Aircraft Handling Fundamentals

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Failure to hook the grounding strap to the deck first could cause the discharge of static electricity to go where?
Through the person holding the strap
How many volts of static electricity may build up and be stored in the windshield?
100,000 volts
What are the four categories of aircraft tie-down?
Initial tie-down
Normal tie-down
Moderate weather tie-down
Heavy Weather tie-down
How many tie-down chains are used for initial tie-down?
6
When is initial tie-down chains used?
Immediately prior to, in-between or immediately after flight
When winds are above 60 knots, how many tie-down chains are required?
20
What wind speeds are 9 tie-down chains used up to?
45 knots
What are the mandatory hand signals for rotary wing aircraft?
Wave-off
Hold
What is the maximum speed when towing an aircraft?
5 mph or the speed of the slowest walker
Who is overall responsible for assembling the move crew, ensuring they are properly qualified, the pre move briefing and safe movement of the aircraft?
Move Director
Who is primarily responsible for ensuring that the aircraft is ready to be towed and that there is ample clearance for the aircraft?
Safety Observers
What is responsibility of the tractor driver?
The safe and slow movement of the aircraft from hookup to the final parking spot
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