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Questions that I can remember from the Module 17 exam on December 16th in D.I.T. Bolton Street in Dublin.

All questions are ta en from the !ASA ban of questions. Some of the questions are not exactl" as #ere #ritten but are to d best I can do\$ but I%m sure u #ill &et #hat is meant. In relation to 'ro(eller a)c\$ 'ro(eller S"nchro(hasin& #ould be used on* a. All Aircraft b. Turbo+'ro( a)c c. All multi+en&ine a)c The forces actin& on a (ro(eller blade are a. Thrust and Torque b. Thrust\$ tension and torsion c. ,entrifu&al\$ tension - torsion .hen /nfeatherin& a 'ro(eller\$ (rior to it actuall" ha((enin&\$ The 'o#er le0er is (laced at a. Minimum 1'M b. Idle 1'M c. Maximum 1'M 'ro(eller S"nchroni2in& #or s utili2in& a. 3o0ernor b. 'ro(eller le0er c. 1'M le0ers .hich best describes the 4' (ro( a. Its blade an&les can onl" be set on the &round b. Its blade an&les are set #ith an automatic s"stem #ith #hich the (ilot has no in(ut c. The blade an&les can be chan&ed in fli&ht 'ro(eller S"nchroni2in& is used a. 5n all sta&es of fli&ht b. 5nl" on Ta e off and 6andin& c. In fli&ht exce(t ta e off and landin& If a 7 blade (ro( is (laced on a nife ed&e and it ends u( hori2ontal 8blades at 9 and : o cloc (ositions;\$ it is said to be imbalanced a. <ori2ontall" b. 4erticall" c. D"namicall" 5n a <"dromatic (ro( #ith counter#ei&hts\$ full oil su((l" #ould indicate a. 50ers(eed condition b. /nders(eed ,ondition c. 5n+s(eed condition

The ran&e of an&les of a 4' (ro( is usuall" limited b" a. coarse and fine (itch sto(s b. the featherin& an&le c. the fine (itch (osition Mechanical 0ibration relatin& to (ro(ellers in a (iston (o#ered a)c a. Is due to the lead la& of the (ro(eller com(ared to the en&ine b. Is due to the (o#er stro e of the en&ine and ma" ha0e a more detrimental effect than aerod"namic 0ibration c. due to the cran shaft at intermittent (o#er settin&s 'ro(eller S"nchroni2in& is carried out usin& a. Master en&ine b. 1eference torque c. The faster en&ine If one si&nal is lost into the com(arator unit in S"nchro(hasin& a. It is lost and the en&ines continue to function normall" b. Both en&ines remain runnin& until there is a difference\$ of commonl"\$ = to > (ercent\$ at #hich the slo#er of the en&ines is then feathered c. The slo#er en&ine immediatel" &oes to feather .ith a 4' (ro(eller rotatin& at a certain 1'M a. The blade an&le #ill tend to increase b. The blade an&le #ill tend to decrease c. There #ill be no a((arent chan&e in blade an&le to the obser0er Blade Stations are measured from a. The shan b. ,entre line of the <ub c. The ti( 5n a li&ht metal 'ro(eller\$ #here is the most detrimental (osition for dama&e a. The 6eadin& !d&e b. The ti( c. The trailin& !d&e After carr"in& out a test on the featherin& and un+featherin& s"stems\$ the en&ineer made 7 obser0ations\$8the question #as somethin& alon& these lines; 1; after selectin& ?eather and (ressin& the button\$ it remained (ressed and the de+ (ressed after about > seconds. 7; .hen un+feather #as selected and the button (ressed\$ it remained in a (ressed button and de(ressed a short (eriod after\$ These 7 situations #ould indicate* a. Both s"stems are #or in& correctl"

b. There is nothin& #ron& #ith the ?eatherin& motor but the /n+?eatherin& (um( is unser0iceable c. The ?eatherin& 'um( is /nser0iceable since the button did not de+(ress immediatel"