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Tech.

Specific-172R
Q.1

After starting the engine, how soon must the oil pressure register in cold weather?
Oil Pressure should register in 60 Sec.

Q.2

In event of attain ate static door open ASI will give an error of 9 Kts altimeter of 30 in closed
window combination.

Q.3

What is the Propeller ground clearance?


Propeller ground clearance is 111/4

Q.4

What is the minimum turning radius?


Minimum turning radius is 275.5.

Q.5

Up to what speed can the flying controls be applied abruptly?


Abrupt use of flying controls prohibited beyond 99 kts. (For normal category).
Abrupt use of flying controls prohibited beyond 94 kts. (For utility category).
(This is the maneuver speed - VA) (Lighter the a/c lower the Va).

Q.6

What are the Yellow arc Minimum and maximum speeds on the ASI? What do they indicate?
Yellow arc : Min.129 kts to Max.163 kts. In this range operations must be conducted
with caution and only in smooth air.

Q.7

What is the minimum and maximum oil pressure? What is the Green arc pressure range?
Min. oil pressure -- 20 PSI. Max. oil pressure 115 PSI. Green arc 50 to 90 PSI.

Q.8

Animator does not activate on bow and fuel flow.

Q.9

Switch off alternator normally if the voltmeter reads more than 31.5 volts.

Q.10

Compass error more than 25 degree may come in event of alternate switch off.

Q.11

For may cabin heat, cabin heat know fully out and cabin air fully in.

Q.12

Attitude indicators bank markings are at an increment of 10 degree (10, 20, 30, 60, 90).

Q.13

DGI has to be aligned regularly on long flight to allow for precession of the gyro.

Q.14

When does the audible stall warning come on?


Audible stall warning comes on 5 to10 kts above stalling speed.

Q.15

Avionics essling for switches on automatically when avionics master switches ON.

Q.16

What is the max speed for opening the window?


Max window open speed is 163 kts.

Q.17

What is the unusable fuel quantity in each fuel tank?


Unusable fuel quantity is 1.5 gal. in each tank.

Q.19

What are the various weight limitations for Cessna 172 R.


Max ramp weight - 2457 lbs
Max Takeoff weight 2450 lbs
Max landing weight 2450 lbs
Max weight in Normal Category
Max weight in Utility Category

Q.20

Maximum duration of slip with one tank dry should not exceed 30 Sec.

Q.21

What is the permitted fuel grade and its color?


Avgas grade 100 LL which has BLUE colour and Avgas grade 100 Green coloured.

Q.22

Minimum oil quantity 5 quarts; for extended flights fill to eight quarts.

Q.23

Cove. of DIGEME is .1% to .15%.

Q.24

Use MIL-L-22851 oil after 50 hrs. When consumption stabilizer.

Q.25

Max deflection of nose by rudder on ground is 10 on each side.

Q.26

Mechanical stops on flaps are at 10, 20, 30 degree.

Q.27

What is the type of undercarriage used on Cessna 172?


Tricycle undercarriage.
Main undercarriage -Tubular spring steel.
(Tyre pressure 29 PSI.)
Nose undercarriage Oleo pneumatic strut. (Tyre pressure 34 PSI.)
Nose gear : Oleo pneumatic shock strut - air Pressure 45 PSI.

Q.28

What is the best rate of climb at sea level? Best Rate of climb at sea level is obtained at 79kts.

Q.29

Standard Temperature rate is 2/1000.

Q.30

Starter cycle 10 Sec. ON 20 Sec. OFF for a total of 3 times and then 10 minutes cooling time.
After cool down again repeat the above cycle for a maximum of three times. If it does not start,
investigate the cause.

Q.31

For the first 50 engine hrs, it should be run at 80% power at revise.

Q.32

Corborator icing in indicated by loss of RPM in fixed pitch propeller and fall of manifold pressure
at const. Speed propeller.

Q.33

OAT/Voltmeter gauge selected switch may be tested by pulling the selected button down for 30
Sec.

Q.34

If microphone button is kept pressed for more then 33 Sec, transmission automatically stops.

Q.35

In the event of pilot tube blockage ASI gives incorrect reading.

Q.36

To permit heavier cabin load, fuel load should be reduced to 17.5 gals usable in each tank.

Q.37

Voltmeter/OAT/Clock Pushing upper control button will change the display on OAT/Voltmeter
window.

Q.38

Puff of black smoke occurs due to over-priming.

Q.39

Check magneto drop at 1800 RPM. It should not exceed 150 RPM on either magnate or show
greater than 50 RPM differential between magnetos.

Q.40

To apply parking brake : Depress both brake pedals fully. Pull back brake handle fully and turn it
down through 90 degrees.
The engine driven vacuum system provides the suction necessary to operate DGI and altitude
indicator.

Q.42

The actual area of the instrument panel contains static pressure alter rote so were valve.

Q.43

Full Rich mixture MUST be used when operating above 80% power.

Q.44

Fuel flowmeter range is : 0 11 GP. Cruising fuel flow 5.6 to 9.3 GPH depending on height,
power and OAT.

Q.45

ASI
White arc 33 85 kts.
Green arc 44 129 kts.
Yellow arc 129 163 kts.

Q.46

In case you encounter ICE, what should you prefer to do?


a) Turn back.
b) Change altitude.
c) Increase engine speed.

Q.47

Low volt warning lights may be tested by test switch.

Q.48

For easy starting in cold weather.


a)

Primer.

b) EGT.
c)

Mixture.

d) RPM.
Q.49

For cooling the a/c engine while climbing you should climb with best rate of climb.

Q.50

If alternator shuts down due to over voltage when will you restart it only ON GROUND?

Q.51

Static pilot help in the reading of which instrument . ASI (Air speed indicator)

Q.52

Ignition operation is controlled by switch which is labeled R, L, BOTH and START.

Q.53

Operation at peak EGT provides best fuel economy.

Q.54

Oil pressure gauge green arc marking is between 50 90 PSI.

Q.55

Examination of fuel in the system for contamination should be done after every refueling
and before first flight of the day .

Q.56

The VSI testing ELT what will you do witch the rubber arm.
First press it forward ON.
Then press it backward RESET

Magneto check : at 1800 RPM. Mag drop < 150. or more than 50 RPM difference
between magnetos.
NO mag. drop indicates faulty ground or mag. timing set in advance of recommended.
Alternator check : at 1800. All reqd services ON ammeter should show Zero or slight
charge. Voltmeter 27 to 29 Volts. All elect. annunciations OFF. Reduce load before
reducing RPM.