess of those required by

regulation may be inoperative.

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10.

Flight Deck Headsets/Headphones

 

OPERATOR OTHER THAN A HOLDER OF AN AIR CARRIER OR COMMERCIAL OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

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regulation may be inoperative.

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(continued)

 

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Flight Deck Headsets/Headphones

 

OPERATOR OTHER THAN A HOLDER OF AN AIR CARRIER OR COMMERCIAL OPERATOR CERTIFICATE

 

(continued)

 

 

 

 

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1)

Headset Boom Microphones

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May be inoperative provided:

a)      Associated hand microphone is

installed and operates normally,

and

b)      Repairs are made in accordance with applicable regulations.  

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Headset Earphones/Headphones

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3)

Active Noise

Canceling/Reduction

Function

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-

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May be inoperative provided normal audio function of headset is operative.

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11.

Flight Deck Hand Microphones

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-

-

Any in excess of those required by

regulation may be inoperative.

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12.

Cabin Interphone System

 

 

 

 

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Passenger Configuration

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a)      Public Address System is operative, and

b)      Alternate normal and emergency operations procedures are established and used that do not depend on use of the Cabin Interphone System.

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2)

Cargo Configuration

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Audio Selector Control Panels

 

 

 

 

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Audio Control Panels

(Excludes FWD Observer)

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2)

Forward Observer Audio Control Panel

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1

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May be inoperative provided:

a)      Forward Observer Seat is considered inoperative, and

b)      Repair is made within two flight days.

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ELECTRICAL POWER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Ammeters (Loadmeter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)

DC Generators

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One may be inoperative provided associated DC Generator is considered inoperative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)

Alternators

C

-

0

All may be inoperative provided:

a)      Associated Alternator is considered inoperative, and

b)      Associated Alternator is not required as an Emergency or Standby Instrument Power source.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Spare Fuses

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-

-

As required by 14 CFR

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DC Generators

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4

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(M) One may be inoperative provided affected DC Generator is secured (removed) by a maintenance procedure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Alternators

B

-

0

(M) All may be inoperative provided:

a)      Affected Alternator is secured (removed) by a maintenance procedure, and

b)      Associated Alternator is not required as an Emergency or Standby Instrument Power source.

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5.

Flight Instrument Power Failure Indicators

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2

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One may be inoperative provided flight is limited to day VMC.

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6.

APU/GTCP Electrical Power Generating System

C

1

0

(M) May be inoperative provided:

a)      Procedures are established to verify that APU/GTCP Generator is operative, and

b)      APU/GTCP Generator Selector is OFF.

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EQUIPMENT/ FURNISHINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

“Fasten Seat Belt While Seated” Signs or Placards

C

-

-

One or more signs or placards may be illegible or missing provided a legible sign or placard is readable from each occupied passenger seat.

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2.

Passenger Convenience/ NEF Items

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-

0

May be inoperative, damaged or missing provided that the item(s) is deferred in accordance with the NEF deferral program. The NEF program, procedures and processes are outlined in the operator’s (insert name) Manual. (M) and (O) procedures, if required, must be available to flight crew and included in appropriate operator’s document.

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Megaphones

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-

-

Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative or missing provided:

a)      Inoperative megaphone is removed from passenger cabin, and

b)      Associated placard is removed

or obscured, and

c)      Required distribution is maintained.

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4.

Flotation Devices

C

-

-

Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be inoperative. Inoperative equipment will be removed from airplane.

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Overwater Equipment

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EQUIPMENT/ FURNISHINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. ***

Cargo Restraint System

A

-

-

(M) May be inoperative, or missing provided:

a)      Acceptable cargo loading limits from an approved source, i.e., an Approved Cargo Loading Manual, or Weight and Balance Document are observed, and

b)      Repairs are made prior to the completion of the next heavy maintenance visit.

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-

-

May be inoperative, or missing, provided cargo compartment remains empty.

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7. ***

Galley / Cabin Waste Receptacles Access Doors / Covers

C

-

-

(M)(O) May be inoperative provided:

a)      Container is empty and the access is secured to prevent waste introduction into the compartment, and

b)      Procedures are established to ensure that sufficient galley waste receptacles are available to accommodate all waste that may be generated on a flight.

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8.

 

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and/or Associated Equipment

A

-

0

(O) May be incomplete, missing or inoperative provided:

a)      AED is resealed in a manner that will identify it as a unit that cannot be mistaken for a fully serviceable unit, and

b)   Repairs or replacements are made within one (1) flight.

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-

-

Any in excess of those required by 14 CFR may be incomplete, missing, or inoperative.

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MASTER MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST

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EQUIPMENT/ FURNISHINGS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

Emergency Medical Kit (EMK) and/or Associated Equipment

A

-

0

(O) May be incomplete, missing or inoperative provided:

   a) EMK is resealed in a manner

          that will identify it as a unit

          that cannot be mistaken for

          a fully serviceable unit, and      

b)      Repairs are made within one

flight.