Code No: RR412105

Set No. 1

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTS (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What are the basic advantages of pneumatic system? [8]

(b) Draw a bock diagram of a typical mechanical pneumatic system of a basic trainer aircraft and explain. [8] 2. (a) Comment on classification of shock absorbers. (b) Write about various components of a landing gear system. 3. (a) What are the basic components of an Instrument Landing System? (b) How is an ILS improved in a Microwave Landing System? 4. (a) What do understand by Gravity feed fuel system? (b) Discuss briefly the basic fuel system components of a jet engine. 5. (a) Explain the principles of voltage regulation in an aero plane. (b) Draw the carbon-pile voltage regulator and explain. 6. (a) List out various components of a Pressurization control system. [6] [10] [8] [8] [6] [10] [8] [8] [8]

(b) Explain in detail how does a cabin pressurization system functions, with the help of a neat sketch. [8] 7. (a) What is the “Standard Instrument Panel Layout” in the cockpit as per ICAO. Explain briefly the types of instruments in an aircraft. [8] (b) With the help of a neat sketch, explain ‘pitot-static’ air data sensor. [8]

8. (a) Give a brief account on the principle and functioning of “servo-operated RPM indicator”. [8] (b) Differentiate between ‘Total Air Temperature (TAT) probe’ and ‘Jet Pipe Temperature (JPT) probe’. [8] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR412105

Set No. 2

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTS (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Differentiate between aircraft pneumatic and hydraulic systems. [8]

(b) With the help of a simple sketch explain the working of an aircraft pneumatic system. [8] 2. (a) Explain various configurations of landing gears employed in majority of the aircrafts. [8] (b) With the help of a neat sketch explain the function of Air-oil shock oleoleg. [8] 3. (a) Write about various system components which are being used in airplane control. [8] (b) Draw the control-position indicating system of a jet aircraft and explain its working principles. [8] 4. (a) What is meant by Fuel sediments? (b) Explain various quality check tests to be carried out on Aviation fuel. 5. (a) Explain the principles of voltage regulation in an aero plane. (b) Draw the carbon-pile voltage regulator and explain. 6. (a) Differentiate between cabin pressurization and air-conditioning systems. [6] [10] [8] [8] [8]

(b) With a neat sketch, explain the working of a Boot-strap air cycle system. [8] 7. (a) What is the principle of operation of altitude alerting system. (b) Explain the Q-code for altimeter setting as per ICAO. [8] [8]

8. (a) Give a brief account on the principle and functioning of “servo-operated RPM indicator”. [8] (b) Differentiate between ‘Total Air Temperature (TAT) probe’ and ‘Jet Pipe Temperature (JPT) probe’. [8] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR412105

Set No. 3

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTS (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Differentiate between aircraft pneumatic and hydraulic systems. [8]

(b) With the help of a simple sketch explain the working of an aircraft pneumatic system. [8] 2. (a) Explain various configurations of landing gears employed in majority of the aircrafts. [8] (b) With the help of a neat sketch explain the function of Air-oil shock oleoleg. [8] 3. Using a schematic layout of analog air data computer, explain the operation of a fully powered airplane control system. [16] 4. (a) List out the advantages of a fuel injection system. [6]

(b) With the help of schematic layout explain the Fuel flow control system in aircraft systems. [10] 5. (a) Write about various protection systems, which are found commonly in use with Aircraft electric systems. [8] (b) Draw a diagram and explain ‘Differential relay’ in aircraft electrics. 6. (a) Why does an oxygen system is listed under aircraft Utility Systems? [8] [8]

(b) With the help of a rough sketch explain a typical oxygen system for a light twin engine airplane. [8] 7. (a) Define the two fundamental properties of a gyro scope. Explain how does a simple artificial horizon functions. [8] (b) Difference between ‘free gyro’,‘rate gyro’ ‘tied gyro’ and ‘earth gyro’. 8. (a) Explain the temperature and pressure gauges used in aircraft systems. (b) Explain in detail how the speed of an aircraft engine can be measured. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8] [8] [8]

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Code No: RR412105

Set No. 4

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTS (Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) What are the advantages and disadvantages of hydraulic system? [8]

(b) Explain in detail the working principle of any hydraulic system employed in aircraft. [8] 2. (a) Give a brief account on non-absorbing landing gear? (b) Discuss about the three types of non-absorbing landing gears. [8] [8]

3. (a) With the help of a simple block diagram explain a typical flight management system. [8] (b) Give a brief account on flight control systems. [8]

4. (a) What is meant by “Pressure Fuel System” and explain how it differs from gravity flow system. [6] (b) With a simple block diagram explain Fuel system of a twin-engine airplane. [10] 5. (a) Differentiate between LT ignition and HT ignition systems. [8]

(b) Draw a wiring diagram for HT ignition system for a turbo fan engine and explain. [8] 6. (a) Differentiate between cabin pressurization and air-conditioning systems. [8]

(b) With a neat sketch, explain the working of a Boot-strap air cycle system. [8] 7. (a) What is the “Standard Instrument Panel Layout” in the cockpit as per ICAO. Explain briefly the types of instruments in an aircraft. [8] (b) With the help of a neat sketch, explain ‘pitot-static’ air data sensor. [8]

8. (a) Define the term Mach number and explain how airspeed indicator is modified as Mach meter and indicated. [8] (b) Describe the working of a pitot-static pressure sensing probe. ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ [8]

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