Young Pilots Network : Entrance Examination

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a light aircraft?
    • A. 

      Piper PA28 Warrior

    • B. 

      Cessna 172

    • C. 

      Cessna 152

    • D. 

      Boeing 737-400

    • E. 

      Cessna Caravan

  • 2. 
    Jane has a Private Pilots License, she is going to take her first flight from Denham to Blackbushe in her Piper Warrior, Registration CX-WE, she starts her engine at Denham, what should her first call be to the Air Traffic Control Tower ?
    • A. 

      'Hi Ben, this is Jane, I want to go to Blackbushe please'

    • B. 

      'Denham Good afternoon, CX-WE at east parking requesting VFR to Blackbushe, 1 on board type PA28, '

    • C. 

      'CX-WE to Blackbushe'

    • D. 

      'CX-WE request flight to Blackbushe'

  • 3. 
    Jane takes off from Denham in her PA28, and the controller asks her to Orbit in her current position, what should Jane do ?
    • A. 

      Try and turn her head through 360 degrees.

    • B. 

      Make a turn through 90 degrees

    • C. 

      Circle through 360 degrees until she is given further instruction

    • D. 

      Attempt an Emergency Landing

  • 4. 
    Jane approaches Blackbushe and realises that as she crosses the threshold, she is doing 120kts, what should she do ?
    • A. 

      Try to land as normal

    • B. 

      Pull the nose up to reach a suitable landing speed

    • C. 

      Abort the landing and Go-Around

    • D. 

      Turn the engine off

  • 5. 
    Mike is a pilot of a Cessna 172, heading from Blackbushe to Popham. En route to Popham, the weather deteriorates and he can hardly see anything. What should he do ?
    • A. 

      Use his instruments to fly and possibly abort the flight and look for a suitable field to land in

    • B. 

      Circle until the weather clears

    • C. 

      Guess his way to Popham

    • D. 

      Cry

    • E. 

      Scream

  • 6. 
    Bill and Bob are eating Bacon Sandwiches in the cafe at Popham after a short VFR hop from Blackbushe. As they are eating, the weather turns snowy and the visibility is extremely poor, what should they do ?
    • A. 

      Fly anyway

    • B. 

      Try to get above the clouds

    • C. 

      Ask for an escort from the RAF

    • D. 

      Get a cab back to Blackbushe and pick the aircraft up later

  • 7. 
    Which aircraft is faster ?
    • A. 

      PA28 WARRIOR

    • B. 

      PA28 ARCHER

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 9. 
    If the Elevator of an Aircraft moves in an upwards direction, what direction will the nose go ?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Upwards

    • D. 

      Downwards

    • E. 

      Won't go anywhere

  • 10. 
    What is the VR Speed ?
    • A. 

      The speed of which you should land the aircraft

    • B. 

      The speed of which the aircraft stalls

    • C. 

      The speed of which the aircraft should takeoff

  • 11. 
    What does V1 Mean ?
    • A. 

      The point on a runway where you are comitted to taking off because there is not enough runway to stop

    • B. 

      The point on a runway where the aircraft will fly

    • C. 

      The point on the runway where the Autopilot is selected

    • D. 

      The point on the runway where the pilot makes an announcement to the cabin

  • 12. 
    10 Degress of Flaps whilst airborne will ?
    • A. 

      Lower the nose

    • B. 

      Push the nose upwards

  • 13. 
    In a Cessna 172, after what amount of flaps, do they become 'Drag Flaps'
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      FULL

  • 14. 
    What should a pilot say to ATC if his engine fails during flight
    • A. 

      MAYDAY

    • B. 

      PANPAN

    • C. 

      HELP