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What are the two types of tie downs used on CVN-70?

TD-1A. TD-1B.

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What are the tie down requirements during NORMAL weather conditions?

9 chains, up to 45 knots.

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What are the tie down conditions during MODERATE weather conditions?

14 chains, 46 to 60 knots.

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What are the tie down requirements for HEAVY WEATHER conditions?

20 chains, above 60 knots.

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What is the average towing speed of an aircraft?

Shall not exceed more than 5 mph or the speed of the slowest walker.

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What is the number of personnel that make up the move crew?

6-10

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Name each specific task of the move crew.

Move Director. Brake Rider. Chock Walker. Safety Observer. Tractor Driver.

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Move Director

Overall in charge for assembling the move crew

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Brake Rider

Does a pre-move inspection on the brake system and aircraft

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Chock Walker

Removal, carrying and installing the wheel chicks.

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Safety Observers

Ensures that the aircraft is ready to be towed

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Tractor Driver

Responsible for the safe and slow movement of the aircraft.