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What is the main structural component of the wing?
What are the four major components of the empennage?
The vertical stabilizer, The rudder, the horizontal stabilizer, and the elevator
What is the airfoil shape of the wing surface formed by?
What sort of airplanes are designed with only one pair of wings?
What is the most usual form of fuselage construction in training airplanes, in which the skin covers a light structure and carries much of the stress?
Does a cracked or severely corroded landing gear strut found during your preflight inspection need to be inspected by a qualified maintenance technician before the airplane flies?
What is the agent used to dampen the rebound action in the oleo strut following a shock?
True or False? The oleo strut will only extend the same in flight as on the ground.
False, the Ole strut will extend further in flight than on the ground
Why should mud or dirt noticed in a preflight inspection be cleaned off the polished section of an oleo strut prior to taxiing?
To avoid rapid wearing of the seals during taxiing and ground maneuvers as the strut telescopes in and out
What is the nose-wheel held in alignment by?
A torque link
What is the nose-wheel oscillations either side of center damped by?
What is the relative movement between a tire and a wheel flange called?
What type of nose-wheel is free to turn but is not connected to the cockpit by any control rods or cables for turning?
Nose-wheel steering in light airplanes is usually operated by...
Control rods or cables operated by the rudder pedals
A castoring nose-wheel can be made to turn...
with differential braking
If a tire has moved so that the creep marks are out of alignment, then...
The tire should be inspected and possibly reinstalled or replaced
Does a tire that has some shallow cuts in the sidewalls and a number of small stones embedded in its tread need to be rejected for further flight?
Does a tire that has a deep cut that exposes the casing cords or a large bulge in the sidewall need to be rejected for further flight?
Most light airplane braking systems are...
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