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What is needed for servicing, testing and troubleshooting aircraft?

Support equipment.

1

What are some of the danger areas of aviation?

Intakes, exhaust, flight controls, compressed gasses, cryogenics, explosives, HAZMAT, eye, heating and other industrial environment dangers.

2

What is the proper way to ground an aircraft?

Ground, then aircraft.

3

Why is windshield static grounding necessary?

Because high voltage (100,000 V) can be built up on the windshield during flight.

4

What determines the category of tie-down for securing aircraft?

Wind velocity

5

What are the wind velocity categories and how many chains are needed for each?

Initial (up to 45 knots) - minimum of 6 chains
Normal (up to 45 knots) - 9 chains
Moderate (46-60 knots) - 14 chains
Heavy (60+ knots) - 20 chains

6

How are aircraft critical walkways that cannot be walked on identified?

"NO STEP" markings

7

What is the only mandatory signal regardless of aircraft type when directing FIXED wing aircraft?

Emergency stop

8

What are the only mandatory signals regardless of aircraft type when directing ROTARY wing aircraft?

"Wave-off" and "hold"

9

How many people are required for aircraft moves?

6-10