Aviation Structural Mechanic (Airframe and Hydraulics Mechanic)

  1. The tool control program is based on whatinventory concept?
    Instant inventory concept.
  2. What officer is responsible for coordinatingthe tool control program?
    Material Control officer.
  3. What division is responsible for monitoringthe tool control program?
    Quality Assurance.
  4. Tools of poor quality are reported to whatoffice?
    Fleet Material Support Office.
  5. Who has the overall responsibility for controlof all tool containers and their keys?
    Work center supervisor.
  6. What officer must be notified that a missingtool cannot be found?
    Maintenance Officer (MO).
  7. What two manuals outline thechain-of-command responsibilities in regardsto occupational safety?
    OPNAVINST 5100.19 and OPNAVINST 5100.23.
  8. What is the primary source of informationinvolving the use of hazardous materials?
    Material Safety Data Sheet.
  9. Who is responsible for training shop personnelin the use of the material safety datasheet?
    Work center supervisor.
  10. In naval aviation technical manuals, whatsafety term is used to indicate an operatingprocedure, practice, or condition that mayresult in injury or death if not carefullyobserved?
  11. In naval aviation technical manuals, whatsafety term is used to indicate an operatingprocedure, practice, or condition that mayresult in damage or destruction to equipment?
  12. What type of diagram is useful for showingthe relationship of components of a systemand the sequence in which the differentcomponents operate?
  13. What type of diagram is a graphicrepresentation of a system that shows how acomponent fits with other components butdoes not indicate its actual location in theaircraft?
  14. What type of diagrams use actual drawings ofcomponents within the system?
  15. The logical/deductive reasoning process offinding a malfunction is known by what term?
  16. What are the seven steps encompassed in thetroubleshooting aids generally found in theaircraft MIMS?
    Visual inspection, operational check, classify the trouble, isolate the trouble,locate the trouble, correct the trouble, and conduct final operational check.
  17. During a visual inspection, a hydraulic systemshould be checked for what primary concerns?
    Proper servicing levels.
  18. What are the four basic categories of malfunctions?
    Hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, or electrical.
  19. When you conduct the final operationalcheck, how many times must the affected systembe actuated?
    Five (5).
  20. What components should be checked forproper position prior to applying electricaland hydraulic power?
    Hydraulic selector valves and electrical switches.
  21. When troubleshooting, what records shouldyou check to see if there is a previous historyof the same type of discrepancy?
    Aircraft discrepancy records.
  22. What equipment or tool should you use tocheck the voltage and continuity of a circuit inan electrically controlled hydraulic system?
  23. What substance is used to reduce friction,cool metallic parts, prevent wear, and protectagainst corrosion?
  24. What are the four methods of applyinglubricants?
    Grease gun, squirt can, hand, and brush
  25. What type of lubrication fittings rests levelwith the surface and will not interfere withmoving parts?
    Flush fittings.
  26. Where would you find the prewash lubricationchart for a particular aircraft?
    Maintenance Requirements Cards (MRC).
  27. What document should you consult for specialsafety requirements and personal protectiveequipment prior to using any lubricant?
    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  28. What characteristics of an aircraft aredirectly dependent upon its weight andbalance condition?
  29. What technical manual covers weight andbalance?
    NAVAIR 01-1B-50.
  30. What is the standard method used by the Navyfor weighing aircraft?
    Mobile Electronic Weighing System (MEWS).
  31. How often must heavy-duty portable scalesand MEWS scales be calibrated?
    Every six (6) months.
  32. What is the minimum time required for anelectronic scale to warm up?
    Twenty (20) minutes.
  33. What actions must be accomplished if theWeight and Data Handbook is lost?
    Weigh (or reweigh) and balance the aircraft.
  34. What are the four types of aircraft slings?
    Wire rope, fabric or webbing, structural steel or aluminum, and chain.
  35. What is the most common type of aircraftlifting sling used today?
    Wire rope.
  36. What types of slings do not contain flexiblecomponents?
    Structural steel.
  37. What manual covers load testing andinspection information for aircraft slings?
    NAVAIR 17-1-114.
  38. How often should inspection and lubricationof aircraft slings be accomplished?
    Before each use or monthly.
  39. What are the two types of hydraulic aircraftjacks used by the Navy?
    Axle and tripod.
  40. Aircraft jacks are serviced with what type offluid?
    Standard authorized aircraft hydraulic fluid.
  41. What type of jack is used for changing aircrafttires?
  42. What division performs 13-week specialinspections on axle jacks?
    AIMD Support Equipment Division.
  43. What important safeguard prevents you fromlowering a jack too fast?
    Safety locknuts.
  44. Details on jacking restrictions andprocedures can be found in what publication?
    Aircraft MIMs.
  45. For shipboard operations, what is theminimum number of tie-down chains requiredfor each jack?
    Three (3).
  46. How many principal structural units are therein a fixed-wing aircraft?
  47. On a semimonocoque fuselage, what componentabsorbs the primary bending loads?
  48. What aircraft structure is designed to transmitengine loads, stresses, and vibrations tothe aircraft structure?
  49. What is the main structural member of a wingassembly?
  50. What is the primary purpose of a stabilizer?
    To keep the aircraft in straight and level flight.
  51. What type of flight controls provides controlover pitch, roll, and yaw?
    Primary controls.
  52. What flight control is operated by aside-to-side movement of the control stick?
  53. What type of flight control system is used onaircraft that travel at or near supersonicspeeds?
    Power-operated or Power-boosted.
  54. What flight control provides lateral control?
  55. What flight control provides longitudinal control?
  56. When is the mechanical control of an F-14wing sweep used?
    Emergency wing sweep.
  57. Trim tabs, wing flaps, and speed brakes areall considered what type of flight controls?
    Secondary flight controls.
  58. What is the main purpose of a speed brake?
    Reducing aircraft speed.
  59. What type of shock strut is used on all navalaircraft?
    Air-oil shock strut.
  60. What component of a nose landing gearresists sudden twisting loads that are appliedto the nosewheel during ground operation?
    The shimmy damper.
  61. What force is used to raise the arresting hookof an aircraft?
    Hydraulic power.
  62. What component of a catapult system allowsthe aircraft to be secured to the carrier deck?
    The holdback assembly.
  63. What is the major advantage of a helicopterover a fixed-wing aircraft?
    Lift and control are independent of forward speed.
  64. Most Navy helicopters have what fuselagedesign?
  65. What type of stress is produced by two forcespulling in opposite directions along the samestraight line?
  66. What force is the opposite of tension?
  67. What type of stress is a combination of tensionand compression?
  68. What type of stress is the result of a twistingforce?
  69. What is the most widely used metal in modernaircraft construction?
    Aluminum alloy.
  70. What is the world's lightest structural metal?
  71. At what temperature does transparent plasticbecome soft and pliable?
    225 F.
  72. Radomes, wing tips, stabilizer tips, and antennacovers are made from what type of plastic?
    Reinforced plastic.
  73. What metal property allows it to resistabrasion, penetration, cutting action, andpermanent distortion?
  74. What metal property enables a metal to returnto its original shape after an applied force hasbeen removed?
  75. At what temperature does aluminum alloybecome a liquid form?
    1,110 F.
  76. What term is defined as the eating away orpitting of the surface or the internal structureof a metal?
  77. What property allows two metals to bewelded, brazed, or soldered?
  78. What are the three basic metal workingprocesses?
    Hot-working, cold-working, and extruding.
  79. What type of metal contains iron as itsprincipal constituent?
  80. What are the two most commonly usedmethods of hardness testing?
    The Brinell and Rockwell tests.
  81. What are the two classes of wrought alloys?
    Heat treatable and nonheat treatable.
  82. What type of metal is used in the constructionof fire walls and fuselage skin adjacent to theengine exhaust outlet?
    Titanium alloys.
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Aviation Structural Mechanic (Airframe and Hydraulics Mechanic)