Flashcards in Airframe Deck (10):
What are two areas which must be paid particular attention to during corrosion inspections?
Gearboxes and avionics
How do you prevent streaking when washing a helicopter?
Start at the tail and work from bottom to top
What is the location and function of the main rotor head dampers?
Installed between the hub and spindles
Restrain hunting of the main rotor blades
How can the tail wheel lockpin be unlocked?
Electrically by the switch in the cabin
Manually in case of actuator failure
What factors affect helicopter flight?
Lift counteracts weight
Weight force of gravity pulling down
Drag friction of the air pushing back
Thrust counteracts drag
What factors affect helicopter performance?
Name the sections of the fuselage
Tail rotor pylon
Main rotor pylon
What is the location and function of a BIM indicator?
Mounted on the back wall of the spar at the root of the MRB
Compares a built in reference pressure with the pressure in the spar
White bands when within limits
Black bands out of limits
Manual self test
What three flight controls affect helicopter flight?