509 Mxs 2a051t Vol. 1

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509 Mxs 2a051t Vol. 1

509 MXS 2A051T Vol. 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    001. Define the Earth reference term, Great circle?
    • A. 

      A Great circle perpendicular to the polar axis and located an equal distance from the poles.

    • B. 

      A Earth location given in the North South latitude coordinates followed by East West longitude coordinates.

    • C. 

      Is formed on the surface of the Earth by any plane that passes through the center of the Earth and divides the Earth into two equal parts.

    • D. 

      Circles of varying size that run laterally through the earth they are assigned values from 90º north to 90º south with the equator being zero.

    • E. 

      One half of a great circle located between the poles.

  • 2. 
    001. Define the following Earth reference term, Equator
    • A. 

      A Great circle perpendicular to the polar axis and located an equal distance from the poles.

    • B. 

      One half of a great circle located between the poles.

    • C. 

      A Earth location given in the North South latitude coordinates followed by East West longitude coordinates.

    • D. 

      Is formed on the surface of the Earth by any plane that passes through the center of the Earth and divides the Earth into two equal parts.

    • E. 

      Circles of varying size that run laterally through the earth they are assigned values from 90º north to 90º south with the equator being zero.

  • 3. 
    001. Define the following Earth reference term, Parallels of lattitude
    • A. 

      One half of a great circle located between the poles.

    • B. 

      Is formed on the surface of the Earth by any plane that passes through the center of the Earth and divides the Earth into two equal parts.

    • C. 

      A Great circle perpendicular to the polar axis and located an equal distance from the poles.

    • D. 

      A Earth location given in the North South latitude coordinates followed by East West longitude coordinates.

    • E. 

      Circles of varying size that run laterally through the earth they are assigned values from 90º north to 90º south with the equator being zero.

  • 4. 
    001. Define the following Earth reference term, Meridians of longitude
    • A. 

      One half of a great circle located between the poles.

    • B. 

      Is formed on the surface of the Earth by any plane that passes through the center of the Earth and divides the Earth into two equal parts.

    • C. 

      A Great circle perpendicular to the polar axis and located an equal distance from the poles.

    • D. 

      A Earth location given in the North South latitude coordinates followed by East West longitude coordinates.

    • E. 

      Circles of varying size that run laterally through the earth they are assigned values from 90º north to 90º south with the equator being zero.

  • 5. 
    001. Define the following Earth reference term, Geographic coordinate position
    • A. 

      One half of a great circle located between the poles.

    • B. 

      Is formed on the surface of the Earth by any plane that passes through the center of the Earth and divides the Earth into two equal parts.

    • C. 

      A Great circle perpendicular to the polar axis and located an equal distance from the poles.

    • D. 

      A Earth location given in the North South latitude coordinates followed by East West longitude coordinates.

    • E. 

      Circles of varying size that run laterally through the earth they are assigned values from 90º north to 90º south with the equator being zero.

  • 6. 
    001. Distinguish the following terms, direction and distance.
    • A. 

      The clockwise angle between true north and the direction of the aircraft. The clockwise angle between aircraft heading and an object.

    • B. 

      The position of one point in space in relation to another. The amount of space seperating two points.

    • C. 

      One minute of arc along any meridian equals approximately one nautical mile. The equator is only parrallel of latitude where one minute of arc equals one nautical mile

    • D. 

      Up and down motion relative to the horizontal axis of the Earth.

  • 7. 
    001. Distinguish the following terms, true and relative bearing.
    • A. 

      The clockwise angle between true north and the direction of the aircraft. The clockwise angle between aircraft heading and an object.

    • B. 

      The position of one point in space in relation to another. The amount of space seperating two points.

    • C. 

      One minute of arc along any meridian equals approximately one nautical mile. The equator is only parrallel of latitude where one minute of arc equals one nautical mile

    • D. 

      Up and down motion relative to the horizontal axis of the Earth.

  • 8. 
    001. Distinguish the following terms, minutes along parallels and meridians.
    • A. 

      The clockwise angle between true north and the direction of the aircraft. The clockwise angle between aircraft heading and an object.

    • B. 

      The position of one point in space in relation to another. The amount of space seperating two points.

    • C. 

      One minute of arc along any meridian equals approximately one nautical mile. The equator is only parrallel of latitude where one minute of arc

    • D. 

      Up and down motion relative to the horizontal axis of the Earth.

  • 9. 
    001. What two unrelated factors determine the path of an aircraft over the Earth?
    • A. 

      The aircrafts elevation in relation to the relative wind and the winds direction across the surface of the Earth

    • B. 

      The motion of the aircraft through the air mass and the motion of the air mass across the surface of the Earth.

    • C. 

      The aerodynamic factors of the manufacturers design and thurst of the engines.

    • D. 

      The density of the surrounding air and the weight of the aircraft.

  • 10. 
    001. Define drift.
    • A. 

      The latitudinal displacement of the aircraft cause by HSI errors.

    • B. 

      The sideward displacement of the aircraft caused by deviation.

    • C. 

      The longitudinal displacement of the aircraft caused by compass deviation.

    • D. 

      The sideward displacement of the aircraft caused by the wind.

  • 11. 
    001. Explain the function of the drift (angle) correction.
    • A. 

      Adjusts for compass deviation.

    • B. 

      Uses the ADI to make good it's true course.

    • C. 

      Adjusts the aircrafts true heading into the wind by and angle that cause the aircraft to make good it's true course.

    • D. 

      Adjusts the aircrafts altitude to make good it's true course.

  • 12. 
    001. Name two components for each of wind triangle vectors; Wind.
    • A. 

      Wind direction and speed.

    • B. 

      True heading and true airspeed.

    • C. 

      Track and ground speed.

    • D. 

      Track heading and True ground speed.

  • 13. 
    001. Name two components for each of wind triangle vectors; Air.
    • A. 

      Relative heading, relative airspeed

    • B. 

      True heading, true airspeed.

    • C. 

      Track and ground speed.

    • D. 

      Wind direction and speed.

  • 14. 
    001. Name two components for each of the wind triangle vectors; Ground.
    • A. 

      Track and ground speed

    • B. 

      Wind direction and speed.

    • C. 

      Relative heading, relative airspeed

    • D. 

      True heading, true airspeed.

  • 15. 
    001. What is a vector diagram?
    • A. 

      A graphic representation of the aircrafts true speed.

    • B. 

      A graphic representation of the aircrafts trajectory.

    • C. 

      A graphic represenation of a wind triangle shows the effect of the altitude on the flight of an aircraft.

    • D. 

      A graphic representation of a wind triangle shows the effect of the wind on the flight of an aircraft.

  • 16. 
    001. Distinguish between variation and deviation in navigation and explain what causes each.
    • A. 

      The angle between true north and the direction indicated by the needle of a compass influenced only by the Earth's atomosphere. The distribution of magnetic forces within the aircraft itself.

    • B. 

      The angle between true north and the direction indicated by the needle of a compass influenced only by the Earth's magnetic field. The variants of magnetic forces outside the aircraft.

    • C. 

      The angle between true north and the direction indicated by the needle of a compass influenced only by the Earth's magnetic field. The distribution of magnetic forces within the aircraft itself.

  • 17. 
    002. What is the basic operating principle of VOR?
    • A. 

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    • B. 

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