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QUIZ 3 Answers

(1) it is a type of maintenance which can be done while the engine is installed on the
aircraft. Line maintenance is done between short periods of time. Like before or
after aircraft takeoff or landing.
(2) this is a type of maintenance done with the engine taken off the aircraft. This is a
more great deal of maintenance. It is done annually or between a long periods of
(3) Scheduled maintenance is planned component repair or replacement, often
triggered by preventive maintenance inspections, pre-trip and post-trip
inspections,regular oil changes and grease jobs, etc. , all of which are also
scheduled maintenance activities.
(4) Unscheduled maintenance is work that results from breakdowns, unexpected
failures, often triggering road calls and usually causing expensive downtime of labor
(5) A check- Inspections done after every 400-600 flight hours or 200-300 cycles.
B check- Inspections done after every 6-8 months
C check- Inspections done after every 20-24 months
D check- Inspections done after every 6 years
HMV- Heavy Maintenance Visit. It is anothet name of D check.
(6) it is the primary maintenance process requiring assembly, inspection of aircraft and
components at fixed periods.
(7) it is a preventive primary maintenance process that requires a system, component,
appliance be inspected preodically or checked against some physical standard to
determine if
it can continue in service.
(8) a. It is a process in which changes in certain performance parameters of engines
are analyzed
to identify performance deterioration and malfunction of engine components and
b. To wash the compressor on regular intervals using copressor wash solution to
contaminants and increase thermal efficiency.
c. It is a process of preserving the engine to ensure longer engine life after the
engine has
been inactive for more than 7 days. Engine depreservation is the process to undo
engine preservation for making it active.
d. 4 types of periodic inspections (A,B,C,D) that have to be done on all commercial/
aircraft after a certain amount of time or usage.
(9) field cleaning.
(10) no, its an overhaul procedure.
(11) Thermal cracking.
(12) Across the leading and trailing edges of turbine blades.
(13) To maintain the turbine wheel balance.
(14) The trailing edge is thinner, and converting cracks will more easily cause loss of
(15) Fuel nozzle.
(16) Both axial and radial loads.
(17) They offer little rotational resistance.