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Rnav1 departure procedure

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I have a few questions if any one could help me out that would be great..

1. T/ F .. Rnav1 departure procedure should e flown on autopilot as soon as practical after take off?

2. Both the citation 2 and citation 3 use a ventral strake to enhance aircraft stability?

3. What is the primary advantage of having a lead acid main battery?
A. Lead acid batteries are lighter then NiCad
B.There is virtually no rick of thermal runaway
C. Battery cycle limits can be increased for lead acid with the proper STC

4 What is likely cause of smoke in the cockpit?
A. Cockpit blower
B. Cabin fire
C. Smoke injected into the cabin my contaminated engine bleed air

5. T/F.. In the citation 2 even thought the autopilot is capable of capturing the vertical navigation signal on an LPV approach use of the vertical navigation signal to fly a captured approach is illegal from a regulatory standpoint?

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  1. Wes Beard on Apr 11, 2011

    Is this homework?  The questions are somewhat random.
     
    1.  False.  To fly a RNAV 1 procedure (SID / STAR) you must have the flight director working properly.  The flight director must also be engaged to follow the GPS nav source no later than 400′ AGL.  Reference 90-100A
     
    5.  It depends on the approach.  If it is a LPV or LNAV/VNAV then the autopilot should be capable of capturing the VNAV path and following it down.  At DA, if you don’t have the required visuals then you must go around.  That is legal.  If it is a LNAV only approach, you can still capture the VNAV path but you will have to make sure you can level the airplane out at MDA.  There are different techniques in the airplanes I fly to accomplish that.  Most likely, the autopilot following the VNAV path won’t automatically level the airplane at the altitude select altitude (MDA).
     
    It should be noted that I do not fly a Cessna Citation.

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  2. John D. Collins on Apr 14, 2011

    5.  This should be covered in the AFMS for installation of the WAAS GPS for the aircraft in question.  It will list any autopilot limitations.

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  3. malkeet singh on Apr 16, 2011

    Once a level restriction is removed on a rnav sid can it be reimposed by atc

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  4. malkeet singh on Apr 16, 2011

    Upto what height/point/distance from TDZ an aircraft can wait for landing clearance from ATC when The visual reference to runway has been achieved well before DA/MDA

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  5. malkeet singh on Apr 16, 2011

    at which airport of the world, independent parallel approaches are conducted.

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