Army Aviation SSD study guide

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  1. (AR 95-1)
    Individuals may deviate from the provisions of this regulation when?
    During emergencies. (pg. 3 par. 1-6 (a)
  2. (AR 95-1)
    Upon arrival to a new duty station, within how many days must you turn in your IATF/IFRF?
    14 Days. (pg. 6 par. 2-8 (a)
  3. (AR 95-1)
    How high should Helicopter traffic patterns be?
    At least 700' AGL. (pg. 7 par. 2-10 (b)
  4. (AR 95-1)
    When shall your anti-collision lights be turned on?
    When aircraft engines are operating, except when conditions may cause vertigo. (pg. 7 par. 2-12 (b)
  5. (AR 95-1)
    When will your position lights be turned on?
    Between official sunset and sunrise. (pg. 7 par 2-12 (c)
  6. (AR 95-1)
    An aviator on a waiver for APART instrument evaluation requirements
    within the preceding 12 months is
    restricted from flying into forecast IMC .
    TRUE or FALSE?
    True. (pg. 18 par. 4-2 (e)
  7. (AR 95-1)
    happens If you fail to meet your ATP requirements?
    Commander investigates and determines if a 30 day extension will be granted. (pg. 21 par 4-10 (a)
  8. (AR 95-1)
    If_________days have elapsed
    since the last flight as a pilot or PC in the aircraft mission type, design, and series, a PFE must be administered.
    60. (pg. 24 par 4-16 (a)
  9. (AR 95-1)
    What are your VFR and IFR fuel reserve requirements?
    Enough fuel to reach destination and alternate and have fuel reserve of 30 min IFR/20 min VFR. (pg. 31 par 5-2 (b)
  10. (AR 95-1)
    will not be flown into known or forecast _________turbulence or into known
    ___________ icing.
    Extreme/Severe (pg. 31 par. 5-2 (2)
  11. (AR 95-1)
    flying a category A approach may reduce visibility minimums by __________ but
    not more than a __________.
    50%/ ¼ mi. (pg. 31 par 5-2 (5)
  12. (AR 95-1)
    How long is your WX void time good for?
    1+30 from the time the forecast is received (pg. 32 par 5-2 (7)
  13. (AR 95-1)
    An alternate airfield is required when filing IFR to a destination under any of the following three conditions:
    • Radar is required
    • NAVAIDS are unmonitored
    • Prediminant WX at ETA thru 1 hour after ETA is less than 400/1. (pg. 32 par 5-2)
  14. (AR 95-1)
    An alternate is not required if?
    Descent, approach and landing can be made in VFR conditions. (pg. 32 par 5-2)
  15. (AR 95-1)
    An airfield maybe selected as an alternate when?
    • Worst WX for that airfield is equal to or greater than 400/1 at ETA thru 1 hr.
    • Descent, approach and landing can be made under VFR. (pg. 32 par 5-2)
  16. (AR 95-1)
    An airfield will not be selected as an alternate if?
    • Approach procedure has A/NA
    • Radar is required
    • Navaids are unmonitored
    • Class A, B, C, D or E surface area airspace does not exist
    • GPS is required. (pg. 32 par 5-2)
  17. (AR 95-1)
    are the IFR takeoff minimums for an aviator with less than 50 hours of actual IFR time?
    More than 50 hours?
    • 100/¼
    • No minimums. (pg. 33 par 5-3)
  18. (AR 95-1)
    will not be flown above a cloud or fog layer under VFR for more than_________minutes unless
    • 30 min.
    • Acft is equipped for IFR
    • All IFR requirements can be met (pg. 35 par 5-4)
  19. (AR 95-1)
    Can an approach be made regardless of ceiling and visibility?
    Yes. (pg.37 par 5-5)
  20. (AR 95-1)
    A helicopter will not be flown below the MDA or DH unless
    • The threshold, lights, or other markings of the approach end of the runway are identifiable.
    • The aircraft is in a safe position to make an approach to the runway or landing area.
  21. (AR 95-1)
    What do you do if you get a RAIM failure during an approach?
    Request an alternate procedure, or if past the FAWP, climb to the missed approach altitude and execute the missed approach procedure. (pg.37 par 5-5)
  22. (AR 95-1)
    How often must the 365-4 be checked for accuracy?
    Every 90 days. (pg. 41 par 7-6)
  23. (AR 95-1)
    How often must an aircraft be weighed?
    • Overhaul or major airframe repairs
    • Modifications of 1% or greater of the basic weight
    • Painting or component replacement (that cannot be computed)
    • Every 24 months
  24. (AR 95-1)
    Oxygen will be used by aircrews and occupants for flights when?
    • Flights above 10,000/60 min
    • Flights above 12,000/30 min
    • Flights above 14, 000 for any period of time
    • Pressurized O2 for flights above 18,000
  25. (AE 95-1)
    How often must an aviator update their weather?
    Every 4 hrs.
  26. (AE 95-1)
    What is the max time a local flight plan can be good for?
    8 hrs.
  27. (AE 95-1)
    What are SVFR weather minimums?
    • Day: 300/800
    • Night: 500/1600
  28. (AE 95-1)
    What are your uncontrolled airspace weather minimums?
    • Day: 500/800
    • NG: 500/1600
    • Unaided: 1000/3000
  29. (AE 95-1)
    Briefing officers will receive a back brief of IIMC plan when weather is at or below
  30. (AR 40-8)
    Aircrew members will immediately inform their flight surgeon or APA when they have participated in activities or received treatment for which flying restrictions may be appropriate. This includes exposure to any exogenous
    factors listed in this regulation as well as any treatment or procedure performed by a non-flight surgeon or APA and includes, but is not limited to, the following: (T or F).

    (1) Any medical or dental procedure requiring use of medication after
    the treatment.

    (2) Any medical or dental procedure requiring use of any type of anesthesia or sedation.

    (3) Treatment by mental health professionals, including but not limited to psychological, social, psychiatric, alcohol, or substance abuse counseling.

    (4) Any chiropractic or osteopathic manipulative treatment.

    (5) Any treatment given by a homeopath, naturopath, herbalist, or practitioner of other types of alternative medicine.

    (6) Any emergency room or urgent care visits.
  31. (AR 40-8)
    What conditions restrict you from flying for 6 hrs?
    Centrifuge runs.
  32. (AR 40-8)
    What conditions restrict you from flying for 12 hrs?
    • (ASIA)
    • Alcohol
    • Simulator sickness
    • Immunizations
    • Anesthesia (local and dental)
  33. (AR 40-8)
    What conditions restrict you from flying for 24 hrs?
    • Blood or Plasma donation (72 hrs for 200 cc or more)
    • Hypobaric chamber >25,000'
    • SCUBA/Hyperbaric
  34. (AR 40-8)
    What conditions restrict you from flying for 48 hrs?
    Anesthesia (general, spinal, epidural)
  35. (AR 40-8)
    What conditions restrict you from flying for 72 hrs?
    Donating blood (200 cc or more)
  36. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    What are the types of hypoxia?
    • Hypoxic
    • Hypemic
    • Histotoxic
    • Stagnant
  37. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    What are the stages of Hypoxia?
    • (ICDC)
    • Indifferent: 0-10,000'
    • Compensatory: 10-15,000'
    • Disturbance: 15-20,000'
    • Critical: 20-25,000'
  38. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    What are the types of stressors?
    • Psychosocial
    • Physiological
    • Cognitive
    • Environmental
  39. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    What are the types of fatigue?
    • Acute
    • Chronic
    • Motivational Exaustion, or Burnout
  40. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    Two types of cells used by the eye?
    • Rods
    • Cones
  41. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    Chemicals in the Rods & Cones?
    • Rods: Rhodopsin (black & white)
    • Cones: Iodopsin (color)
  42. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    Average time to dark adapt?
    30-45 min.
  43. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    Day blind spot covers what area?
    5.5-7.5 deg. (stupid, stupid question!)
  44. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    The day blind spot is located about ________degrees from the fovea and originates where the optic nerve attaches to the retina?
    15 deg
  45. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    What are the three types of vision and when are they used?
    • Photopic: Day
    • Mesopic: Dawn or Dusk
    • Scotopic: Night
  46. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    The _________________ occurs when the fovea becomes inactive under low-level light conditions. The night blind spot involves an area from ______________ degrees wide in the center of the visual field.
    • Night blind spot
    • 5-10 deg.
  47. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    ______________is often referred to as nearsightedness?
  48. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    _____________is often referred to as farsightedness?
  49. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    ___________ is the inability to focus different meridians simultaneously?
  50. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    This condition is part of the normal aging process, which causes the lens to harden?
  51. (AEROMED/ Night flt.)
    As aviators how can we correct for the night blind spot?
    Off-center viewing
  52. What are the types of monocular cues?
    • Geometric perspective
    • Retinal image size
    • Aerial perspective
    • Motion parallax
  53. Which monocular cue is often considered the most important cue to depth perception?
    Motion Parallax
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