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In the event of an engine exhaust pipe fire while on the ground, the pilot should abort the start or continue with the shutdown and..
  • A
    carry out a dry crank of the engine.
  • B
    carry out a damp crank of the engine.
  • C
    pull the fire shut off handle and trigger the engine fire-extinguishers.
  • D
    fight the fire with a water fire-extinguisher.
dry cranking cycle (or dry motoring) will blow unburnt or burning fuel in the engine/tailpipe out of the back end and prevent damage in the case of a tailpipe fire. Simply dry cranking is turning the engine on the starter without introducing fuel hence the term 'dry'. By cutting the mixture and keep starting the engine will make sure that all the fuel in the engine is consumed.

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