Gavilan College AMT 111 Aircraft Landing Gear Systems Worksheet #2

Gavilan College AMT 111
Aircraft Landing Gear Systems
Worksheet #2
Points: 21
1. The (inner or outer) wheel half is connected to the brake rotor.
2. What prevents the wheel and tire assembly from exploding due to overheating?
3. What failure will be caused by over torquing an axle nut?
4. For safety purposes, what should be done before removing a wheel?
5. Nearly any flaw in a wheel bearing assembly is grounds for replacement. (True or False)
6. Staining and surface marks on the wheel-bearing cup are indications of what?
7. What NDT method is used to detect cracks in a wheel’s bead area?
8. The brake linings can be replaced without removing a wheel on (fixed or floating) disk type
9. Large and high performance aircraft use what type of brake disk?
10. What type of master cylinder is used on small aircraft?
11. What portion of the master cylinder allows for fluid expansion?
12. The power source for a power brake system is?
13. What brake system component prevents the wheels from stopping too early during braking?
List two method of bleeding a brake system:
16. The number of tire plies can be used to determine tire strength. (True or False)
17. What part of the tire anchors the tire to the wheel?
18. What feature is added to a tire to deflect water from the engines?
19. Tires should be stored (horizontally or vertically).
20. A tire is inflated with
to prevent adding water to the tire.
21. The normal allowable tire pressure lose per day is?
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