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Flashcards in Phase I, Block VII - Airfield and Flight Deck Familiarization Deck (25)
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1

What safety equipment is issued to personnel working on the flight line?

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

2

What are essential elements to working safely on the flight line?

Jet blast, rotor arcs, propellers and jet intakes, being FOD free, wearing PPE, being qualified, and keeping your head on a swivel

3

What is a runway?

Paved areas used for aircraft takeoff and landing.

4

What is a threshold marking?

- Parallel stripes on the ends of runways
- Stripes are 12 feet wide by 150 feet long and designate landing area

5

What is a overrun area?

Paved or un-paved section on the ends of runways provide effective deceleration area for aborting or overshooting aircraft

6

What is a MA-1 Series Overrun Barrier?

Designed to stop tricycle landing gear equipped aircraft not equipped with tail hooks.

7

What is emergency shore based recovery equipment?

Used during in-flight emergencies to stop the aircraft in shortest distance possible.

8

What is a taxiway?

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

9

What is a parking apron?

Used for parking, servicing, and loading aircraft; connected to runways by taxiways.

10

What is a compass calibration pad (Compass Rose)?

Paved area where aircraft compass is calibrated.

11

What is runway numbering system?

Normally numbered in relation to their magnetic heading rounded off to the nearest 10 degrees.

12

What is airfield rotating beacon?

Used to identify airport's location when airport is below visual flight rules weather conditions.

13

What is the role of the Yellow Jerseys in the Color Coded Classification System?

Aircraft Handling Officer, Flight Deck Officer, Catapult Officer, Air Bos'n, Arresting Gear Officer and Plane directors.

14

What is the role of the White Jerseys in the Color Coded Classification System?

Safety department, Air Transport Officer, Landing Signal Officer, Squadron Plan Inspectors (troubleshooters) and medical.

15

What is the role of the Brown Jerseys in the Color Coded Classification System?

Plane captains.

16

What is the role of the Blue Jerseys in the Color Coded Classification System?

Aircraft Handling and Chock Crewman (Chocks, Chains and Tractors) and Elevator Operators.

17

What is the role of the Green Jersey in the Color Coded Classification System?

Catapult and Arresting Gear personnel, Squadron Aircraft Maintenance personnel, Helicopter Landing Signal Enlisted-man and Photographers.

18

What is the role of the Red Jersey in the Color Coded Classification System?

Crash and Salvage, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, and Ordnance handling personnel.

19

What is the role of the Purple Jersey in the Color Coded Classification System?

Aviation fuel crew.

20

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for Purple K Powder (PKP).

- Wheel stop coaming: 12-inch wide red stripe with white 3-inch high PKP stenciled in center of stripe
- Coaming not installed: White 18-inch diameter circle with red 5-inch high letters

21

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for Saltwater Stations.

- Wheel stop coaming: 18-inch wide red stripe with yellow 3-inch high stenciled in center of stripe
- Coaming not installed: Red triangle 18-inches per side with yellow W

22

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for CO2 Bottle Stowage.

- Wheel stop coaming: 12-inch wide red stripe with white 3-inch high CO2 stenciled in center of stripe
- Coaming not installed: White 18-inch diameter circle with red 5-inch high CO2

23

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for AFFF Station.

- Wheel stop coaming: 18-inch wide green stripe with white 3-inch high AFFF stenciled in center of stripe
- Coaming not installed: Green 18-inch square with white 3-inch high AFFF

24

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for Bomb Jettison Ramp.

Alternating 4-inch wide red and yellow stripes with 12-inch black facsimile of bomb centered.

25

Describe the Deck Edge Fire Fighting Symbol for Steam Smothering.

18-inch black stripe with 3-inch white STEAM stenciled in center of stripe