A steady green light directed at an aircraft in flight means ?
A. cleared to land
B. return for landing
C. cleared to base leg
D. cleared for final
In radio communication the signal which means that grave and imminent danger threatens and immediate assistance is required is spoken phrase?
A. SECURITE, SECURITE
B. MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY
C. PANPAN, PANPAN, PANPAN
D. ALERT, ALERT
What is the purpose of the “eyebrow windows” found on some older Being 737, 727, 707 aircraft?
A. To protect the top of the windshield
B. To improve aesthetics
C. To improve visibility of tight turns and other aircraft
D. So pilots could use sextants
E. Extra cockpit luminance
From a distance, you can tell an aircraft is flying towards you and not away because?
A. You see the pilot
B. You see Green position lights on YOUR left and Red on your right
C. You see Red position lights on YOUR left and Green on your right
D. You hear the engine humming
E. Airplanes are always flying away
How is fuel drawn into the Venturi of a carburetor
A. Engine driven fuel pump
B. Low pressure
D. Electric driven fuel pump
E. Manual hand scoop
Aircraft engines are fascinating period.)
What is the Bendix drive part of, and what does it engage?
A. Ignition; spark plug
B. Starter; Fly wheel
C. Electrical system; alternator
D. Fuel system; Injector
E. Entertainment system; party mode
To keep the piston and wheels aligned, most landing gear shock struts are equipped with?
A. Shimmy Dampers
B. Magnetic weights
C. Torque links (scissors link, but cracker)
D. Guiding plate
What are the vision requirements to become a pilot?
A – At least 20/30 vision
B – 20/20 vision
C – Night Vision
D – Nearsightedness
E – At least 20/40 vision
When must you use your aircraft’s position lights?
A – From noon to 6 PM
B – All the time
C – From left to right
D – From sunset to sunrise
E – When you sense you are near home.
Why are interior lights dimmed on an aircraft during landing?
A – So eyes can adjust
B – To protect other pilots landing planes from unnecessary distraction
C – To set the mood
D – To calm nerves
E. So intoxicated passengers don’t dance disco
When are flaperons used?
A – During taxiing
B – During meal service
C – During takeoff and landing
D – During cruise
E- When required.
Above what altitude must you provide supplemental oxygen to your passengers?
A – Above 24,000 feet
B – Above 10,000 feet
C – Above 15,000 feet
D – Above 100,000 feet
When is a plane usually set to autopilot?
A – During takeoff
B – At least ten minutes per hour for pilot breaks
C – During landing
D – For most of the
E. None of the above
What is the maximum allowable calender time between overhaul for a variable pitch prop?
A. 3 years
B. 24 months
C. 90 days
D. 10 years
When performing self testing of ELTs on 121.5 MHz it’s still a good idea to keep your tests to
A. the first 5 minutes of the hour
B. the closest half hour
C. the last 15 minutes of the hour
D. Mid day only
Historically, the karman line “edge of space” is ________ distance above sea level?
A. 100 light years
D. 28,000 miles
How fast does a shuttle need to travel to achieve orbit?
A. 140000kms per hour
B. 15,000 miles per hour
C. 32,000 miles per hour
D. 18,000 miles per hour
If an aircraft asks for a high-speed taxi, what is the max speed limit that is allowed?
A. 30 knots
B. 35 knots
C. 40 knots
In the northern hemisphere, the winds blow
A. direct from high to low pressure areas.
B. clockwise around a high and counter-clockwise around a low.
C. at a 30° angle out of a low pressure area.
D. at a 30° angle into a high pressure area
A. Category C: 10 consecutive days
B. Category D. 120 consecutive days
C. Category A. As prescribed by the MEL
D. Category E. 400 consecutive days
E. Category B. 3 consecutive days
(N.B the item in the picture is not Mel-able)
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