Air Assault School

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  1. what is the weight of the 15 ft X 15 ft cargo net?
    58 lbs
  2. what is the weight of the 18 ft X 18 ft cargo net?
    96 lbs
  3. what size is the load zone of the 15 ft x 15 ft cargo net?
    5 ft
  4. what size is the load zone of the 18 ft x 18 ft cargo net?
    6 ft
  5. what is the size of the mesh for the 15 ft x 15 ft cargo net?
    6 in
  6. what is the size of the mesh for the 18 ft x 18 ft cargo net?
    7.5 in
  7. what color is the 15ft x 15 ft cargo net?
    OD green
  8. what color is the 18 ft x 18 ft cargo net?
    black
  9. what is the capacity for the 15 ft x 15 ft cargo net?
    5,000 lbs
  10. what is the capacity for the 18 ft x 18 ft cargo net?
    10,000 lbs
  11. personnel:_____personnel can prepare and rig this load in ___ minutes. (referring to cargo nets)
    four personnel can prepare and rig this load in 5 minutes
  12. how much of the cargo must be inside the load zone of the cargo net?
    75 %
  13. what personnel can inspect a sling load?
    pathfinder school Graduate, SLICC Graduate, Air Assault School Graduate
  14. what is the minimum number of times you will inspect the sling load?
    2 times
  15. what deficiencies do you check the apex of the cargo net for? ( discuss differences for different aircraft)
    • Start at the apex of the cargo net. You will check the apex for the following:
    • If a UH-60A Blackhawk is picking up the load, it must have an aluminum spacer when using the 10 K apex. A CH-47 does not need a spacer, but you can pick up the load if one is present. Ensure that the pin of the apex has been secured with a bolt. The Castellated nut must have a cotter pin through the bolt
  16. how many sling legs is it best to rig the cargo net with (through not mandatory)
    all 4
  17. what is the chain link count for each leg when dealing with a cargo net, if you use all four legs?
    3
  18. where should the chain from the grab hook assembly on your sling leg be routed through when dealing with a cargo net?
    manufactured apex
  19. explain the hook sequence on the manufactured apex for a cargo net
    check the hook sequence on the manufactured apex. to do this, determine which side of the apex has the small indentation/notch on it. Then go to the hooks, the #1 hook or the one with the lanyard tied to it should be the farthest from the indentation/notch with the #3 hook being next. The last two hooks will be #2 and #4 in any order. You also want to ensure that the hooks have been taped with 2 inch tape. This is so the hooks will not come off the apex. Lastly ensure that the hooks are facing in alternate directions
  20. what do you check the mandatory breakaways for on a cargo net?
    They must be 1/4 inch cotton webbing and must be tied around all of the lifting legs in three placed approximately three feet apart
  21. how do you check the cargo net for?
    First, check the securing rope on top of the load. The rope should be tightened down so that the hole is smaller than the smallest object inside of the net. Also, check the knot to ensure it is a secure knot and that all excess rope has been taped with 2-inch tape
  22. what do you check the load for when dealing with cargo net?
    At least 75% or more of the cargo must be inside the yellow border cord and nothing can be protruding from the net
  23. what do you do with excess rope?
    Tape all the excess rope with 2 inch tape
  24. what is the proper material and proper procedure for closing the top of the cargo net?
    Now, pull the net up around the sides of the load ensuring all slack is pulled tight. Next, thread a piece of the 7/16 or 3/8 nylon or hemp rope (or A7A strap) through the web portion of the net. Tighten the rope so that the hole created is smaller than the smallest object inside the net, and tie the rope in a secure knot. Tape all the excess rope with 2-inch tape.
  25. What is the rated capacity for one sling leg of a 10K set?
    2,500 lbs
  26. What is the rated capacity for one sling leg of a 25K set?
    6,250 lbs
  27. What is the minimum safe sling load weight for the A-22 bag? What is the maximum weight?
    Maximum: 2,200 lbs
  28. What size in diameter is unacceptable during inspection?
    1 inch in diameter
  29. What is the stitch rule?
    If 3 consecutive stitches or 5 in one area are loose or broken, you must repair or replace the component.
  30. What do you check for the lacing loops for?
    Make sure they are not sewn closed and are present.
  31. Where can you find a current inspection date? How is it written? How recent must the last inspection have been?
    Inspect the rectangular portion of the canvas cover for a current inspection date. It must be current within 6 months of the inspection date. It will be in 1 inch block letters (in black or blue parachute rigging ink) indicating the month and year it was inspected.
  32. What do you inspect the scuff pad assembly for.
    Check for petroleum base stains, rust, or mildew. Inspect all stitching using the stitch rule. Inspect the vertical and lateral straps for cuts, frays, and stains.
  33. What do you check the metal portions of the A-22 bag for?
    Rust, cracks, dents, nicks, or burns
  34. What do you check the two 188 inch straps for?
    cuts, frays, or stains
  35. What do you check the suspension webbing straps for?
    Inspect the suspension webbing straps. There should be 4. Each strap has a rated capacity of 2,200 lbs. There are two types of straps. They are cotton and nylon. You will never mix the two types of straps. You can identify a cotton strap by its off white color and the red stitching. The nylon strap is OD green in color and is half the thickness of a cotton strap. Inspect the straps for frays, cuts, or stains. Check for loose or broken stitches using the stitch rule. Inspect all metal portions for rust, cracks, dents, nicks, or burns.
  36. What do you check the butterfly hooks for?
    Make sure they are spring loaded and move freely. Make sure they are hooked onto the D-rings with the hooks facing down toward the load and make sure the hooks are taped with 2-inch tape.
  37. What types of lacing ropes can be used with the A-22 bag?
    3/8 inch hemp rope, 7/16 inch nylon rope, and type III nylon.
  38. How many lacing ropes are needed?
    4
  39. What do you check the free running ends of your ropes for?
    Make sure they are not excessively frayed and that they have either been secured with 2 inch tape of have been whipped and dipped. Make sure the strands of rope are not frayed or cut more than half the diameter of an individual strand.
  40. What do you check the medium clevis for?
    Check for rust, cracks, nicks, dents, and burns. Also, ensure the clevis has the bolt and nut and that they are not stripped out.
  41. What do you check the apex for on the A-22 cargo bag?
    Start your inspection at the apex. Check to ensure the bolt is present and secured with a nut. The castellated nut must have a cotter pin in it. Inspect to ensure that the apex is setup for the appropriate inbound aircraft. A UH-60 aluminum spacer, UH-1H basket hitch or donut ring, CH-47 does not require additional items on the apex.
  42. What is the proper link count of an A-22 cargo bag?
    3
  43. What do you check the medium clevis on an A-22 cargo bag for?
    Check the medium clevis to ensure it has tape on both ends of the bolt and that the D-rings are on the bolt and in the proper sequence.
  44. What do you check the suspension webbing straps on the A-22 cargo bag for?
    Check to ensure your suspension webbing straps are all of the same type (either all cotton or all nylon.) Check the butterfly snap hooks to ensure that they are all facing down toward the load and taped with 2 inch tape.
  45. What do you check the 188 inch straps for?
    Check the 188 inch straps to ensure they form a cross on top of the load. Ensure they are routed under the lateral straps. Also, check to ensure they have been tightened down, free of twists and do not have quick releases. Ensure that all of the excess strap has been taped with 2 inch tape.
  46. What do you check the lateral, bottom, and middle straps for on the A-22 cargo bag?
    Check the lateral strap for proper routing, it is free of twists, and verify that it has been tightened down and excess strap has been taped with 2 inch tape. Check the middle and bottom strap for the same things. Remember, if one strap has a quick release, all lateral straps must have a quick release.
  47. What do you check the lacing ropes for?
    Check the lacing rope to ensure it has been properly routed through the lacing loops from ground to sky. Check that the rope forms an X and is routed properly through the top lacing loops. Finally, check the rope to ensure it has been secured with a bow knot, and that the excess rope has been secured with 2 inch tape.
  48. Explain the image below.
    Check the hook sequence on the manufactured apex. To do this, determine which side of the apex has the small indentation/notch on it. Then go to the hooks, the #1 hook or the one with the lanyard tied to it should be the farthest from the indentation/notch with the #3 hook being next. The last two hooks will be #2 and #4 in any order. You also want to ensure that the hooks have been taped with 2-inch tape. This is so the hooks will not come off the apex. Lastly ensure that the hooks are facing in alternate directions.
  49. Each blank stands for a specific item on the cargo net. Fill in and explain.
    Check answers to diagram
  50. Each blank stands for a specific item on the cargo net. Fill in and explain.
    Check answers to diagram
  51. Each blank stands for a specific item on the cargo net. Fill in and explain.
    Check answers to diagram
  52. What aircraft have been approved by the US Army NATICK? And at what speed?
    UH-60 and CH-47. at 110 kts
  53. What is the maximum weight of a load with a 10K sling set?
    4890 lbs
  54. What is the maximum weight of a load with an accompanying load with a 25K sling set?
    7690 lbs
  55. What is the maximum weight for a load with an accompanying load?
    3000 lbs
  56. Personnel: ___ people can prepare and rig the load in ___ minutes. (Refering to the M119A2 105 mm Howitzer)
    Two people can prepare and rig the load in 30 minutes.
  57. How will the Howitzer be configured?
    You will place the Howitzer in the forward/firing configuration. Place the tube in forward travel lock and secure it with the pushpins.
  58. How is the howitzer secured on the firing platform?
    Place the howitzer on the firing platform and secure it with the front and rear stays with push pins, once you tighten your front stays with the saddle clamp, you will secure the clamp with type III nylon.
  59. What do you check the muzzle for on the howitzer?
    Make sure the muzzle cover is secure on muzzle.
  60. What is done with the recuparator on the howitzer?
    The recuparator is padded and secured with type III nylon.
  61. What is the "spider web" made out of on the howitzer?
    Type III nylon
  62. What is the travel lock secured with on the howitzer?
    Provided push pis
  63. What position in the saddle clamp in on the howitzer? What else should be checked with the saddle clamp?
    It is in the up position and it should be secured with type III nylon.
  64. What do you check on the Machined plain?
    Make sure that it is padded.
  65. Explain the inspection on the CGU-1B.
    CGU-1B should be present with no twist, ratchet portion secured with 2 inch tape, excess rolled and additionally secured with 2 inch tape. It should be routed across the padding material on that machined surface.
  66. What is the link count on the left side of the Howitzer? What is done with the excess?
    55 links. Secured with two inch tape.
  67. What should be present on chains beside the two inch tape on the excess (when dealing with the howitzer)?
    Chain clamp or 1/2 tubular nylon (2 square knots)
  68. How do you determine how much material to pad the nitrogen reservoir with?
    Make sure there is enough material to protect it from being damaged by the sling legs when the A/C picks up the load.
  69. What is the apex order for the howitzer?
    Left to left, right to right, center to rear
  70. What is done to prevent the sling legs from becoming caught on the equilibrator shafts and the buffer assembly on the howitzer?
    A piece of type III nylon, approximately 8 to 10 feet long is routed through the hole portion of the cross bar on either side. It should be tightened and wrapped one complete time around the hex portion of the equilibrator shaft. It should then be wrapped around the buffer assembly. From the buffer it in wrapped one complete time around the equilibrator shaft. Finally, it should go down through the hole portion of the cross member of the opposite side and should be secured with a non-slip secure knot.
  71. What do you check with the brakes on the howitzer?
    Make sure the right and left breaks are on.
  72. What is done with the equilibrators on the howitzer?
    They should have covers and the provided straps should secure them.
  73. How should the sling legs be routed on the howitzer?
    Place three sling legs on the apex. Take fourth sling leg and remove the lifting chain. Add that lifting chain to the middle sling leg on apex. Place the sling set on top of load.
  74. What should be checked on the breakaway on the howitzer?
    Each leg should be wrapped individually. One cluster breakaway located on M90 chronograph mount. Second breakaway on bar portion of rear travel lock assembly. Third breakaway on the base portion behind the brake assembly above the lunette.
  75. How is the gunner's sight mount cover secured on the howitzer?
    With a strap and additionally with type III nylon.
  76. What should be formed by the cord at the rear on the howitzer?
    spider web. A piece of type III nylon, approximately 8 to 10 feet long should be tied to left trail. It should be pulled tight and placed through the hole portion on the back of the equilibrator. It should run to the opposite trail. From there the nylon goes through the hole portion of the opposite equilibrator and it is tied back to the original tie down point.
  77. What is checked on the breech cover on the howitzer?
    It should be secured with strap and additionally with type III nylon.
  78. What should be installed in the breech on the howitzer?
    run-back stop should be installed.
  79. What is important about the firing platform clamps on the howitzer?
    They must be hand tight.
  80. What do you check on the Jack strut of the howitzer?
    It should be secured with a pin and additionally secured with two inch tapes.
  81. What is the rear link count on the howitzer?
    35 links
  82. What should be checked on the brake assembly for the howitzer?
    It should be padded.
  83. How should the detachable spade be secured?
    The spade should be secured with large pins and secured from pin to pin with type III nylon.
  84. What is the link count on the right side of the howitzer?
    50 links
  85. Where and how is the trail hand spike located on the howitzer?
    Trail hand spike is placed in the mounts provided and secured in two places with two inch tape.
  86. How should the knock off hub be orientated with the ground for the howitzer?
    It should be parallel to the ground.
  87. What aircraft is approved for the M149 series water trailer? Up to what speed?
    This load is suitable for CH-47 helicopters at airspeeds up to and including 80 knots.

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