VRC EAWS specific Flashcards

Instrument flight rules
Terms Definitions
NAVOSH purpose for Respitory Protection
provide respirator in areas where you can be exposed to air contaminants
NAVOSH purpose for Hearing Conservation
baseline to regulate hearing loss
NAVOSH purpose for Sight Conservation
provide eye protection when being exposed to hazardous conditions
NAVOSH purpose for PPE
eliminate or minimize hazard exposure in the workplace
NAVOSH purpose for Emergency Eyewash Stations
provided in all areas where the eyes may be exposed to corrosive materials
NAVOSH purpose for Eye and Face Protection
shall be worn when there is a reasonable proability that wearing such equiptment can prevent injury
NAVOSH purpose for foot protection
foot protection shall be worn at all times in a designated foot hazard area
Carrier Qualification
maintain a sustained, high level of combat readiness
Tailored Ship Training Assesment (TSTA)
shits training and refresh carrier landings
Competitive Training Unit Excercise (COMPTUEX)
measurement of the ability of the carrier and air wing to operate as a cordinated and combat ready unit
Fleet Excercise
emphasize carrier/ air wing integration into the battle group
moving c2 ashore how many people and who are required
6- 2 wing walkers, 1 tailwalker, 1 breakrider, 1 tractor driver, 1 director/ PC
moving c2 afloat how many people and who are required
8- 4 wing walkers, 1 taile walker, 1 breakrider, 1 tractor driver, 1 director/ PC
when should protective covers be installed
if the plane is idle for more than a day or over night
proper TD-1A or TD-1b tie downs
approximately 45 degrees to the tiedown point
purpose of ground safety locks
protect maintenance personnel and prevent damage to aircraft while on the ground
horizontal length
56 feet 10 inches
wing span
80 feet 7 inches
max cat weight
57,500 lbs
purpose of the wingfold system
save space on the carrier and allow easier movement on deck
explain artificial feel as it applies to the flight control system
produces a simulated force on the cockpit controls
purpose of the tailskid
prevent damage to aircraft
purpose of the main gear strut extender system
additional deck clearance during cat launching operations.
purpose of the landing gear emergency extension system
3000 psi nitrogen bottle, lowers the landing gear only once because the nitrogen bottle cannot be recharged in flight
purpose of hydrolic patch test
determine the particulate level of the hydraulic system and the presence of free water or other foreign substances
location of the bailout hatch
forward end of the cabin floor aft of the cockpit
hazards associated with moveable surfaces
personnel, GSE, and any other equiptment placed in the way
hazards associated with FOD
hazard to the operation of turboprop engines
purpose of the cargo cage
means of securing cargo during flight operations
define corrosion
electrochemical deterioration of metal because of the surrounding enviroment. trying to return to their naturally occuring states
type of corrosion: uniform surface
general dulling or etching of the surface. rough and frosted in apperance
type of corrosion: pitting
white or grey powdery deposite which blotches the surface
type of corrosion: exfoliation
lifting or swelling
c-2a engine
4600 indicated horsepower
5 forces
Centrifugal Force
Thrust Bending Force
Torque Bending Force
Aerodynamic Twising Force
Centrifugal Twisting Force
Centrifugal Force
tends to pull blade
Thrust Bending Force
prop trying to pull away from aircraft
Torque Bending Force
blade to bend backwards
Aerodynamic Twising Force
rotate blade in the hub to an increased angle
Centrifugal Twisting Force
twist blades to lower pitch angle
Aircraft Aproach Control System
Automatic carrier landing system
automatic direction finder
automatic flight control system
angle of attack
carrier aircraft inertial navigation system
global positioning system
attitude heading reference system
intercommunication system
VHF omnidirectional range
purpose of a thermocuple
a junction of 2 dissimilar metals that produce a voltage when heated
Purpose of a multimeter
measure voltage, current, and resistance
purpose of a megohmmeter
applies high voltage and measures current leakage of the insulation
time domain reflectometer (TDR)
troubleshoot aircraft wiring, transmission lines and antenna systems for shorts opens bad couplings ect...
difference between ac and dc voltage
ac- alternating current: regularly changes direction
dc- dirrect current: does not change direction
purpose of a battery
reserve source of electrical power, supply voltage to a load
Term static and it pertains to the pitot static system
acts as though aircraft is standing still in the air
basic operation of air cycle air conditioning system
supplies bleed air to provide heating and cooling. cooled by a flow of ram air
basice operation of a cabin pressurization system
pressurization starts when an altitude of 4000 feet is attained. to maintain pressure
ice accumulation effects
increased liftoff speed and increased stalling speed
higher takeoff, landing and max flight speeds required
reduce rate of climb
increased power requirements and fuel consumption
reduced engine power
admin chain of command
operational chain of command
OIC- CAG- Commander carrier group- CINCPAC
Instrument flight rules (IFR)
operating their aircraft in weather conditions that are less the VFR
Visual Flight Rules (VFR)
conducting flights under visual conditions
Aircraft Commander
command of aircraft and safetly and orderly conduct of flight
assist the pilot
ensure the aircraft is in the proper flight configuration and ready for flight in every aspect
second crewman
performs the duties of crewchief and train
Scheduled removal card
record maintenance history, installation and usage data
Structural life limits
monitor structural life limited components designated for depot repair
monthly flight summary. equiptment operating record
permit the monthly compilation of significant flight operational data throughout the service life of the aircraft
Inspection record
provides a record of all scheduled and conditional inspections
repair/ rework record
contains a complete record of all repair, reconditioning, SDLM, conversion, modification, modernization, and ASPA inspections performed on the aircraft
contains a record of TDs affection the airframe structure and its integral parts
Miscellaneous History
record significant information affecting the aircraft for which no other space is provided in the logbook
an entry is required any time preservation, depreservation, represervation is performed on that item
explosie devices
record of all explosive devices, for example, initiators and canopy releases installed in the aircraft or major assemblies
inventory record
maintain a current inventory of all equiptment, components and assemblies requiring and MSR, ASR, EHR, or SRC card
purpose of TD list 02
specific serial number but not incorporated
purpose of TD list 04
specific serial number and reported as incorporated
a- function
b- location
a-opens out and down for main entrance to aircraft
b-forward port side of fuselage
a- function
b- location
main cabin
a- transport high pri cargo and or passengers
b- frame stations 143.7-500.5
a- function
b- location
bailout hatch
a- emergency bailout
b-forward end of the cabin floor aft of the cockpit.
a- function
b- location
cargo ramp
a- provides cargo compartment
b- access at the rear of the aircraft
a- function
b- location
a- lateral control of the aircraft
b- one on the trailing edge of each wing outer panel
a- function
b- location
c- emergency mode
a- provide lift during takeoff
b- 2 flaps on each wing on each side of wing fold
c- flaps up or flaps down manual override button
a- function
b- location
a- directional control (YAW)
b- outboard fins and right inboard fin
a- function
b- location
a- longitudial control (pitch)
b- trailing edge of horizontal stablizer
b- location
c- emergency mode
nose gear
b- forward section under cockpit
c- 3000 psi emergency blow down bottle (one time use)
b- location
c- emergency mode
main gear
b- one uner each engine
c- 3000 psi blow down bottle (one time use)
b- location
c- emergency mode
b- each main landing gear
c- t-handle in cockpit under power levers
a- function
b- location
nose wheel steering
b- pilot side console
a- pistol grip
main gear strut extender system
incorporated into the landing gear
a- function
flight hydraulics
a- primary flight controls- ailerons, elevators, rudders
a- function
combine hydraulic
a-power to primary flight controls and 11 other subsystems- arresting hook, cargo door and ramp, e-gen, landing gear, main gear strut extender, nosewheel steering, tailskid, wheel/brakes, windshield wipers, wing flaps, wing fold and jury strut
a- function
wings spread
a-needed for aircraft to fly can control the flaps and ailerons for flight
a- function
b- location
wings fold
a-wings can be folded for stowage
b- manual override wings set to 20 degrees
a- function
jury strut
a-latch engages the probe on outboard fin, locks wing in folded position.
a- function
b- location
c- emergency mode
arresting gear
a-to land on carrier and emergency field landings
b-bottom aft end of aircraft
c- emergency arg hook on copilot consol
a- function
b- location
nose tow catapult system
b- on the nose gear
a- for catapult launches
nose tire pressure ashore
140 psi
nose tire pressure afloat
260 psi
main wheel pressure ashore
235 psi
main wheel pressure afloat
normal hydraulic operating pressure
3000 psi
safety when jacking aircraft on carrier
1- do not jack if winds exceed 15 knots and/or pitch roll exceeds 3 degrees
2- personnel are clear of aircraft
3- electrical power is off
4- weight exceeds 50,060 lbs
5- do not bypass air.ground safety relay
function of the propeller system
converts engine torque into usable thrust
what part of the prop system has electrical anti/de-ice components
spinner (plastic material in front and rear) and blades (leading edge)
6 major components of the prop
four blades
electrical contact ring
low pitch stop assembly
pitch lock regulator
function of the reduction gearbox
reduces the high-speed, low torque energy of the prop section
function of the torquemeter
measures the shaft horsepower output of the power section assembly
finction of the compressor assembly
compresses air
function of the accessory drive housing
drives all the power section gear-driven accessories at their proper speed
function of the combustion section
mixes compressor air with fuel supplied by the engine fuel system
function of the turbine section
converts heat energy to torque and transmits torque back to the compressor
function of the boost pumps
provide uniterupted fuel flow to both engines
purpose of the fuel tank vent
vent valves close to prevent fuel spillage out of the vent line
function of the fuel quantity probes
transmit singnals to the fuel quantity indicators
function of the fuel jettison
permits emergency in-flight weight reduction
max fuel capacity
1824 gallons or 12,400 lbs
purpose of the ADI
primary attitude reference in all phases of flight
purpose of the standy attitude indicator
back up to ADIs
prupose of CAINS
provides primary long-range navigation data
purpose of AHRS
provide pitch, roll and heading information for display and the ADIs, BDHIs, and CIs
purpose of TACAN
provide navigation information by determining slant range and relative bearing to a selected tacan station
purpose of GPS
provides users with accurate position, velocity, and time data from satellites
purpose of ICS
provides voice communication among 4 primary stations
purpose of UHF radio
frequency range of 225.000- 399.975 MHz
purpose of HF radio
frequency range of 2.0000- 29.9999 MHz
purpose of VHF radio
frequency range of 116.000- 151.975
purpose of PA
permits crew to passenger voice communication
purpose of IFF
provideds coded ID and altitude signals in response to interrogations
purpose of Weather Radar
provides weather avoidance info out to a range of approximately 240 miles
purpose of radalt
measures height of the aircraft over the surface ranging from 0-5000 feet
purpose of CFIRS
aquires selected flight data and records a minnimum of 2 hours of flight information and 30 min of ICS communication
purpose of ACLS
automated carrier landing
purpose of AACS
backup to ACLS
purpose, location and color of wing and tail position lights
provides visual indication of aircraft attitude-one on each wing tip and aftmost fuselage station- left wing tip is red, right wing tip is green, tail light is white
purpose, location and color of anit-collision lights
anitcollision-right outboard vertical stabilizer and lower fuselage aft of nose wheel well- white or red (white disabled on deck)
purpose, location and color of Approach
indicates aircraft AOA- nose gear fairing- red, green and amber to indicate low, high, or optimum
purpose, location and color of landing/ taxi light
illuminate area in front of aircraft- forward nosewheel door- white
purpose of the advisory lights
provide information on system operation or malfunction
purpose of the caution lights
provides an indication of malfunction or system condition
purpose of the pitot static system
provides pitot (impact) and static (ambient) pressure
purpose of AOA
angle between the longitudal axis of the aircraft and the relative wind
purpose of the AFCS
provides directional stability augmentation, three axis attitude control, and automatic flightpath control of the aircraft
purpose of air conditioning
supplies bleed air to provide heating and cooling
purpose of cabin pressurization
automatically maintains pressure in the cabin at 4000 feet
purpose of liquid oxygen
converts liquid oxygen to gaseous oxygen
purpose of passenger oxygen
provide oxygen to passengers
pruprose of walkaorund oxygen bottle
provides 20 minutes of oxygen in emergency
purpose of side window defogging
defogs windows
purpose of windshield anti-icing
prevent ice from forming on windshields and side panels by heating and maintaining 90 degrees F
purpose of wing and tail de-icing
pulsating rubber boots to eliminate ice formation
purpose of engine fire extinguishing
combat fires in engine nacells
location and purpose of te portable fire extinguishers
back of the pilot seat and one in aft cabin- for emergency use
proper operation of cockpit seats
recline handle at rear of seat- fore and aft directly below recline handle- vertical forward right side of seat bucket
purpose and location of underwater acoustic beacon
located on CFIRS box on overhead equiptment shelf
provides a location of the aircraft in case of crash in fresh or salt water
components inder conventional ordanance handles certification program
CADS, pyrotechnics, and smoke flares
air/water requirements for wearing of anti exposure assemblies
water temp of 50 degrees F or lower- outside air of 32 degrees F or lower
define MOB
the ablility of naval forces to maneuver and maintain themselves in all situations over, under, or upon surface
role of C-2A in MOB mission
support/provide safe flyable aircraft for all- weather ops. prevent and control damage, and maintain security against unfriendly forces
CCC- command control and communication
provide communication and related faciities for cordinating and control of external organizations
role of c-2A in CCC mission
function as on-scene commander for search and rescue
Fleet support ops (FSO)
provide supporting services other than logistics replenishment to fleet units
role of c-2a in FSO mission
provide support services, aircraft ferry services, conduct towing, search salvage and rescue ops
Non-combat ops (NCO)
selected operations of a noncombat nature not clearly categorized in any other warfare mission
role of c-2a in NCO mission
provide supply, clerical and post office services
define Logistics (LOG)
resupply of combatant consumables to combatant forces in the theater of ops
role of c-2a in LOG mission
provide COD flights and associated reciept/distribution of material mail and passengers
naval special warfare (NSW)
special mobile ops, unconventional warfare, coastal and river interdiction, beach, coastal reconn, and certain tactical intel ops
role of c-2a in NSW mission
deliver support and recover elements of SEAL and SDV teams
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