Examen Ptl Aerocivil

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Examen Ptl Aerocivil

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of the wing main spar
    • A. 

      To withstand bending and torsional loads

    • B. 

      To withstand compressive and torsional loads

    • C. 

      To withstand compressive and shear loads

  • 2. 
    What is the purpose of wing ribs
    • A. 

      To withstand the fatigue stresses

    • B. 

      To shape the wing and support the skin

    • C. 

      To house the fuel and landing gear

  • 3. 
    The airframe structure must remain substantially intact after experiencing:
    • A. 

      The design ultimate load times a 1.5 safety factor

    • B. 

      The design limit load plus the design ultimate load

    • C. 

      The design limit load times a 1.5 factor of safety

  • 4. 
    How can wing bending moments be reduced in flight?
    • A. 

      By using aileron "up-float" and keeping the centre section fuel tanks full for as long as possible

    • B. 

      By using aileron "up-float" and using the fuel in the wings last

    • C. 

      By having tail-mounted engines and using aileron "down-float"

  • 5. 
    The primary purpose of the fuselage is to:
    • A. 

      Support the wings

    • B. 

      House the crew and payload

    • C. 

      Keep out adverse weather

  • 6. 
    The pressure gauge of an hydraulic system provides information regarding the pressure of:
    • A. 

      The hydraulic fluid in the system

    • B. 

      The air and hydraulic fluid in the system

    • C. 

      The proportional pressure in the system

  • 7. 
    A shuttle valve:
    • A. 

      Is used to replace NRVs.

    • B. 

      Allows two supply sources to operate one unit

    • C. 

      Allows one source to operate two units

  • 8. 
    A relief valve:
    • A. 

      Relieves below system pressure.

    • B. 

      Maintains pressure to a priority circuit.

    • C. 

      Relieves at its designed pressure

  • 9. 
    The primary purpose of a hydraulic reservoir is:
    • A. 

      To compensate for leaks, displacement and expansion.

    • B. 

      To allow a space into which spare fluid may be stored.

    • C. 

      To indicate system contents.

  • 10. 
    With air in the hydraulic system you would:
    • A. 

      Ignore it because normal operation would remove it.

    • B. 

      Bleed the air out of the system.

    • C. 

      Allow the accumulator to automatically adjust itself.

  • 11. 
    Pascal's law states that
    • A. 

      Pressure is inversely proportional to load

    • B. 

      Liquid is compressible

    • C. 

      Applied force acts equally in all directions.

  • 12. 
    The purpose of an accumulator is to:
    • A. 

      Relieve excess pressure.

    • B. 

      Store fluid under pressure.

    • C. 

      Store compressed gas for tyre inflation.

  • 13. 
    The minimum height to which an aircraft may safely continue a precision approach, without visual reference is known as the:
    • A. 

      Decision height

    • B. 

      Minimum descent altitude

    • C. 

      Decision altitude

  • 14. 
    What is a star?
    • A. 

      Standard arrival

    • B. 

      Estándar instrument arrival

    • C. 

      Special terminal arrival

  • 15. 
    In an instrument approach procedure, the segment in which alignment and descent for landing are made is called:
    • A. 

      Final approach segment

    • B. 

      Initial approach segment

    • C. 

      Intermediate approach segment

  • 16. 
    What is the meaning of OCA?
    • A. 

      Oceanic control area

    • B. 

      Obstacle clearance altitude

    • C. 

      Oceanic control area or obstacle clearance altitude

  • 17. 
    What is the meaning of MEHT?
    • A. 

      Mean height over threshold.

    • B. 

      Minimum eye height.

    • C. 

      Minimum elevation height.

  • 18. 
    The term used to describe the visual phase of flight after completing an instrument approach, to bring an aircraft into position for landing on runway which is not suitably located for straight- in approach, is:
    • A. 

      Contact approach

    • B. 

      Visual approach.

    • C. 

      Visual manouvering (circling).

  • 19. 
    A racetrack is:
    • A. 

      A right hand circuit pattern.

    • B. 

      A procedure used for descent; resembling a holding-pattern (including the entry).

    • C. 

      Traffic landing and taking- off again within 1 hour and returning to the same airport of the original departure.

  • 20. 
    "Operational control" of a flight refer to
    • A. 

      Exercising authority over initiating, conducting, or erminating a flight.

    • B. 

      Exercising the privileges of pilot-in-command of an aircraft.

    • C. 

      The specific duties of any required crewmember.

  • 21. 
    A crewmember interphone system is required on which airplane?
    • A. 

      An airplane with more than 19 passenger seats

    • B. 

      A turbojet airplane

    • C. 

      A large airplane

  • 22. 
    A flight crewmember must be able to don and use a quick-donning oxygen mask within
    • A. 

      8 seconds

    • B. 

      5 seconds

    • C. 

      10 seconds

  • 23. 
    A turbine-engine-powered flag air carrier airplane is released to an airport which has no available alternate. What is the required fuel reserve?
    • A. 

      30 minutes, plus 10 percent of the total flight time

    • B. 

      2 hours at normal cruise speed in a no wind condition fuel consumption

    • C. 

      2 hours at normal cruise fuel consumption

  • 24. 
    An air carrier uses an airplane that is certified for operation with a flightcrew of two pilots and one flight engineer. In case the flight engineer becomes incapacitated
    • A. 

      One pilot must be qualified and have a flight engineer certificate to perform the flight engineer duties

    • B. 

      At least one other flight crewmember must be qualified to perform the flight engineer duties

    • C. 

      One crewmember must be qualified to perform the duties of the flight engineer

  • 25. 
    An applicant who is scheduled for a practical test for an airline transport pilot certificate, in an aircraft, needs
    • A. 

      At least a current third- class medical certificate.

    • B. 

      A first-class medical certificate.

    • C. 

      A second-class medical certificate.