Cpl – Operational Procedures

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Cpl  Operational Procedures

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  • 1. 
    The need to slow an aircraft below Va is brought about by the following weather phenomenon:
    • A. 

      High density altitude which increases the indicated stall speed

    • B. 

      Turbulence which causes an increase in stall speed

    • C. 

      Turbulence which causes a decreases in stall speed

  • 2. 
    Recovery from a stall in any airplane becomes more difficult when its
    • A. 

      Center of gravity moves aft

    • B. 

      Center of gravity moves forward

    • C. 

      Elevator trim is adjusted nosedown

  • 3. 
    Light beacons producing red flashes indicate:
    • A. 

      End of runway at departure end

    • B. 

      A pilot should remain clear of an airport traffic pattern and continue circling

    • C. 

      Obstructions or areas considered hazardous to aerial navigation

  • 4. 
    Why should flight speeds above Vne be avoided?
    • A. 

      Excessive induced drag will result in structural failure

    • B. 

      Design limit load factors may be exceeded, if gusts are encountered

    • C. 

      Control effectiveness is so impaired that the aircraft becomes uncontrollable

  • 5. 
    During a take-off made behind a departing large jet airplane, the pilot can minimize the hazard of wingtip vortices by:
    • A. 

      Extending the takeoff roll and not rotating until well beyond the jet's rotation point.

    • B. 

      Being airborne prior to reaching the jet's flight plan until able to turn clear or its wake.

    • C. 

      Maintain extra speed on take-off and climbout.

  • 6. 
    Which action is appropriate if a pilot becomes involved in hijacking?
    • A. 

      Transmit code H on 121.5

    • B. 

      Append the code PAPA to the aircraft call sign during all radio transmissions.

    • C. 

      Set codes 7500 on the aircraft transponder.

  • 7. 
    A pilot's most immediate and vital concern in the event of complete engine failure after becoming airborne on takeoff is:
    • A. 

      Maintaining a safe airspeed.

    • B. 

      Landing directly into the wind.

    • C. 

      Turning back to the takeoff field.

  • 8. 
    The pilot-in -command of an aircraft operated under IFR, in controlled airspace, shall report as soon as practical to ATC when:
    • A. 

      Climbing or descending to assigned altitudes.

    • B. 

      Experiencing any malfunctions of navigational, approach, or communications equipment, occurring in flight.

    • C. 

      Requested to contact a new controlling facility.

  • 9. 
    Which statement is true relating to the effect of low-level wind shear on airplane performance?
    • A. 

      A tailwind shears to a headwind causes the airplane to pitch down.

    • B. 

      A headwind which shears to a tailwind causes the airplane to pitch up.

    • C. 

      A headwind shears to a tailwind causes an initial decrease in airspeed.

  • 10. 
    When an aircraft is rapidly accelerated in straight and level, such as take- off, what inhderent precession characteristics, if any will be displayed?
    • A. 

      The miniature aircraft would indicate a descent.

    • B. 

      The miniature aircraft would indicate a climb.

    • C. 

      It depends on whether the altitude indicator is an electric or vacuum type.

    • D. 

      No precession characteristic is evident unless a force.

  • 11. 
    In the event of an engine emergency, the use of a cockpit check procedure by the flight crew is:
    • A. 

      Not recommended because of excess time involved in its proper utilization.

    • B. 

      Discouraged because of possible failure of the cockpit lightning system.

    • C. 

      Required by regulations to prevent reliance upon memorized procedures.

  • 12. 
    Choose the correct statement regarding wake turbulence.
    • A. 

      The primary hazard is loss of control because of induced roll.

    • B. 

      The greatest vortex strength is produced when the generating airline is heavy, clean and fast.

    • C. 

      Vortex generation begins with the initiation of the takeoff roll.

  • 13. 
    When diverting to an alternate airport because of an emergency, pilots should:
    • A. 

      Rely upon radio as the primary method of navigation.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

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

  • 14. 
    Which procedure should you follow to avoid wake turbulence if a large jet crosses your course from left to right approximately 1 mile ahead at your altitude?
    • A. 

      Slow your airspeed to VA and maintain altitude and course.

    • B. 

      Make sure you are slightly above patch of the jet.

    • C. 

      Make sure you are slightly below the patch of the jet and perpendicular to the course.

  • 15. 
    When receiving radar vectors, if an airplane is approaching on a collision course from your left, what action should you take?
    • A. 

      Take whatever action is necessary to avoid collision.

    • B. 

      Expect the other pilot to give way as required by regulations.

    • C. 

      Wait until ATC issues a new heading altitude that will ensure adequate separation.

  • 16. 
    To avoid possible wake turbulence from a large jet aircraft that has just landed prior to your takeoff, at which point on the runway should you plan to become airborne?
    • A. 

      Approximately 500 feet prior to the point where the jet touched down.

    • B. 

      At the point where the jet touched down, or just prior to this point.

    • C. 

      Past the point where the jet touched down.

  • 17. 
    During landing on a runway covered with water or slush which braking technique is most effective?
    • A. 

      Refrain from using brakes because the wheels will lock and cause uncontrollable skidding.

    • B. 

      Apply breaks firmly and immediately upon runway contact to establish a squeegee or drying action of the tires against the runway surface and use differential braking.

    • C. 

      Apply moderate braking after wheels have had ample time to spin up. If a skid develops, release completely and apply moderate differential braking.

  • 18. 
    When landing behind a large aircraft, which procedure should be followed for vortex avoidance?
    • A. 

      Stay well below its final approach flightpath and land at least 2,000 feet behind.

    • B. 

      Stay below and to one side of its final approach flightpath.

    • C. 

      Stay above its final approach flightpath all the way to touchdown.

  • 19. 
    What is the most important procedure to follow in case of engine fire in flight wherein, there is smoke, fumes, and fire engine warning light illuminated?
    • A. 

      Start descent to suitable landing area.

    • B. 

      Close throttle of affected engine.

    • C. 

      General switch (affected engine) -Off

  • 20. 
    When turbulence is encountered during the approach to landing what action is recommended and for what primary reason?
    • A. 

      Increase the airspeed slightly above normal approach speed to attain more positive control.

    • B. 

      Decrease the airspeed slightly below normal approach speed to prevent overshooting the landing area.

    • C. 

      Increase the airspeed slightly above normal speed to penetrate the turbulence as quickly as possible.

  • 21. 
    How can you determine if another aircraft is on collision course with your aircraft?
    • A. 

      There will be no apparent relative motion between your aircraft and the other aircraft.

    • B. 

      The other aircraft will always appear to get larger and closer at a rapid rate.

    • C. 

      The nose of each aircraft is pointed at the same print in space.

  • 22. 
    Pilot -static system errors are generally the greatest in which range of airspeed?
    • A. 

      Left turn

    • B. 

      Maneuvering speed

    • C. 

      Cruising airspeed

    • D. 

      Low airspeed

  • 23. 
    Which is correct sequence for recovery from spiraling, nose low, increasing airspeed, unusual flight attitude?
    • A. 

      Reduce power, correct the bank attitude, and raise the nose to a level attitude.

    • B. 

      Reduce power, raise the nose to level attitude, and correct the bank attitude.

    • C. 

      Increase pitch attitude, reduce power, and level wings.

  • 24. 
    What procedure is recommended if a pilot should unintentionally penetrate embedded thunderstorm activity?
    • A. 

      Set power for recommended turbulence airspeed and attempt to maintain a level flight attitude.

    • B. 

      The pilot should reverse aircraft heading or proceed toward an area of known VFR conditions.

    • C. 

      Reduce airspeed to manuevering speed and thereafter maintain a constant altitude.

  • 25. 
    Which type of approach and landing is recommended during gusty wind conditions?
    • A. 

      A power-on approach and power-on landing

    • B. 

      A power-off approach and power-on landing

    • C. 

      A power-on approach and power-off landing

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