Vol. 3 Usaf Floatation And Survival Equipment

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Serviceability of flotation equipment is determined by condition and
    • A. 

      Age.

    • B. 

      Service life

    • C. 

      Ability to hold air

    • D. 

      Performance during testing.

  • 2. 
    During a periodic inspection of life preservers, what percentage of the set (lot) is functionallytested?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    The backside of which Air Force technical order (AFTO) form is used to record informationon anti-exposure suits?
    • A. 

      339, MA–1 and MA–2 Sea Rescue Kits.

    • B. 

      337, Life raft Container Inspection Record.

    • C. 

      336, Life Preserver Inspection Record

    • D. 

      466, Life Preserver Data.

  • 4. 
    Which Air Force technical order (AFTO) form contains blocks for specific informationconcerning left and right inflator and battery dates of manufacture and expiration?
    • A. 

      339, MA–1 and MA–2 Sea Rescue Kits

    • B. 

      337, Life raft Container Inspection Record

    • C. 

      466A, LPU–9/P Life Preserver

    • D. 

      466, Life Preserver Data.

  • 5. 
    What color vacuum hose do you use to help reduce tripping hazards?
    • A. 

      Red.

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Off white

    • D. 

      Hunter green

  • 6. 
    What equipment item is not used to indicate air pressure?
    • A. 

      Life raft test fixture

    • B. 

      Dial push/pull gauge

    • C. 

      One-five pounds per square inch (psi) gauge

    • D. 

      Manometer.

  • 7. 
    When using the life raft test fixture, what will occur if you open both the air supplyand the air feed valves at the same time?
    • A. 

      The pounds per square inch (psi) gauge could be damaged

    • B. 

      The test fixture could be damaged

    • C. 

      The flotation equipment could be damaged.

    • D. 

      Nothing, this is the proper procedure

  • 8. 
    When using a water manometer, how many inches of water is equal to 1 pounds persquare inch (psi)?
    • A. 

      22.

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      26

    • D. 

      28

  • 9. 
    A multimeter should be adjusted to what setting when checking water activated light battery?
    • A. 

      COM

    • B. 

      Watts

    • C. 

      Amp max

    • D. 

      Volts.

  • 10. 
    Measurements can be taken from any position and changes in pointer zero due togravity effects are corrected by setting a new zero index by rotating the
    • A. 

      Bezel of the dial indicator

    • B. 

      Inner ring of the dial indicator.

    • C. 

      Maximum reading indicator knob clockwise.

    • D. 

      Maximum reading indicator knob counterclockwise

  • 11. 
    Aircrew flight equipment personnel use triple beam scales to measure CO2 cylinders weightin
    • A. 

      Liters

    • B. 

      Grams.

    • C. 

      Ounces

    • D. 

      Pounds.

  • 12. 
    What component is not included in the empty weight marking of an FLU–2A/P one-manlife raft carbon dioxide (CO2) cylinder?
    • A. 

      Adapter clip.

    • B. 

      Diffuser plug.

    • C. 

      Universal adapter

    • D. 

      Cable ball assembly

  • 13. 
    The purpose of the ballast bags on the one-man life raft is to
    • A. 

      Stabilize boarding.

    • B. 

      Collect drinking water.

    • C. 

      Prevent spinning of the raft.

    • D. 

      Serve as footholds to help in boarding the raft.

  • 14. 
    How is the floor inflated on the LRU–16/P raft?
    • A. 

      By oral inflation

    • B. 

      By use of a hand pump

    • C. 

      It automatically inflates with the carbon dioxide (CO2).

    • D. 

      The LRU–16/P doesn’t have a floor

  • 15. 
    Where does the crewmember board the LRU–16/P life raft?
    • A. 

      Bow.

    • B. 

      Port.

    • C. 

      Stern

    • D. 

      Starboard

  • 16. 
    What is the ideal temperature in degrees Fahrenheit and with what percent relative humidityfor storage of a one-man life raft?
    • A. 

      60 and 75

    • B. 

      75 and 60

    • C. 

      68 and 70

    • D. 

      75 and 80

  • 17. 
    When performing an LRU–16/P buoyancy tube twist check, what size blocks are used and where are they positioned?
    • A. 

      2½ inch, diagonally

    • B. 

      3½ inch, diagonally.

    • C. 

      2½ inch, adjacent

    • D. 

      3½ inch, adjacent

  • 18. 
    When performing a leakage test on a life raft, you must ensure the air source does notexceed
    • A. 

      5 pounds per square inch (psi).

    • B. 

      10 psi

    • C. 

      40 psi.

    • D. 

      100 psi.

  • 19. 
    What is the minimum and maximum time an inflated LRU–16/P life raft can sit during aleakage test?
    • A. 

      3 hours; 6 hours

    • B. 

      3 hours; 8 hours

    • C. 

      6 hours; 8 hours

    • D. 

      6 hours; 10 hours.

  • 20. 
    When figuring corrected pressure, which number is added or subtracted to the final pressurereading for each 1°F change in temperature?
    • A. 

      3.1

    • B. 

      0.31

    • C. 

      0.031

    • D. 

      0.0031

  • 21. 
    What are the weight tolerances for one man life raft cylinders?
    • A. 

      +.03 - .01

    • B. 

      +.03 - .03

    • C. 

      +.05 - .01

    • D. 

      +.05 - .03.

  • 22. 
    The purpose of securing the sea anchor on a one-man raft is to
    • A. 

      Prevent the raft from capsizing

    • B. 

      Allow for easier folding of raft

    • C. 

      Prevent the bow from raising during boarding

    • D. 

      Prevent the stern from raising during boarding.

  • 23. 
    What is the purpose of the adapter clip used with the LRU–16/P raft?
    • A. 

      Holds the cam in place.

    • B. 

      Holds the inlet check valve open

    • C. 

      Attaches to the carbon dioxide (CO2) actuation cable assembly.

    • D. 

      Prevents inadvertent release of the swag ball

  • 24. 
    When carbon dioxide (CO2) is released from the carbon dioxide cylinder at a normalatmosphere the
    • A. 

      CO2 gas expands and inflates the raft

    • B. 

      CO2 gas decreases and inflates the raft.

    • C. 

      Cylinder becomes cold and the nitrogen liquefies

    • D. 

      Nitrogen returns to a solid state, which inflates the raft.

  • 25. 
    The constructional feature allows the carbon dioxide (CO2) to inflate both chambers of thelife raft simultaneously is the
    • A. 

      Diffuser

    • B. 

      Cylinder.

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Manifold valve.

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