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What is required flight line protective equipment?

Flight deck (steel-toed) safety shoes
Cranial impact helmet
Protective eye goggles
Leather gloves

1

What are runways?

Paved areas used for takeoff and landing

2

What are Threshold Markings?

Parallel stripes on the ends of runways that designate the landing area.
12 ft wide by 150 ft long

3

What is the overrun area?

Paved or unpaved section on the end of the runways for aborting or overshooting aircraft.

4

What is the MA-1 series overrun barrier for?

To stop tricycle landing gear equipped aircraft not equipped with tail hooks.

5

What is emergency shore based recovery equipment?

Used during inflight emergencies that may require stopping of an aircraft during landing in the shortest distance possible to minimize damage to aircraft and injury to pilots and aircrew.

6

What are taxiways?

Paved areas for aircraft to move between parking aprons, runways and airfield services.

7

What is the parking apron?

The flight line.

8

What is the compass calibration pad?

A paved area in a magnetically quiet area where the aircraft is calibrated.

9

How are runways numbered?

In relation to their magnetic heading and rounded to the nearest 10 degrees.

10

What is used for pilots to identify an airport in VFR weather conditions?

Airfield rotating beacon

11

How does the airfield rotating beacon rotate?

Clockwise. 12 to 15 times per minute.

12

What is required flight deck protective equipment?

Flight deck (steel-toed) safety shoes
Protective jersey
Cranial impact helmet
Protective eye goggles
Leather gloves

13

Who wear yellow jerseys?

Aircraft handling officer, catapult officer, air bos'n, arresting gear officer, and plane directors.

14

Who wears white jerseys?

Safety department, air transport officer, landing signal officer, squadron plane inspectors (trouble shooters) and medical.

15

Who wears brown jerseys?

Plane captains

16

Who wears Blue jerseys?

Aircraft handling and chock crewmen, elevator operators

17

Who wears green jerseys?

Catapult and arresting gear personnel, squadron aircraft maintenance personnel, helicopter landing signal enlisted-man and photographers.

18

Who wears red jerseys?

Crash and salvage, EOD, and ordains handling personnel.

19

Who wears purple jerseys?

Aviation fuel crew.

20

How are PKP stations identified with and without wheel stop coamings installed?

With - 12-inch red stripe, white stencil
Without - white circle, red stencil

21

How are saltwater stations identified with and without wheel stop coamings installed?

With - 18-inch red stripe, yellow "W"
Without - red triangle, yellow "W"

22

How are CO2 stations identified with and without wheel stop coamings installed?

With - 12-inch red stripe, white stencil
Without - white circle, red stencil

23

How are AFFF stations identified with and without wheel stop coamings installed?

With - 18-inch green stripe, white stencil
Without - green square, white stencil

24

How are bomb jettison ramps identified?

Red and yellow stripes on flight deck with black bomb stencil. Yellow stripes over deck-edge.

25

How are steam smothering stations identified?

18-inch black stripe, white "STEAM"