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LIGHT AIRCRAFT

JUNE 2009
1. Primary bending loads in semi-monocoque construction are taken byLongerons. 2. Drag produced by wing tip vortices can be decreased by Increasing Aspect Ratio. 3. Motion about longitudinal axis is controlled by Aileron. 4. Directional stability is achieved by - Dorsal Fin, Long Fuselage, Swept Back Wing. 5. Trim-tab mechanical control is done by  Cable Drum. 6. High lift devices-- Flaps, Slats, Boundary Layer Control. 7. Angle between the chord of the main plane and tail plane - Longitudinal Dihedral. 8. Flap causes---- reduces stalling speed, provide effective air brake, slow speed during landing. 9. Cable direction is changed by --- Pulley. 10. Purpose of fairlead --- Reduce vibration, Cable alignment, sealing in bulkhead. 11. Wing skin is attached to -- spars, ribs and stringers. 12. Color of phosphate ester based fluid- Green. 13. Errors in ASI --- Instrumental Error, position error, compressibility error. 14. Non heat-treatable alloy -- 2117. 15. 2024 rivet must be driven within -- 20 mins. 16. Rivet Spacing- 3D (3×diameter). 17. Dzus fastener is tightened by --- 90° clockwise. 18. Steel mostly used --- Chrome Molybdenum Steel. 19. In flight control system quadrant is used below - Control Column. 20. Self Centering cam is used during --- Retraction. 21. Bolt used in landing gear--- Not more than 2 washers. 22. On dry days a/c requires -- shorter runway. 23. Inflation pressure of tire varies with temperature at the rate of  1% per 5°F. 24. MTCS --- when rivet is longer in size then hole cause bulging. 25. Low pressure gage --- Vacuum Gage. 26. During repair cross-sectional change is avoided for --- Stress concentrations. 27. Allowance-- Difference between the nominal dimension of the upper and lower limit. 28. Symmetry and alignment check -- maintenance and Service Manual.

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29. Special inspection is carried out after -- Lightening strike, heavy landing, sudden engine stop. 30. Neutral Static Stability --- the disturbed object has neither the tendency to return nor continue in the displacement direction. 31. Tapered Bolt in a/c sheet ---- Compression. 32. Pitot tube should be installed --- As forward as possible, where vibration is minimum, parallel to the longitudinal axis. 33. After brake bleeding, the serviceability is checked ---- a. Brake should be applied on both sides equally. b. Wheel should rotate fully and freely when brake is not applied. c. Operation check is done while taxing. 34. If ambient temperature increases --- excessive system wear, loss of control effectiveness. 35. Cause of paint lifting -- Incorrect paint, incorrect air pressure, spray gun setting, distance gun is held from work. 36. Ply rating --- Index of strength. 37. Differential brake is used to --- steer the a/c. 38. Use of metering pin in oleo shock strut --- retard the flow of fluid. 39. Deflection thru structure is minimum use --- Cable. 40. Variable factor in capacitive type gage --- Dielectric Constant. 41. Acid spillage from Ni-Cd battery -- Boric Acid. 42. Which of the following member felt more force when load increased -- Skin and stringer. 43. MTCS -- constant of pressure moves forward as angle of attack inc. 44. To check alignment of rudder -- pass plumb bob line through rudder hinge attachment hole. 45. Under-balance-- Downward travel of the trailing edge below the horizontal position. 46. Lateral dihedral is the stability about --- Longitudnal axis. 47. Vortex generator are located---- a. Upper surface of the wing. b. Lower surface of the horizontal stabilizer. c. Both sides of vertical fin. 48. Causes of brake grabbing --- Cylinder leaking fluid on brake. 49. Conditions that must be considered for selecting wire -- a. allowable power loss. b. permissible voltage drop. c. current carrying capacity. 50. Fowler Flap:-

51. Types of combination forces --- Bending, torsion 52. Internal wrenching bolt ---- where high stresses are required.

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53. Duplicate inspection -- carried out by 1 appropriate person and then another appropriate person. 54. Aspect ratio of non-rectangular wing --- (span)²/wing area. 55. When elevator tab is moved downward --- indicator indicates nose up. 56. Pilot reports in PDR a/c has tendency to yaw to the left --- rudder trim- tab towards left side. 57. Stability about lateral axis is shown on which of the instrument --- artificial horizon. 58. Vapor lock in fuel system -- a. Low pressure of fuel. b. Turbulence. c. High temperature. 59. Thermal relief valve is sensitive to -- Pressure. 60. Accumulator used in hydraulic system -- Used in emergency. 61. As the ambient temperature increases -- Tire pressure increases. 62. If cable tension is not adjusted then temperature may cause --- loss of control effectiveness. 63. Servo tab --- Flight tab. 64. MTCS -- a. limit on drag strut as side strut cut off electrical power and break the motor when down lock have engaged. b. limit on torque tube stops and break the motor when the L/G is fully retracted. 65. In L/G down-line a device is used to prevent cavitation at strut --- One way restrictor. 66. Vacuum gage not responding -- suction vacuum relief valve mounted backward. 67. Stall can be prevented -- using stall strip, using slat in leading edge, twisting the wing. 67. Which are the auxiliary component - LE and TE flaps. 68. Over inflation -- Less resistance to skidding. 69. Freise type aileron used to prevent -- Aileron Drag. 70. Overdrive stops are in the cockpit.

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LIGHT AIRCRAFT QUESTION BANK
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. Suction Gage is used in --- Gyro Horizon. The color of Taxi Light is --- White. Centre of pressure is the point on the chord line --- where the total lift is considered to be concentrated. As the aircraft gains height --- pressure increases, density decreases, aircraft moves faster. Hex-key wrench is used to turn ---- Allen Bolts. Class-C fire --- Electrical Equipments. Hard Landing can be detected by ---- wrinkled wing, bended strut, and leak near riveted seam. Heavy Load while landing can be known by --- wrinkled wing. ‘A’ is used for which rivet material ---- 1100. Pitot Tube is installed ---- Most forward parallel to the longitudinal axis, forward where vibration (turbulence) is minimum. Fine cracks on acrylic sheet are called ---- Crazing. What is the characteristic of composite ---- Low heat of expansion. ‘Key’ to bear load wise composite is --- matrix material to transfer load to the reinforcing fiber. Wearing of brake lining is known by - distance between brake lining and housing. Characteristics of brake lining should be ---- high friction coefficient, light in weight. Material for brake lining --- Organic material. Total lift produced on the aerofoil depends upon---- Density of atmosphere, speed, shape of the aerofoil. Drag due to skin friction is known as --- Parasite Drag. Fastener used where frequent removal is required --- Camlock fastener, Airlock fastener, Dzus fastener. Subjected to galvanic corrosion ---- Piano Hinge. Which is used where deflection through structure is required ---- Cable. Nose wheel landing gear is provided with centering cam which center the wheel while --- retraction. Retracted landing gear in the wheel well indicated by --- No light. Roll Pin is made of --- Spring Steel. Differential brake is used to --- Steer the a/c. Turnbuckle is used in control system --- adjust cable tension and minor adjustment in length.

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27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. Rivet length is measured --- 1/16th of an inch. Maneuverability of the a/c ---- ability of the a/c to be directed on a desired flight path and withstand the imposed stresses. Leaks can be classified as – stain, seep and run. Oxygen system which is green in color --- High pressure oxygen system. Air-speed indicator measures pitot static pressure. Loads on tail plane should be --- Down load on high speed. Monel rivets are used on ---- Inconel and stainless steel sometimes. Slack Panel --- is caused by long exposure of fabric without dope, lose application of fabric, can be repaired by dipping in acetone. In composites which resin is applied in Hot Wet condition --- Bismelamide. Direction of generator rotation is ---- clockwise shown from driven end. Shoulder injuries on tires caused by ---- Under inflation. Relief valve used to ---- compensate thermal expansion. Greasing is done in ---- nose wheel and tail wheel. Magnification is used not more than – 10 X. Electrical bonding of instruments is done --- to provide return path for current. Static vents on a/c --- on both sides of the fuselage, both are connected to each other; a brass plate is used to minimize thermal expansion. Washer used in landing gear installation --- not more then 2 washers. Swept back wing provides --- Lateral Stability and Directional stability. Dihedral angle is measured from --- Front Spar. To discharge static electricity the a/c is subjected to --- Bonding. Flight control system the --- Quadrant is used below the control stick. LED is basically P-N junction ---- P surface emits light. Synchronization and synchrophasing ---- are used to check performance of a/c during flight, synchronization ensure that any given blade of a propeller with the same relative position of the construction blade, synchrophasing ensures that propeller speed is around average speed. Propeller a/c has --- low altitude, specific fuel consumption min, CPCP max. Fusible plugs --- give protection against over pressure due to high wheel temperature resulting from excessive braking. Noise suppressors ---- Mixes boundary layer at periphery of jet of lift so as to produce velocity gradient across the mixing layer, result in small loss of performance, reduce shear and hence noise. A/c climbs from runway with static vents sealed, if set to QNF, the altimeter will read --- indicate correctly increasing as the a/c climbs. In tire size 28 x1200 x 14 ---- 28” outside dia., 1200 – width, 14” – Bead dia. Double slots in flaps are designed to --- keep the airflow attached properly, ensure lower surface airflow from separating. After applying dye penetrant, broad area of dye rather than sharp pattern indicates --incorrect washing of penetrant. In minor sheet metal repair --- 2117 – T3 rivet can replace 2017 – T3 rivet. Cabin differential pressure is controlled by --- Outflow valve. Vortex generator --- to reduce drag at high speed, reduce bonding charge, perpendicular to wing surface and produces vortices.

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60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. What type of extinguishers is useful for landing gear --- dry chemical. Shop head of the rivet joining metal of different thickness should be --- at the thin sheet. Before carrying out repair on fuel tanks purge the fuel tanks with --- nitrogen N2. Tapper strut is used in high speed a/c --- to reduce joints, less wastage of material, & smoother surface. Critical Mach No.-- some point on the aerofoil where local mach no. reaches 1. Electrolyte for Ni-Cd battery --- KOH – 1.24 to 1.30 specific gravity and water. High frequency and low current is measured by ---- Thermocouple type instrument. Constant Speed Drive (CSD) ---- to maintain constant speed. Steel rivet on Aluminum sheet ---- Cadmium plated. True monocoque is ---- primary load taken by covering skin and shaped bye frames and bulkheads. Acrylic plastic panels ---- tested and don’t propagate cracks. Al alloy --- O – annealed. ‘B’ class fire extinguished by ---- CO2. Color of hydraulic fluid lines --- blue and yellow color with circle. Drag which is not associated with lift ---- Parasite drag and interference drag. Servo tabs --- Flight tabs move opposite to the control surface. Dzus fastener tightened --- 90º clockwise. Taxing bumps are taken by ---air. Which steel is best suited for a/c --- Cr-Mo steel. Center line of fuselage is known as --- butt line. Direction of cable can be changed by --- pulleys. Trim tab uses-- cable drum. Sequence valve is ---- Mechanically operated. Red radial line indicates --- max and min operating range. Low range pressure measured by---- Vacuum gage. Motion about longitudinal axis is controlled by ---- aileron. Purpose of Fairleads ---- for vibration resistance, cable alignment, seals in bulkheads. Dry chemical extinguisher is more effective in ---- flammable rigid. A bolt in a/c is not acceptable when ---- more then 2 washers are used. Special inspection carried out after --- heavy landing, lightening strike, sudden engine stop. Damage in annealed glass ---- single crack. Fretting corrosion is indicated by --- black powder. Interference fit means ---- bolt diameter is slightly larger than hole diameter. The ‘lift’ force first taken by --- stringers. Adequate protection of fabric depends upon ---- thickness of dope film. Landing gear attached to the a/c --- by trunion and bracket. As the fiber matrix strength in unidirectional composites increases the --- transverse tensile strength decreases. Interference fit and close tolerance fasteners are used to install --- flight control surfaces, main landing gear, fuselage.

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98. 99. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. Purpose of –ve relief valve --- prevents cabin pressure being lower than ambient pressure. Zero fuel Weight ---- max weight of the a/c less the weight of usable fuel. In modern a/c purpose of the battery is to ---- start APU, provide DC power to critical system in absence of normal supply from Transformer Rectifier unit. Main gear manual extension provides mechanical force to --- unlock uplock mechanism. Purpose of brake fuses ---- to prevent overheating of brake in case of brake application. Purpose of tail skid is to ---- prevent damage to lower aft section of the a/c. Normally “artificial feel” to pilot is from --- aileron, elevator, rudder. In normal a/c purpose of balance panel is to ---- reduce the force necessary to hold the aileron of large a/c. In microprocessor the data are temporary store on --- instruction register. In microprocessor the address of the memory location is fetched from --- address buffer. In A.C. type of pressure indicator, indication depends upon --- voltage. In a/c structural grade of Kevlar ---- Kevlar – 49. Barometer that has adjustable scale and fixed container --- Fortin type. Type of fiber where high temperature application are required --- Ceramic fiber. Fiber glass reinforced plastic used on a/c are mainly ---- corrosion resistant, ionic resistant, buffet resistant. Aramid fiber usually characterized by its --- Yellow color. In modern a/c the primary structure components such as ribs and skin surfaces of aerofoil are made up of --- Carbon/ graphite fiber. Composite materials used on many secondary structures and flight control surfaces are --- Fiber glass, Carbon fiber, Kevlar. No. of mounting, shock vibration devices are determined by --- Weight of the unit. Which type of system can use flexible tank --- Fuel system. D.C. synchronous system is normally for the indication of --- Fluid pressure. Sealing of hose with end assembly achieved by --- leap seal, compressive seal. Material used for rigid tank is --- aluminum alloy. Rivets mostly used in field work --- 2117 – T. Material mostly used for a/c covering --- 2017 – T. Fungicide dope is used on fabric to prevent --- Fabric rotting (to prevent fabric from microbial attack. Adequate protection of fabric depends upon --- thickness of dope. Spring chamber of rotation to hydraulic actuation is formed in --- Single action actuating cylinder. In semi-monocoque fuselage vertical members are --- frames and bulkheads. In cable system what does not permit deflection of cable more than 3º from straight line --- Fairleads. Defect ‘shake’ in wood is a longitudinal crack --- running between 2 annular rings. Pulley is used for --- guiding cable and changing direction of the cable. ‘Point’ mark on swaged cable indicates that --- cable is correctly engaged in the end fitting.

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131. Color based on tube indicates the – Heavy portion of the tube. 132. Stability about the axis that runs parallel to the line of flight --- Lateral stability. 133. Metering pins in Oleo shock strut and compressed --- retard the flow of oil as the struts are compressed. 134. Wheel balancing is done to prevent --- vibration and heavy spot. 135. A turn and bank indicator indicates the attitude about ---- yaw axis (if option available then yaw and roll axis). 136. Fail safe concept --- in which failure of one part is compensated by adjacent part. 137. Local speed of aerofoil is ---- speed over the aerodynamic surface. 138. In regard to riveting spacing --- distance between centre of 1 rivet hole to other rivet hole. 139. Cladding is done in --- Aluminum alloy. 140. Cable is inspected for broken wire--- by passing a damp cloth along the length. 141. Selvage edge is provided in fabric to prevent --- raveling of fabric. 142. Nose wheel shimming is caused due to --- Excessive tire inflation. 143. Pressure regulator in hydraulic system --- controls the pressure. 144. Club head is associated with --- riveting. 145. Two metal sheets to be joined with riveting and welding in repair of fuel tank --sheets to be riveted first and then welded. 146. Lower stringer is subjected to --- Bending in flight. 147. Which is not used in mechanical brake? --- Actuator and master cylinder. 148. Triangular cross sectional strip is used in leading edge of wing to --- ensure that wing root stalls before the wing tips. 149. Metering Pin is associated with --- oleo shock strut. 150. Range marking on instrument gage should be confirmed with --- flight manual, a/c specification, type certificate data sheet. 151. What is used to change the direction of fluid in hydraulic system --- Selector valve. 152. Static dischargers are --- Null field type, epoxy bonded to a/c structure, semiflexible metallic braid type used on high speed a/c. 153. If ambient temperature increases --- tire pressure increases. 154. Thermal relief valve is sensitive to --- pressure. 155. Vapor lock in fuel system is caused by --- turbulence, low pressure, high temperature. 156. Control hinge and pins are made up of --- Al alloy and steel respectively. 157. Stability of the a/c about the axis that is parallel to the lateral axis --- longitudinal stability. 158. Which defect in a/c finishes may be caused by build or sudden change in temperature --- blushing. (Also caused by moisture in air supply line, adverse humidity, drafts.) 159. Condition of welding can be detected by --- radiographic inspection. 160. Aileron is used to produce --- lateral stability. 161. While banking slipping outward away from its radius is known as --- skidding. (Inward slipping –slipping). 162. Impact load during landing is cushioned by when an air oleo shock strut is used --compression of air charge. 163. Fairing used on empennage section near vertical fin --- Dorsal fin.

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164. Serviceability of compass --- after discoloration. 165. Verticality of fin is checked by --- given point from the fin to left and right hand side. 166. Relief hole is provided at the intersection of the corner --- to reduce stress concentration. 167. Repair which can be used on spar --- splice joint. 168. Adverse Yaw occurs due to --- aileron operation. 169. Weight of a/c with unusable fuel is called --- empty weight. 170. Alternate static port is located on both side of the a/c is for --- balancing the pressure. 171. Integral fuel tank --- prevent fire hazard, easy maintenance, prevent leakage. 172. Sum of max and min variation in dimension of a part is – tolerance. 173. During visual inspection, control cable corroded --- twist the cable in opposite direction for corrosion evidence. 174. Which is welded in landing gear? --- bracing tube. 175. Color of wing navigation light – red, white, green. 176. Drag due to skin friction is --- Parasite drag. 177. Tachometer indicator is ---- synchronous motor with star connected stator and squirrel cage type rotor. 178. Which type of fiber glass is used when very high density is required --- ‘S’ – glass fiber glass. 179. Rivet coated with Zinc Chromate primer is colored --- Yellow. 180. Seat belts can be cleaned with --- detergent. 181. Dry chemical fire extinguisher is used on --- combustible metal. 182. Tapper bolt installed in Al panel is subjected to stress, outside of the hole known as --- compression. 183. Gas welding of stainless steel can be done by --- slightly carburizing flame. 184. Fire extinguisher corroding Al, Zn, Mg --- Methyl Bromide. 185. Welding pool is identified by --- ripples. 186. Lift is perpendicular to --- relative wind. 187. Calenderizing of fabric is --- rolling the fabric in between a series of hot and cold rollers. 188. Pilot reports rudder pedal jumpy --- incorrect rigging. 189. Grabbing of brake means --- slipping of fluid due to damage seal over lining. 190. When load increased more force felt by --- skin. 191. Cr-Ni-Mo steel is used for ---- wing fittings. 192. Rudder horn made up of --- Al alloy casting. 193. In fibers WEFT, WOOF, FILL is defined as --- direction across the width of fabric. 194. In fibers WARP is defined as --- direction along the length of fabric. 195. NDT used to determine thickness of the tube --- Ultrasonic method. 196. In instrument system the ELT is located at ---- far aft. 197. A gyro having freedom of rotation in all 3 axes but controlled by an external force --Tied Gyro. 198. Pilot reports fuel flow meter not measuring properly --- Flow meter transmitter defective, faulty instruments.

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199. 200. 201. 202. 203. 204. 205. 206. 207. 208. 209. 210. 211. 212. 213. 214. 215. 216. 217. 218. 219. 220. 221. 222. 223. 224. 225. 226. 227. 228. Oxygen system is charged when ---- system is leaking. Composite material having high compressive strength ---- Boron. Reasons for flash back --- lose tip, improper pressure, tip overheating. Duplicate inspection is carried out by --- qualified person and another qualified person. Elongation in chain is acceptable if manufacturers recommendation is not available --- 2%. Exhaust system cannot be painted by --- India Blue paint. Dimming light of L/G does not take place due to --- rheostat is improperly adjusted. Bending stress is the combination of --- tension and compression. Which is made by Cr-Ni-Mo steel? --- Engine mount, Torsion tube, Wing fitting. Flexible tank may be pressure tested by --- free test method, chemical test, and pressure rigs. Magnetic particle inspection is carried out to detect --- crack, forged tip, inclusion. Internal wrenching bolt --- where high strength is required. Accumulator is used in --- emergency only. Aileron which when moves up protrudes into airstream and one which moves down is --- Freise type aileron. Torque link --- keeps landing gear in alignment. If elevator trim tab is moved down --- control surface will move up, indicator will show nose up. When artificial horizon is not responding properly, the probable cause is --- blocked filter. Purpose of spring tab or servo tab is --- to assist the pilot in moving the control surface. Differential control is associated with --- aileron. Why a control surface should be attached with counterweights for static balance --to reduce control surface flutter. What would be the effect if piston return spring broke in a brake master cylinder --brakes would drag. In solid carburizing the parts to be carburized are packed together with carbonaceous material in a metal bar and heated in a furnace up to -1600F -1700F. A broken screw may be removed from tapped hole --- using an Ezy Out extractor. In landing gear sequence valve is used to --- control the order of movement of landing gear and doors. Removal/replacement of tire is --- preventive maintenance. Simplest check for delamination on a honeycomb structure would be --- Metallic ring test. Dzus fastener stud length is measured in --- 100th of an inch. In Al alloy joint if a bolt used in hole elongates, then it is subjected to --- tension. Color of O2 cylinder fitted with outlet valve that has right hand threads --- black or green hose. In American Wire Gage the number used for designation is associated with --- crosssectional area.

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229. Painted band placed on cable adjacent to cable terminal to denote --- slippage of cable into the fitting. 230. Excessive fluid flow in a hydraulic line is prevented by --- relief valve. 231. The a/c is heading towards the magnetic compass N is heading 166º the deviation is --- 14º. 232. Flexible hose is specified by --- Inside diameter. 233. Sensitive altitude is set to atmosphere pressure then the sensitive altimeter reads --altitude above field. 234. Rivet can take --- Shear load. 235. If a glass of vacuum operated instrument is cracked. Lose air is slipping over --replace the glass. 236. If a/c flying at low speeds need to keep he a/c flying then --- drag also increases. 237. Purpose of torque links mounted on shock strut ---- wheel alignment, restrict movement of shock strut, and limit the extension of strut. 238. In case of acid spillage ---- sodium bicarbonate will neutralize. 239. How to protect the internal parts from dope --- cellulose tape, dope proof paint, Al feed. 240. As the angle of attack increases the ---- lift component moves forward. 241. High lift devices --- Flaps, slats, boundary layer control. 242. Spoilers are used as --- speed brakes, used in conjunction with aileron for lateral control. 243. Static discharge damage --- its local burning and pitting along trailing edge of the wing. 244. Blisters caused by ---- too heavy coat of dope. 245. Suction valves are used in --- pneumatic system. 246. Horizontal plane passing through the a/c transverse axis are --- Butt line, buttock lines. 247. When new tail plane is installed check for --- symmetry, test flight, weight. 248. A/c skin is made up of --- Al 2024. 249. Rivet head styles: Round 430 CSK 426 Brazier 456 Universal 470 Flathead 441 250. During visual inspection landing gear found collapsed --- coz of air leakage. 251. Info about tire pressure can be found in --- Manufacture manual and maintenance manual. 252. A mark on new tire indicates --- Light portion of the tire. 253. Slot id a passage --- between slat and leading edge. 254. Winglets prevent --- formation of wing tip vortices. 255. Factors determining aerodynamic characteristics of a/c --- aspect ratio, fineness ratio. 256. Centre of pressure --- moves forward while climbing. 257. Lateral stability --- ability to resist rolling.

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258. Exact location of center of gravity can be found in --- Type certificate data sheet and a/c specification. 259. Indication of lightening strike is --- pitting of trailing edge, blackening of static wicks, pitting on wing tips. 260. Voltage regulators are of ---- vibration type, carbon pile, transistorized type. 261. Venting of fuel tanks is done to --- pressurize fuel into booster pump. 262. Vertical stabilizer is offset --- to counteract the engine torque. 263. At low angle of attack lift is created by --- slot and flap. 264. Empty weight of a/c includes --- required equipments, special equipments. 265. For a/c application when replacing bolt with cherry-lock rivet --- it should be of same size. 266. After cable tension is adjusted ---- not more than 3 threads of the fairlead should be exposed. 267. Dye penetrant can be used for testing --- plastic, ceramic, rubber (moulded), and glass. 268. For quick connecting and disconnecting of electrical wires use --- plug and receptacle. 269. Extruded sections are used in place of --- heavy load. 270. False spar --- used to mount control surface. 271. Info regarding alignment check is found in --- a/c maintenance manual and service manual. 272. Identification of NRV --- arrow marked on body of valve, fitting is different at both ends so it fits correctly. 273. No. of vulcanization repair that can be done on tube are --- 1. 274. Leakage check for de-icer boots is done by --- air pressure. 275. More the fineness ratio --- less the drag, thinner the a/c wings. 276. Swaging diameter is checked by --- GO NO-GO gage. 277. Resin within service life should not be used if --- Gelling, Viscous, corrosion in the container. 278. Dorsal fin is constructed of --- fiber glass, Bakelite. 279. When rivet of larger diameter is installed in a sheet of thickness less than D/2 causes --- bulging/buckling under the rivet head. 280. In O2 system --- mild soap and detergent are used for washing. 281. What is 18-8 steel --- 18% Cr + 8% Ni. 282. Tire should be scrapped --- when the cords are exposed. 283. Control surface having tail heavy condition is called --- under-balance. 284. The tire inflation is compensated for rise in temperature --- 1% per 5ºF rise. 285. Bending loads are taken by --- stringers. 286. Swaged terminal --- should be made at a distance less than 2” from the fairlead. 287. Vibration in control surface is due to --- lose hinge bearing. 288. Dihedral board is used with --- protractor. 289. Honey comb structure can be repaired if --- diameter less than 1” and depth of 0.95”. 290. Honey comb structures are mainly used in area of --- sonic vibration, buffeting, and corrosion.

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291. Capacitance of capacitor type frequency gage of affected by --- dielectric media between the plates. 292. In brake system of a/c --- one pedal for right hand brake other for left hand brake. 293. Numbering of spoilers is from --- root of the wing. 294. First indication of hydraulic fluid contamination is --- decomposition of fluid. 295. Outflow valve fully open on ground --- Signal comes from landing gear. 296. Maximum differential pressure fluctuation is excessive when --- outflow valve and dump valve set too closely. 297. In flexible tank dump patch of fuel due to --- ageing. 298. Formation of slot is to --- decrease stalling speed. 299. An a/c is not longitudinally and directionally stable --- Fin is offset. 300. Least poisonous gas is ---- Bromo-trifluoro-methane. 301. In which instrument static is used --- VSI and altimeter. 302. Flexible cable --- 7 wire and 7strand. Extra flexible cable --- 19 wires and 7 strands. 303. Dye penetrant is used in --- ferrous, non-ferrous, non porous plastic. 304. Gyro horizon bar fails because of --- insufficient vacuum. 305. Result of excessive tension on belt drive is --- Belt slippage, rapid belt wear. 306. In O2 system the demand below system delivered --- normal breath. 307. Nose wheel shimming is caused due to --- excessive tire inflation. 308. To prevent aileron drag --- differential type aileron is used. 309. In semi-monocoque construction stress taking members are --- longerons. 310. Stability about lateral axis is shown on --- artificial horizon. 311. Hydraulic fuse resumes function --- when low is normal. 312. Framework made up of beams, struts and bars ---- truss type construction. 313. Chordwise running structural member of win is ---- ribs. 314. Component which extend from wing leading edge to front spar ---- false rib. 315. Triple slotted flaps used on --- large turbine a/c. 316. Differential aileron provides --- more aileron up travel than down travel for a given movement of the control stick. 317. Flight tabs --- servo tabs. 318. Quality of the response of a/c to the pilot’s command is --- controllability. 319. Pressure seals are installed where --- cables or rods pass thru pressure bulkheads. 320. In flight control system which changes direction and transmits the motion to cables --- Quadrants, bell cranks, cable drums, sectors. 321. Limit range travel movement of aileron, rudder and elevator are limited by --adjustable and non-adjustable stops. 322. Tape used over rib between rib lacing cord and fabric covering is - reinforcing tape. 323. In areas of industrialization due to sulphur dioxide which combines with O2 and sunlight and moisture to form H2SO4. 324. Double action hand pump provides --- fluid flow and pressure on both stroke of hand pump handle. 325. Air conditioning system maintains --- comfortable air temperature inside the fuselage.

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326. Independent brake system --- is a self contained and independent of a/c main hydraulic system. 327. Rotating shaft under load is subjected to --- Torsion. 328. Wing station number measured from --- centre line of fuselage. 329. O2 tubing color code --- a green band overprinted OXYGEN. 330. Extinguishing agent which causes suffocation of personnel due to long exposure is --- CO2. 331. Check valve in hydraulic system which does not have a housing of its own --integral check valve. 332. Portable O2 bottle fully charged pressure is --- 1800PSI. 333. O2 system in a/c consists --- O2 in solid or liquid or gaseous form as design of the system. 334. In some a/s stringers are not used their function being achieved by --- folding longitudinal edges of skin through 2 right angles. 335. In LA shape of wing is determined by --- ribs. 336. Spar providing attachment points for flaps --- auxiliary spar or rear spar. 337. Most high power a/c incorporates a retractable landing gear in order to --- reduce parasite drag, improve cruising speed and save fuel. 338. Integral fuel tanks --- integral part of the a/c. 339. Function of slat --- decreasing stalling stalling speed. 340. Thread rivet (RIVNUT) are used in places of --- shear stress. 341. Longitudinal instability affects --- pitching movement. 342. In semi-monocoque members are--- bulkheads, stringers, frames. 343. Period in which ground jacks overhauled and proof loaded --- in 2 yrs. 344. Bearing used in a/c wheel --- taper roller bearing. 345. Turnbuckle should be safe tied by --- leaving only 3 threads exposed and passing a safety wire through the barrel and using at least 4 wraps at each end. 346. Reason for dihedral is – more stability along lateral axis. 347. Drag ad anti drag wire --- transmit drag and anti-drag load in the plane of chord to the wing spar. 348. General result of too tight control --- is heaviness of control. 349. What should be regularly inspected after hard landing --- bolts and nuts that fasten the landing gear to the fuselage. 350. What support the weight of a/c on ground which is equipped with pneumatic shock strut --- compressed air, N2 gas. 351. ‘H’ indicates --- strain hardened. 352. Strain hardened material ---not used on primary structures, only used on secondary structures. 353. Climbing angle of a/c depends upon --- difference between lift and weight. 354. Quadrant is used in cable system to --- change the direction of motion and to transmit the motion. 355. Cracks upon strength testing the strength of fabric found good use; a crack found after above on fabric which can be repaired by --- Aluminum paint. 356. Magnetic field produced by a coil can be increased by – increasing coil current. 357. Roping of fabric while doping can be avoided by --- using retarder.

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358. Force opposite direction of lift force taken by --- landing wire. (Landing wire is also known as anti-lift wire.) 359. To check operation of safety valve --- cut off the outflow valve from pneumatic controller and continue measuring cabin pressure. 360. Why a constant speed drive is used in some a/c engine driven generator --- the frequency of AC will remain constant. 361. In NI-Cd battery --- top-up level add pure water. 362. Repairing laminated structure resin cannot be used – if moisture is clouding. 363. Rotating controller regarding gyros --- governor. 364. Bonding jumper --- avoid radio interference, low resistance, return path. 365. Heat exchangers are brazed by --- flux dip brazing. 366. For joining 2 different material fint should be placed --- between the sheets. 367. If pitot system failed, immediate check for --- electrical heater element. 368. Fabric used in --- truss type construction. 369. Wrinkles in stringers --- need replacement. 370. Loading of cable assembly is --- 50% of breaking load. 371. For quick turning of landing gear --- disconnecting pin is used. 372. Composite fiber reinforced plastic for a/c structures have--- excellent fatigue resistant. 373. Dihedral angle affects --- lateral stability characteristics of a/c. 374. Application of composite reinforcement to repair exit components --- stiffens under designed region, improve damage tolerance. 375. Brakes:Dragging Brakes Air in brake hydraulic system. Grabbing Brakes Cylinder leaking fluid on brake. Fading Brakes Internal Leak. Excessive Brake application Pedal Travel incorrect. 376. In modern air conditioning system purpose of cooling packs is to --- cool hot bleed air of engine, dehumidify bleed air, and supply cool air to the distribution chamber. 377. From non-linear pressure/altitude relationship, how will you achieve linear altitude in altimeter? --- By selecting suitable material for capsule ad by selecting variable magnification lever and gear system. 378. Engine RPN measurements --- type – tacho-generator –115v AC, engine power – 115v AC, 400 c/s; coupled directly to engine. 379. Square law compensation in ASI is act controlling --- capsule characteristics, the dimension of coupling element conveying capacity. 380. Pressure leak occurs in --- VSI. 381. When a/c load to more forward --- it will load more forward on nose L/G, it will affect a/c stability, it will cause dangerous spin. 382. Piano type hinge is periodically inspected for --- lubrication and actuation. 383. Connector used in moisture and vibration resistant --- Class ‘D’. 384. T6 specification of Al alloy indicates --- solution heat treated and artificially aged. 385. Purpose of compensative port of master cylinder --- to prevent brake drag, to prevent fluid flow from brake chamber back to reservoir.

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386. Which factor is primarily considered for performance of wing? -- Aspect ratio. 387. Balancing of bridge circuit will cause indicator to --- position zero range. 388. On inspection water drop is found on bearing recess --- indicates inter-granular corrosion. 389. In mass balancing, control surface weight is attached --- forward of hinge line. 390. Some stringers have bulge on one end; it is done to bear --- bending stresses. 391. Aerosol --- paint remover. 392. Ruddervator is operated --- up and down at the same time. 393. Rigid tubing should never be installed between 2 fittings --- without 1 bend at least. 394. Hydraulic lines made of Al alloy tubings should be installed -- below electrical wires. 395. Peeling is caused due to --- failure to remove grease, oil from fabric. 396. When brazing Al alloy and its alloys neutral flame is preferred --- but if difficulty is encountered then slightly reducing flame is preferred to an oxidizing flame. 397. Treated tire is subjected to pressure test of --- 1.5 times inflation pressure. 398. Parallel roller bearing is subjected to take --- radial loads. 399. Compressor ice can be removed by --- passing a source of hot air. 400. Ground effect is poor in --- low wing monoplane. 401. Vortices are high at --- high angle of attack. 402. Oxygen cylinder should be filled --- hydraulically test the cylinder and then fill. 403. In hydraulic system the correct positioning of which component adversely affects the hydraulic pump --- in line check valve. 404. In flexible hose installation, hose is supported every --- 24”. 405. Brake master cylinder is generally routed to atmosphere by --- filler plug. 406. When voltage is increased 10-20 kilovolt then the --- wavelength becomes shorter and penetration power greater. 407. Spiral instability of motion of a/c is due to --- more directional stability and less lateral stability. 408. If fuel flow meter indicator fail then --- By pass return valve automatically closed. 409. Which provides good base for paint --- Granidizing. 410. Which of the following part is not shot peened --- Fillet. 411. Serrated type ice detector should be checked --- by torque testing. 412. In case of non-rectangular for of wing the aspect ratio is --- (Span)²/Area. 413. Measurement of angle of incidence is done by using --- straight edge and bevel protractor. 414. Thermistor has very large temperature coefficient of resistance --- that is negative. 415. Instrument which are unaffected by position error --- VSI. 416. Double flare is not required in --- Ti and steel tubing. 417. A gyroscope used in ALT is --- vertical axis gyro. 418. Reflexive curve is used on trailing edge for --- longitudinal stability. 419. A/C with integral type reservoir, the vent to atmosphere is given by --- filler plug. 420. Cellulose acetate plastic are --- softer than acrylic plastic. 421. Lift/Drag ratio is max at --- 3º - 4º angle. 422. Switches are rated according to --- continues load carrying max current. 423. Type of contact breakers used as a switch --- push type. 424. Seals used to prevent external leakage --- O – ring seals.

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425. Mineral based fluid is used with --- synthetic rubber composition. 426. Edge joints are formed by --- bending the edge of 1 or both parts, placing 2 bend ends parallel to each other, placing 1 end parallel to upright un-bended and weld along outside seam. 427. Gap leaking in case of welding is dependent upon --- thickness. 428. NDT for ascertaining the quality of composite is --- dye penetrant. 429. Bolts are identified by --- head marking. 430. AN steel connectors are classified as --- Class ‘K’. 431. Galvanic corrosion --- shear lowering surface. 432. Fuel tanks that are riveted --- are repaired from inside. 433. Major repair for next schedule for tank is --- run. 434. In hydraulic system pump is pumping and return of fluid maintained but pressure gage not indicating --- low fluid level. 435. Thiokol is a poly-sulphide polymer. 436. In brazing neutral flame is used with filler rod for --- Al and its alloys. 437. After installation of pitot-static the checks done are --- leak test, pressure test, heat test. 438. For lead acid battery capacity check is done --- in 3 months. 439. To remove hi shear pin rivet use --- drill. 440. To align the drilled hole in hole with castle head nuts --- tighten the nut more than torque value. 441. Blisters on Al alloy are caused by --- Intergranular corrosion. 442. Tab whose horn is free to hinge on main control surface axis --- servo tab. 443. Screw used for hard wood is --- steel screw. 444. If all 3 landing gears and their doors not operating properly then --- sequence valve defective. 445. Which valve is used for directing pneumatic emergency system pressure to actuation, in case normal system fails? --- Shuttle Valve. 446. The a/c has tendency to yaw to the left, the remedy is --- left wing wash in (adjust left aileron). 447. Control surface having tail heavy condition --- under balance. 448. Side wall vent holes are found in --- tube less tires. 449. L/G safety switch is installed on --- main gear shock strut. 450. Compression method of jamming end fitting is called --- swaging. 451. L/G extension is fast and retraction is slow due to --- hydraulic pump leak in down line. 452. Which allows flow in 1 direction and restricted flow in other direction? --- Orifice check valve and metering check valve. 453. In anti-skid system one sense goes to brakes and other to --- flap actuation, spoilers, leading edge flaps. 454. Dump valve of modern a/c --- +ve action solenoid operated on OFF. 455. After inspection and cleaning of bearing greasing should be done --- with grease gun, inserting pressure with help of gun, grease pads. 456. Purpose of baffle in fuel tank is to --- prevent surging. 457. Anti-skid is --- Electro-hydraulic system.

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458. For different color display which semi-conductor material will be selected for manufacturing of LED:Gallium Phosphide Gallium Arsenide Arsenide Phosphate Gallium Arsenide Phosphate Green Amber grey Red Infrared

459. Precipitation heat treatment is applicable in Al alloys --- after SHT. 460. For monel and Ni alloys, the resin type fluxes is suitable but for inconel and nimonic alloys ---Lactic acid is used. 461. If you have a constant volume hydraulic pump, what will happen if the pressure regulator changes the direction of fluid away from the system back to the reservoir? --- Normal volume, Low pressure. 462. 3 types of seams are available in order of preference --- French fell, Folded fell, Plain overlap. 463. Left wing heavy condition is corrected by --- wash in. 464. Static wicks damaged replace by --- same dia of different material. 465. A high wing monoplane a/c have both side bracing and feels wing heavy condition --- remedy is shorten both bracing. 466. Mass added ahead of the hinge line for --- Dynamic balance. 467. To achieve good lateral stability --- Heel area should be reduced. 468. The total lift produced by aerofoil is dependent upon --- co-efficient of lift, density of air, surface area. 469. Gas welding of stainless steel can be identified by --- carburizing flame. 470. If there is groove in the wing strut in excess of 50% the --- repaired by patching. 471. Leading edge metal surface is made by --- 14ST, 24ST, 75ST. 472. Magnetic compass needle deflection is returned to zero without any oscillation --Dead bit. 473. Aluminum terminal lugs are of --- straight, right angle and flag types. 474. T = D + Wsinα ; L = Wcosα ; Vertical climb – T= D+W. 475. Auxiliary flight control surfaces are --- Leading edge and trailing edge flaps. 476. In which balancing method no removal of component required --- Calculation method. 477. A slow drier of dope is --- butyl alcohol. 478. A/C wire is selected on which factors --- material of wire, power loss should be minimum, less expensive and permissible voltage drop. 479. Accumulator is mounted --- between Pump and check valve. 480. A constant volume hydraulic pump pressure is controlled by – Pressure switch or regulator. 481. Blow back valve used in flap operating system which is basically a --- Pressure relief valve. 482. Cr-Mo steel is welded by soft neutral flame; what will happen if flame will be oxidizing --- metal will crack after cooling. 483. Lift forces are first carried by --- skin and stringers. 484. Stress corrosion is found in --- Al castings having taper pipe thread fittings.

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485. An a/c is not laterally and directionally stable reason is --- aileron not rigged properly. 486. In a system vacuum gage not responding probable cause is --- suction vacuum relief valve mounted backward. 487. Variable factor in capacitor type fuel quantity gage --- fuel. 488. Interpoles are used in generator to --- enhance the life of brush and commutator. 489. In monoplane; two tie-rods for wing; left wing heavy condition can be corrected by --- lengthening left wing leading edge tie-rod. 490. In generator; pole shoes are made up of soft iron, are laminated to --- avoid Eddy current loss. 491. Pilot reports in PDR the a/c has tendency to yaw to the left the remedy is --- Rudder trim tab towards left side. 492. Non heat-treatable rivet is --- 5056. 493. 2024 rivet must be driven within --- 20 mins. 494. Minimum rivet spacing should be --- 3D (D-diameter). 495. If density is decreased a/c will require --- longer runway. 496. Allowance --- difference between the extreme permissible dimensions; difference between nominal dimensions and upper and lower limit. 497. Over inflation of tire causes --- less resistance to skidding. 498. Removal of paints during MPI and DPI --- Liquid Homing. 499. Best angle for welding depends on --- type of weld, thickness of material and style. 500. Bearing can be checked by --- holding the inner cage and oscillating the outer cage; by swiveling the outer ring 90º. 501. For detachable bearings by ---- detaching the outer ring. 502. Paint lifting is caused by --- over-thinning, incorrect air pressure, incompatibility of primer and top-coat. 503. Rivet Gauge:

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Shimmy damper prevents the shimmies at the time of --- Taxiing, take-off, landing. Excessive loss of fluid in hydraulic system is prevented by --- hydraulic fuse. Moisture in the spray gun can cause --- blushing. Stall warning devices indicate when --- stall is eminent to occur. When extension is used in torque wrench, then the torque on dial --- less than required. In Folded fell, how many seams are there --- 3. In French fell, how many seams are there --- 4. Anti-tear strips are used --- under reinforcing tape on the upper surface of wings and on the bottom surface of wing in the slipstream. In welding warpage is prevented by --- clamps and jigs. Purpose of de-booster valve is to --- release pressure and release brakes. Cause of short circuit in continues loop system is due to --- vice dents.

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514. 515. 516. 517. 518. 519. 520. 521. 522. 523. 524. 525. 526. 527. 528. 529. 530. 531. 532. 533. 534. 535. 536. 537. 538. 539. 540. 541. 542. 543. 544. 545. 546. In voltage regulator, output of generator is controlled by --- controlling resistance of field coil. Trimming device used on light a/c to control --- lateral and directional stability and for single engine a/c with tractor type. The strength and quality of fabric to be used depends on --- Wing loading. Al alloy 4130 is --- Chrome Molybdenum steel. After flight pilot reports Gyro horizon bar not holding, cause is --- Instrument filter dirty. The duplicate inspection of control system is carried out --- before first flight of a/c after initial assembly. 2 coats of clear dope are applied by --- brushing. Blush on dope can be removed by --- butyl alcohol. In electrical system relay is used which is – magnetically operated by switch. In welding full strength of weld is not obtained in steel due to --- improper penetration. For providing even braking action --- disc is keyed to the wheel which is able to move sideways. For checking camber of main wheel place --- straight edge vertically on outside flange. The tri-cycle landing gear arrangement provides --- more forceful braking action. Fuel tank vent is provided for maintaining --- atmospheric pressure inside the tank. Pilot report says that landing gear is jumpy even on smooth surface cause is --wheels are improperly balanced. What allows wheel and gear to move independent of each other --- Trunion. Turnbuckle material is --- SAE 2330. Fatigue failure continues monitoring is done by --- damage tolerance rating. Honeycomb structure can be repaired by --- dia less than 1” and depth of 0.95”. Photo-electric smoke detection activated by --- 10% of smoke. Auto transformer high voltage for a/c --- 250v for each. Outflow valve --- pressure balanced + low rate of torque. Airspeed indicator can be modified to read --- equivalent air speed, true air speed, Mach No. Lateral stability characteristics are affected by --- dihedral angle. In which condition generally horn blow? --- L/G locked and throttle retard. Rotating disk is keyed to landing wheel and stationary disk is keyed to bearing carrier. Vacuum is applied to --- pitot leak test. Pressure is applied to --- static leak test. Negative relief valve opens when --- outside air pressure is greater then cabin pressure. Direct current synchronous system is generally used for indication of --- movement of tabs. T/Q ratio of a propeller is high at --- a high value of L/D and small helix angle. CRPF: Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic. In case of Warner type Master Brake cylinder --- port is opened partially.

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547. 548. 549. 550. 551. 552. 553. 554. 555. 556. 557. 558. 559. 560. 561. 562. Fuel vent is for the purpose of --- natural permeation. TIG welding --- non-consumable tungsten electrode. In lose flange wheel --- hub is made up of light alloy, flange is made up of steel, plastic shim is used between hub and flange. Swivel nut in case of high pressure air valve are of sizes --- 3/4” and 5/8”. The fungicidal additive MIL-7650 is --- Zinc di-methyl dithiocarbonate. C of A of ageing a/c is renewed at --- every 6 months. Differential aileron --- the one moving down swings to a relatively small angle and the one going up swings to a relatively large angle; they improve lateral control at stalling speed; they tend to eliminate yaw caused by down aileron. During symmetry check when measuring long distance by spring tape --- 5lbs pull is sufficient. A/C tire should be inflated deflated and again inflated prior to installation; this ensures --- proper relation between the tube and carcass with the carcass tightly against the wheel flanges. Sidewall vent holes are found in --- tubeless tires. Landing gear safety switch is installed on --- main gear shock strut. For lead acid battery capacity check is done --- 3 months. Separation of windshield layer is due to --- arcing. When brazing Al and its alloys a neutral flame is preferred, but if difficulties are encountered --- a slightly reducing flame is preferred to an oxidizing flame. The threads can be protected by --- tape of cellophane. When installing the ‘O’ ring seals over the threaded portions we use --- paper. ======X=======X========X========X======

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