CDC 2A354C Volume 2 F-16 Instrumentation And Flight Control Systems

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Instrumentation Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What flight environment pressure is sensed by small holes located on the sides of the pilot and air data probes
    • A. 

      Pitot

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Impact

    • D. 

      Differential

  • 2. 
    True angle-of-attack (AOA) is the angle between an aircraft's wing cord line and its
    • A. 

      Attitude

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Flight path

    • D. 

      Glide slope

  • 3. 
    How many sources of pitot pressure (Pt) and static pressure (Ps) are routed by the pitot-static probe pneumatic system?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    The pitot-static probe pneumatic system supplies air data to the central air data computer (CADC), airspeed mach indicator (AMI), altimeter, and 
    • A. 

      Flight control computer (FLCC)

    • B. 

      Pneumatic sensor assembly (PSA)

    • C. 

      Electronic component assembly (ECA)

    • D. 

      Digital flight control computer (DFLCC)

  • 5. 
    What component(s) receive air data inputs from the air data probe pneumatic system?
    • A. 

      Altimeter

    • B. 

      Airspeed mach indicator (AMI)

    • C. 

      Pneumatic sensor assembly (PSA)

    • D. 

      PSA and central air data computer (CADC)

  • 6. 
    The angle of sideslip pneumatic system routes air data pressures to the 
    • A. 

      Differential pressure sensor (DPS)

    • B. 

      Pneumatic sensor assembly (PSA)

    • C. 

      Electronic component assembly (ECA)

    • D. 

      Digital flight control computer (DFLCC)

  • 7. 
    How are central air data computer (CADC) analog output signals transferred to their final destination? 
    • A. 

      Via the A-multiplex (MUX) bus

    • B. 

      Via the D-MUX bus

    • C. 

      Via aircraft wiring

    • D. 

      Via fiber optics

  • 8. 
    The pitot-static probe pneumatic system supplies the airspeed mach indicator (AMI) with 
    • A. 

      Sideslip (Ps)

    • B. 

      Pitot pressure (Pt) only

    • C. 

      Static pressure (P) only

    • D. 

      Pt and static pressure (Ps)

  • 9. 
    One complete revolution of the altimeter's altitude dial equals 
    • A. 

      100 feet of altitude

    • B. 

      1,000 feet of altitude

    • C. 

      5,000 feet of altitude

    • D. 

      10,000 feet of altitude

  • 10. 
    What's the display range of the altimeter's altitude drum counter?
    • A. 

      0 to 50,000 feet

    • B. 

      0 to 80,000 feet

    • C. 

      -1,000 to 50,000 feet

    • D. 

      -1,000 to 80,000 feet

  • 11. 
    Why would a pilot adjust the altimeter to display pressure altitude?
    • A. 

      To display altitude above terrain

    • B. 

      To display altitude below sea level

    • C. 

      To standardize aircraft altitudes for low-altitude air traffic control

    • D. 

      To standardize aircraft altitudes for high-altitude air traffic control

  • 12. 
    Which component develops the vertical velocity indicator's (VVI) vertical velocity signal?
    • A. 

      VVI

    • B. 

      Flight control computer (FLCC)

    • C. 

      Pneumatic sensor assembly (PSA)

    • D. 

      Central air data computer (CADC)

  • 13. 
    The angle-of-attack (AOA) indicator is considered a 
    • A. 

      Back-up indicator

    • B. 

      Vertical tape indicator

    • C. 

      Self-contained indicator

    • D. 

      Horizontal tape indicator

  • 14. 
    What's the function of the angle-of-attack (AOA) indexer's lever control switch?
    • A. 

      On/Off switch

    • B. 

      Sector light intensity

    • C. 

      Enables AOA logic circuits

    • D. 

      Only used during takeoff and landing configurations

  • 15. 
    What's the crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) system's prime component?
    • A. 

      Seat data recorder (SDR)

    • B. 

      Signal acquisition unit (SAU)

    • C. 

      Crash survivable memory unit (CSMU)

    • D. 

      Linear variable differential transformer (LVDT)

  • 16. 
    What data is only stored in the crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR)?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 17. 
    How many dedicated sensors are utilized by the crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) system?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 18. 
    Which crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) system component utilizes a pendulous device?
    • A. 

      Crash survivable memory unit (CSMU)

    • B. 

      Axial accelerometer transmitter

    • C. 

      Control surface position transducer

    • D. 

      Engine power lever angle potentiometer

  • 19. 
    Which crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) system control surface position transducer is not‚Äč connected to an integrated servo-actuator (ISA)?
    • A. 

      Rudder

    • B. 

      Left flaperon only

    • C. 

      Left horizontal tail

    • D. 

      Right horizontal tail

  • 20. 
    What's crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) type 1 data primarily used for?
    • A. 

      Engine analysis

    • B. 

      Mishap investigation

    • C. 

      Individual aircraft tracking

    • D. 

      Maintenance troubleshooting

  • 21. 
    What predetermines the crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) special event criteria?
    • A. 

      Type 1 data

    • B. 

      Baseline data

    • C. 

      Crash survivable memory unit (CMSU) configuration

    • D. 

      Signal acquisition unit operational flight program (SAU OFP)

  • 22. 
    Which crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) type data is dubbed as individual aircraft tracking data?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 23. 
    Which crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) type data is known as structural loads environmental data 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 24. 
    Which crash survivable flight data recorder (CSFDR) type data is used for engine analysis?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 25. 
    When does the seat data recorder (SDR) cease recording operations? 
    • A. 

      Upon flight control system (FLCS) shutdown

    • B. 

      Upon a weight-on-wheels (WOW) condition

    • C. 

      During digital backup operations

    • D. 

      Upon autopilot engagement

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