300+ [UPDATED] Aircraft Maintenance Interview Questions and Answers

Q1. Ignition Power For The Spark Plugs On The Rq-1’s Engine Is?

dual breaker-less capacitive discharge ignition system .

Q2. Which Valve In The F-16’s Hydraulic System Ensures Emergency Power Unit (epu) Pump Flow Is Not Supplied To The Ground Test Stand If Connected During Epu Operations?

ground test manifold pressure check valve in the F-16’s hydraulic system ensures emergency power unit (EPU) pump flow is not supplied to the ground test stand if connected during EPU operations.

Q3. On The A-10’s Fire Extinguishing System, The Fire Extinguishing Discharge Switch Is A?

three-position, double-throw, center-off toggle switch .

Q4. On The F-15, How Does The Prca Control The Air?

Hydraulically through the pitch ratio controller.

Q5. The Component That Algebraically Adds Simultaneous Pitch And Yaw Commands To Determine The Required Tail Positions On The Rq-1 Is The…….?

primary control module.

Q6. What Is Fuselage Sump?

When refueling the U-2, the fuel tank filled first is the fuselage sump.

Q7. Where Would I Work When I Get My Ame Diploma/licence?

Airlines and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO). You can choose to work any where in the world with the internationally acclaimed EASA licence.

Q8. What Is The Work Experience Required To Become A Fully Licenced Ame?

After you graduate from  an approved EASA part-147 training centre, you would need to work in the aviation industry for up to 2 years before your licence is activated.

Q9. Which Parts Of An Aircraft Would I Be Maintaining As An Ame?

Your role as an AME depends on the licence you obtain when you complete the course. AME consists of 2 areas of study B1: Mechanical, B2: Avionics. A B1 licenced engineer would work on jet engines and aircraft systems such as electrical, flight controls, hydraulics and pressurization. On the other hand, a B2 licenced engineer would be responsible for the aircraft’s electrical, instrument, communication and navigation systems. When enrolling for your training, you may choose to enroll for either a B1 or B2 licence, or pursue a dual licence which is a combination of B1 and B2.

Q10. Who Is Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer is the sole responsible for the maintenance and overhaul of aircraft, aero engine, instruments, electrical and radio equipment and their accessories. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer issues the certificate of flight release which declares the aircraft airworthy and fit for flying. 

Q11. Galvanic Corrosion Occurs When?

different metals are in contact with each other and an electrolyte.

Q12. The F-16’s Oxy Low Warning Light Illuminates?

At a LOW quantity level of less than 0.5 liters.

Q13. The Purpose Of Valve Lead And Valve Lag In The Valve Mechanism Used On The Rq-1’s Reciprocating Engine Is To ……?

Increase the volumetric efficiency and lower the temperature of the cylinder .

Q14. What Is The Body Which Issues The Licences?

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is an agency of the European Union (EU) with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. EASA will issue the licence upon completion of training at an approved EASA part-147 training centre and with sufficient work experience in the aviation industry.

Q15. The Ground Air Service Connector For F-16 Fuel Tank Pressurization Is Located In?n The Right Main Landing Gear Wheel Well

The ground air service connector for F-16 fuel tank pressurization is located in the right main landing gear wheel well.

Q16. Who Can Become An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer?

One must be 10+2 (aggregate 50% marks in Physics and Mathematics) or Three year Diploma in any branch of engineering with 50%, should have completed three year Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course approved by the Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India, New Delhi and obtained an Aircraft Maintenance Engineering licence for which he is required to pass the A.M.E. license examination in theory and practical cum oral test conducted by the Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India New Delhi, thrice in a year in the month of February, June and October.

Q17. On The F-15, What Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive Switch Is Commonly Called The 50% Switch? Oil Pump And Start Cut-out

On the F-15, oil pump and start cut-out airframe mounted accessory drive switch is commonly called the 50% switch.

Q18. What Is Gust Control?

The U-2 flight control system that reduces the wing and empennage structural loading during high speed or rough air operation by shifting both aileron wing surfaces and wing flaps upward is the Gust control.

Q19. What Is The Difference Between An Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (ame) And Aerospace Engineering?

AMEs deal with maintaining the airworthiness of an aircraft and also certifying that it is fit for flight. Aerospace Engineering is concerned with designing and building an aircraft or spacecraft.

Q20. What Is The Importance Of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer In The Aviation Field?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is the key person who is responsible for the upkeep of the aircraft and maintain it to the standard of International Civil Aviation.