assembly. Fluid pressure is applied to the forward side
of the buffer pistons; and the pistons, piston rods, and
slide assembly move aft. As the pistons move aft, fluid
is forced out of the aft end of the buffer cylinder
assembly, through a check valve and the other flow
control valve, to the gravity tank.
List the NGL guide tracks.
The slide is mechanically connected to what
What component resets the buffer hooks?
What ensures the launch bar makes contacts
with the buffer hook actuator roller?
The orifice tube is located in which cylinder
of the buffer cylinder assembly?
The void created as the piston rods move
forward is filled with hydraulic fluid from
On ICCS ships, the buffer fwd and buffer aft
pushbuttons are installed on what control
In this chapter we have discussed the functions and
operating procedures for the JBDs and Mk 2 NGL
equipment. For additional, in-depth descriptions of this
equipment, see the applicable NAVAIR technical man-