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VIII. High Altitude Operations 49 Task B. Pressurization References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-3, FAA-H-8083-25; AC 61-107; AIM; POH/AFM Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management and skills for flight in pressurized aircraft at high altitudes. Knowledge The applicant demonstrates understanding of: CA.VIII.B.K1 Fundamental concepts of aircraft pressurization system, to include failure modes. CA.VIII.B.K2 Physiological factors, to include: CA.VIII.B.K2a a. Impairment CA.VIII.B.K2b b. Symptoms of hypoxia CA.VIII.B.K2c c. TUC Risk Management The applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks, encompassing: CA.VIII.B.R1 High altitude flight. CA.VIII.B.R2 Failure or malfunction of pressurization system, if equipment is installed. Skills The applicant demonstrates the ability to: CA.VIII.B.S1 Operate the pressurization system, if equipment is installed. CA.VIII.B.S2 Respond appropriately to simulated pressurization malfunctions, if equipment is installed. CA.VIII.B.S3 Brief passengers on use of supplemental oxygen in the case of pressurization malfunction, if equipment is installed.

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