You are on page 1of 10

Untitled 17.2. Propeller Construction. Question Number. 1. A fibreglass composite blade. Option A. will never be struck by lighting. Option B.

does not require lightning strike protection. Option C. requires lightning strike protection. Correct Answer is. requires lightning strike protection. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 2. construction is. Option A. birch. Option B. spruce. Option C. balsa. Correct Answer is. birch. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 3. The timber most often used today for propeller

Electronic torque measuring systems utilise.

Option A. strain gauges in the reduction gear. Option B. stress gauges in the reduction gear. Option C. pressure transducers in the reduction gear. Correct Answer is. strain gauges in the reduction gear. Explanation. NIL. Question Number. 4. A conventional turboprop torque meter uses.

Option A. hydraulic oil as the pressure medium. Option B. coiled spring levers as the pressure medium. Option C. engine oil as the pressure medium. Correct Answer is. engine oil as the pressure medium. Explanation. Pallett Aircraft Instruments and integrated Systems page 357. Question Number. 5. Metal at the tip and along the leading edge of a wooden propeller is. Option A. for balancing. Option B. for protection. Option C. for Anti-icing. Correct Answer is. for protection. Explanation. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Control page 18 refers. Question Number. 6. Blade cuffs are fitted to the root of the blades.

Option A. to increase the strength of the blade. Option B. to increase thrust. Option C. to increase flow of cooling air into the engine nacelle. Correct Answer is. to increase flow of cooling air into the engine nacelle. Explanation. Refer Jepperson Powerplant Page 12- 3.

Question Number. 7. Low torque sensing is used to. Option A. increase power. Option B. increase pitch. Option C. initiate auto-feather. Correct Answer is. initiate auto-feather. Explanation. Refer Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 135. Page 1

9. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 55 refers. Option A. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Jepperson A&P Powerplant Page 1-30/1-31 refers. synchronise blade angle. Correct Answer is. Explanation. front bearing in the reduction gear.Untitled Question Number. The gear segments on the blade roots of a hydromatic propeller mesh with the. 13. 95%. Torque sensing is used to. 70%. moving cam. reduce drag following engine shutdown. 90%. Option A. 8. Correct Answer is. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 31 shows 70% Old CAIPs shows 80%. Option A. 20° to plane of rotation. Correct Answer is. 11. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls page 75 refers. Option C. Direct coupled twin spool. 90° to plane of rotation. Option A. stationary cam. Option C. Option C. Page 2 . Free turbine. The ratio between engine thrust and engine torque. Correct Answer is. Torque reaction at the reduction gear. Option B. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls page 135 Refers. Torque reaction at the reduction gear. Question Number. Option B. Question Number. Correct Answer is. The minimum percentage seating on a propeller rear cone should be. Correct Answer is. The parking brake stops the propeller rotating when the engine is stopped. Question Number. Question Number. front bearing in the reduction gear. 14. Option B. Free turbine. Option B. Engine torque. Option C. 0° to plane of rotation. On which type of turbo-propeller would you expect to find a parking brake?. 90° to plane of rotation. The propeller is 'feathered' when the blades are at. Option A. Option B. Option C. The thrust of a propeller is normally taken by the. What does the torquemeter reading indicate in a gas turbine engine?. Option B. Explanation. torque meter. Explanation. Compounded twin spool. torque tubes and eye bolts. Explanation. reduce drag. Option B. Option C. 10. reduce drag following engine shutdown. Option A. Question Number. Explanation. Explanation. 70%. Option C. moving cam. Option A. 12. propeller rear cone.

Question Number. A turbo-prop engine. Option C. Explanation. the front and rear cones. flat side. Option A. increasing blade chord. Drainage. Correct Answer is. Option A. When fitting a propeller to a tapered shaft. locate the master spline. the rear pre-load shims. AC Kermode Mechanics of Flight Page 138 refers. blade Explanation. Option C. blade back or Correct Answer is. the gear segment is fitted. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 143 refers. Option A. curved side. 21. Option A. Reduction gearing allows the. Explanation. blade tips to operate below the speed of sound. blade tips to operate above the speed of sound. blade face or Option C.Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls. Option B.Explanation. ensure fully seated. Correct Answer is. Explanation. A propeller is centralised on the propeller shaft by. blade tips to rotate slower than the root of the propeller blade. Correct Answer is. Solidity of a propeller can be increased by. Explanation. the front and rear cones. Option A. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 29 refers. Option B. blade tips to operate below the speed of sound. Option B. Option B. Untitled Jepperson A&P Powerplant Page 12-16 refers. Balancing. root to which Option B. increasing blade chord. 18. Propellers always operate slower than the engine to ensure the blade tips do not go sonic. 19. Option C. uses a spur gear reduction system. Powerplant Fig 12-16 Refers. 17. Option C. Question Number. Jepperson A&P Question Number. Option C. does not require a reduction gear system due to the propshaft being Page 3 . uses an epicyclic reduction gear system. Question Number. Option A. Option B. the front git seal. Front and rear cones . 20. Option C. face or flat side. 16. Question Number. Question Number. Pivot points used during manufacture. increasing blade angle. Correct Answer is. ensure the master spline and blade alignment are in accordance with the MM. Option A. locate the master spline. Question Number. increasing blade thickness. Correct Answer is. Explanation. What is the purpose of small holes at the tip of wooden propellers?. Option B. The thrust face of a propeller blade is the. 15. Drainage.

Total power of a turbo-prop engine is measured in. Correct Answer is. Jepperson A&P Powerplant page 12-33 refers. high gas temperature and debris ingestion. Explanation. Option C. increases. Option C. With the engine stationary the indication that the propeller is in ground fine pitch is. Option B. 24. ESHP is SHP plus residual thrust. Option A. Option A. Rolls Royce Jet Engine Page 5 refers. Question Number.Untitled driven from the low speed compressor. As a percentage of blade length from the tip. Option C. 26. All large engines use Epicyclic reduction gearing. Option B. 22. Equivalent Shaft Horsepower (ESHP). Option A. Question Number. Option B. decreases. increases. debris ingestion. Correct Answer is. In inches from the tip. When the power lever on a turbo prop engine is moved from ground idle to flight fine the fuel flow increases and the blade angle. Correct Answer is. Explanation. 23. 27. Option A. exhaust gas ingestion . Explanation. The oil used in the torquemeter system is. Explanation. high gas temperature. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Option B. Brake Horsepower (BHP). engine oil pressure boosted by a pump driven off the reduction gear. Correct Answer is. Explanation. In inches from the centre of the hub. blade and spinner markings aligned. turbo prop propeller driven by a power turbine. remains the same. blade and spinner markings aligned. turbo prop twin spool compressor. below stop warning light on. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option B. Shaft Horsepower (SHP). Option B. Question Number. In inches from the centre of the hub. uses an epicyclic reduction gear system. Option C. 28. Option A. Correct Answer is. Explanation. flight fine pitch stop lever withdrawn. Option B. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 10 refers. Question Number. Ground idle is a lower pitch than flight idle. Question Number. DTD 5 8 5. turbo prop twin spool compressor. How is the blade station measured?. 25. A compound twin spool engine is. Option C. Question Number. Option A. Equivalent Shaft Horsepower (ESHP). Page 4 . debris ingestion. Option C. Unattributed notes. LP Compressor driven by a free turbine. Explanation. The disadvantage of using reverse pitch on a turbo-propeller engine is.

Correct Answer is. 29. 30. Option A. Option C. Rolls Royce The Jet Engine page 5 refers. PCU oil pressure. Option C. similar on all engines. Engine would continue to run. Option A. but if it is just the gauge. If torque pressure fell to zero during the cruise what would indicate that the gauge had failed?. Engine would continue to run. Option A. in the cruise. allow aircraft to taxi backwards. Explanation. Option A. Option C. centre of the hub. Option C. in the cruise. Blade stations are measured from the. reverse the direction of rotation of the propeller. Option B. 31. Option A. during landing. Question Number. The RPM of a windmilling propeller is primarily Page 5 . Auto feather would engage if torque had actually failed. shank. Explanation. related to. Compound twin spool. Jepperson aircraft propellers and controls Page 97 Refers. Rolls Royce The Jet Engine Fig 12-4 Refers. 32.Untitled Option C. 35. provide aerodynamic breaking. Option A. There is only one gauge for all engines. Option B. then the engine would be unaffected. Engine would overspeed. same on all engines. same on all engines. Question Number. With a multi-engined aircraft the torque pressure would be. provide aerodynamic breaking. Question Number. Correct Answer is. centre of the hub. Explanation. Question Number. tip. Option C. All engines are synchronised to the same RPM and are travelling at the same forward speed. 33. Option B. Explanation. Option C. Directly coupled. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 13 refers. Auto feathering is disarmed. Question Number. One using a centrifugal compressor. Correct Answer is. The purpose of using reverse pitch propellers is to. Option B. Explanation. Explanation. Question Number. Correct Answer is. during take off. 34. Correct Answer is. Engine would auto feather. Jepperson Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 136 refers. engine oil pressure boosted by a pump driven off the reduction gear. Which type of turboprop engine is practically free from surge and requires low power for starting?. Option B. Explanation. Question Number. Compound twin spool. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. Option B.

36. The CSU oil pump is provided to. flat face. Option B. ducted props give more thrust for the diameter of disc. 42. Correct Answer is. low pitch for take off and climb and high pitch for cruise. Option B. counter the ATM of the blades. the Option B.Untitled Option A. high pitch for take off and low pitch for cruise. Question Number. Option C. 38. Option C. pressure face is the thrust face or blade face. Question Number. only ducted propellers can be vectored. Correct Answer is. ducted props give more thrust for the diameter of disc. EAS. low pitch for climb and descent and high pitch for cruise. counteract the CTM of the blades. Correct Answer is. Option A. hub are. boost engine oil pressure to decrease pitch. Option B. Question Number. 37. A two position prop uses. Option C. high pitch for take off. boost engine oil pressure to decrease pitch. datum. maximum reverse pitch and Flight idle pitch. The counterweights are seen on single acting propeller systems. Explanation. TAS. They all mean Question Number. boost engine oil pressure to increase pitch. IAS. Option B. leading edge. maximum reverse pitch and Flight idle pitch. Explanation. The pressure face of a propeller is. Option A. The the same. Option A. coarse and flight fine pitch. A CSU is used on a single acting propeller system. Option A. Explanation. 41. ducted props give less thrust for the diameter of disc. Option B. Option C. the Correct Answer is. TAS. A ducted propeller is used because. Question Number. 40. Option C. the flat face. Correct Answer is. Relative airflow is a function of rotational speed and TAS. Explanation. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. the Option C. Explanation. Option A. camber face. Jepperson aircraft propellers and controls Page 49 Refers. Spring pressure + counterweights move it to coarse pitch. A propeller operating in the Beta range is operating between. In blade station numbering the stations nearest the Page 6 . low pitch for take off and climb and high pitch for cruise. Question Number. balance the blades. 39. Explanation. boost engine oil pressure to alter pitch. Counterweights are used to. Explanation. Option A. Option A. Flight Idle and Ground Idle. Jeppesen Aircraft Propellers and controls page 108 refers. Question Number. Option B. Option C. counteract the CTM of the blades. The duct provides for less tip losses.

Option B. higher engine rpm. Explanation. a streamline covering over the propeller hub. lowest. Question Number. 48. Page 7 . reduction gear and propeller pitch chang mechanism. must go through fine to get to reverse. Correct Answer is. a pusher propeller. Option C. Question Number. Correct Answer is. 43. Question Number. an acrobatic manoeuvre. a streamline covering over the propeller hub. Option B. Explanation. Option B.Untitled Option B. hydromatic propeller. Correct Answer is. fine pitch position to act as a brake. the Option B. Question Number. An aerodynamic braking propeller goes through. Explanation. lower engine rpm. 46. the Option C. Correct Answer is. Turbo-prop engines require a slightly higher viscosity oil than a turbo-jet engine due to. propellers on a twin engined aircraft revolving in opposite directions. Correct Answer is. feathered pitch position to act as a brake. a tractor propeller. Turbo props are used only below 450 kts as the prop becomes inefficient above this. Option C. Option B. highest. Option B. Option A. The term spinner is applied to. Explanation. the Correct Answer is. Question Number. Question Number. 44. coarse pitch position to act as a brake. propellers geared to rotate in the opposite direction to the engine. Option C. the fine pitch position to act as a brake. two propellers on the same shaft on one engine-each revolving in a different direction. Explanation. You 45.the braking position. 47. Blade stations are measured in inches-from the hub. Enables extra power to be absorbed. below approximately 450 mph. Option A. reduction gear and propeller pitch chang mechanism. Option C. lowest. Option C. Option C. A tractor propeller pulls the aircraft through the air. Option A. Explanation. above approximately 450 mph. Correct Answer is. Explanation. within the range 450 mph and 700 mph. Option A. The mechanical gear system exerts higher forces on the lubricant. Option A. a tractor propeller. A propeller mounted forward of the engine is known as. Contra-rotating propellers are. The propulsive efficiency of a propeller-turbine engine is higher than that of a jet-turbine engine at aircraft speeds. two propellers on the same shaft on one engine-each revolving in a different direction. The spinner covers the front of the hub. below approximately 450 mph. Option A. a propeller tip vortex.

Question Number. more than 17°. Page 8 . increase negative torque. Explanation. have peak efficiency over a greater speed range. Explanation. Explanation. Option A. Option A. range from 150-350 kts. 49. Option C.Untitled Question Number. the condition lever controls the propeller governor. Explanation. Option C. 52. Option A. normal. more than 90°. Option B.905 refers. Option B. JAR 25. 9 inches. Question Number. 7 inches. Option A. Option C. idle and high idle. Option A. Correct Answer is. Option C. Jeppersen Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 9 refers. Explanation. Centrifugal latches are fitted to lock the propeller. in the fine pitch position. Correct Answer is. Explanation. type certificate or equivalent certificate. Correct Answer is. A propeller has the requirement of a. Correct Answer is. Jeppersen A&P Powerplant page 12-36 refers. 1 inch. To achieve reverse pitch the blade angle must be. when stationary. Option B. 50. The blade fines off to maintain RPM. Option A. Option A. 53. Correct Answer is. Explanation. Correct Answer is. 51. Used on lightweight single acting propeller systems. rich. when stationary. Option B. Question Number. decrease angle of attack. Option B. type certificate or equivalent certificate. increase angle of attack. Option C. cut-off. Jeppersen Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 97 refers. in the feathered position. reduce vibration and noise. cut-off. Option C. manufacturers data plate. What is the ground clearance for a Tricycle Geared Aircraft?. 7 inches. beta-range and reverse range. The condition lever normally has the following settings. Option C. idle and high idle. Option B. batch number. Correct Answer is. 54. less than 0°. latches are used on shutdown to stop spring pressure pushing the blades to the feather position thus making the load on the engine excessive for the next start. Variable pitch propellers are used because they are. Question Number. a decrease in propeller RPM will alter the angle of attack on the blade to. Question Number. Option B. decrease angle of attack. 55. Question Number. less than 0°. more economical. In a variable pitch propeller system. have peak efficiency over a greater speed range. lean and cut-off.

assist blade to move to fine pitch. Jeppersen Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 71 refers. 56. coarse and fine pitch stops. Correct Answer is. coarse and fine pitch stops. Option A. Explanation. Option B. Option B. counteract CTM. Option B. Question Number. prevent the propeller moving below flight fine pitch in flight. blade root. governor. counteract ATM. propeller shaft. Explanation. feathering pump motor. Option A. Option C. The blade angles can be changed in flight. The limits for blade angle are controlled by pitch stops on the. dome feathering mechanism. Explanation. Question Number. Option C. maintain constant speed in flight. The purpose of fine pitch stop is to.2. Correct Answer is. Correct Answer is. The feathering pump is required as the existing pressure from the engine will be decaying. 61. Option A. eppersen Aircraft Propellers and Controls Page 81-83 refers. Option A. Explanation. Option C. Option A. The blade angles can be changed in flight. Its blade angles are set with an automatic system with which the pilot has no input. CAIP's Leaflet PL/1-1 para 5. Which best describes a Variable Pitch propeller?. Option C.coarse and fine. Explanation. Option A. maintain maximum RPM at takeoff. Its blade angles can only be set on the ground. 59.Untitled Question Number. Option B. the fine pitch position. prevent the propeller moving below flight fine pitch in flight. Option C.2 refers. The holding coil of a hydromatic propeller feathering button switch holds a relay closed that applies power to the propeller. although sophisticated types also have ground fine and reverse pitch stops. propellers which can only be adjusted on the ground are known as 'ground adjustable' not 'variable pitch'. Counterweights are fitted to blade root to. counteract CTM. Question Number. Correct Answer is. Explanation. The range of angles of a VP propeller is usually limited by. Option B. Option C. The pump is held energised until the prop feather switches sense that the propeller has reached the feather position. Question Number. 57. 58. Correct Answer is. Question Number. Page 9 . cylinder. Correct Answer is. 60. Option B. feathering pump motor. cylinder. the feathering angle. A Variable Pitch (VP) propeller will have at least 2 stops.

Page 10 . Option A. propeller pitch control. The constant-speed control unit is also called a. Option A. 62. Explanation. Explanation. NIL. governor. reduce stresses between the splines of the propeller and the splines of the shaft. Option B. Correct Answer is. The primary purpose of the front and rear cones for propellers that are installed on splined shafts is to. 63. position the propeller hub on the splined shaft. accumulator. Question Number. Option C. Option B. AC65-12A. position the propeller hub on the splined shaft. Correct Answer is. prevent metal-to-metal contact between the propeller and the splined shaft. Option C.Untitled Question Number. governor.