T-45C TS, ADV & IUT EMFP-07
Canopy and Flight Control Emergency Procedures
C AUG caution light
May be caused by system being turned OFF, internal failure, invalid inputs, system in IBIT.
PRACTICE EXERCISE 6
While flying straight and level, the MASTER ALERT light flashes and the C AUG caution light
illuminates. You press and release the ________ switch, reset and release the ________ ________
switch and wait ________ seconds. The C AUG caution light goes out so you verify that the GINA
is not ________ and place the C AUG switch to ________.
The T-45 canopy latch mechanism is designed so that once locked, barring mechanical failure, it should
not become accidentally unlocked in flight.
PRACTICE EXERCISE 7
If the canopy becomes unlocked in flight, you should check that the *________ ________ _______
is ________. If the canopy will not lock, reduce speed to below ________ KIAS, descend to below
________ ft MSL, place the air flow knob to ________, ________ the seat, place your visor in the
________ position and stow loose gear in the cockpit.
Lost Canopy Procedures
A lost canopy at FL300 will be a real attention getter! A departing canopy can cause major damage to the
empennage or other portions of the aircraft.
NOTE: Severe wind blast will accompany a lost canopy.
PRACTICE EXERCISE 8
You are practicing ACM maneuvers, when suddenly your cabin depressurizes. You notice a gap
between the canopy and rail. Before you can take any action, the canopy is torn off! You reduce
airspeed and descend to below ________ ft, ________seat, and perform a ________ check while en
route to land as soon as ________.