Aviation And Nautical Information

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Aviation And Nautical Information

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  • 1. 
    A pilot banks an airplane by using the
    • A. 

      Brakes

    • B. 

      Elevator

    • C. 

      Ailerons

  • 2. 
    What part of the airplane controls the vertical axis?
    • A. 

      Pilot

    • B. 

      Rudder

    • C. 

      Wing flaps

  • 3. 
    What is the backward or retarding force produced by air resistance termed?
    • A. 

      Weight

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Drag

  • 4. 
    The angle between the chord line of the airfoil and the direction of the relative wind is termed:
    • A. 

      Angle of attack

    • B. 

      Angle of deflection

    • C. 

      Triangle

  • 5. 
    In a steady flight condition,
    • A. 

      Lift = weight; thrust = drag

    • B. 

      Lift = gravity ; weight = drag

    • C. 

      Drag = lift; weight = thrust

  • 6. 
    If a hard surfaced runway is numbered 22, then the opposite runway is:
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      40

  • 7. 
    Runway 36 is aligned in a:
    • A. 

      North-South Direction

    • B. 

      NNE-SSW Direction

    • C. 

      East-West Direction

  • 8. 
    Arms crossing over head signals a pilot to make the airplane:
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Go

    • C. 

      Taxi

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the first spaceship that landed on the moon?
    • A. 

      Aurora 7

    • B. 

      Apollo 11

    • C. 

      Skylab 1

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an important performance deficiency of an over-loaded airplane?
    • A. 

      Higher Landing Speed

    • B. 

      Increased rate and angle of climb

    • C. 

      Shorter take off runway

  • 11. 
    During take off, a headwind will:
    • A. 

      Shorten the takeoff run and decrease the angle of climb

    • B. 

      Shorten the takeoff run and increase the angle of climb

    • C. 

      Increase the takeoff run and decrease the angle of climb.

  • 12. 
    The pilot always advances the throttle during:
    • A. 

      Climb

    • B. 

      Nose dive

    • C. 

      Spin

  • 13. 
    What makes an airplane turn?
    • A. 

      Horizontal component of lift

    • B. 

      Rudder and aileron

    • C. 

      Vertical component of lift

  • 14. 
    The pilot of an airplane can best detect the approach of a stall by the:
    • A. 

      Decrease in pitch

    • B. 

      Ineffectiveness of the ailerons and elevator

    • C. 

      Increase in the effectiveness of the rudder

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