Flightline Driving Training

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Driving Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The flight line is defined as:
    • A. 

      Any portion of the airfield requiring aircraft, vehicles and pedestrians to obtain specific ATC approval for access (normally via two-way radio contact with the control tower).

    • B. 

      Any area or facility including aprons, hard stands, and ramps on or in which aircraft may be parked, stored, serviced, or maintained

    • C. 

      An area prepared for accommodation of landing and takeoff of aircraft

  • 2. 
    The controlled movement area (CMA) is defined as:
    • A. 

      Any portion of the airfield requiring aircraft, vehicles and pedestrians to obtain ATC approval for access (normally via two-way radio contact with the control tower).

    • B. 

      Any area or facility including aprons, hard stands, and ramps on or in which may be parked, stored, serviced, or maintained

    • C. 

      An area prepared for the accommodation of landing and takeoff of aircraft

  • 3. 
    The controlled movement area (CMA) at Manas is defined as:
    • A. 

      Echo 5 entrance to the flight line and the entire airfield

    • B. 

      There is no controlled movement area at Manas

    • C. 

      Taxiway A, B, G, H, and all movement surfaces north of Taxiway Alpha to include taxiway C, D, runway, and 100' from the runway edge on either side of the runway

  • 4. 
    The phrase "CLEAR" shall not be used by personnel vehicles while operating on the airfield
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For maximum safety, do not park or drive any vehicle closer than ________feet in front or _______ feet to the rear of any aircraft when engines are operating or about to be started
    • A. 

      15 feet in front of or 200 feet to the rear of any aircraft

    • B. 

      25 feet in front of or 250 feet to the rear of any aircraft

    • C. 

      25 feet in front of or 200 feet to the rear of any aircraft

  • 6. 
    General-purpose vehicles will not operate at a speed greater than _____moh while on the flight line
    • A. 

      10 mph

    • B. 

      15 mph

    • C. 

      20mph

  • 7. 
    Forklifts will never be driven faster than _____moh on ramps or _____mph close to aircraft
    • A. 

      10 mph on ramps or 5 mph close to aircraft

    • B. 

      5 mph on ramps or 5 mph close to aircraft

    • C. 

      5 mph on ramps or 10 mph close to aircraft

  • 8. 
    No vehicle will operate in excess of _____mph within _____ feet of an aircraft
    • A. 

      10 mph within 25 feet

    • B. 

      15 mph within 25 feet

    • C. 

      5 mph within 25 feet

  • 9. 
    How must vehicles approach and  park near an aircraft?
    • A. 

      All vehicles must approach parked aircraft with the driver's side of the vehicle toward the aircraft. The ignition will be turned off; keys will be left in the ignition; and the gear level will be put in reverse gear for vehicles with manual transmissions and in the "park" position for vehicles with automatic transmissions.

    • B. 

      No vehicle will be parked or driven closer than 25 feet in front of any aircraft. Vehicles parked at the side of the aircraft will be located clear of the wing tips and will be clearly visible to personnel in the aircraft cockpit.

    • C. 

      All vehicles must approach parked aircraft with drivers side of the vehicle toward the aircraft. The ignition will be left on; keys will be left in the ignition; and the gear level will be put in reverse gear for vehicles with manual transmissions and in the "park" position for vehicles with automatic transmission

  • 10. 
    Runway holding position markings, also known as hold short lines, identify the location on a taxiway where a vehicle or aircraft must stop when clearance has not been granted to proceed onto the runway. These hold short lines are described as:
    • A. 

      A single dashed yellow line outlined in black extending across the width of the taxiway

    • B. 

      A set of four yellow lines, two solid and two dashed, extending across the width of the taxiway. The dashed lines are always on the side where the vehicle is to hold.

    • C. 

      A set of four yellow lines, two solid and two dashed, extending across the width of the taxiway. The solid lines are always on the side where the vehicle is to hold

  • 11. 
    Taxiway edge lights are used to:
    • A. 

      Outline the edges of taxiways during periods of darkness or restricted visibility conditions. These fixtures emit green light.

    • B. 

      Outline the edges of taxiways during periods of darkness or restricted visibility conditions. These fixtures emit white light.

    • C. 

      Outline the edges of taxiways during periods of darkness or restricted visibility conditions. These fixtures emit blue light.

  • 12. 
    Who has the authority to revoke flight line driving privileges?
    • A. 

      Airfield Management personnel

    • B. 

      Unit Commanders and Flight Line Driving Program Managers

    • C. 

      All the above

  • 13. 
    All motor vehicles must use hazard/warning flashers and rotating beacon lights at all times when operating on the airfield
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Who is responsible for removing FOD from the airfield pavement?. 
    • A. 

      Host Nation personnel

    • B. 

      Everyone

    • C. 

      The other person that you see driving on the airfield

  • 15. 
    What FOD prevention measure must be taken by all vehicle operators prior to entering a paved surface after operating on unsaved surfaces (gravel, dirt, etc)?
    • A. 

      All vehicle operators will fully stop before they cross or enter a paved surface. Before proceeding the operator will determine visually that the way is clear.

    • B. 

      All vehicle operators will stop and remove foreign materials from tires and undercarriage

    • C. 

      All vehicle operators will stop and look at the foreign materials discovered on tires and undercarriage

  • 16. 
    The basic format for relaying a request to the tower liaison via radio is
    • A. 

      Who you are calling, who you are, where you are, and what your request is - example "Tower, Ops One, on TWYLA D, request permission onto the runway".

    • B. 

      Who you are, who you are calling, and what your request is - example: "Tower, Ops One request permission onto taxiway A".

    • C. 

      Who you are calling, who you are and what you are doing - example: "Tower, Ops One is on the airfield for ramp inspection".

  • 17. 
    What personnel are responsible for administering flight line drivers training to unit personnel upon arrival at Manas?
    • A. 

      Unit Commander

    • B. 

      The individual that the newcomer replaced

    • C. 

      Unit Flight Line Driving Program Managers

  • 18. 
    What is required in order to operate within the control movement area (CMA) at Manas?
    • A. 

      Established two-way radio communication and a reliable vehicle to give way to aircraft when required

    • B. 

      Established two-way radio communication and approval from Tower and operating rotating beacon light and hazard/warning flashers

    • C. 

      A sense of direction in order to exit the controlled movement area (CMA) If you experience radio communication failure

  • 19. 
    What is the correct way to transition from one side of the ramp to the other?
    • A. 

      Vehicles will not be driven diagonally across the parking ramp nor any parking spots, But at a 90° angle to the driving lanes. There are only two driving lanes that are recommended for use by coalition vehicles which are in front of the airport terminal And between the Main and North ramps

    • B. 

      Vehicles will not be driven diagonally across the parking ramp nor any parking spots but at a 90° angle to the driving lanes. None of the driving lanes are recommended for use by a coalition vehicle because of the close proximity to aircraft

    • C. 

      Vehicles will not be driven diagonally across the parking ramp nor any parking spots but at a 90° angle to the driving lanes. There are only two driving lanes that are recommended for use by coalition vehicles that are in front of the airport terminal and on the west ramp

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A CMA violation that is the result of an unauthorized entry or erroneous occupation of a runway or other surface used for takeoff and landing of aircraft regardless of impact on aircraft safety

    • B. 

      And airfield infraction caused by aircraft, vehicles, or pedestrians entering the CMA Without specific control Tower personnel under certain conditions

    • C. 

      And airfield infraction caused by aircraft, vehicles, or pedestrians entering the CMA Without specific control Tower personnel in a situation beyond the violators control

  • 21. 
    Major violations (not including a runway violation) will result in the individual being decertified for a minimum of _____days.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      45

  • 22. 
    ATC approval is not required to enter a runway during suspended/closed ops
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Driving on the soft asphalt on Lima ramp is permitted provided what condition is met?
    • A. 

      You are not towing any heavy equipment

    • B. 

      You are not accompanied by any other vehicles

    • C. 

      You are the only passenger in the vehicle

    • D. 

      You are not crossing double solid yellow lines that have "DO NOT ENTER" written above them

  • 24. 
    You are driving down taxiway India when you pull off to the shoulder to make sure you have your AF form 483 with you. Before you proceed back on India, what must you first do?
    • A. 

      Complete a FOD check

    • B. 

      Get ATC approval

    • C. 

      Turn your emergency flashers off

    • D. 

      Honk your horn three times

  • 25. 
    What is required in order to operate within the controlled movement area (CMA) at Manas?
    • A. 

      Established two-way radio communication and a reliable vehicle to give way to aircraft when required

    • B. 

      Established two-way radio communication and the approval from tower, Operating rotating beacon lights and/or hazard/ warning flashers, and a megaphone.

    • C. 

      Established two-way radio communication and approval from Tower, and operating rotating beacon lights and/or Hazard/Warning flashers

    • D. 

      A sense of direction in order to exit the control movement area (CMA) If you experience radio communication failure