Airmanship Intermediate Examination

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Title

Airmanship Intermediate Examination

Description

An exam paper for Intermediate Airmanship. There are ten questions, candidates were to answer only eight.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1938-08-12

Contributor

Tricia Marshall
David Bloomfield

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Format

Two typewritten sheets

Language

Identifier

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-060001, MHattersleyCR40699-160506-060002

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Transcription

CENTRAL EXAMINATIION BOARD, ROYAL AIR FORCE.
INTERMEDIATE EXAMINATION. 12th August, 1938.
Nos. 2, 6 & 11 Flying Training Schools.
ALSO RE-EXAMINATIONS.
[underlined] AIRMANSHIP [/underlined]
[italics] (i) Write your allotted Index Number ONLY (NOT your name), also subject, school and date at the top of each answer book handed in.
(ii) EIGHT questions ONLY to be answered. Questions Nos. 1 to 4 carry 30 marks each. 5 to 10, 20 marks each.
(iii) Put the number of the question in Arabic numerals in the margin at the beginning of your answer.
(iv) MAXIMUM MARKS – 200. (v) TIME ALLOWED – 2 hours.
(vi) READ the Questions CAREFULLY and give concise answers, tabulated where possible. [/italics]
[dashed line across page]
1. (i) You are Duty Pilot at South Cerney. A pupil, A.P.O SMITH, takes off from the aerodrome in Hart (T) K 1234 at 1000 hrs. on a cross country flight to Peterborough. He expects to take 55 minutes to complete the flight. Make out a departure signal on the form provided.
(ii) A.P.O. SMITH has not arrived at Peterborough at 1200 hrs. What action should be taken by the Duty Pilot at Peterborough?
[italics] (30 Marks) [/italics].
2. You are Duty Pilot at your station. A.P.O. JONES rings up and informs you that he has forced [sic] landed and damaged his aircraft. Tabulate the information you require from him.
[italics] (30 Marks) [/italics].
3. Before taking an aircraft into the air, what precautions do you take to ensure that everything is in order for the flight?
[italics] (30 Marks) [/italics].
4. Give a brief description of the “lay-out” of the Aeroplane Maintenance Form (Form 700).
[italics] (30 Marks) [/italics].
5. When flying at night, you observe the following lights if an aircraft flying at approximately the same altitude as your own:-
(i) A RED light 45o to starboard;
(ii) A WHITE light 5o to starboard;
(iii) A GREEN light 45o to starboard;
(iv) A GREEN and RED light ahead.
State what action you would take and give full reasons in each case.
[italics] (20 Marks) [/italics].
6. (i) What inspections should be given to every initial equipment aircraft?
(ii) For what inspections is an aeroplane NOT placed unserviceable?
[italics] (20 Marks) [/italics].
[inserted] reamer A.M.O [/inserted] 7. (i) Sketch the “lay-out” of a flare path and give dimensions.
(ii) What factors determine the positioning of the boundary lights?
[italics] (20 Marks) [/italics].
8. Name FIVE advantages derived from the use of oxygen when flying at high altitudes.
[italics] (20 Marks) [/italics].
[inserted] Julia Rokeby 556313
294 Torquay Rd
Preston Paignton TQ3 2ER [/inserted]
P.T.O.
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9. What are the regulations regarding:-
(i) Diving practices over an aerodrome being carried out below an altitude of 2,000 feet;
(ii) Aeroplanes approaching balloons;
(iii) Flying over towns;
(iv) The carrying of ballast in aeroplanes?
[italics] 20 Marks) [/italics].
10. Give the FIVE main points to which you should pay particular attention when you are carrying out the daily inspection of your parachute.
[italics] 20 Marks) [/italics].

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Airmanship Intermediate Examination,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 10, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7018.

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