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1. Aircraft propellers are designed to: a. Accelerate a large mass of air through a small velocity change. b. Accelerate a small mass of air through a large velocity change . c. Accelerate a large mass of air through a large velocity change.
2. A §tractor¨ propeller is: a. Mounted aft of the engine . b. Mounted forward of the engine . c. Mounted at the tail plane .
3. The thrust produced by a blade acts 90° to the : a. Plane of rotation. b. Chord line. c. Relative airflow.
4. What is the average percentage horsepower absorbed by a propeller? a. 80%. b. 85%. c. 90%.
5. When the blades of a propeller are in reverse thrust ( -11.5°): a. Propeller torque is negative working with the engine torque .
c. c. The engine produces zero thrust . c. b. Flutter. The propeller rotates at a constant speed. An increase in thrust only . b. Thrust to decrease. The blades have a negative angle of attack. 6. . c. b. When propeller torque equals engine torque : a. An increase in thrust and torque . Vibration which causes the ends of the blade to twist back and forth at high frequencies at an axis perpendicular to the engine crankshaft is termed : a. Quiver. An increase in air density causes : a.b. 7. No propeller torque e xists during reverse thrust. 8. c. 4°. The optimum angle of attack for most propeller blades is a. Blade rigidity. Propeller torque is positive so acts against engine torque . -2°. 15°. b. 9.
When the propeller is windmilling : a. Reduce the rotational velocity . c. c.10. . b. Centrifugal twisting moments are greate r than aerodynamic twisting moments. Centrifugal twisting moments assist aerodynamic twisting moments to fine pitch the blades. Turn the blades into a fi ne pitch. Centrifugal twisting moments oppose aerodynamic twisting moments to produce a coarse pitch. Reduce the rotational velocity . 12. Centrifugal twisting moments are smaller than aerodynamic twisting moments . Turn the blades into a fine pitch . 13. Centrifugal twisting moments are equal to aerodynamic twisting moments . Aerodynamic twisting moments tend to : a. Centrifugal twisting moments assist aerodynamic twisting moments to produce a coarse pitch. b. c. Turn the blades to a coarse pitch . b. Turn the blades to a coarse pitch . Centrifugal twisting moments tend to: a. c. b. 11. With respect to centrifugal and aerodynamic twisting moments : a.
For an aircraft with a nose up attitude and a right hand propeller. Slip. Yaw to the right. An aircraft with a right handed propeller yawed right will experience : a. 16. c. A nose up attitude. Yaw to the left. aerodynamic effect will cause: a.14. b. b. Blade area ÷ Disc area . The effectiveness of a control surface in the slip stream is : a. 17. c. Equal to those outside the slip stream. 18. c. . Flash. A nose down attitude. b. c. Roll to the right. The difference between the geometric pitch and advance per revolution is : a. 15. Greater than those outside the slip stream . Pitch. Solidity is calculated by: a. b. Less than those outside the slip stream . Dutch roll.
c. 1/3 down of the span from the hub .b. 21. Out-of-tract condition and out -of-synchronisation condition . Out-of-tract condition and out -of-balance condition. Disc area ÷ Blade area. Blade area x Disc area. length of blade and resin mixture ratio . b. 23. b. The strength and stiffness of a composite blade is determined by : a. Alclad. Anodising. The two causes of propeller vibration are : a. Out-of-tract synchronisation and out -of-balance condition. c. 1/2 of the span from the hub . Orientation of fibres. b. c. 3/4 of the span from the hub. c. material and thickness of the blade. b. c. The Hamilton Standard blade has high strength and fatigue resistance from : . Material. 22. Most propellers are protected from corrosion using : a. The master station of a propeller is : a. Chromating. 20. 19. Resin mixture ratio. diameter and orientation of the fibres.
c. 400HP £ 500HP. With respect to the grooves and lands of a spline shaft : a. Grooves are smaller than the land . Randomly oriented. b. Aluminium alloy. 27. Titanium outer coating. SAE 30 splines are used on aircraft with a horsepower : a. The two blades which run from front to back on a Dowty rotor are made from : a. Stainless steel. b. 25. 24.a. c. b. Grooves and lands are the same size . c. For the propeller hub cones : . Carbon. b. Grooves are larger than the land . 600HP £ 1000HP. 26. c. high density Kevlar fibres. Aluminium alloy central spar. 300HP £ 400HP.
30. 67%. Angle half way between coarse and fine . Prop governing mode. The rear cone is hardened steel and the front two -piece cone is split bronze. When the speed lever is at maximum position and the power lever is in Beta range. c. 97%. . The rear cone is split bronze and the front two -piece cone is hardened steel.a. Beta mode. c. b. the propeller pitch is controlled by : a. The rear two-piece cone is split bronze and the front cone is hardened steel. b. Manual fuel valve. Propeller pitch control. 28. b. Coarse pitch. c. 29. When the engine power control lever is advanced beyond flight idle. the RPM will be at : a. Fine pitch. In propeller governing mode. the system enters: a. 75%. 31. b. c. What pitch is selected for a two-pitch propeller to take off? a.
34. 86°. 39psi. If an engine fails in flight. c. . A single acting propeller is spring loaded to : a. The typical propeller angle at ground idle is : a. b. 32. 0°. c.b. Fine blade pitch. Coarse blade pitch. what system is used to move the blades to feather? a. b. Engine pressure ratio detection system . Propeller governor. b. 33. 150psi. c. 35. c. Oil ported down the Beta tube has a pressure around : a. -2°. A blade pitch angle between coarse and fine. Feathering system. Negative torque system. b. Propeller pitch control.
c. Move left. ¥The procedure by which the propeller blades are turned beyond the coarse pitch position until they are edge onto the flow¦ is the definition of : a. b. b. A blade angle between fine and coarse . With respect to the Beta tube. b. . Move right. When there is an overspee d condition. Feathering. b. 450psi. Remain in its position . Constant RPM mode. c. Adjacent to the manual fuel valve and the underspeed fuel governor . A coarse blade angle. 38. c. 36. At the rear of the reduction gear case . The propeller governor is mounted : a. A fine blade pitch. the propeller blade pitch adjusts to move to : a. 37. 39. c. c. advancing the power lever causes the propeller pitch control cam to rotate and the Beta tube sleeve to therefore : a. As part of the propeller pitch control mechanism . Overspeed adjustment.
c. b. 41. c. Low oil pressure. Negative torque signal. b. Engine drives the propeller . Low RPM. The negative torque system operates as a: a. Drag reduction system. 10 seconds. 42. c. 30 seconds. Windmilling system. b.40. c. Automatic feather system. Start-up is aborted when the en gine has been at 10% RPM and light up has not occurred after: a. Ignition de-energises at: . 3 seconds. Auto-feather is activated by: a. b. Propeller drives the engine . 44. 43. Oil pressure remains low. Positive torque is when the : a.
Moving piston. b. How long is the cooling period before the stop switch should be activated? a. 48. c. c. 50% RPM. 3 minutes.a. 46. Coarse oil travels through the outer tube and fine oil through the inner tube. b. Cylinder. what mechanism uses a piston in a stationary tube connected to bevel gears? a. 2 minutes. Hydromatic. 1 minute. c. b. 45. 70% RPM. b. Transfer sleeve housing. 47. 60% RPM. In a double acting moving piston system: a. Which part of the pi tch change piston mechanism is used to convert axial movement into rotary movement as to change the blade pitch with piston stroke ? a. Coarse oil travels through the inner tube and fine oil through the outer tube . Moving cylinder. b. . c. For a double acting propeller. The feed of pitch oil is from different pipes.
Addition of strategically placed weights. c. Damage caused by an overspeed. 53. 52.c. Aerodynamic corrected factor is used due to : a. the propeller is : a. Correct when static and dynamic imbalance are present. Blade operating link assembly . 51. 49. c. c.5 inches. The procedure where propellers are mounted on a mandrel and placed across level knife edges is part of the inspection for : . 0. Changing the natural pitch of a single propeller blade. b. c.25 inches. The maximum permitted out of track for a propeller blade set is : a. Dynamically balanced. b. b. 0. Correction of static imbalance on variable pitch propellers is achieved by: a. Statically balanced. b. Unequal aerodynamic forces due to minor changes in blade shapes . 50. When the centre of gravity acts through the axis or centre of rotation. Aerodynamically balanced . 2. Adding lead wool.025 inches.
55. 20% of the chord length . b. c. The most effective type of balancing inspection is : a. 10% of the chord length. b. Static balance. Aerodynamic imbalance. 56. During a propeller repair. the direction of rework : a. c. c. Static balance. Is at 90° to the major axis of the blade . During the rework of a damaged blade. 25% of the overall section thickness . 10% of the overall section thickness . the reduction in section thickness should not exceed: a. 4 inches. b. 45% of the overall section thickness . Dynamic balance. . Dynamic balance. 54. b. The blend area of damage must not exceed : a.a. Aerodynamic imbalance. c. 57.
115% RPM. How much extra material should be removed after rework if a burn has occurred? a. At what overspeed should the propeller be removed and sent to the manufacturer for inspection? a. c. b. 0. Blades that can be twisted and straightened without prior annealing are : a. RPM reaches 115% and remains there for a set length of time . 0. Dry formed. c.b. 0.02 inches. b. c.002 inches. Is in the direction of the major axis of the blade. Checks for overspeed should be performed when : a. b. b. 130% RPM. 59. Cold straightened. RPM exceeds 100%. 60.2 inches. 61. 105% RPM. Is at 45° to the major axis of the blade c. c. Cold worked. As soon as RPM reaches 115%. . 58.
63. Assembled propellers must have their bearings removed and inspected after : a. Alclad. Isopropyl alcohol and distilled water .62. b. c. 90%. 70%. Lanolin. Trichloroethylene and distilled water . b. c. 64. c. What is usually used to keep the pipes clear from de-icing fluid? a. 1 year. Methylated spirit and distilled water . Alocrom 1200. 80%. b. The minimum permissible contact between front and rear cone settings of a propeller installation is : a. 65. 6 months. . 9 months. Uninstalled propellers should have their ex ternal blades coated with: a. b. c.
70%. When new brushes are fitted to an electrical anti -icing system. A control knob in the cockpit . b. Changing the natural frequency of a material to avoid accelerated failing. b. b. 69. 68. A rheostat. 70. c. Maintaining all slave engines at a constant speed with respect to the master. The difference in speed is beyond the measuring limits of the instrument . c. An irregular oscillation on a synchroscope means : a. 67. The slave engine is faster than the master engine . the minimum contact between the brush and slip ring is: a. In a fluid ice protection system. Manually changing a valve position during ground maintenance . . c. c. 1/4 of the length of the blade from the root . b. Synchrophasing is: a. 90%. The engine has stopped. 80%. b. A de-icing overshoe on a propeller extends: a. 1/2 of the length of the blade from the root .66. Keeping propeller blades from interacting with each other . the volume of fluid sprayed is changed using : a.
Temperatures are -6°C to +10°C with visible moisture. 73. b. Rime icing. The fast selection of a cyclic de -icing timer should be selected when : a. 71. With respect to fast and slow cyclic icing. c. Fast speed = 120 seconds. The temperature reaches 0°C .c. c. c. ANSWERS Question 1 2 Answer Question A B 38 39 Answer C B . Glaze icing. . Slow speed cyclic icing will be selected for : a. Below temperatures of -6°C. b. Fast speed = 100 seconds. 2/3 of the length of the blade from the root . Slow speed = 360 seconds. Slow speed = 300 seconds. Slow speed = 240 seconds . 72. Temperatures are -6°C to +10°C with visible moisture. the times are: a. b. Fast speed = 80 seconds.
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 A A C C C B B A C C B C C A B A C B A C C C A B A C B 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 A B B B B C A A C B B A B A B B C C B A C C C A B A B .
30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 C C A B A C A A 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 B A B C A A C .
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