Fedexvac Aeronautical Academy Exam

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FedExVac Aeronautical Academy Final Exam


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  • 1. 
    Severe thunderstorms are most common in?
    • A. 

      Northern United States

    • B. 

      The Pacific Coast (USA)

    • C. 

      Central United States

    • D. 

      The East Coast (USA)

  • 2. 
    A large amount of air that has the same properties (temperature, water vapor, and stability) is called what?
    • A. 

      Jet Stream

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Differential Heating

    • D. 

      Air Mass

    • E. 

      High Pressure

  • 3. 
    A front is simply the boundary between what?
    • A. 

      2 air masses

    • B. 

      2 jet streams

    • C. 

      3 major types of clouds

    • D. 

      Sun Rays

    • E. 

      Warm water

  • 4. 
    By Looking at this metar, What day is it?    KJAX 020256Z 02003KT 10SM TSRA OVC01OCB SCT100 BKN130 18/17 A2996 
    • A. 

      Day 20

    • B. 

      Day 2

    • C. 

      Day 25

    • D. 

      Day 5

    • E. 

      Day6

  • 5. 
    Compares pitot air pressure to static air pressure and displays the result as?
    • A. 

      Ground Speed

    • B. 

      Above ground level (AGL)

    • C. 

      Indicated Airspeed (IAS)

    • D. 

      True Airspeed (TAS)

    • E. 

      Mean Sea Level (MSL)

  • 6. 
    While at FL300, the controller asks you to "say airspeed", which type of airspeed should you reply with?
    • A. 

      True Airspeed (TAS)

    • B. 

      Ground Speed

    • C. 

      Indicated Airspeed (IAS)

    • D. 

      Calibrated Airspeed (CAS)

  • 7. 
    All runways are given their numbers based on?
    • A. 

      True Heading

    • B. 

      Magnetic Heading

    • C. 

      Wind Direction

    • D. 

      Aircraft Performance

    • E. 

      Area Code

  • 8. 
    IFR flights only are permitted, all flights are provided with air traffic control service and are separated from each other. What airspace is this?
    • A. 

      Class C

    • B. 

      Class A

    • C. 

      Class B

    • D. 

      Class D

    • E. 

      Class E

  • 9. 
    In order to navigate using the ADF, the pilot also needs to know the airplane's?
    • A. 

      ILS

    • B. 

      Localizer

    • C. 

      Heading

    • D. 

      Altitude

    • E. 

      Wind direction

  • 10. 
    Once established in a holding pattern a pilot will always turn?
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      In the same direction

    • D. 

      In a lazy 8

    • E. 

      In a Cris Cross Pattern

  • 11. 
    This is a "non-precision" approach which is basically one half of an ILS approach?
    • A. 

      GPS RNAV Approach

    • B. 

      Visual Approach

    • C. 

      Missed Approach

    • D. 

      Localizer Approach

    • E. 

      ILS Approach

  • 12. 
    When a controller assigns an altitude in the United States, he/she assigns it with reference to?
    • A. 

      Above ground level (AGL)

    • B. 

      Above Sea Level (ASL)

    • C. 

      Q.N.H

    • D. 

      True Airspeed (TAS)

    • E. 

      Indicated Airspeed (IAS)

  • 13. 
    What is the Transition altitude in the United States?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      21,000

    • C. 

      18,000

    • D. 

      14,000

    • E. 

      32,000

  • 14. 
    What is the minimum number of required flights to maintain an active pilot status?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      3

  • 15. 
    If you are flying a FedExVac flight offline (Not on Vatsim), What should you as the pilot be connected to during the flight?
    • A. 

      Vatsim.

    • B. 

      A FedExVac approved voice server.

    • C. 

      FedExVac Website.

    • D. 

      FedExVac Forums.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 16. 
    A Pilot must have a valid email address through His or Her career as a FedExVac Pilot?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the minimum rating allowed for a FedExVac Pilot pirep?
    • A. 

      65.00

    • B. 

      95.00

    • C. 

      85.00

    • D. 

      45.00

    • E. 

      100.00

  • 18. 
    If a Pilot has a question or a problem, Who should the Pilot contact first?
    • A. 

      Human resource officer.

    • B. 

      Chief Operations Officer.

    • C. 

      Hub Manager.

    • D. 

      Vice President of Operations.

    • E. 

      Chief Executive Officer

  • 19. 
    A Pilot must have and maintain a valid Vatsim Id Number?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is the maximum speed allowed for landing gear extension?
    • A. 

      300 knots.

    • B. 

      140 knots.

    • C. 

      270 knots.

    • D. 

      250 knots.

    • E. 

      180 knots.

  • 21. 
    Is a type of instrument approach consisting of a localizer, a glideslope and specific approach and runway lighting?
    • A. 

      A localizer

    • B. 

      A glideslope

    • C. 

      An ILS

    • D. 

      A VFR

    • E. 

      ASR approach

  • 22. 
    What is the maximum speed allowed for flap extension?
    • A. 

      250 knots.

    • B. 

      300 knots.

    • C. 

      160 knots.

    • D. 

      220 knots.

    • E. 

      180knots.

  • 23. 
      Generally, that airspace from the surface to 10,000 feet mean sea level (MSL) surrounding the nation's busiest airports in terms of airport operations or passenger enplanements is classified as what Airspace?
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

    • E. 

      Class E

  • 24. 
       IFR and VFR flights are permitted, all flights are provided with air traffic control service and IFR flights are separated from other IFR flights and from VFR flights. VFR flights are separated from IFR flights and receive traffic information in respect of other VFR flights. What Airspace is this?
    • A. 

      Class B

    • B. 

      Class A

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class E

    • E. 

      Class D

  • 25. 
    Who is the first ATC personal you should look for when planning a departure from an airport?
    • A. 

      DEL (clearance delivery)

    • B. 

      GND

    • C. 

      APP

    • D. 

      TWR

    • E. 

      CTR