Volume 3 Section 3

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Volume 3 Section 3

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  • 1. 
    According to the principles applicable to the A / S indicator, as altitude increases, the maximum allowable A / S
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Increases, and then decreases

  • 2. 
    What type of pressue enters the A / S diaphragm of the A / S indicator?
    • A. 

      Pitot

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Engine

    • D. 

      Barometric

  • 3. 
    Which error(s) must be corrected to make an A / S indicator display true A / S?
    • A. 

      Altitude

    • B. 

      Altitude and impact

    • C. 

      Temperature and impact

    • D. 

      Altitude and temperature

  • 4. 
    The sensing elements in the true A / S indicator are surounded by
    • A. 

      Pitot pressure

    • B. 

      Static pressure

    • C. 

      Engine pressure

    • D. 

      Methyl chloride gas

  • 5. 
    Which condition cause an uncorrected A / S indicator to read higher than it should?
    • A. 

      Decreased altitude and decreased temperature

    • B. 

      Decreased altitude and increased temperature

    • C. 

      Increased altitude and decreased temperature

    • D. 

      Increased altitude and increased temperature

  • 6. 
    Which indicator helps the pilot maintain a specific rate of climb or dive?
    • A. 

      Altimeter

    • B. 

      Machmeter

    • C. 

      True A / S

    • D. 

      Vertical velocity

  • 7. 
    What type of pressure is applied to the inside of the thermos chamber of the rate-of-climb indicator?
    • A. 

      Diffused pitot

    • B. 

      Diffused static

    • C. 

      Unrestricted pitot

    • D. 

      Unrestricted static

  • 8. 
    During what aircraft maneuver is the static pressure inside the diaphragm of the vertical velocity indicator greater than on the outside?
    • A. 

      Roll

    • B. 

      Dive

    • C. 

      Climb

    • D. 

      Level flight

  • 9. 
    The standard datum plane is a theoretical plane where the atmospheric pressure is
    • A. 

      30.00" of mercury (Hg) and the temperature is +15 deg C

    • B. 

      30.00" Hg and the temperature is +40 deg C

    • C. 

      29.92" Hg and the temperature is +15 deg C

    • D. 

      29.92" Hg and the temperature is +40 deg C

  • 10. 
    Static pressure is
    • A. 

      Less at low radar altitudes and greater at higher radar altitudes

    • B. 

      Less at low attack angels and greater at higher attack angels

    • C. 

      Greater at low A / Ss and less at higher A / Ss

    • D. 

      Greater at low altitudes and less at higher altitudes

  • 11. 
    What type of error is caused by the location and manner in which a pitot tube is installed?
    • A. 

      Density error

    • B. 

      Instrument error

    • C. 

      Installation error

    • D. 

      AOA error

  • 12. 
    Mechanical error within the A / S indicator is called
    • A. 

      Density error

    • B. 

      Instrument error

    • C. 

      Installation error

    • D. 

      AOA error

  • 13. 
    The primary difference between indicated A / S and true A / S is the
    • A. 

      Density error

    • B. 

      Instrument error

    • C. 

      Installation error

    • D. 

      AOA error

  • 14. 
    Density error can be corrected by adjusting the
    • A. 

      Barometric scale on the front of the indicator

    • B. 

      Barometric scale on the back of the indicator

    • C. 

      High-pressure scale on the front of the indicator

    • D. 

      High-pressure scale on the back of the indicator

  • 15. 
    The heart of the vertical velocity indicator is a
    • A. 

      Barometric scale

    • B. 

      Expansion valve

    • C. 

      Differential diaphragm

    • D. 

      Pressure-sensitive diaphragm

  • 16. 
    The total air temperature is calibrated in
    • A. 

      One-degree increments from -70 deg C to +80 deg C

    • B. 

      One-degree increments from -50 deg C to +60 deg C

    • C. 

      Two-degree increments from -70 deg C to +80 deg C

    • D. 

      Two-degree increments from -50 deg C to +60 deg C

  • 17. 
    Each total air temperature probe contains
    • A. 

      Two variable resistance-type sensing elements

    • B. 

      Two variable capacitance-type sensing elements

    • C. 

      Three variable resistance-type sensing elements

    • D. 

      Three variable capacitance-type sensing elements

  • 18. 
    When the failure annunciator on the front of the standard central air data computer is reset, it shows
    • A. 

      Solid black

    • B. 

      Solid white

    • C. 

      Three red wedges on a black background

    • D. 

      Three white wedges on a black background

  • 19. 
    During which standard central air data computer built-in tests can recorded failures be retrieved
    • A. 

      0 and 6

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      3 and 9

    • D. 

      5 and 7

  • 20. 
    Which standard central air data computer BIT allows slewing of altitude and A / S?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      9

  • 21. 
    When activated, which switch causes the No.1 SCADC to output fixed values of altitude, vertical speed, mach, A / S, and true A / S?
    • A. 

      Pilot's SCADC self-test switch

    • B. 

      Pilot's SCADC test disconnect

    • C. 

      Copilot's SCADC self-test switch

    • D. 

      Copilot's SCADC test disconnect

  • 22. 
    What displays on the Mach-A / S indicator respond to synchro outputs from the standard central air data computer?
    • A. 

      Command A / S and minimum A / S speed

    • B. 

      IAS and Mach

    • C. 

      IAS and minimum safe A / S

    • D. 

      Command A / S and mach

  • 23. 
    Which Mach-A / S indicators displays are manually inserted?
    • A. 

      Command Mach and Command IAS

    • B. 

      Command Mach and minimum safe A / S

    • C. 

      Mach and minimum A / S

    • D. 

      Mach and command IAS

  • 24. 
    The command Mach marker on the Mach-A / S indicator tracks the
    • A. 

      Command Mach slew switch

    • B. 

      Mach tape as Mach changes

    • C. 

      Lubber line as Mach changes

    • D. 

      Command Mach counter

  • 25. 
    What is the range of the indicated A / S tape of the Mach-A / S indicator?
    • A. 

      50 - 500 knots

    • B. 

      50 - 600 knots

    • C. 

      100 - 500 knots

    • D. 

      100 - 600 knots

  • 26. 
    During self-test of the Mach-A / S indicator, the Mach and indicated A / S tapes drive to
    • A. 

      0.92 Mach and 225 knots, respectively

    • B. 

      0.92 Mach and 250 knots, respectively

    • C. 

      0.825 Mach and 225 knots, respectively

    • D. 

      0.825 Mach and 250 knots, respectively

  • 27. 
    If you have the barometric counter set to 29.92 during a self-test of the ALT-vertical speed indicator, the ALT display should slew to how many feet?
    • A. 

      20,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      75,000

    • D. 

      80,000