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Aircraft Landing sy

Aircraft landing gear systems

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Exposure to and/or storage near which of the following is considered harmful to aircraft tires? 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8.
What would be the effect if the piston return spring broke in a brake master cylinder? The brakes would drag
In brake service work, the term 'bleeding brakes' is the process of *b. withdrawing fluid from the system for the purpose of removing air that has entered the system.
To prevent a very rapid extension of an oleo shock strut after initial compression resulting from landing impact, various types of valves or orifices are used which restrict the reverse fluid flow.
A pilot reports the right brake on an aircraft is spongy when the brake pedal is depressed in a normal manner. The probable cause is air in the brake hydraulic system.
Aside from an external leak in the line, what will cause parking brakes to continually bleed off pressure? An internal leak in the master cylinder.
Why do most aircraft tire manufacturers recommend that the tubes in newly installed tires be first inflated, fully deflated, and then reinflated to the correct pressure? To allow the tube to position itself correctly inside the tire.
The metering pins in oleo shock struts serve to retard the flow of oil as the struts are compressed.
After performing maintenance on an aircraft's landing gear system which may have affected the system's operation, it is usually necessary to ~ make an operational check with the aircraft on jacks.
Why do tire and wheel manufacturers often recommend that the tires on split rim wheels be deflated before removing the wheel from the axle? ~ As a safety precaution in case the bolts that hold the wheel halves together have been damaged or weakened.
The braking action of a Cleveland disk brake is accomplished by compressing a rotating brake disk between two opposite brake linings. How is equal pressure on both sides of the rotating disk assured? By allowing the caliper to float to automatically equalize as pressure is applied to the rotor.
If it is determined that spongy brake action is not caused by air in the brake system, what is the next most likely cause? ~ c. Deteriorated flexible hoses.
Many brake types can be adapted to operate mechanically or hydraulically. Which type is not adaptable to mechanical operation? ~ *c. Expander-tube type.
A brake debooster valve is installed in systems where the high pressure of the hydraulic system (3000 psi) is used to operate brakes ~ a. that are designed to work with lower pressure.
A stripe or mark applied to a wheel rim and extending onto the sidewall of a tube-type tire is a ~ a. slippage mark.
When bleeding aircraft brakes, one of the indications that the air has been purged from the system is ~ c. firm brake pedals.
Overinflated aircraft tires may cause damage to the wheel flange.
Debooster valves are used in brake systems primarily to ~ reduce the pressure and release the brakes rapidly.
The repair for an out-of-tolerance toe-in condition of main landing gear wheels determined not to be the result of bent or twisted components consists of ~ inserting, removing, or changing the location of washers or spacers at the center pivotal point of the scissor torque links.
On an air valve core stem, what indicates high-pressure type? ~ *c. An embossed letter 'H
The primary purpose for balancing aircraft wheel assemblies is to ~ a. prevent heavy spots and reduce vibration.
Power boost brake systems are used on aircraft that have high landing speeds.
On all aircraft equipped with retractable landing gear, some means must be provided to b. extend the landing gear if the normal operating mechanism fails.
An automatic damping action occurs at the steering damper if for any reason the flow of high-pressure fluid is removed from the ~ b. inlet of the steering damper.
What is the purpose of the torque links attached to the cylinder and piston of a landing gear oleo strut? ~ c. Maintain correct wheel alignment.
The removal, installation, and repair of landing gear tires by the holder of a private pilot certificate on an aircraft owned or operated is considered to be ~ c. preventive maintenance.
Aircraft brakes requiring a large volume of fluid to operate the brakes generally c. use power brake control valves.
What is one effect a restricted compensator port of a master cylinder will have on a brake system? The restriction will cause slow release of the brakes.
When an air/oil type of landing gear shock strut is used, the initial shock of landing is cushioned by b. the fluid being forced through a metered opening.
Internal leakage in a brake master cylinder unit can cause ~ c. the pedal to slowly creep down while pedal pressure is applied.
A sleeve, spacer, or bumper ring is incorporated in a landing gear oleo shock strut to limit the extension stroke.
The purpose of a sequence valve in a hydraulic retractable landing gear system is to ensure operation of the landing gear and gear doors in the proper order.
The pressure source for power brakes is the main hydraulic system.
Which statement is true with respect to an aircraft equipped with hydraulically operated multiple-disk type brake assemblies? Do not set parking brake when brakes are hot.
What type of valve is used in the brake actuating line to isolate the emergency brake system from the normal power brake control valve system? A shuttle valve.
When servicing an air/oil shock strut with MIL-5606 the strut should be collapsed and fluid added at the filler opening.
Instructions concerning the type of fluid and amount of air pressure to be put in a shock strut are found in the aircraft manufacturer's service manual.
The purpose of a relief valve in a brake system is to compensate for thermal expansion.
Aircraft tire pressure should be checked at least once a week or more often.
If the extended longitudinal axis of the main landing gear wheel assemblies intersects aft of the aircraft, the wheels can be termed as having toe-out.
What is the purpose of a compensating port or valve in a brake master cylinder of an independent brake system? ~ Permits the fluid to flow toward or away from the reservoir as temperature changes.
If an aircraft shock strut (air/oil type) bottoms upon initial landing contact, but functions correctly during taxi, the most probable cause is ~ low fluid.
What is the function of a cam incorporated in a nose gear shock strut? ~ Straightens the nosewheel.
Extension of an oleo shock strut is measured to determine the proper operating position of the strut.
Debooster cylinders are used in brake systems primarily to reduce the pressure to the brake and increase the volume of fluid flow.
If a shock strut bottoms after it has been properly serviced, the strut should be removed, disassembled, and inspected.
A high-speed aircraft tire with a sound cord body and bead may be recapped ~ an indefinite number of times.
If an airplane equipped with master cylinders and single-disk brakes has excessive brake pedal travel, but the brakes are hard and effective, the probable cause is ~ . worn brake linings.
The correct inflation pressure for an aircraft tire can be obtained from ~ the aircraft service manual.
What should be checked when a shock strut bottoms during a landing? ~ Fluid level.
How can it be determined that all air has been purged from a master cylinder brake system? ~ By noting whether the brake is firm or spongy.
The left brake is dragging excessively on an airplane on which no recent brake service work has been performed. The most probable cause is ~ foreign particles stuck in the master cylinder compensating port.
If a brake debooster is used in a hydraulic brake system, its position in the system will be ~ between the brake control valve and the brake actuating cylinder.
The hydraulic packing seals used in a landing gear shock strut are ~ used only with a specific type of fluid.
Lockout deboosters are primarily pressure reducing valves that ~ allow full debooster piston travel without fluid from the high pressure side entering the low pressure chamber.
When a properly operating fusible plug has allowed a tire to deflate, the tire should be ~ replaced.
Chines are used on some aircraft nose wheel tires to help ~ deflect water away from the fuselage.
The best safeguards against heat buildup in aircraft tires are ~ short ground rolls, slow taxi speeds, minimum braking, and proper tire inflation.
The fusible plugs installed in some aircraft wheels will melt at a specified elevated temperature.
What action, if any, should be taken when there is a difference of more than 5 pounds of air pressure in tires mounted as duals? ~ Correct the discrepancy and enter in the aircraft records.
how long should you wait after a flight before checking tire pressure? ~ At least 2 hours (3 hours in hot weather).
Excessive wear in the shoulder area of an aircraft tire is an indication of ~ underinflation.
Excessive wear in the center of the tread of an aircraft tire is an indication of ~ overinflation.
When an empty shock strut is filled with fluid, care should be taken to extend and compress the strut completely at least two times to ~ ensure proper packing ring seating and removal of air bubbles.
In shock struts, chevron seals are used to ~ . prevent oil from escaping.
On most aircraft, the oil level of an air and oil shock strut is checked by ~ releasing the air and seeing that the oil is to the level of the filler plug.
A pilot reports that the brake pedals have excessive travel. A probable cause is lack of fluid in the brake system.
A landing gear position and warning system will provide a warning in the cockpit when the throttle is ~ retarded and gear is not down and locked.
An electric motor used to raise and lower a landing gear would most likely be a ~ split field series-wound motor.
When installing a chevron-type seal in an aircraft hydraulic cylinder, the open side of the seal should face ~ the direction of fluid pressure.
Nose gear centering cams are used in many retractable landing gear systems. The primary purpose of the centering device is to ~ center the nosewheel before it enters the wheel well.
What device in a hydraulic system with a constant-delivery pump allows circulation of the fluid when no demands are on the system? ~ Pressure regulator.
A fully-charged hydraulic accumulator provides ~ a source for additional hydraulic power when heavy demands are placed on the system.
A hydraulic system referred to as a 'power pack' system will ~ have all hydraulic power components located in one unit.
A hydraulic hose identified as MIL-H-8794 will have a yellow stripe running the length of the hose. This stripe ~ is used to ensure that the hose is installed without excessive twisting.
An O-ring intended for use in a hydraulic system using MIL-H-5606 (mineral base) fluid will be marked with a blue stripe or dot.
What condition would most likely cause excessive fluctuation of the pressure gauge when the hydraulic pump is operating? Inadequate supply of fluid.
A filter incorporating specially treated cellulose paper is identified as a ~ micronic filter.
The purpose of an orifice check valve is to . restrict flow in one direction and allow free flow in the other.
To reach the nut, a 2-inch straight adapter must be used on an 18-inch torque wrench. How many foot-pounds will be indicated on the torque wrench when the required torque of the nut is reached? 24
A special bolt in a landing gear attachment requires a torque value of 440 inch-pounds. How many foot-pounds are required? 36.6.
Created by: Eldad