What Do You About Aircraft Braking System And Towing? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You About Aircraft Braking System And Towing? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about the aircraft braking system and towing? The earlier plane models had different ways of stopping a plane while it was on the ground and there have been a lot of advancements to this day that helps achieve that easier. Take up this quiz and get to see the mechanisms put in place to ensure that the system is functioning as should be.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When should MLG towing be used over NLG towing?
    • A. 

      In sand

    • B. 

      Aircraft slides off runway

    • C. 

      Slopes grater than 5 degrees

    • D. 

      All of the abov

  • 2. 
    The final rotation of the aircraft wheels/tire during an aircraft tow should be in a straight line to align the MLG and relive twisting stress?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What AF Form is required to be signed off prior to using a tow vehicle?
    • A. 

      AF Form 244

    • B. 

      AF Form 249

    • C. 

      AF Form 1099

    • D. 

      AF Form 1800

  • 4. 
    Wing walkers are required any time there are towing operations in a restricted area where clearance is less than 25 feet?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    During an aircraft tow who is authorized to give an emergency stop command?
    • A. 

      Tow team supervisor

    • B. 

      Brake operator

    • C. 

      Tail walker

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    How many feet must a tow vehicle be stopped from the aircraft before the tow supervisor has to give backing instructions?
    • A. 

      10 feet

    • B. 

      25 feet

    • C. 

      50 feet

    • D. 

      55 feet

  • 7. 
    Towing a C-17A aircraft is permissible with one or more engines removed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Before the tow bar is hooked to the aircraft, the tow team supervisor will inspect the tow vehicle for defects or extraneous material that may interfere with safe operation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How many people are required for power-off NLG tow to include the tail walker?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 10. 
    Do not tow an aircraft with winds in excess of how many knots?
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      70

  • 11. 
    Normal NLG towing cannot be accomplished on surfaces with a slope grater than?
    • A. 

      2.5 degrees

    • B. 

      3 degrees

    • C. 

      3.5 degrees

    • D. 

      5 degrees

  • 12. 
    What must the nitrogen pre-charge for the brake accumulators read after the brake pressure has been depleted to 0 psi?
    • A. 

      250-350 psi

    • B. 

      350-450 psi

    • C. 

      650-850 psi

    • D. 

      950-1050 psi

  • 13. 
    What is the minimum strut extention for the MLG shock strut?
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      1.4 inches

    • C. 

      1.5 inches

    • D. 

      2 inches

  • 14. 
    Who is the only person authorized to give the "all clear to move" order during an aircraft tow?
    • A. 

      Pro -super

    • B. 

      Expediter

    • C. 

      Tow supervisor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Who determines the rate and speed in which the aircraft is towed?
    • A. 

      Tow team supervisor

    • B. 

      Both slowest team member and AFOSH Standers

    • C. 

      AFOSH Standards

    • D. 

      Slowest team member

  • 16. 
    Who is required to maintain communications throughout the towing procedure?
    • A. 

      Tow team supervisor, tow vehical operator and brake operator

    • B. 

      Wing walker, brake operator and tow vehical operator

    • C. 

      Tail walker, wing walker, and tow team supervisor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What is the maximum tow speed for a C-17A aircraft?
    • A. 

      2 mph

    • B. 

      5 mph

    • C. 

      8 mph

    • D. 

      11 mph

  • 18. 
    Prior to connecting the tow vehicle to the aircraft, who is responsible for inspecting the tow vehicle and tow bar for proper serviceability?
    • A. 

      Tow Team Supervisor

    • B. 

      Both answers are correct

    • C. 

      Tow Vehicle Operator

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    What is the maximum aircraft weight that the MB-2 tow vehicle can tow with a 2.0 % grade?
    • A. 

      400,000 lbs

    • B. 

      450,00 lbs

    • C. 

      500,000lbs

    • D. 

      550,000 lbs

  • 20. 
    The towing vehicle distance behind another aircraft or vehicle will not be less than how many feet?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      50

  • 21. 
    What position must the cargo ramp/door be in prior to towing an aircraft?
    • A. 

      Aerial delivery position

    • B. 

      UP / CLOSED

    • C. 

      Both answers are correct

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Tow team supervisor will brief the team on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Brief tow team on all critical phases of the tow

    • B. 

      The speed of travel

    • C. 

      The route of travel

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 23. 
    Who approves a Tow Team Supervisor applicant?
    • A. 

      AMU OIC ? NCOIC or Flight Chief

    • B. 

      MXG / CC

    • C. 

      Operations officer / Maintenance Superintendent

    • D. 

      Squadron Commander

  • 24. 
    What are the requirements to qualify as a Tow Team Supervisor?
    • A. 

      Minimum of SrA at least a 5 skill level

    • B. 

      An MXG ? CC appointed individual

    • C. 

      TSgt or higher, a minimum 7 level

    • D. 

      SSgt or higher ( or an MXG / CC appointed SrA as an FCC) be at least a 7-level and must have at least 6 months system experiance

  • 25. 
    What is the maximum aircraft gross weight on level ground for the MB-2?
    • A. 

      400,000 lbs

    • B. 

      500,000 lbs

    • C. 

      600,000 lbs

    • D. 

      700,000 lbs

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