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WHAT IS THE REQUIRED SAFETY GEAR ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

STEEL TOED BOOTS
PROTECTIVE JERSEY
CRANIAL IMPACT HELMET
PROTECTIVE EYE GOGGLES
LEATHER GLOVES

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WHAT ARE RUNWAYS?

PAVED AREAS USED FOR TAKE OFF AND LANDING OF AIRCRAFT.

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WHAT IS A THRESHOLD MARKING?

PARALLEL STRIPES ON THE ENDS OF THE RUNWAYS THAT ARE 12 FT WIDE BY 150 FT LONG AND DESIGNATE THE LANDING AREA

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WHAT IS AN OVERRUN AREA?

PAVED OR UNPAVED SECTION ON THE ENDS OF RUNWAYS THAT PROVIDE A REASONABLY EFFECTIVE DECELERATION AREA FOR ABORTING OR OVERSHOOTING AIRCRAFT

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MA-1 SERIES OVERRUN BARRIER

DESIGNED TO STOP TRICYCLE LANDING GEAR EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT NOT EQUIPPED WITH TAIL HOOKS.

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EMERGENCY SHORE BASED RECOVERY EQUIPMENT

USED DURING IN FLIGHT EMERGENCIES THAT REQUIRE STOPPING THE AIRCRAFT DURING LANDING IN THE SHORTEST DISTANCE POSSIBLE TO MINIMIZE THE CHANCE OF INJURY TO PILOT OR AIRCREW AND DAMAGE THE AIRCRAFT.

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TAXIWAYS

PAVED AREAS FOR AIRCRAFT TO MOVE BETWEEN PARKING APRONS,RUNWAYS, AND AIRFIELD SERVICES.

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PARKING APRON

OPEN PAVED AREAS ADJACENT TO HANGARS ,FUEL,AND SERVICES, OFTEN CALLED THE FLIGHT LINE. USED FOR PARKING,SERVICING, AND LOADING AIRCRAFT. CONNECTED TO THE RUNWAYS BY TAXIWAYS

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COMPASS CALIBRATION PAD

ALSO CALLED THE COMPASS ROSE. A PAVED AREA IN A MAGNETICALLY QUIET AREA WHERE THE AIRCRAFT COMPASS IS CALIBRATED.

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HOW DO YOU NUMBER A RUNWAY HEADING OF 250 DEGREES? WHAT IF THERE ARE MORE THAN ONE RUNWAY WITH A PARALLEL CENTERLINE?

RUNWAY 25. IF THERE ARE 2, DESIGNATE RUNWAY 25 L FOR LEFT, AND RUNWAY 25 R FOR RIGHT. IF THERE ARE THREE, ADD C FOR CENTER.

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AIRFIELD ROTATING BEACON

WHEN AIRPORT IS BELOW VFR WEATHER CONDITIONS, DAY OR NIGHT, THE ROTATING BEACON IS USED TO IDENTIFY THE AIRPORTS LOCATION. IT ROTATES CLOCKWISE AT A CONSTANT SPEED. MILITARY AIRFIELDS USE 2 WHITE LIGHTS AND ONE GREEN FLASHING 12 TO 15 TIMES PER MINUTE.

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YELLOW JERSEYS

AIRCRAFT HANDLING OFFICERS,FLIGHT DECK OFFICER, CATAPULT OFFICER. AIR BOS'N , ARRESTING GEAR OFFICER AND PLANE DIRECTORS.

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WHITE JERSEYS

SAFETY DEPARTMENT, AIR TRANSPORT OFFICER, LANDING SIGNAL OFFICER, SQUADRON PLANE INSPECTORS(TROOBLESHOOTERS) AND MEDICAL.

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BROWN JERSEYS

PLANE CAPTAINS

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GREEN JERSEYS

CATAPULT AND ARRESTING GEAR PERSONNEL, SQUADRON AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, HELICOPTER LANDING SIGNAL ENLISTED MEN AND PHOTOGRAPHERS.

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RED JERSEYS

CRASH AND SALVAGE, EOD, AND ORDNANCE HANDLING PERSONNEL.

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PURPLE JERSEYS

AVIAITON FUEL CREW

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HOW IS PKP IDENTIFIED ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

A 12 INCH WIDE RED STRIPE WITH A WHITE 3 INCH HIGH "PKP" STENCILED IN THE CENTER OF THE STRIPE ON THE WHEEL STOP COAMING. WHERE COAMINGS NOT INSTALLED, A WHITE 18 INCH DIAMETER CIRCLE WITH 5 INCH HIGH "PKP" LETTERS ON THE FLIGHT DECK.

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HOW IS A SEAWATER FIREFIGHTING STATION IDENTIFIED ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

AN 18" WIDE RED STRIPE WITH A YELLOW 3" HIGH "W" STENCILED IN THE CENTER OF THE STRIPE ON THE WHEEL COAMING. WHERE COAMINGS NOT INSTALLED, A RED TRIANGLE 18" PER SIDE WITH A YELLOW "W" IS PAINTED ON THE FLIGHT DECK.

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HOW IS CO2 BOTTLE STORAGE IDENTIFIED ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

A 12" WIDE RED STRIPE WITH A WHITE 3" HIGH "CO2" IN THE CENTER OF THE STRIPE ON THE WHEEL STOP COAMING. WHERE COAMING NOT INSTALLED, A WHITE 18" DIAMETER CIRCLE WITH RED 5" "CO2" PAINTED ON THE FLIGHT DECK.

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HOW IS AN AFFF STATION IDENTIFIED ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

AN 18" WIDE GREEN STRIPE WITH WHITE 3" HIGH "AFFF" IN THE CENTER ON THE WHEEL STOP COAMING.WHERE COAMING NOT INSTALLED, AN 18" SQUARE WITH WHITE 3" "AFFF" PAINTED ON THE FLIGHT DECK.

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HOW IS A BOMB JETTISON RAMP DESIGNATED ON THE FLIGHT DECK?

YELLOW STRIPE PAINTED UP AND OVER DECK EDGE AT BOTH ENDS OF THE RAMP OPENING. FLIGHT DECK IN FRONT OF THE RAMP MARKED WITH ALTERNATING 4" WIDE RED AND YELLOW STRIPES WITH A 12" BLACK FACSIMILIE OF A BOMB CENTERED.

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HOW IS STEAM SMOTHERING IDENTIFIED?

AN 18" BLACK STRIPE WITH A WHITE 3" "STEAM" STENCILED IN THE CENTER OF THE STRIPE ON THE WHEEL STOP COAMING.