Ex. 5 - Attitudes And Movements

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Movement Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A plane's attitude is the position of the plane with respect to the
    • A. 

      Horizon

    • B. 

      Pilot

    • C. 

      Engine cowling

    • D. 

      Attitude indicator

  • 2. 
    Cruise attitude is defined as an attitude the plane is in when it's flying (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      At constant altitude

    • B. 

      At constant airspeed

    • C. 

      At recommended cruise power setting

    • D. 

      With wings parallel to the horizon

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Its nose is above the horizon

    • B. 

      Its nose is above cruise attitude

    • C. 

      It's climbing

    • D. 

      It's flying at a high angle of attack

  • 4. 
    A plane is in a left bank if (select the most accurate answer):
    • A. 

      It is turning left

    • B. 

      It is yawing to the left

    • C. 

      The pilot initiated a roll to the left

    • D. 

      The wings are inclined with respect to the horizon (left wing is down)

  • 5. 
    The best way to make sure you don't collide with other aircraft when flying is:
    • A. 

      By dividing the windshields into sections and spending a couple of seconds scanning each section before moving on to the next one

    • B. 

      By using wide, sweeping eye movements to make sure you are always know what's going on all around you

    • C. 

      By listening carefully to the radio transmissions by air traffic controllers and other pilots, and making accurate and frequent position reports yourself

  • 6. 
    You've been doing air exercises for the last hour, and are finding yourself a bit overwhelmed. You need a short break to catch your breath. How do you transfer control of the aircraft from you to your instructor during flight?
    • A. 

      You don't. The instructor always has control, so you didn't have control to begin with.

    • B. 

      Let go of the controls, so it's apparent you're no longer physically flying the plane and tell the instructor "You have control."

    • C. 

      Say to your instructor "You have control" and let go of the yoke and pedals, so the instructor can move them freely.

    • D. 

      Say "You have control" and wait for the instructor to respond "I have control" before letting go of controls.