Finally, the system also provides full rated power, up to 400 amps, at ground idle
I didn't notice that my right engine maintained a flight idle N2 RPM of 73 percent instead of reducing to a normal ground idle
of just over 61 percent.
Increasing ground idle
RPM a bit and leaning helps.
Even at low-speed ground idle
on legacy models, the moving blades kicked up winds reaching 90 miles per hour, said Pendleton.
Following the directive, airlines will be required to carry out an extended "ground idle
run" and inspections of parts of the engine.
Selecting ground idle
with both throttles, I threw down the arresting hook and stood on the brake pedals as if my life depended on it.
Lee pulled all three engines to ground idle
. The helicopter came to a full stop.
Most owners, says O&N, opt for both the wingtip and baggage tanks, Allowing for ground idle
, climb and descent, that's about 5.5 hours of endurance.
This AD requires modification of the electrical power supply of the landing gear anti-skid unit for certain aircraft and also requires a revision to the Airplane Flight Manual (AFM) to provide the flight crew with procedures for calculating the accelerate-stop distance for certain conditions, and installation of a new ground idle
stop assembly, as well as new placards on the top cover of the pedestal, which terminates the requirements for the AFM revision.
I told the crew, "I have betas," and continued to move the power levers toward ground idle
. About an inch or two back from the gate, the beta lights extinguished, and the master-caution light illuminated, with no associated lights on the master-caution panel.