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  • 1. 
    To track inbound on the 215 radial of a VOR station, the recommended procedure is to set the OBS to.
    • A. 

      035 and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • B. 

      215 and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • C. 

      215 and make corrections away from the CDI needle.

  • 2. 
    (Refer to figure 17). Which is true regarding illustration 4, if the present heading is maintained? The airplane will...
    • A. 

      Intercept the 240 radial at a radial 30° angle.

    • B. 

      Cross the 180 radial at a 75° angle.

    • C. 

      Cross the 060° radial at a 15° angle.

  • 3. 
    (Refer to figure 17). Which illustration indicates that the airplane should be turned 150° left to intercept the 360° radial at a 60° angle inbound?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

  • 4. 
    (Refer to figure 17). Which statement is true regarding illustration 2, if the present heading is maintained? The airplane will...
    • A. 

      Intercept the 225 radial at 45° angle.

    • B. 

      Intercept the 360° radial at a 45° angle inbound.

    • C. 

      Cross the 180 radial at a 45° angle outbound.

  • 5. 
    (Refer to figure 17). Which illustration indicates that the airplane will intercept the 060 radial at a 60° angle inbound, if the present heading is maintained?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

  • 6. 
    (Refer to figure 17). Which illustration indicates that the airplane will intercept the 060 radial at a 75° angle outbound, if the present heading is maintained?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

  • 7. 
    Assume that the pilot is flying outbound on the 090° radial of a VOR with no-wind condition. He is flying on a...
    • A. 

      True heading of 270°

    • B. 

      True heading 090°

    • C. 

      Magnetic heading of 090°

  • 8. 
    (Refer to figure 20). Which instrument shows the aircraft to be northwest of the VORTAC?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

  • 9. 
    (Refer to figure 20) Which instrument shows the aircraft in a position where a straight course after a 90° left turn would result in intercepting radial 135?
    • A. 

      Instrument 1

    • B. 

      Instrument 2

    • C. 

      Instrument 3

    • D. 

      Instrument 4

  • 10. 
    The lateral dimensions of the airways are __________ within 57.15 NM from the radio navigation facility, after which the lateral boundaries splay out at an angle of 5° until a maximum width.
    • A. 

      15 NM

    • B. 

      5 NM

    • C. 

      10 NM

  • 11. 
    How should the pilot make a VOR receiver check when the aircraft is located on the designated checkpoint on the airport surface?
    • A. 

      With the aircraft headed directly toward the VOR and the OBS set to 0° the CDI should center within plus or minus 4° of that radial with a to indication.

    • B. 

      Set the OBS on 180° plus or minus 4°, the CDI should center with a FROM indication.

    • C. 

      Set the OBS on the designated radial. The CDI must center within plus or minus 4° of that radial with a FROM indication.

  • 12. 
    To fly inbound on the 270° radial of a VOR, the OBS (Omni Bearing Selector) should be set to...
    • A. 

      270° TO

    • B. 

      090° TO

    • C. 

      090° FROM

  • 13. 
    (Refer to figure 20). Which instrument shows the aircraft in a position where a 180° turn would result in the aircraft intercepting the 150 radial at a 30°angle?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 14. 
    (Refer to figure 20) Which instrument shows the aircraft in a position where a straight course after a 90° left turn would result in intercepting the 180° radial?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 15. 
    GIVEN: Associated conditions.....................................Fig. 32 Temperature..................................................75° F Pressure altitude............................................6,000 ft. Weight..........................................................2,900 lb. Headwind......................................................20 kts. What weight reduction is necessary to take-off over a 50-foot obstacle in 1,000 ft.?
    • A. 

      100 lbs

    • B. 

      200 lbs

    • C. 

      300 lbs

    • D. 

      400 lbs

  • 16. 
    GIVEN: Associated conditions.............................................Fig. 32 Temperature................................................. .........30° F Pressure altitude.....................................................6,000 ft. Weight....................................................................3,300 lb. Headwind...............................................................20 kts. What is the total take-off distance over a 50- foot obstacle?
    • A. 

      1,200 ft.

    • B. 

      1,300 ft.

    • C. 

      1,400 ft.

    • D. 

      1,500 ft.

  • 17. 
    GIVEN: Associated conditions............................................Fig. 32 Temperature.........................................................100° Pressure Altitude..................................................4,000 ft. Weight.................................................................3,200 lb. Headwind.............................................................calm What is the ground roll required for take-off over a 50-foot obstacle?
    • A. 

      1,350 ft.

    • B. 

      1,180 ft.

    • C. 

      1,540 ft.

    • D. 

      1,850 ft.

  • 18. 
    GIVEN: Associated conditions......................................Fig. 32 Temperature...................................................50° F Pressure Altitude............................................Sea level Weight...........................................................2,700 lb. Headwind......................................................Calm What is the total take-off distance over a 50- foot obstacle?
    • A. 

      450 ft.

    • B. 

      550 ft.

    • C. 

      750 ft.

    • D. 

      650 ft.

  • 19. 
    The cruising levels at which a flight or a portion of a flight is to be conducted shall be in terms of...
    • A. 

      Altitudes for flight below the lowest usable flight level or where applicable, at or below the transition altitude.

    • B. 

      Flight levels for flight at or above the lowest usable flight levels or, where applicable, above the transition altitude.

    • C. 

      A and B are correct.

  • 20. 
    When diverting to an alternate airport because of an emergency, pilots should...
    • A. 

      Apply rule-of-thumb computations, estimates, and other appropriate shortcuts to divert to the new course as soon as possible.

    • B. 

      Climb to a higher altitude because it will be easier to identify checkpoints.

    • C. 

      Rely on as the primary method of navigation.

  • 21. 
    (Refer to figure 22). If the time flown between aircraft position 2 and 3 is 8 minutes, what is the estimated time to the station?
    • A. 

      48 minutes

    • B. 

      8 minutes

    • C. 

      16 minutes

  • 22. 
    (Refer to figure 23).If the time flown between aircraft position 2 and 3 is 13 minutes, what is the estimated time to the station?
    • A. 

      13 minutes

    • B. 

      26 minutes

    • C. 

      7.8 minutes

  • 23. 
    (Refer to figure 24). If the time flown between aircraft position 2 and 3 is 15 minutes, what is the estimated time to the station?
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      30 minutes

  • 24. 
    To track inbound on the 215 radial VOR station, the recommended procedure is to set the OBS to:
    • A. 

      035° and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • B. 

      215° and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • C. 

      215° and make heading corrections away from the CDI needle.

  • 25. 
    Which is true regarding the use of a standard instrument departure (SID) chart?
    • A. 

      To use a SID, the pilot must possess at least the textual description of the approved standard departure.

    • B. 

      To use a SID, the pilot must possess both textual and graphic form of the approved standard departure.

    • C. 

      At airfield where SID's have been established, SID usage is mandatory for IFR departures.

  • 26. 
    Using a normal climb, how much fuel would be used from engine start to 10,000 ft. pressure altitude? (See Figure 9) Weight..........................................................3,500 lb. Airport pressure altitude.................................4,000 ft. Temperature..................................... ............21° C
    • A. 

      23 lb.

    • B. 

      20 lb.

    • C. 

      31 lb.

    • D. 

      35 lb.

  • 27. 
    Using a normal climb, how much fuel would be used from engine start to 12,000 ft. pressure altitude? (See Figure 9) Weight.........................................................3,800 lb. Airport pressure altitude...............................4,000 ft. Temperature................................................26°C
    • A. 

      46 lb.

    • B. 

      58 lb.

    • C. 

      39 lb.

    • D. 

      51 lb.

  • 28. 
    Using a normal climb, how much fuel would be used from engine start engine to 8,000 ft. pressure altitude? (See Figure 9) Weight.........................................................3,800 lb. Airport pressure altitude................................2,000 ft. Temperature................................................28°C
    • A. 

      24 lb.

    • B. 

      36 lb.

    • C. 

      27 lb.

    • D. 

      21 lb.

  • 29. 
    An aircraft 60 miles from VOR station has a CDI indication of one fifth deflection, this represents a course centerline deviation of approximately:
    • A. 

      1 mile

    • B. 

      6 miles

    • C. 

      2 miles

  • 30. 
    When making an instrument approach at the selected alternate airport, what landing minimums apply?
    • A. 

      The landing minimums published for the type of procedure selected.

    • B. 

      The IFR alternate minimums listed for that airport.

    • C. 

      Standard alternate minimums.

  • 31. 
    In routes which expand with angular divergence of 5° from the two navigational aids where the route is declared, the ________ buffer zone from both edges of the route is maintained throughout the routes maximum width.
    • A. 

      10 NM

    • B. 

      15 NM

    • C. 

      5 NM

  • 32. 
    Prominent high features on the map are indicated on an aviation chart by...
    • A. 

      Double purple lines

    • B. 

      Double red lines

    • C. 

      Single blue lines

  • 33. 
    GIVEN: Wingtip bearing change.....................................................5° Elapsed time between bearing change.................................6 min Rate of fuel consumption..................................................12 gal/hr The fuel required to fly the station is:
    • A. 

      14.4 gallons

    • B. 

      18.7 gallons

    • C. 

      8.2 gallons

  • 34. 
    To track outbound on the 180 radial of a VOR station, the recommended procedure is to set the OBS to:
    • A. 

      180° and make heading corrections away from the CDI needle.

    • B. 

      180° and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • C. 

      360° and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

  • 35. 
    An airplane departs an airport under the following conditions: Airport elevation.......................................................2,300 ft. To cruise at.............................................................10,500 ft. Rate of climb...........................................................600 ft./min Average true airspeed..............................................130 kts. True course............................................................305° Average wind velocity..............................................260° at 25 kts Variation.................................................................4°E Deviation................................................................+3° Average fuel consumption.........................................13 gal./hr. Determine the approximate time, compass heading, distance, and fuel consumed during the climb.
    • A. 

      16 min., 296°, 25 NM, 3.4 gal

    • B. 

      16 min., 292°, 23 NM, 3.0 gal.

    • C. 

      16 min., 296°, 23 NM, 3.0 gal.

    • D. 

      14 min., 296°, 25 NM, 3.0 gal.

  • 36. 
    An airplane departs an airport under the following conditions: Airport elevation...........................................................900 ft. To cruise at....................................................................8,500 ft. Rate of climb........................................................................500 ft./min Average true airspeed............................................................130 kts. True course..............................................................................220° Average wind velocity............................................................300° at 30 kts. Variation............................................................................3° W Deviation................................................................................. - 2° Average fuel consumption.....................................................14 gal./hr. Determine the approximate time, compass heading, distance, and fuel consumed during the climb.
    • A. 

      15 min., 234°, 26 NM, 3.9 gal.

    • B. 

      15 min., 234°, 31 NM, 4.2 gal.

    • C. 

      15 min., 242°, 31 NM, 3.5 gal.

    • D. 

      15 min., 234°, 31 NM, 3.5 gal.

  • 37. 
    Which maximum range factor decreases as weight decreases?
    • A. 

      Angle of attack

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Airspeed

  • 38. 
    An aircraft 60 miles from a VOR Station has a CDI indication of one-fifth deflection, this represents a course centerline deviation of approximately.
    • A. 

      2 miles

    • B. 

      1 mile

    • C. 

      6 miles

  • 39. 
    Which maximum range factor decreases as weight decreases?
    • A. 

      Angle of attack

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Airspeed

  • 40. 
    An airplane departs an airport under the following conditions: Airport elevation.........................................................1,500 ft. To cruise at................................................................9,500 ft. Rate of climb..............................................................500 ft./min Average true airspeed.................................................140 kts. True course...............................................................135° Average wind velocity.................................................070° at 20 kts. Variation....................................................................5° E Deviation.............................................. ....................-3° Average fuel consumption..........................................12 gal./hr. Determine the approximate time, compass heading, distance, and fuel consumed during the climb.
    • A. 

      16 min., 128°, 32 NM, 3.8 gal.

    • B. 

      14 min., 128°, 32 NM, 3.8 gal

    • C. 

      16 min., 120°, 35 NM, 3.2 gal.

    • D. 

      14 min., 128°, 35 NM, 3.2 gal.

  • 41. 
    The relative bearing on an ADF changes from 265° to 260° in 2 minutes of elapsed time. If the ground speed is 145 knots, the distance to that station would be...
    • A. 

      58 NM

    • B. 

      26 NM

    • C. 

      37 NM

  • 42. 
    When checking the course sensitivity of a VOR receiver, how many degrees should the OBS be rotated to move the CDI from the center to the last dot on either side?
    • A. 

      18 to 20

    • B. 

      5 to 10 check

    • C. 

      10 to 12

  • 43. 
    Which is true regarding STARs?
    • A. 

      STARs are used to separate IFR and VFR traffic.

    • B. 

      STARs are established to simply clearance delivery procedures

    • C. 

      STARs are used at the certain airport to decrease traffic congestion.

  • 44. 
    If an airplane is consuming 24.5 gallons of fuel per hour at a cruising altitude of 7,500 feet the ground speed is 299 knots, how much fuel is required to travel 740NM?
    • A. 

      314 lts.

    • B. 

      299 lts.

    • C. 

      342 lts.

  • 45. 
    With a TAS of 115 knots, the relative bearing on an changes from 090° to 095% in 1.5 minutes of elapsed time. The distance to the station would be...
    • A. 

      34.5 NM

    • B. 

      12.5 NM

    • C. 

      24.5 NM

  • 46. 
    What does the absence of the procedure turn barb on the plan view on an approach chart indicate?
    • A. 

      Teardrop-type procedure turn is authorized.

    • B. 

      Racetrack-type procedure turn is authorized.

    • C. 

      A procedure turn is not authorized

  • 47. 
    Filed flight plan shall be kept for a period of _________ and must be made available for reference by the appropriate authority.
    • A. 

      4 months

    • B. 

      6 months

    • C. 

      2 months

  • 48. 
    The direction in which the airplane is headed as it files is called heading. Its actual path over the ground, combination of the motion of the airplane and motion of the air is called...
    • A. 

      Track

    • B. 

      True course

    • C. 

      Drift angle

  • 49. 
    To track inbound on the 180 radial of a VOR station, the recommended procedure is to the OBS to.
    • A. 

      180 and make heading corrections away from the CDI needle.

    • B. 

      180 and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

    • C. 

      360 and make heading corrections toward the CDI needle.

  • 50. 
    When the CDI needle is centered during an airborne VOR check, the omnibearing selector and the TO/FROM indicator should read:
    • A. 

      0° TO, only if you are due south of the VOR.

    • B. 

      Within 4° of the selected radial.

    • C. 

      Within 6° of the selected radial.