Flight Control Surface & Force

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  • 1. 
       How is your academic "flight path" in this class? Good? Great? So-so? How is your character in this class?  Good? Great? Other?       Write your thoughts on your character and leadership in this class.  Be honest. Be specific.  Do you think this flight ranks in the top percentage of uniform wear, leadership and character of all flights in the 850+ AFJROTC programs? If not, what is your suggestion for your flight?      
  • 2. 
    The elevator is typically located on the:
    • A. 

      Left Canard

    • B. 

      Right Canard

    • C. 

      Horizontal Stabilizer

    • D. 

      Vertical Stabilizer

    • E. 

      Trim Tab

  • 3. 
    These two forces need to overcome their opposite force in order for an aircraft to fly
    • A. 

      Drag and Wing Shape

    • B. 

      Propellers & Ruddervators

    • C. 

      Flaps and Slats

    • D. 

      Lift and Turbulence

    • E. 

      Lift and Thrust

  • 4. 
    The name of the force that tries to push an aircraft up
  • 5. 
      This is the name of the force that tries to hold an aircraft back.
  • 6. 
     This is the name of the force that tries to pull an aircraft down.
  • 7. 
    The aircraft rudder is located on the
    • A. 

      Horizontal Stabilizer

    • B. 

      Stabilator

    • C. 

      Vertical Stabilizer

    • D. 

      Fuselage

    • E. 

      Flaperon

  • 8. 
    The ailerons control yaw
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Pitch is controlled by what flight control surface
  • 10. 
    If the pilot moves the stick or yoke to the left for a left turn, what does the left aileron do
    • A. 

      It goes up

    • B. 

      It goes up initially then sharply down

    • C. 

      It goes down

    • D. 

      It goes down initially then sharply up

  • 11. 
    When the pilot moves the stick or yoke for a turn the ailerons move
    • A. 

      In the same direction

    • B. 

      In opposite directions

    • C. 

      It depends on the way the aircraft is being turned

    • D. 

      The ailerons do not move during a turn

  • 12. 
    Flaps increase 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Drag

    • C. 

      Thrust

    • D. 

      Airspeed

    • E. 

      Annually

  • 13. 
    The pilot flying this aircraft has her/his foot pushing down on which rudder to make the nose go in which direction (from the pilots point of view)
    • A. 

      Left / Left

    • B. 

      Left / Right

    • C. 

      Right / Right

    • D. 

      Right / Right

    • E. 

      Not enough information, the rudder is not visible

  • 14. 
    What are the names of the aircraft parts in this order: B, C, E
    • A. 

      Vertical Stabilizer, Horizontal Stabilizer, Flaperons

    • B. 

      Aileron, Rudder, Speed Brakes

    • C. 

      Rudder, Lower Rudder, Wing Tip Vortices

    • D. 

      Rudder, Elevator, Ailerons

    • E. 

      Rudder, Elevator, Stick Controls

  • 15. 
     The main lifting devices on an aircraft are the
  • 16. 
    The main source of thrust on large commercial airliners is/are
  • 17. 
    What percentage of your overall grade comes from your Science of Flight grades
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      80%

    • E. 

      Aeries.com randomly selects a percentage

  • 18. 
     You are on takeoff roll in your F-16 jet fighter.  At the correct speed you ease back on the stick and begin to climb. When you pulled back on the stick your elevators moved
    • A. 

      Left and Right to maintain symmetry

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      Left or Right depending on the crosswind

    • E. 

      The elevators are not connected to the stick, but to the pilots pedals on the floor

  • 19. 
     You are flying in your two engine A-10 Warthog Attack aircraft and three huge geese fly into your left engine (#1 engine ) the nose of your planes rapidly moves to the ________ so you step on the  ________ rudder to bring the nose of the aircraft back to your flightpath.
    • A. 

      Right / Right

    • B. 

      Left / Right

    • C. 

      Left / Left

    • D. 

      Right / Left

    • E. 

      Two engine aircraft do not need rudders

  • 20. 
     This plane is flying straight and level.  If the "C" flight controls go down and the left "A" goes up and the right "A" goes down the aircraft will
    • A. 

      climb and remain flying straight

    • B. 

      Descend and turn right

    • C. 

      Descend and turn left

    • D. 

      Climb and turn left

    • E. 

      Climb and turn right

    • F. 

      Yaw sharply up and pitch right

  • 21. 
    Pitch is controlled by both ailerons
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which of the following fly?
    • A. 

      Ducks

    • B. 

      F-35 Fighters

    • C. 

      B-2 Bombers

    • D. 

      Boeing 777 Airliners

    • E. 

      Icon A-5 Flying Boats, made in Vacaville, CA

    • F. 

      Geese

    • G. 

      Ostriches

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