Flight Instruments Chapter 2 Section C

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Flight Instruments Chapter 2 Section C

Private Pilot Flight Instruments Chapter 2 Section C


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  • 1. 
    2-34 Which V-speed represents maneuvering speed?
    • A. 

      Va

    • B. 

      Vlo

    • C. 

      Vne

  • 2. 
    2-35If an altimeter setting is not available before flight, to which altitude should the pilot adjust the altimeter.
    • A. 

      The elevation of the nearest airport corrected to mean sea level.

    • B. 

      The elevation of the departure area

    • C. 

      Pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature

  • 3. 
    2-36Prior to take off, the altimeter should be set to which altitude or altimeter setting?
    • A. 

      The current local altimeter setting, if available, or the departure airport elevation.

    • B. 

      The corrected density altitude of the departure airport.

    • C. 

      THe corrected pressure altitude for the departure airport.

  • 4. 
    2-37If the pitot tube and outside static vents become clogged, which instruments would be affected
    • A. 

      The altimeter, airspeed indicator, and turn-and-slip indicator

    • B. 

      The altimeter, airspeed indicator, and vertical speed indicator

    • C. 

      The altimeter, attitude indicator, and turn-and-slip indicator

  • 5. 
    2-38Which instrument will become inoperative if the pitot tube becomes clogged?
    • A. 

      Altimeter

    • B. 

      Vertical Speed

    • C. 

      Airspeed

  • 6. 
    2-39Which instrument(s) will become inoperative if the static vents become clogged?
    • A. 

      Airspeed only

    • B. 

      Altimeter only

    • C. 

      Airspeed, altimeter, and vertical speed

  • 7. 
    2-40 - Figure 3 Page 2-13 Test Guide(Refer to figure 3. Altimeter 1 indicates
    • A. 

      500 Feet

    • B. 

      1,500 Feet

    • C. 

      10,500 feet

  • 8. 
    2-41 2-41Figure 3 Page 2-13 Test Guide(Refer to figure 3. Altimeter 2 indicates
    • A. 

      1,500 feet

    • B. 

      4,500 feet

    • C. 

      14,500 feet

  • 9. 
    2-42 - Figure 3 Page 2-13 Test Guide(Refer to figure 3. Altimeter 3 indicates
    • A. 

      9,500 feet

    • B. 

      10,950 feet

    • C. 

      15,940 feet

  • 10. 
    2-43 - Figure 3 Page 2-13 Test Guide(Refer to figure 3. Which altimeter(s) indicate(s) more than 10,000 feet
    • A. 

      1,2, and 3

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 only

  • 11. 
    2-44Altimeter setting is the value to which the barometric pressure scale of the altimeter is set so the altimeter indicates
    • A. 

      Calibrated altitude at field elevation

    • B. 

      Absolute altitude at field elevation

    • C. 

      True altitude at field elevation

  • 12. 
    2-45How do variations in temperature affect the altimeter
    • A. 

      Pressure levels are raised on warm days and the indicated altitude is lower than true altitude

    • B. 

      Higher temperatures expand the pressure levels and the indicated altitude is higher than ture altitude

    • C. 

      Lower temperatures lower the pressure levels and the indicated altitude is higher than true altitude

  • 13. 
    2-46What is true altitude
    • A. 

      The vertical distance of the aircraft above sea level

    • B. 

      The vertical distance of the aircraft above the surface

    • C. 

      The height above the standard datum plane

  • 14. 
    2-47What is absolute altitude
    • A. 

      The altitude read directly from the altimeter

    • B. 

      The vertical distance of the aircraft above the surface

    • C. 

      The height above the standard datum plane

  • 15. 
    2-48What is density altitude
    • A. 

      The height above the standard datum plane

    • B. 

      The pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature.

    • C. 

      The altitude read directly from the altimeter

  • 16. 
    2-49What is pressure altitude?
    • A. 

      The indicated altitude corrected for position and installation error.

    • B. 

      The altitude indicated when teh barometeric pressure scale is set to 29.92

    • C. 

      The indicated altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature and pressure

  • 17. 
    2-50Under what condition is indicated altitude the same as true altitude.
    • A. 

      If the altimeter has no mechanical error.

    • B. 

      When at sea level under standard conditions

    • C. 

      When at 18,000 feet MSL with the altimeter set at 29.92

  • 18. 
    2-51If it is necessary to set the altimeter from 29.15 to 29.85, what change occurs
    • A. 

      70-foot increase in indicated altitude

    • B. 

      70-foot increase in density altitude

    • C. 

      700-foot increase in indicated altitude

  • 19. 
    2-52The pitot system provides impact pressure for which instrument
    • A. 

      Altimeter

    • B. 

      Vertical-speed indicator

    • C. 

      Airspeed indicator

  • 20. 
    2-53As altitude increases, the indicated airspeed at which a given airplane stalls in a particular configuration will
    • A. 

      Decrease as the true airspeed decreases

    • B. 

      Decrease as the true airspeed increases

    • C. 

      Remain the same regardless of altitude.

  • 21. 
    2-54What does the red line on an airspeed indicator represent?
    • A. 

      Maneuvering Speed

    • B. 

      Turbulence or rough-air speed.

    • C. 

      Never-exceed speed

  • 22. 
    2-55(Refer to figure 4 on page 2-17.) What is the full flap operating range for the airplane? full flap operating range for the airplane?
    • A. 

      60 to 100 MPH

    • B. 

      60 - 208 MPH

    • C. 

      65 to 165 MPH

  • 23. 
    2 - 56What is the caution range of the airplane?
    • A. 

      0 to 60 MPH

    • B. 

      100 to 165 MPH

    • C. 

      165 to 208 MPH

  • 24. 
    2 - 57The maximum speed at which the airplane can be operated in smooth air is
    • A. 

      100 MPH

    • B. 

      165 MPH

    • C. 

      208 MPH

  • 25. 
    2-58Which color identifies the never-exceed speed?
    • A. 

      Lower limit of the yellow arc.

    • B. 

      Upper limit of the white arc.

    • C. 

      The red radial line.