Flashcards in Phase III, Block IV - Avionics Deck (25)
What does the acronym LASER mean?
Light Amplified Stimulated Emitted Radiation
What is ESD?
What is CNI?
What are the subsystems of the F-35C Communications?
What are the subsystems of the F-35C Navigation?
What are th subsystems of F-35C Identification?
P5 Combat Training
What is the range of Very High Frequency (VHF)?
30 Megahertz (MHz) - 300 Megahertz (MHz)
What is the range of Ultra High Frequency (UHF)?
300 Megahertz (MHz) - 3 Gigahertz (GHz)
What is Link 16?
Secure high level communication
What is MADL?
Multi-Functional Advanced Data Link: Intraflight data link used between F-35 aircraft only.
What is TACAN?
Tactical Air Navigation: Navigation and landing aid.
What is GPS?
Global Position System: 24 channel anti-jamming space-based radio navigation.
What is INS, and what does it Calculate?
Inertial Navigation System:
Calculates: velocity, body angle rate, attitude, altitude, magnetic heading, true heading, linear and angular acceleration.
What is ILS?
Instrument Landing System: Land based approach system that provides safe landing during IMC's
What is ICLS?
Instrument Carrier Landing System: Landing system utilized on the carrier regardless of weather conditions.
What does the RADALT Measure?
Measures altitude above ground level. With a track range of 0-30,000 ft.
Will shut off after 5,000 ft.
What is IFF?
How many channels and modes?
Identification Friend or Foe
- IFF has two channels with four modes.
What is EOTS?
Electro-Optical Targeting System
What are the systems that EW operates:
What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Fiber Optics?
Advantages: Large date transfer, no electrical interference, safe to route in fuel cells, no corrosion, life span of 30+ years, and lighter weight.
Disadvantages: Expensive, and easily damaged.
What is the Size of the PCD?
the panoramic Cockpit Display is 20x8 inches
What are the 8 colors located on the PCD and their definition.
Cyan - active
white - on
red - threat or warning
yellow - unknown or caution
green - friendly or advisory
magenta - Off-board navigation
grey - info box or not available
Light purple - fuel
What is RADAR?
Radio Detection and Ranging
What type of RADAR does the F-35C utilize?