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The various styles of personal parachutes are
Seat, chest, back and recovery
The maximum number of air speed knots that an advance concept ejection seat (ACES II) system can operate is
What are the three major components of the back automatic parachute?
Canopy, pack and harness, automatic ripcord release
What are the minor components that make up the parachute assembly of the recovery parachute components?
Pilot parachute, Bridal line, type of ripcord assembly
The pilot parachute C9 canopy's characteristics are best described as a
Multi colored 28 feet diameter, flat circular canopy
What type of C9 canopy quick release is used on back automatic parachutes?
What malfunction on the personnel parachute is caused by excessive opening forces?
What is the ideal temperature and relative humidity for working with parachutes?
75º and 60 percent
Why is controlling the relative humidity and temperature important in a parachute shop?
Prevents static electricity in the canopy cloth
What type of personal protective equipment are you not required to wear when hosting personal parachutes in a drying tower?
Steel toe shoes
What percentage range of the manufacturer's rated load do you apply to a hoist during a load test?
100 to 125
Who is responsible for ensuring all parachutes on the aircraft have been inspected prior to flight?
An air crew flight equipment specialist determines if the aneroid of the Scot release is leaking if the
Aneroid edge is no longer visible
When performing a routine inspection on personnel parachutes the ejector snaps
Must release at 7 + or - 2 pounds
Within how many hours may parachute components be used again if they are completely rinsed after being immersed in saltwater?
Which of the following statements is true about cleaning deceleration parachutes?
They may need to soak longer in fresh running water
How should you prepare serviceable canopies for return to the base supply system?
Loosely folded and placed into a polyethylene bag
Which form is initiated to reflect the date the assembly was removed from service when a personnel parachute is prepared for shipping?
AFTO Form 392, parachute repack, inspection and component record
How many and where are the DD forms 1574, serviceable tag material, attached to a serviceable parachute assembly packaged for shipping?
2, attach one to the parachute and the other to the shipping container
The leg straps on a class 3 parachute torso harness
Prevents falling downward out of the sling
What is the purpose of the torso harness canopy release?
Allows jettisoning on the parachute canopy
What position is a crew member in when you are fittng a torso harness?
Standing and leaning forward
Where and how should you position the chest strap when fitting the torso harness on a crew member?
10 to 12 inches below the chin and tighten
During a routine inspection of torso harnesses remove surface dirt and contaminants with
A semi soft bristle brush
The frost canopy releases are actuated by
Squeezing the lever and then sliding them toward each other
While in training mode the cybernetic parachute release system (CYPRES) updates the ground pressure value every
What could you use to hold Scott release cartridges or boosters on a table?
Cheese cloth pad
What color streamer is attached to the back automatic parachute with a .25 second time delay cartridge?
A red streamer installed on a back style parachute means it
Has a 1 second automatic ripcord release time delay device
What type pads are installed on the main body of the Scot automatic ripcord release to cushion sharp blows?
Which components make up the Scot automatic ripcord release cartridge housing?
Housing, snap ring and anvil assembly
When performing the aneroid check on the Scot automatic ripcord release the automatic parachute release tester automatically arms the release at a simulated altitude of
What designated size rod would you use to remove the cartridge and booster from the cartridge housing on the Scot automatic ripcord release?
0.19 inch diameter
When testing the Scot automatic ripcord release be sure the serviceable range is between
13, 000 to 15,000 feet
The Scott automatic ripcord release aneroid is leaking or defective if the edge is
How much movement (rotation) is allowed in the power cable when inspecting the scot automatic ripcord release?
No movement is allowed
What torque value is applied to the power cable nut and outer housing when you assemble the Scot automatic ripcord release?
100 inch pounds
When installing the Scot automatic ripcord release power cable insert the top ripcord pin into the
Beveled side of the power cable eye
Which type stitch would you use to close the end of the SRU16/P minimum survival kit?
How many minutes approximately of emergency oxygen does the MD1 emergency oxygen cylinder furnish?
How do you fold the nylon binding tape of the harness when inspecting the CRU60 mounting bracket?
Against the harness webbing edge of the right vertical strap
During inspection what pressure reading should you ensure is on the pressure gauge of the MD1 emergency oxygen cylinder?
What type of thread is used to attach the personnel lowering device hardware pocket to the main lift web?
Waxed No. 8/9 thread
How many inches of plastic tubing is installed over the hook blade knife of the pocket assembly?
What type of knot is used to secure the MD1 emergency oxygen cylinder pocket when you are installing it?
What is used to install the ACR/MS-2000M survival light pocket to the pack and harness assembly?
Size E nylon thread ,7-11 stitches per inch, two rows
Identify the extraction force required to remove the cable from the automatic survival kit actuator upper disconnect assembly
25 + or - 5 pounds
Which back automatic parachute model is used for premeditated jumps?
What keeps the automatic back parachute quarter deployment bag in the pack during deployment until three quarters of the canopy has deployed?
Canopy thong tacking
One purpose of the four line jettison system on the automatic back parachute is to
Reduce canopy oscilation
What two suspension lines are inspected to ensure the four line jettison release lanyards are securely attached?
3 and 26
What torque value do you apply to lock the serrated plates in place on the automatic back parachute connector links?
8 to 10 inch pounds
How many inches of unstowed suspension lines should remain on the automatic back parachute?
18 to 24
Prior to installing the quarter deployment bag into the pack of the automatic back parachute flip it
180 degrees counterclockwise
Reduce the numbers two and three "U" fold when installing the quarter deployment bag and canopy on the automatic back parachute by approximately
what is the maximum thickness of a packed automatic back parachute?
5 1/2 inches
What size and shape is marked on the pack material when you are reinforcing a grommet?
1 1/8 inches, square
How much stitch overlap is required when you repair original stitching on personnel parachute canopies?
The immediate cause of the canopy to extract from the outer deployment bag to full deployment is the
What is the forward peed (miles per hour) range of the ram air canopy on the basic MC-4/MC-5 ram air parachute system?
20 to 25
What is the loop attached to on the center of the suspension lines slider assembly?
Drogue/slider control line
What information is needed for th advanced concept ejection seat (ACES) II recovery system to determine its mode of operation?
speed and altitude
Which statement best describes mode 1 of the ACES II ejection system?
Low speed, low altitude ejection
What is used to align the ACES II recovery parachute reefing line cutters?
Two, 2 3/4 inch phenolic stays
What is the time delay for the reefing line cutters to fire on the ACES II parachute?
The purpose of the motor assembly on the ACES II parachute is to
Pull the parachute container assembly away from the seat
What is the inspection cycle for ACES II parachutes installed in B-1B aircraft?
What would you use to clean contaminants found inside the pitot tubes on the ACES II container?
P-D 680 Solvent
Do not twist the reefing line cutter lanyards around the mortar tube on the ACES II more than
How many inches of suspension line do you leave unstowed on the ACES II recovery parachute?
18 to 22
What is the maximum limitation for applying a double patch to the ACES II recovery canopy?
When replacing the velcro tape on the ACES II recovery parachute container, before applying the second coat of cement you must wait
How many pounds do the drogue riser assembly on the ACES II weigh?
What do you inspect for on the hasp rod and retaining latch during the ACES II drogue parachute compartment inspection?
When preparing the ACES II drogue parachute for packing, tape the riser legs using
Wraps of 1 inch pressure sensitive tape
What torque value do you use when installing the nut of the bolt that passes through the ACES II drogue gun slug?
None, but the dome must show
What size thread is used to replace a suspension line on the ACES II drogue canopy?
You determine the materials bias by a diagonal line that is at a
45 degree angle to the selvage edge
What is a constructional feature of nylon?
It is mildew proof
The tensile strength of stored synthetic material begins to be affected if it is exposed to incandescent light for periods longer than
Which letter do you form with the needle thread when threading the tension and thread controller assemblies on the consew 206B sewing machine?
The primary purpose of installing a finger guard on a sewing machine is to
Keep the operators fingers away from the needle area and pressor feet
When performing a preventative maintenance inspection on a sewing machine you check all of the following except
What should you use to dissolve built up grime on a sewing machine?
Dry cleaning solvent
To increase tension on the needle thread of the Consew 206B sewing machine you will turn the
Tensions stud thumbnut to the right
While sewing very thick material your needle starts bending and finally breaks. To correct this problem install a
Larger diameter needle
What component on the Consew 206B sewing machine re engage is the safety clutch?
What is the maximum size lift of the alternating presser feet on the consew 199-2A zig zag sewing machine?
What is the minimum number of stitches per inch on the consew 199-2A zig zag sewing machine?
What type of feed does the Chandler 767 sewing machine have?
Drop feed with alternating presser feet
Which type of hand needle is most approximate to use when repairing and installing a seat cushion cover?
Which type of hand needle should be used to sew fabrics with a loose or large weave?
Harness maker's round
To hold plies of material together before machine sewing use the hand sewn seam pattern
What permanent hand sewn stitch would you use to attach metal hardware to material?
All of the following are advantages of a machine sewn seam over a hand sewn seam except
In the machine sewn seam specification symbol 301-SSa-1, 301represents the
Class of machine stitch
When machine sewing you may need to minimize the bulk of a seam. Which class of seam is used for that purpose?
When installing binding tape on a seam, position the stitches from the selvage edge
When sewing, how far behind a row of stitches should you begin re stitching if the thread breaks?
When considering threads used for sewing, determine the thread strength by the
Size and number of yarns used
What type of sewing knot is the simplest to use when joining two threads or cords?
What are some ways you can use protective covers to fit a particular object?
Security, weather and dust protection
Synthetic fabric made by laminating two layers of vinyl material over woven nylon is called
Which seem formation provide your protective cover with water shed characteristics?
How far as a minimum do you over stitch a hole while darning protective covers?
When installing a patch to a protective cover the standard amount of turn under is
What is the shape of a watershed patch used for repairing protective covers?
Square with a triangle top
What are the two types of upholstery you use for fabric coverings and cushions on aircrafts?
Flexible and rigid
What is one disadvantage of using naugahyde for upholstery?
Does not breathe
Which type of aircraft soundproofing material has heat sealed edges?
To ensure a refabricated soundproofing panel fits properly you should
Use the old panel as a pattern
What type of material must you use to repair soundproofing panels?
Same as the outer layer
Which methods of installation are used to install thermal radiation barrier curtains on B-52 aircraft?
Rolling, folding, sliding, and snap fastener
What is your first inspection requirement for all thermal radiation barrier curtains?
Which type of light is allowed to show through when you are inspecting closed thermal radiation barrier curtains?
What is the minimum room temperature requirements before making any repairs to thermal radiation barrier curtains?
60 degrees Fahrenheit