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CTO EXAM FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

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Controllers who encounter situations that are not covered in the JO 7.110.65 are expected to...
Use their best judgement
Procedural letters of agreement require the concurence of...
more than one facility
The word "shall" means the procedure is...
mandatory
The word that means the procedure is recomended is...
Should
When time is used in the context of a clock reading, hours and minutes are expressed in..
coordinating the universal time UTC
When reading the time, the change to the next minute is made at the minute plus... seconds
30
When determining priority of duty the controller should excersize..
good judgment
the time check is given to the nearest...
quarter minute 15 seconds
Give first priority to issuing saftey alerts and...
separating aircraft
The use of non radar separation is prefered over radar separation when ...... will begin
operational advantage
A safety alert is issued when a controller recognizes a situation of unsafe aircraft proximity...
other aircraft
when workload, communication, and equipement permitted, .... procedures are preferred
Automation
The first duty priority of an air traffic controller is separating aircraft and ....
issuing safety alerts
Identify a primary radar beacon target by observing target making a turn of ... degrees or...
30
Local controllers may use certified tower radar displays to determine an aircrafts exact location,...
Identification
Fixed wing special VFR flights may be approved only if arriving or departing IFR aircraft are...
Delayed
When prompt compliance is used to avoid the development of an imminent situation use the word...
Expadite
When expeditious compliance is required to employ an immenent situation use the word...
immediately
Provide air traffic control service to air craft on a.... basis as circumstances permit
First come first serve
Provide special handling as required, to expadite.... flights
Flight check
Respond to another controllers operational request by restating the incomplete or abreviated...
Approved
ATC service is provided based only upon observed or ... traffic
Known
Pilots wishes to exceed prescribed speed limit in class C or D airspace must..
Receive ATC authorization
To meet currency requirements, ATC operators must observe for at least... of the preceeding...
3
Applicants for a facility rating at any ATC tower must have satisfactorily served, without...
6 months
The minimum separation for an aircraft departing behind a heavy jet departure on parallel runways...
2
The minimum age requirement to be eligible for a CTO certification is ..... years
 18
When distances can be determined by suitable landmarks, the separtation minimum between CAT...
4500
Do not autorize an aircraft to taxi into position and hold at an intersection between sunset...
Not visible from tower
During daylight hours when distances can be determined by suitable landmarks, an arriving CAT...
3000
Issue wake turbulence cautionary advisory to aircraft landing behind a departing/ arrival......
2500
unless requested by the pilot, do not issue a downwind takeoff to helicopters if the tailwind...
5
During taxi and ground movements, larger and heavier helicopters show a significant increase...
Downwash Turbulence
Sequenced flashing lights shall be operated when the visibility is less than .... miles and...
3
Except where a runway use program is in effect, use the calm wind runway when the wind is less...
5
specialists being relieved and the relieving specialist shall share equal responsibility for...
accuracy
to achieve proper spacing between helicopters, .... may be more practical than course changes
Speed adjustment
Simultaneous same direction aircraft operations on parrallel runways are authorized only when...
Visual
Departing IFR civil aircraft should be instructed to contact departure control after takeoff...
1/2
The departure control frequence may be omited from a departure clearance if the aircraft is...
the departure procedure
Wake turbulence separation minima should continue to touchdown for all aircraft not making...
Maintaining visual separation
issue wake turbulence, cautionary advisories to IFR aircraft that accept a visual approach...
Visual
The certificate issued by the FAA that authorizes the holder to act as an ATC tower operator...
CTO
An endorsement that an applicant has to meet the requirements to control ATC at a facility...
Facility rating
Aircraft A, CAT II, is on final approach. Aircraft B, CAT III, is departing on the same runway....
PICTURE 6000
In order to conduct Land and Hold Short Operations on intersecting runways, both runways must...
Good
Aircraft A is departing Runway 10.  Aircraft B is on final approach to Runway 16. ...
Intersection  (PICTURE)
The term "high Key" relates to a ... approach
simulated flame-out
The maximum allowable airspeed for an aircraft below 10,000 feet is .... kts
250
Position lights on aircraft must be lighted between
sunset and sunrise
A flashing green light signal to an aircraft on the ground means the aircraft is cleared to...
taxi
On an overhead approach, the initial approach is .... nautical miles in length
3 to 5
A pilot encountering an urgency situation should broadcast  "...." 3 times
PAN-PAN
What procedure permits one controller to transfer radar identification of an aircraft to another...
Handoff
What phraseology term is used to inform the controller initiating a hand-off that the aircraft...
radar contact
Special VFR aircraft are NOT assigned fixed altitudes because of the .... requirement
clearance from clouds
Special VFR minima are prescribed in Federal Aviation Regulations, part....
91
Gate hold procedures shall be implemented whenever departure delays exceed.... minutes
15
If the reported ceiling/sky condition is above 5000 feet and visibility is more than... miles,...
5
when runway braking action reports of "FAIR", "POOR", and "NIL" are received, what statement...
Braking action advisories are in effect
Between sunrise and sunset, ceiling or visibility below basic VFR minima is indicated by turning...
rotating beacon
Reportable values are .... feet or less for Runway Visual Range (RVR) and 1 1/2 miles or less...
6000
The physical dimensions of class C airspace will normally be a .... NM radius capped at 4000...
5
Class c airspace shall extend down to .... feet above the surface, except that an inner core...
1200
when operating Special VFR in Class B, C, D or E airspace, all aircraft except.... are required...
helicopters
Intersection departures may be initiated or authorized by a controller if they are
requested by the pilot
The size and shape of a TRSA/Class B airspace will vary depending upon....
operational requirements
Minimum vertical separation between VFR aircraft and IFR aircraft within class C airspace is...
500
The reduced runway separation minimum between a Category III departure followed by a category...
6000
the order listing of items to be covered during a position relief breifing is called the ....
checklist
After an aircraft has been issued a clearance to taxi into position to hold on a runway, what...
hold in position
Aircraft operating at or above 18,000 feet MSL shall set their altimeter to
29.92
Aircraft approaching to land should circle the airport to the....
left
Except over mountainous areas, the minimum IFR altitude is... feet above the highest obstacle...
1000
An appropriate VFR altitude for an aircraft on a magnetic course of 200 degrees is .... feet
6500
FAA light inspection aircraft are identified by the call sign
Flight check
When appropriate procedural requirements are met, separation between aircraft may be reduced...
2 1/2
A designated Short takeoff and landing runway may be assigned only when requested by the pilot...
Letter of agreement with the aircraft operator
Which terminal controller is responsible for sequencing IFR arriving aircraft
Approach Control
which controller is normally responsible for aircraft and vehicular movement around the airport
ground Control
NO person may fly in formation if the aircraft is carrying
hazardous material
Aircraft in distress has the right of way over
all other aircraft
In converging situations involving aircraft of different categories, the right of way over...
balloons
within Class B airspace, the maximum airspeed of  turbine powered aircraft is ... knots
200
the first item stated during initial call up to an aircraft is the
aircraft identification


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