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Aircraft wheels are made from what two materials?
Aluminum or magnesium alloy.
What are the two general types of wheels used on naval aircraft?
Divided and demountable flange.
On a demountable flange wheel, what holds the flange in place?
A lockring.
What is the basic unit of an aircraft wheel assembly?
The wheel casting.
All main landing gear wheel braking components are attached to the wheel casting. What do these components consist of?
Brake drum or brake drive keys.
What are the two major causes of aircraft wheel failures?
Corrosion and loss of bearing lubrication.
What solvent should be used to clean bearings, bearing cups, wheel bores, and grease retainers?
P-D-680, type II.
Before installing felt grease retainers, what should you soak them in?
VV-L-800 oil.
During wheel installation, how far do you back off the axle nut when the wheel no longer spins freely?
One castellation (one-sixth turn).
Where can you find the procedures for aircraft wheel installation?
Applicable MIM.
What activity determines wheel overhaul requirements?
Intermediate maintenance activity (IMA).
To what manual should you refer to find information on cleaning aircraft wheels?
NAVAIR 04-10-1.
A fuse plug can be kept in service if the eutectic core material does NOT extend what maximum distance above the surface of the hex nut?
One-sixteenth (1/16) inch.
What grease should you use to repack wheel bearings?
MIL-G-81322 grease.
What is the recommended method for repacking bearings?
Pressure method.
Gouges, nicks, and pockmarks on the outside ends of bearing hubs are considered significant if they exceed what depth?
0.020 inch.
What part of the tire gives it tensile strength, resistance to internal pressure, and the ability to maintain its shape?
The cord body.
What is the most common tread pattern design used on naval aircraft tires?
Ribbed pattern.
What term refers to a tire's maximum recommended load for a specific type of service?
Ply rating.
What is the final nondestructive inspection method used for rebuilt tires?
Laser beam optical holographic method.
If only one numerical designation is used for a tire, what does it refer to?
The outside diameter.
Where is tire-marking information recorded after a tire change?
What does R or TR followed by a number on a tire indicate?
The number of times the tire has been rebuilt.
All tubeless tires and tires with tubes must be suitably vented to release trapped air if they exceed what psi?
100 psi.
How are vent holes marked on tubeless tires?
A bright green dot.
What type of damage is caused by sunlight?
Ultraviolet (UV) damage.
A tire should be sent to AIMD or IMA if it shows repeated pressure loss that exceeds what percent of the correct operating pressure?
5 percent.
Tire slippage marks are what color?
How often should slippage marks on aircraft tires be inspected?
After each flight.
What explosion proof, bead-breaking equipment is intended for shipboard use?
An aircraft inner tube can still be reused up to what maximum age?
5 years.
How are tubeless tires identified?
By the word tubeless on the sidewall.
During tire inflation, the setting on the pressure regulator should NEVER exceed what psi?
600 psi.
How often is a remote tire inflator assembly required to be calibrated?
Every 6 months.
After inflating an aircraft tire, what is the minimum time you must wait before checking for a detectable pressure loss?
10 min.
A non-serviceable tire that has been "H" coded is considered to be in what condition?
What solution should be used to clean tires that have come into contact with grease, oil, and other harmful materials?
Soap and water.
What will cause a tire to wear faster in the center?
A type III tire is used with what type of tube?
Type III.
Radial vent ridges molded on the surface are found on what type (s) of inner tubes?
Type III and type VII.
To prevent sticking, used tubes should be dusted with what substance?
Small leaks in tubes can be detected by using what type of check?
Soapy water check.
If an inner tube is free of leaks and defects, it is considered to be in what category?
A non-serviceable inner tube that has bent, chafed, or damaged metal valve threads should be classified as what type of tube?