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What is the mission and primary function of Naval Aviation?
To closley coordinate with other Naval forces in maintaining command of the sea.
The navy purchased it's first aircraft fron what company on what date?
8 May 1911
Who was the first Naval Aviator to fly into space?
Alan B. Shepard Jr
What year did the Secretary of Defence lift the band allowing women into combat roles?
1993
What is the purpose of the chain of comand?
Provides direction in the assignment of duties.
Major changes to the aviation ratings structure took place in what year?
1948
What manual lists the requiremants for all aviation ratings?
navpers 18068
What are aviation service ratings?
subdivisions of a general rating, require specialized training within that general rating
What general rating begins at paygrade E-6 instead of E-4?
Air Support Equipment Technician (AS)
What officer or office should you contact for assisting in finding the publications you need to study for advancement?
Division Training Petty Officer or Educational Service Officer
What is the primary mission of a naval air station?
T provide service and support to the fleet.
What officer is responsible for the safety, well being, and efficiency of the command?
Commanding Officer
On a naval air station, what department is responsible for providing and operating the airfield?
Air Operations Department
What are three primary responsibilities of the supply department?
The logistics support of the naval air station and all activities on the station.
What are the three levels of aircraft maintenance?
Organizational Maintenance
Intermediate Maintenance
Depot Maintenance
What is the basic concept of quality assurance (QA)?
That of preventing defects.
What are the two control centers in the maintenance material control division?
Material Control
Production Control
What division performs all three degree gas turbine engine repairs?
Power Plants Division
In what respect dose a naval air facility (NAF) differ from a naval air station?
Naval air facilitys are not equipped to handle large numbers of aircraft.
What are the four bassic types of squadrons?
Carrier
Patrol
Composit
Noncombatant
What are the five types of carrier squadrons?
Fighter
Attack
Strike/Fighter
Antisubmarine
Airborne Early-Warning
What are the three types of noncombatant squadrons?
Development
Tactical
Training
What type of aircraft are assigned to a development squadron?
All types of aircraft that require testing and evaluation
What is the primary mission of a tactical support squadron?
provide for long distance transfer of personal and supplies
What officer is responsible for the operational readiness of a squadron?
Commanding Officer
What officer plans, schedules, and supervises all activities of the production divisions?
Maintenance Material Control Officer
What are the four basic departments that make up an aircraft squadron?
Administrative Department
Safety Department
Operations Department
M<aintenance Department
What are the four basic types of divisions within a squadron?
Target Division
Aircraft Division
Avionics/Armament Division
Line Division
I addition to being a line officer qualified for command at sea, the commanding officer of an aircraft carrier must have what other qualifications?
Be a Naval Aviator
In peacetime, what is the maximum number of divisions normally assigned to the aircraft department?
Four
What is the basic concept of quality assurance (QA)?
That of preventing defects.
What are the two control centers in the maintenance material control division?
Material Control
Production Control
What division performs all three degree gas turbine engine repairs?
Power Plants Division
In what respect dose a naval air facility (NAF) differ from a naval air station?
Naval air facilitys are not equipped to handle large numbers of aircraft.
What are the four bassic types of squadrons?
Carrier
Patrol
Composit
Noncombatant
What are the five types of carrier squadrons?
Fighter
Attack
Strike/Fighter
Antisubmarine
Airborne Early-Warning
What are the three types of noncombatant squadrons?
Development
Tactical
Training
What type of aircraft are assigned to a development squadron?
All types of aircraft that require testing and evaluation
What is the primary mission of a tactical support squadron?
provide for long distance transfer of personal and supplies
What officer is responsible for the operational readiness of a squadron?
Commanding Officer
What officer plans, schedules, and supervises all activities of the production divisions?
Maintenance Material Control Officer
What are the four basic departments that make up an aircraft squadron?
Administrative Department
Safety Department
Operations Department
M<aintenance Department
What are the four basic types of divisions within a squadron?
Target Division
Aircraft Division
Avionics/Armament Division
Line Division
I addition to being a line officer qualified for command at sea, the commanding officer of an aircraft carrier must have what other qualifications?
Be a Naval Aviator
In peacetime, what is the maximum number of divisions normally assigned to the aircraft department?
Four
What division is responsible for handling all aircraft on the flight deck?
V-1 Division
(flight deck division)
What division is responsible for upkeep of the carrier aviation fuel and lube oil transfer system?
V-4 Division
(aircraft fuels division)
What department on an aircraft carrier is entirely responsible for all intermediate-level aircraft maintenance?
AIMD
The comander of a carrier division is usally an officer of what rank?
Admiral
Who is the Navy representative for the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
Chief of Naval Operations
Define a "yard" period as it relates to an aircraft carrier.
time scheduled for periodic repair and refitting
How are aircraft carriers supplied with provisions during deployment?
Supply ships, carrier onboard delivery aircraft, or vertical replenishment helicopter
In what year was the present naval Aircraft Identification System initiated?
1962
In the aircraft designation F/A-18E, what dose the letter 'F' specify?
Fighter
(basic mission)
In the aircraft designation F/A-18E, what dose the letter 'E' represent?
How many times it has been modified
What contractor manufacturers the SV-22 Osprey?
Bell-Boeing
The willingness of an object to stay at rest because of intertia is described by which of Newton's Laws of motion?
Newtons First Law
A heavy object will accelerate more slowly, than a light object when an equal amount of force is applied. Which of Newton's laws describes this statement?
Newton's Second Law (force)
When fluid reaches a narrow part of a tube, its speed increases and its pressure is decreased. What law dose this statement describe?
Bernoulli's Principle
What happens when the relative wind strikes the leading edge of an airfoil?
The flow of air will split
What are the four forces of flight?
Lift
Weight
Thrust
Drag
Any Vehicle (ship,car, or aircraft) is capable of making what three primary movements?
roll
pitch
yaw
How dose the pilot change the angle of attack on (a) an airplane ans (b) a helicopter?
(a) by raising one wing
(b)tilting the main rotor
The resistance to pulling apart or streching production by two forces pulling in opposite directions along the same straight lines is defined by what term?
Tension
Define the term shear as it relates to an aircraft structure?
stress exerted when two pieces of fastened material tend to separate
The resistance to crushing a produced by two forces pushing toward each other in the same straight line is defined by what term?
compression
Define the term bending.
combination of tension and compression
Define the term torsion.
stress result from a twisting force
Materials currently used in aircraft construction are classified as what type of materials?
metallic materials or nonmetallic materials
What are the most common materials used in aircraft construction?
aluminum, magnesium, titanium,steel, and their alloys
What are the nonmetallic materials used in aircraft construction?
tranparent plastic, plastics, renforced plastics, composite, and carbon-fiber materials
In an aircraft, what are the main structural mambers of the wing?
spars
What dose the term 'wet wing' mean?
the wing that is constructed so it can be used as a fuel cell
The stabilizing surface of an aircraft consist of what two airfoils?
vertical and horizontal airfoils
What are the three groups of flight control surfaces?
primary
secondary
auxiliary
What are the four forces of flight?
Lift
Weight
Thrust
Drag
Any Vehicle (ship,car, or aircraft) is capable of making what three primary movements?
roll
pitch
yaw
How dose the pilot change the angle of attack on (a) an airplane ans (b) a helicopter?
(a) by raising one wing
(b)tilting the main rotor
The resistance to pulling apart or streching production by two forces pulling in opposite directions along the same straight lines is defined by what term?
Tension
Define the term shear as it relates to an aircraft structure?
stress exerted when two pieces of fastened material tend to separate
The resistance to crushing a produced by two forces pushing toward each other in the same straight line is defined by what term?
compression
Define the term bending.
combination of tension and compression
Define the term torsion.
stress result from a twisting force
Materials currently used in aircraft construction are classified as what type of materials?
metallic materials or nonmetallic materials
What are the most common materials used in aircraft construction?
aluminum, magnesium, titanium,steel, and their alloys
What are the nonmetallic materials used in aircraft construction?
tranparent plastic, plastics, renforced plastics, composite, and carbon-fiber materials
In an aircraft, what are the main structural mambers of the wing?
spars
What dose the term 'wet wing' mean?
the wing that is constructed so it can be used as a fuel cell
The stabilizing surface of an aircraft consist of what two airfoils?
vertical and horizontal airfoils
What are the three groups of flight control surfaces?
primary
secondary
auxiliary
What division is responsible for handling all aircraft on the flight deck?
V-1 Division
(flight deck division)
What division is responsible for upkeep of the carrier aviation fuel and lube oil transfer system?
V-4 Division
(aircraft fuels division)
What department on an aircraft carrier is entirely responsible for all intermediate-level aircraft maintenance?
AIMD
The comander of a carrier division is usally an officer of what rank?
Admiral
Who is the Navy representative for the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
Chief of Naval Operations
Define a "yard" period as it relates to an aircraft carrier.
time scheduled for periodic repair and refitting
How are aircraft carriers supplied with provisions during deployment?
Supply ships, carrier onboard delivery aircraft, or vertical replenishment helicopter
In what year was the present naval Aircraft Identification System initiated?
1962
In the aircraft designation F/A-18E, what dose the letter 'F' specify?
Fighter
(basic mission)
In the aircraft designation F/A-18E, what dose the letter 'E' represent?
How many times it has been modified
What contractor manufacturers the SV-22 Osprey?
Bell-Boeing
The willingness of an object to stay at rest because of intertia is described by which of Newton's Laws of motion?
Newtons First Law
A heavy object will accelerate more slowly, than a light object when an equal amount of force is applied. Which of Newton's laws describes this statement?
Newton's Second Law (force)
When fluid reaches a narrow part of a tube, its speed increases and its pressure is decreased. What law dose this statement describe?
Bernoulli's Principle
What happens when the relative wind strikes the leading edge of an airfoil?
The flow of air will split