Maintenance Reporting and MEL Welcome to your Maintenance Reporting and MEL During post flight or preflight, you notice there is a flat spot on one of the tires: A. Monitor the tire and let the next pilot know about it B. Call dispatch and leave a message C. Email maintenance with photos D. Call Martinaire maintenance when you have time, there is no rush to let them know E. Call Martinaire maintenance immediately at the time of discoveryDuring taxi at DFW airport you notice the annunciator "DOOR WARNING" is illuminated. You shut down the engine and discover the main cargo door is unlatched... A. Close the door, verify latch is locked and resume departure B. Close and latch the door then call Martinaire Maintenance C. Take-off and fly at 100 knots with full flap, the downwash will keep the door closed D. Call Martinaire maintenance, leave a message, then depart. They can look at the door at your destination.You open your AFL and notice that the Next Maintenance Due date showing for the GPS has passed. You verify the GPS is current on the unit itself. Can you continue the flight? A. Yes, as long as the GPS system is current you are good to go B. No, but you can just write a date that expires at the end of the month and depart C. Yes, Martinaire maintenance tracks our next due items anyway D. No, you must contact Martinaire Maintenance and get the correct next due date, and make the correction in the AFL before the aircraft can departView the following AFL log page:MELCan you depart for your next flight? A. Yes, the deferred item is completed - good to go B. No, a weather radar cannot be deferred, it must always be working C. Yes, you only need to defer the weather radar when there are storms around D. No, the deferred item is not completed correctly. This item must be written up correctly before you can departAll mechanical irregularities discovered during the course of a flight will be brought to the attention of the Director of Maintenance after the flight... A. Yes, whether or not the Director of Maintenance has been notified previously B. Maybe, if he has been told yesterday, there is no need to report this again C. No, just let the next pilot know D. Yes, but only if there is a major mechanical issue. Small items can wait until next inspection and need not be brought to the attention of a mechanicThe Chief Inspectors role concerning the C208B Minimum Equipment List is: A. oversees the creation, implementation, revision and review of the MEL. B. acts as a logistics officer in coordinating aircraft repair of MEL controlled items C. acts as the interim representative between Martinaire and the FAA. Oversees the methods and maintenance used for deferred discrepancies and defects and ensures all pertinent records are maintained D. is directly responsible for and is the final authority as to the operation of and determining the airworthiness status of an aircraft before flightProper landing technique is required in the C208B Caravan. A. Not really - the Caravan is very robust and can handle a lot B. Always - landing slow, aircraft straight and correct use of beta and brakes are required to keep longevity of the aircraft parts and keep operational costs to a minimum C. No - the caravan is strong and landing and getting to the nearest taxiway and to the ramp as quickly as possible is our main priority. Tires and brakes are cheap. D. Yes - proper landing technique is a major safety concern and pilots ought to be humble enough to know where they need to improve, and take action on improving Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.