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1. Where are the heating pads of an ice protection system located?

a) The root of the propeller

b) The whole length of the propeller
c) The tip of the propeller

2. What controls a fluid de-icing system pump speed?

a) A thermocouple
b) A temperature bulb
c) A rheostat

3. The electrical power used to heat a de-icing shoe is

a) AC or DC
b) DC
c) AC

4. Electrically de-iced propeller slip rings have regular resistance checks for
a) wear between brushes and slip ring
b) oxidisation due to altitude
c) open circuit heating elements

5. If an element in the propeller overshoe becomes open circuit

a) the entire overshoe must be replaced
b) the element can be replaced in situ
c) the overshoe is removed and element replaced

6. Propeller anti-icing may be achieved by

a) using commercial de-icing fluid sprayed on the propeller
b) a using hot air from the compressor
c) using iso-propyl alcohol de-icing fluid sprayed on the blade

7. De-icing of the propeller can be monitored by

a) viewing the deicing fluid level sight glass
b) viewing the blade and observing ice falling off the blade
c) an ammeter in the flight deck

8. Propeller anti-icing operates at which of the following temperatures?

a) Below 0C
b) +10C to -6c
c) +6C
9. Insulation testing of electrical de-icing systems should be periodically
carried out because of
a) wear on the slip rings
b) an open circuit in one of the blades
c) oxidation due to atmospheric conditions

10.Discolouration noted on a deicing shoe is due to

a) bird strike
b) overheating
c) incorrect bonding

11.Insulation checks on propeller electrical heating elements should be

carried out frequently due to
a) short/open circuits in the heating system wires along the propeller
b) deposits formed due to the wear of slip ring and brush gear assembly
c) oxidation of slip ring and brush gear assembly

12.On an electrical de-icing system, the brush block is used to transfer power
a) the slip ring
b) the timer
c) the de-icing boot

13.What checks are required to assess serviceability of an electrical de-icing

a) Functional, insulation resistance and visual
b) Functional, bonding, insulation resistance and visual
c) Functional, insulation resistance and bonding

14.What fluid is used to clean a propeller slip ring?

a) Methylated spirit
b) White spirit
c) Paraffin
15.Where is the de-icing boot?
a) Trailing edge
b) Root
c) Tip
16.How is anti icing fluid fed to the individual blades?
a) Under gravity to the slinger ring then on to the blade
b) Pump to a slinger ring
c) Pump to each blade rubber feed boot

17.Ice is removed from blades by

a) a continuously heated electrical boot
b) inboard and outboard boot sections heated in sequence by action of
the timer
c) rubber boots inflated in sequence using compressor hot air

18.Propeller blades are de-iced by

a) generating eddy currents in the blade
b) electrical heating elements bound in rubber overshoes on the blade
leading edges
c) electrical heating elements wound around rubber shoes

19.Electrical power supplies on large aircraft, for electrical deicing are

a) DC
b) AC
c) Either AC or DC

20.Propeller slip rings

a) conduct electrical power for de-icing
b) minimise slip
c) convey oil for PCU to pitch change mechanism

21.On an electrical deicing system fast cycle is used

a) at high air temperature
b) at low air temperature
c) on the ground

22.The output of an anti-icing pump is controlled by

a) a cyclic timer
b) the hand pump
c) a rheostat

23.De-icing fluid goes to a slinger ring from

a) a hand pump
b) a tank in the propeller hub, providing constant feed once released
c) an electrical pump

24.To increase anti icing effectiveness

a) increase the AC or DC current
b) increase cycle times
c) use liquid as well as electrical anti icing systems

25.Propeller de-icing for varying rates of icing can be varied by

a) increasing the AC or DC voltage
b) increasing propeller RPM
c) increasing cyclic timing

26.Proper operation of electric deicing boots on individual propeller blades

may be best determined by
a) feeling the sequence of boot heating and have an assistant observe the
loadmeter indications
b) observing the ammeter or loadmeter for current flow
c) feeling the boots to see if they are heating

27.What unit in the propeller anti-icing system controls the output of the
a) Pressure relief valve
b) Cycling timer
c) Rheostat

28.Ice formation on the propellers, when the aircraft is in flight, will

a) decrease thrust and cause excessive vibration
b) decrease available engine power
c) increase aircraft stall speed and increase noise

29.Propeller fluid anti-icing systems generally use which of the following?

a) Ethylene glycol
b) Ethyl alcohol
c) Isopropyl alcohol

30.Propeller slip rings should be

a) lubricated with graphite grease
b) cleaned and left to dry
c) lubricated with silicon grease
31.What prevents syphoning of fluid in flight between the fluid pump and the
slinger ring feed tube?
a) CVM
b) Clip ring
c) Check valve