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Essential to working on the flight line?

Being FOD free, wearing PPE, being qualified, and keeping your head on a swivel.

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Potentially life threatening on the flight line?

Jet blast, rotor arcs, propellers, and intakes.

2

The required flight line protective equipment include?

Flight deck safety shoes
Cranial impact helmet
Protective eye goggles
Leather gloves

3

Paved areas that are used for aircraft takeoff and landing?

Runways

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Why do runways vary in length?

They are determined by the aircraft sizes and weights that utilize them.

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These are parallel stripes on the ends of the runways?

Threshold markings

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Threshold markings are how many feet wide by how many feet long? What do they designate?

12ft wide by 150ft long and designate the landing area.

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Paved or un-paved section on the ends of the runways that provide a reasonably effective deceleration area for aborting or overshooting aircraft?

Overrun area

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Designed to stop tricycle landing gear equipped aircraft not equipped with tail hooks?

MA-1 Series Overrun Barrier

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MA-1A is always in what status?

Standby

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Why is the MA-1A always in standby status?

In case there is an aborted takeoff or an emergency overrun landing

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Used during in-flight emergencies that require stopping the aircraft during landing in the shortest distance possible to minimize the chance of injury to pilot or aircrew and damage to the aircraft?

Emergency shore based recovery equipment

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Paved areas for aircraft to move between parking aprons, runways, and airfield services?

Taxiways

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Open paved areas adjacent to hangers, fuel, services often called the flight like.

Parking apron

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A paved area in a magnetically quiet area where the aircraft compass is calibrated?

Compass calibration pad (Compass Rose)

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Used for parking, servicing, and loading aircraft; they are connected to runways by taxiways?

Parking apron

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Runways are normally numbered in relation to?

Their magnetic heading rounded off to the nearest 10 degrees.

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When the airport is below VFR weather conditions, day or night, what is used to identify the airports location?

Airfield rotating beacon

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The airfield rotating beacon rotates clockwise at what speed?

A constant speed 12-15 times per minute.

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Flight deck protective equipment?

Flight deck (steel-toed) safety shoes
Protective jersey
Cranial impact helmet
Protective eye goggles
Leather gloves

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Yellow jerseys?

Aircraft handling officer, flight deck officer, catapult officer, air boss, arresting gear officer and plane directors

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White jersey?

Safety department, air transport officer, landing signal officer, squadron plane inspectors (troubleshooters) and medical

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Brown jerseys?

Plane captains

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Blue jerseys?

Aircraft handling and chock crewman (chocks, chains, and tractors) and elevator operators

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Green jerseys?

Catapult and arresting gear personnel, squadron aircraft maintenance personnel, helicopter landing signal enlisted-man and photographers

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Red jerseys?

Crash and salvage, explosive ordinance disposal, and ordinance handling personnel

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Purple jersey?

Aviation fuel crew

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Identified by a 12-inch wide red stripe with a white 3-inch _____ stenciled in the center of the stripe on the wheel stop coaming

PKP

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Identified by an 18-inch wide red stripe with a yellow 3-inch high ____ stenciled in the center of the stripe on the wheel stop coaming?

Saltwater stations

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Identified by a 12-inch wide red stripe with a white 3-inch high ____ stenciled in the center of the stripe on the wheel stop coaming?

CO2 bottle stowage