Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Engine Fire in Flight

on the ground:
Mixture - Idle Cut-Off
Throttle - Full
Fuel Selector - Off
* Go on staring, if fire goes on:
Main Switch - Off
Magneto Switch - Off;

in flight:
Visual Dectection - Smoke/Flames
Mixture, Throttle, Fuel Selector - the same as above
Fuel Pump - Off
Cabin Air Cooling & Demisting - Fire Cut-Off
** After engine has stopped:
Magneto Switch - Off
Alternator Switch - Off
Main Switch - Off
** Never attempt to restart the engine after a fire;
Stay calm, consider a MAYDAY call or contacting ATC if possible.

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