2a354 CDC Set 1

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The American Air force is a major factor that gained the country its super power status for a long time. The 2a3554 CDC Set 1 quiz below is on the A-10 thunderbolt fighter jet. Learn more below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the function of the A–10 EGI’s inertial cluster (ISA)?
    • A. 

      Measures aircraft acceleration and attitude.

    • B. 

      Provides the time mark and time-of day signals.

    • C. 

      Provides the interface to the dual redundant 1553 serial digital data buses.

    • D. 

      Produces the analog and synchro signals required by the flight instruments.

  • 2. 
    In the event the master bus controller (MBC) fails, which component will assume control of the A–10 digital data bus?
    • A. 

      GPS receiver.

    • B. 

      Control display unit.

    • C. 

      Flight director computer.

    • D. 

      Embedded GPS/INU unit.

  • 3. 
    Which A–10 EGI system component provides the power-on discretes for the control display unit (CDU), embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI) and functional switching for the CDU?
    • A. 

      EGI control panel.

    • B. 

      NAV mode select panel.

    • C. 

      Avionics auxiliary panel.

    • D. 

      EGI/INS mode control panel.

  • 4. 
    Which A–10 embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI) system component’s purpose is to select the navigation information to be displayed on the horizontal situation indicator (HSI) and attitude director indicator (ADI)?
    • A. 

      EGI control panel.

    • B. 

      NAV mode select panel.

    • C. 

      Avionics auxiliary panel.

    • D. 

      EGI/INS mode control panel.

  • 5. 
    If the A–10 embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI) magnetic heading is invalid, what indicator will be displayed on the horizontal situation indicator (HSI)?
    • A. 

      Heading marker.

    • B. 

      Course deviation flag.

    • C. 

      Bearing pointer No. 2.

    • D. 

      Power OFF warning flag.

  • 6. 
    What A–10 embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI) system components purpose is to convert navigation information received from the EGI to usable pitch and bank steering commands and flag warning signals for the attitude director indicator (ADI)?
    • A. 

      Global positioning system (GPS) Receiver.

    • B. 

      Control Display Unit.

    • C. 

      Flight Director Computer.

    • D. 

      Embedded GPS/INU Unit.

  • 7. 
    If an A–10 pilot designates the position of a landmark or object identified by the low altitude safety and targeting enhancement (LASTE) system, what type of mark point did the pilot designate?
    • A. 

      Offset.

    • B. 

      Position.

    • C. 

      Overhead.

    • D. 

      Designation.

  • 8. 
    If the A–10 embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation/global positioning system (EGI/GPS) is not loaded with a GPS almanac from the data transfer system (DTS), what will the EGI system have trouble completing?
    • A. 

      Acquiring satellites.

    • B. 

      Performing start-up BIT.

    • C. 

      Downloading flight plans.

    • D. 

      Completing NAV valid test.

  • 9. 
    When the A–10 embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation/global positioning (EGI) system begins satellite tracking and data is processed by the embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation/global positioning system (EGI/GPS) to provide an estimated satellite position to start GPS operation, which mode is the GPS operating in?
    • A. 

      NAV.

    • B. 

      INIT.

    • C. 

      TEST.

    • D. 

      STBY.

  • 10. 
    When EGI is selected as the present position keeping source and the HUD operating in the NAV mode, which A–10 HUD symbol consists of a 10-mil circle with three lines extending outward from the circle at the 12, 3, and 9 o’clock positions?
    • A. 

      Destination index.

    • B. 

      Steer point identifier.

    • C. 

      Total velocity vector.

    • D. 

      Desired magnetic heading.

  • 11. 
    When the new target elevation is flashing in the A–10 head up display (HUD), the pilot can store the hot elevation in the selected steer point by pressing the
    • A. 

      DATA key.

    • B. 

      ENTR key.

    • C. 

      STEER key.

    • D. 

      ACCEPT key.

  • 12. 
    What will the A–10 1553 data bus transmitting remote terminal do if it detects a failure on its A-channel?
    • A. 

      Switch to its B-channel.

    • B. 

      Try the A-channel again.

    • C. 

      Revert to built-in-test mode.

    • D. 

      Stop data bus communication.

  • 13. 
    What A–10 1553 data bus word format contains the actual information to be transferred between the remote (RT) and bus controller (BC) or between RTs?
    • A. 

      Data word format.

    • B. 

      Status word format.

    • C. 

      Control word format.

    • D. 

      Command word format.

  • 14. 
    Which A–10 1553 data bus component is the master bus controller (MBC) for the Avionics data bus No. 1?
    • A. 

      Embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI).

    • B. 

      Control display unit (CDU).

    • C. 

      Central interface control unit (CICU).

    • D. 

      Integrated flight and fire control computer (IFFCC).

  • 15. 
    Which A–10 1553 data bus avionics data bus provides interfacing with the AN/ARC–210 system 1 VHF/UHF radio?
    • A. 

      AV–1.

    • B. 

      AV–2.

    • C. 

      AV–3.

    • D. 

      AV–4.

  • 16. 
    Which A–10 1553 data bus component is the bus controller for the Avionics data bus No. 3?
    • A. 

      Control display unit (CDU).

    • B. 

      Embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI).

    • C. 

      Central interface control unit (CICU).

    • D. 

      Integrated flight and fire control computer (IFFCC).

  • 17. 
    Which A–10 support equipment provides the technician with software uploading capabilities for the AN/ALQ–184, AN/ALQ–131, AN/ALR–69, AN/ALQ–213, and AN/AAR–47?
    • A. 

      Data Collection Unit (DCU).

    • B. 

      Diagnostic Display Unit (DDU).

    • C. 

      Portable Automated Test Station (PATS).

    • D. 

      Common Aircraft Reprogrammable Equipment (CAPRE).

  • 18. 
    Which A–10 1553 data bus does the Data Transfer System use to communicate?
    • A. 

      AV–1.

    • B. 

      AV–2.

    • C. 

      AV–3.

    • D. 

      AV–4.

  • 19. 
    When uploading an A–10 upgrade data transfer unit (UDTU) operational flight program (OFP), what will happen if you turn on the control display unit (CDU)?
    • A. 

      Nothing at all, normal operation.

    • B. 

      It will cause the CDU OFP to be lost.

    • C. 

      It will corrupt the UDTU boot program.

    • D. 

      It will restart the UDTU OFP upload process.

  • 20. 
    When the pilot ejects from the A–10 aircraft, the
    • A. 

      Control display unit (CDU) is erased and the identification friend or foe/global positioning system (IFF/GPS) key is zeroized.

    • B. 

      CDU is erased and the embedded global positioning system/inertial navigation (EGI/GPS) key is zeroized.

    • C. 

      DTC is erased and the IFF/GPS key is zeroized.

    • D. 

      DTC is erased and the EGI/GPS key is zeroized.

  • 21. 
    When the A–10 Data Transfer System (DTS) is turned-on and under normal operation, what built-in-test does the upgraded data transfer unit (UDTU) perform automatically?
    • A. 

      Periodic built-in test (BIT).

    • B. 

      Initiated BIT.

    • C. 

      Continuous BIT.

    • D. 

      Commanded BIT.

  • 22. 
    How many multi-function color display (MFCDs) are there in the A–10C aircraft?
    • A. 

      1.

    • B. 

      2.

    • C. 

      3.

    • D. 

      4.

  • 23. 
    Which programmable option select buttons are used to select the pages displayed on the A–10 multi-function color display (MFCD)?
    • A. 

      4 through 7.

    • B. 

      8 through 11.

    • C. 

      12 through 15.

    • D. 

      16 through 19.

  • 24. 
    Which switch on the right throttle is used to toggle between the programmed displays on theA–10 multi-function color display (MFCD) using hands-on throttle stick (HOTAS)?
    • A. 

      Sensor of interest (SOI) switch.

    • B. 

      Target designation cue (TDC) switch.

    • C. 

      Slew/Track switch.

    • D. 

      CAGE/UNCAGE switch.

  • 25. 
    What A–10 LRU provides the primary interface for the MFCDs, HOTAS, and Targeting Pod?
    • A. 

      Control display unit (CDU).

    • B. 

      Heads up display unit ( HUD).

    • C. 

      Central interface control unit (CICU).

    • D. 

      Integrated flight and fire control computer (IFFCC).

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