Review - COMMS/NAV III

Answer the following questions related to COMMS/NAV:



  1. Describe the basic operating principle of the VLF/OMEGA system.
  2. Describe the basic operating principle of the inertial navigation system (INS).
  3. Identify the four basic components of the INS.
  4. Describe the operating principle of the GPS.
  5. Describe the operating principle of the FMCS.
  6. ldentify three critical considerations in the installation of all avionics equipment.
  7. Identify two areas on aircraft where avionics equipment is susceptible to water leaks.
  8. Why is it important to consider lighting and labelling in the installation of avionics equipment?
  9. How do you normally protect radio equipment from mechanical shock and vibration?
  10. What is the purpose of installing bonding straps in shock mounts?
  11. What occurs to the performance of a radio when you melt the polyethylene of a transmission line?
  12. What is the procedure for checking the performance of a transmission line?
  13. Describe the difference in polarity between the communication and VOR antennas.
  14. Why do you need a balun in the VOR antenna installation?
Remember to email me the answers before Sunday.


David López Vilela

Instagram