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1

What are the two considerations for HLZ selection?

Tactical and technical

2

Who is responsible for tactical considerations?

Ground Unit Commander (GUC)

3

What are the tactical considerations?

The estimate of the situation using METT-TC
Location of the objective from tentative HLS
Size of the element being moved

4

Who is responsible for technical considerations?

Pathfinder

5

What are the seven technical selection factors?

Size of HLP
Landing formations
Surface conditions
Obstacles
Approach and departure routes
Atmospheric conditions
Type of load

6

What are the subfactors for size of HLZ selection factor?

Size/type of aircraft
Pilot/unit proficiency
Day or night
Atmospheric conditions

7

How many sizes are there for TDPs?

7

8

What are the sizes?

25 meters
35 meters
50 meters
80 meters
100 meters
125 meters
150 meters

9

What aircraft require a 25 meter TDP?

OH-6, OH-58, MH-6, AH-6, UH-72A

10

What aircraft require a 35 meter TDP?

AH-1W/Z, UH-1Y/N

11

What aircraft require a 50 meter TDP?

AH-64, UH-60A/L/M, SH-60

12

What aircraft require a 80 meter TDP?

ALL CH aircraft, to include MV/CV-22B

13

What aircraft require a 100 meter TDP?

ALL daytime slingload aircraft, ALL unknown aircraft

14

What aircraft require a 125 meter TDP?

ALL slingload aircraft using longlines

15

What aircraft require a 150 meter TDP?

ALL nighttime slingload aircraft

16

What are the 9 standard aircraft formations?

Trail
Staggered trail left
Staggered trail right
Echelon left
Echelon right
Heavy left
Heavy right
Diamond
Vee

17

What is the distance between aircraft in flight for day?

2 - 3 rotor disks

18

What is the distance between aircraft in flight for night?

3 - 5 rotor disks

19

What must the surface conditions be at the site?

Firm enough to support the weight of the aircraft and free of debris that would cause brown-out or white-out conditions

20

T/F: The ground slope can be considered an obstacle.

True

21

If you have an obstacle, what the four R's?

Remove
Reduce
Red (mark in red)
Radio (advise pilot)

22

All aircraft can land on a slope ______ or less with no advisory given?

7 degrees

23

All aircraft can land on a slope ______ or less with no advisory given?

7 degrees

24

When slope exceeds 7 degrees, _____ aircraft that utilize skids will _______ __ ____?

Terminate at hover

25

When slope measures between ______, large UH and CH aircraft will be issued __ ______.

7 and 15 degrees
An advisory

26

How will large UH and CH aircraft land when slope exceeds 7 degrees?

Upslope

27

If slope exceeds 15 degrees, can aircraft land?

No, they must terminate at hover

28

What is ground slope expressed in?

Degrees

29

What is the formula for slope estimation?

(Difference in elevation / Horizontal distance) x 57.3

30

What is the conversion factor for feet to meters?

1 meter = 3.28 feet