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General Brownsville Airport Knowledge
What does an uncontrolled tower mean?
Unmanned tower between 12am - 6am
What frequency does one use to broadcast his/her intentions prior to entering the movement area?
When crossing a runway after 12am, what section of the runway should be crossed?
Ends of the runway - never across the middle
Speed limit for vehicles under normal conditions
Speed limit for vehicles in the vicinity of an aircraft?
When entering the movement area of a controlled airport, you must?
Contact the tower
What is the frequency for Brownsville Ground?
What is the frequency for Valley approach?
What is the frequency for Valley departure?
What is CTAF?
Common Traffic Advisory Frequency
What is the frequency for CTAF?
What does the word "Roger" stand for in airport terms?
Received your transmission
What does "Wilco" stand for in airport terms?
Received your transmission and will comply
Six Steps in Communicating with airport tower
1. State who you are calling
2. State who you are
3. State where you are
CB lingo is the recommended phraseology at an airport.
When you receive the instructions "go ahead" you must expedite across the runway.
When you can't communicate with the tower, stop and face the tower, flash your headlights until you are acknowledged by a light signal from the tower.
Steady red light from the tower means to stop.
Flashing white light from the tower means to go back where you started.
Alternating red and green lights from the tower means to use extreme caution.
Flashing red light from the tower means to get off the runway.
Steady green light from the tower means to go across the runway or taxiway.
What index does the Brownsville Airport fall under?
What does SIDA mean?
Secured Identification Display Area
What is the ARFF firefighter's role in airport security?
The eyes and ears; challenge others
How many runways are at the airport?
Approximately how far out is the outer marker?
Which runway is the precision runway?
What does the green tab on a triage tag mean?
What does the red tab mean on a triage tag?
What is the ILS critical safety area for runway 31L?
2000' x 600'
What is the ILS critical safety area for runway 13R?
500' x 2050'
What color are taxiway directional signs?
What color are taxiway location signs?
Safety area for Brownsville runways
500' x 1000'
What size is the main entrance door and where is it located on the EMB 145?
67" x 30"; left front
What are the sizes of the emergency exits and where are they located on the EMB 145?
36" x 20"; 2 over the wing, main, and service
Where is the cargo door located on the EMB 145?
Left side aft
How many passengers does the EMB 145 carry?
How many exits does the EMB 145 have?
4 emergency; 2 pilot and co-pilot
What is the inside cabin height of the EMB 145?
What is the total length of the EMB 145?
The EMB 145 has two wing mounted Allison turbofan engines.
The EMB 145LR has approx. 1500 gallons of fuel.
The EMB 145 is not pressurized.
The EMB 145 has 150 seats of two rows each.
What is the agent that should not be used on aircraft tire fires?
What is the recommended approach for an aircraft tire fire?
The front or rear; Never from the sides
What is the recommended safety distance for fusible plugs?
Three safety hazards associated with a wheel assembly fire
The EMB 145 has five passenger exits.
The EMB 145 is equipped with inflatable slides.
The batteries on the EMB 145 are located in the tail cone of the aircraft.
What is the distance between the front and rear wheel assemblies?
What is the height of the EMB 145?
What is the length of the EMB 145?
What is the wingspan of the EMB 145?
On airplanes provided with an APU, the fuel lines also extend to the tail cone.
The total fuel capacity of the EMB 145ER is approx. 1359.58 gallons.
The EMB 145 has magnesium wheels.
Only the rear wheels of the EMB 145 are equipped with fusible plugs.
The recommended agent for a tire fire is Halo 1211.
The agent that should never be used on an aircraft tire fire is dry chem.