Flashcards in Aircraft Handling Fundamentals Deck (10)
What is needed for servicing, testing and troubleshooting aircraft?
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.
What is the proper way to ground an aircraft?
Ground, then aircraft.
Why is windshield static grounding necessary?
Because high voltage (100,000 V) can be built up on the windshield during flight.
What determines the category of tie-down for securing aircraft?
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
How are aircraft critical walkways that cannot be walked on identified?
"NO STEP" markings
What is the only mandatory signal regardless of aircraft type when directing FIXED wing aircraft?
What are the only mandatory signals regardless of aircraft type when directing ROTARY wing aircraft?
"Wave-off" and "hold"