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  • 1. 

    In what year was the headline below published? Stalls Still Worst Danger

    • A.

      2007

    • B.

      1988

    • C.

      1949

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    C. 1949
    Explanation
    Source: CAOA News section of Skyways, February 1949

    The article cites a CAA (Civil Aeronautics Administration, which later became the FAA) report that for the 1947 period, "89 percent of [non-air carrier accidents] were due to either stall or collision accidents in 1947, and stalls caused 433 of them, or 49 percent." (Note: The "CAOA" in the section name stands for Corporation Aircraft Owners Association, NBAA's name at its founding.)

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  • 2. 

    In what year was the headline below published?   NBAA Member Installs Radar

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1955

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    B. 1955
    Explanation
    Source: Official NBAA Report section of Skyways, June 1955

    The article reports that "one of the first installations of airborne radar on a business aircraft was completed recently by NBAA Member Page Airways, Inc., of Rochester, NY. The Bendix Airborne Radar System was installed in the nose of a Lockheed Lodestar operated by Forrest Oil Company of Brandford, PA."

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  • 3. 

    In what year was the headline below published? NBAA Opposes Airways User Charge Taxes

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      2006

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    D. 1965
    Explanation
    Source: NBAA News Report, March 1965

    In response to proposed tax increases on general aviation in 1965, then-NBAA President Aubrey Keif wrote, "Your Association is deeply concerned with proposed airways users charges and is firm in a stand and policy of resisting any increased impost on business aviation."

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  • 4. 

    In what year was the headline below published? Recommended Voluntary Fuel Conservation Measures

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    A. 1974
    Explanation
    Source: NBAA Report, November/December 1974

    In light of new energy policies within the Ford Administration, this article provides a list of useful tips to help business aircraft operators conserve fuel, from using "fewer engines" by taxiing from ramp to runup area with minimum number of engines operating, to "optimizing the entire flight profile" (climb, cruise, descent).

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  • 5. 

    In what year was the headline below published? Members Express Concern Over Access, High Density Rule Problems

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    B. 1984
    Explanation
    Source: NBAA Report, August 1984

    This article reported on an "extraordinary meeting" of the NBAA Airspace/Air Traffic Control Committee in Washington with three FAA Operations Division officials to address concerns about how business aviation was affected by the "High Density Rule and other artificial restraints on the air traffic system."

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  • 6. 

    In what year was the headline below published? RVSM to Begin Implementation in March

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    A. 1997
    Explanation
    Source: NBAA Digest, April 1997

    The article reported on the minimum equipment and personnel requirments for operators effective when the new Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) standards were implemented on March 27, 1997.

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  • 7. 

    In what year was the headline below published? User Fees on the Way? NBAA Remains Vigilant

    • A.

      1992

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    C. 2006
    Explanation
    Source: NBAA Update, November 27, 2006

    "For two years, NBAA has repeatedly stated that some type of user fee will likely be proposed by the [Bush] Administration for the general aviation community, including business aviation.... As the debate over FAA funding unfolds, NBAA will continue to oppose any user fee proposal."

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