Chapter 3 Aerodynamic Principles Maneuvering Flight

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Chapter 3 Aerodynamic Principles Maneuvering Flight


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  • 1. 
    3-21In what flight condition is torque effect the greatest in a single-engine airplane?
    • A. 

      Low airspeed, high power, high angle of attack.

    • B. 

      Low airspeed, high power, high angle of attack

    • C. 

      High airspeed, high power, high angle of attack.

  • 2. 
    3-22The left turning tendency of an airplane caused by P-factor is the result of the
    • A. 

      Clockwise rotation of the engine and the propeller turning the airplane counter-clockwise

    • B. 

      Propeller blade descending on the right, producing more thrust than the ascending blade on the left.

    • C. 

      Gyroscopic forces applied to the rotating propeller blades acting 90 degrees in advance of the point the force was applied.

  • 3. 
    3-23When does P-factor cause the airplane to yaw to the left?
    • A. 

      When at low angles of attack.

    • B. 

      When at high angles of attack.

    • C. 

      When at high airspeeds.

  • 4. 
    3-24(Refer to figure 2 on page 3-10If an airplane weights 2,300 pounds, what approximate weight would the airplane structure be required to support during a 60 degree banked turn while maintaining altitude?
    • A. 

      2,300 pounds

    • B. 

      3,400 pounds

    • C. 

      4,600 pounds

  • 5. 
    3-25If an airplane weights 3,300 pounds, what approximate weight would the airplane structure be required to support during a 30 degree banked turn while maintaining altitude?
    • A. 

      1,200 pounds

    • B. 

      3,100 pounds

    • C. 

      3,960 pounds

  • 6. 
    3-26If an airplane weights 4,500 pounds, what approximate weight would the airplane structure be required to support during a 45 degree banked turn while maintaining altitude?
    • A. 

      4,500 pounds

    • B. 

      6,750 pounds

    • C. 

      7,200 pounds

  • 7. 
    3-27The amount of excess load that can be imposed on the wing of an airplane depends upon the
    • A. 

      Position of the CG

    • B. 

      Speed of the airplane

    • C. 

      Abruptness at which the load is applied.

  • 8. 
    3-28Which basic flight maneuver increases the load factor on an airplane as compared to straight-and-level flight?
    • A. 

      Climbs

    • B. 

      Turns

    • C. 

      Stalls

  • 9. 
    3-29What force makes an airplane turn?
    • A. 

      The horizontal component of lift

    • B. 

      The vertical component of lift

    • C. 

      Centrifugal force

  • 10. 
    3-30During an approach to a stall, an increased load factor will cause the airplane to
    • A. 

      Stall at a higher airspeed

    • B. 

      Have a tendency to spin

    • C. 

      Be more difficult to control

  • 11. 
    3-32Select the four flight fundamentals involved in maneuvering an aircraft.
    • A. 

      Aircraft power, pitch, bank, and trim

    • B. 

      Starting, taxiing, takeoff, and landing.

    • C. 

      Straight-and-level flight, turns, climbs, and descents.

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