Fans/Cpdlc Quiz Airspace Area Navigation

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  • 1. 
    What is FANS?
    • A. 

      Transmission of GPS position to the ATC or other aircraft equipped with ADS-B “In”

    • B. 

      Data link communication between the pilot and the ATC

    • C. 

      A high-precision GPS

    • D. 

      Minimum performance for Terminal Airspace Area Navigation (RNAV) operations; navigation data integrity requirements, and specific flight crew procedures

  • 2. 
    Which is a benefit of FANS?
    • A. 

      Reduced separation between aircraft

    • B. 

      No altitude loss when crossing tracks

    • C. 

      More direct routings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When is FANS 1/A required in all Minimum Navigation Performance Specification (MNPS) airspace FL290 and above?
    • A. 

      November 2015

    • B. 

      January 2016

    • C. 

      December 2017

    • D. 

      January 2020

  • 4. 
    Approval for FANS operations requires:
    • A. 

      FMS and Communications Management Unit (CMU)

    • B. 

      Level ‘D’ SatCom System

    • C. 

      External Cube Annunciator and Aural Alert

    • D. 

      Data-capable Cockpit Voice Recorder

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is CPDLC?
    • A. 

      ATC communication with pilots via data link

    • B. 

      Reports the current flight position via satellite or VHF data link to the air traffic controller or to the airline

    • C. 

      Transmission of GPS position to the ATC or other aircraft equipped with ADS-B “In”

    • D. 

      Wide-area or regional GPS augmentation using additional satellite-broadcast messages

    • E. 

      A & D