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Describe the physical characteristics of a P-3 aircraft
Four engine, low wing, in the 135,000 lb weight class powered by four T-56-A-14 turbo prop engines.

Wing span: 99'8"
Length: 116'10"
Height to top of fin(antenna): 34'3"
Top of fin (antenna) to lower skin: 24'4"
Describe the all weather capabilities of the P-3 aircraft
Ice control systems on the P-3 enable the aircraft to perform its mission under various weather conditions and return home safely
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Mission Commander (MC)
Responsible for all phases of the assigned mission except those aspects of flight safety that are related to the physical control of the aircraft
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Patrol Plane Commander (PPC)
Responsible for the effectiveness of the aircraft and crew for all matters affecting flight safety. He also flies the plane
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Patrol Plane Pilot (PPP)
Assists the PPC in preparing the crew for flights. Reads the checklist and pilots the aircraft at all times the PPC is away from his station
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Patrol Plane Co-pilot (PPCP)
Acts as a relief for the PPC or PPP during extended flight operations
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Flight Engineer
Responsible for interior and exterior checks and he shall continually monitor engine and system flight station controls and indicators
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Second Flight Engineer
Relief for the FE during extended flight operations
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Tactical Coordinator (TACCO)
Employs appropriate tactics and procedures to most effectively carry out the mission of the aircraft and its crew. Also ensures the safe and accurate navigation of the aircraft
Describe the purpose of the following aircrew position:

Navigator/Communication (NAV/COMM) Officer
Maintains an accurate record of present and past positions, transmit position reports and maintains accurate flight records