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1

What are two areas which must be paid particular attention to during corrosion inspections?

Gearboxes and avionics

2

How do you prevent streaking when washing a helicopter?

Start at the tail and work from bottom to top

3

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

4

How can the tail wheel lockpin be unlocked?

Electrically by the switch in the cabin
Manually in case of actuator failure

5

What factors affect helicopter flight?

Lift counteracts weight
Weight force of gravity pulling down
Drag friction of the air pushing back
Thrust counteracts drag

6

What factors affect helicopter performance?

Weight
Weather
Wind
Engine performance

7

Name the sections of the fuselage

Cockpit
Cabin
Transition section
Tail cone
Tail rotor pylon
Main rotor pylon

8

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

9

What three flight controls affect helicopter flight?

Collective sticks
Cyclic sticks
Rudder pedals

10

What is copper beryllium?

A cancer causing agent
Lock pin puller and droop stops are made with this