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What is hot fueling?
Refueling with engines on
What is cold fueling?
Refueling with engines off
What are the 3 main purposes of flight deck markings?
- Emergency situations
- Locate firefighting equipment
- Designate dangerous area
What are the colors of the flight deck status lights?
- Red - closed deck/ foul deck
- Green - launch and recovery / clear deck
- Amber - engage/ disengage rotors
Improved fresnal lens optical landing system
How many catapults are on Nimitz?
Jet blast deflector - directs plane exhaust/heat up and away from personnel and equipment
How many types of barricades do we have?
- Ready jet
- E2/C2 - hawkeye. Also used for drills
How many arresting gear wires are there?
What is tilly, it's purpose and where it's located?
Mobile crash crane. (NS-60) Used to move damaged aircraft from landing area; aft of the island
What is the purpose of the air boss?
Responsible for launches and recoveries
What is the responsibility of the mini boss?
Assistant to the air boss
What is the responsibility of the handler?
Directs movement/placement of aircraft around the flight deck and hangar bay
- Arresting gear
- Maintenance personnel
- Flight deck officers
- Catapult/arresting gear officer
White w/ green cross
White w/ Red Cross
- Plane handlers
- Tractor drivers
- Elevator operators
- Chalks and chains
What powers the catapults?
What is the plane guard?
During flight ops a helicopter positions itself behind the ship in case of a downed aircraft or man overboard
How long is the flight deck?
What is the purpose of the barricade?
Used for emergency arrestment of aircraft which cannot make a normal landing
What is he purpose of the A/S32P-25? What's it equipped with?
- Fire fighting truck to fight fires
- 375 gallons of AFFF
- 400 LBS of halon
What is the purpose of crash and salvage?
Fight fires and rescue personnel during a casualty
What is the function of AIMD?
- Aircraft intermediate maintenance department
- Responsible for all intermediate level maintenance on all embarked aircraft
What are the flight deck markings for saltwater?
18" red stripe w/ yellow "W"
What are the flight deck markings for AFFF?
18" green stripe w/ white "AFFF"
What are the flight deck markings for steam?
18" black stripe w/ white "STEAM"
What are the flight deck markings for CO2?
12" red stripe w/ white "CO2"
What are the flight deck markings for PKP?
12" red stripe w/ white "PKP"
What is the purpose of the foul line? What color is it?
- Separates the landing area from the rest if the flight deck
- Alternating red and white
What is the purpose of the catapult shot line? What color is it?
- Marks the distance to stay back when launching off a catapult
- Alternating red and white for the bow
- Yellow for the waist
How many sets of flight deck status lights do we have?
What are the 7 parts of a flight deck uniform?
- Flight deck boots
- Float coat
What does FOD stand for?
Foreign object debris/damage
What kind of arresting gear engines do we have?
MK7 hydro pneumatic arresting engines with ARC incorporated
What does a flashing blue beacon mean?
What are the four modes of ACLS?
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