Can you get the last question right and win an Airbox Runwayhd app?
1 Where on a light aeroplane are you likely to find ‘washout’?
a in the mainplanes b in the cockpit canopy, when reflected
sunlight obstructs the pilot’s vision c inside the fuel tank(s) d on the hull or floats of seaplanes and flying
2 If a pilot has to land at night on an airfield which has bright approach and runway lighting and few other lights anywhere near it, what effect is this liable to have on his or her approach?
a s/he may descend too early and end up
with a dangerously low final approach b s/he senses falsely that s/he is lower than the actual height and this can result in a very steep final approach descent c the bright airfield lighting and lack of nearby visual distraction assist the pilot to maintain an accurate 3° glide slope
3 If you are piloting as the holder of a PPL (EASA, National or NPPL) which is being used with the Self-declaration Medical that came into force this year, where can you exercise the privileges of the licence?
a only within the airspace of Great Britain b anywhere within EASA airspace for an EASA licence but only in United Kingdom airspace for the National or NPPL c only within United Kingdom airspace,
regardless of the type of licence d only within airspace anywhere above the
4 If a pilot wishes to reply ‘Yes’ in RTF terminology to a question from ATC, which of the following words would be the correct one to use?
a affirm b roger c wilco d yes
5 Under which circumstances is it permissible to take off when the aircraft is over its maximum gross weight?
a if the pilot is familiar with the aircraft and the excess weight is no more than 5% above MTOW b if the excess weight will be burned off in
fuel before the aircraft is due to land c if turbulent air and/or high energy manoeuvres can be avoided until the excess is burned off d under no circumstances at all
6 In a METAR, what does ‘SCT’ mean?
a sky clear b 5 to 7 oktas of cloud c isolated thunderstorms d 3 to 4 oktas of cloud
7 Your altitude is defined as being the distance vertically between your aircraft and which of the following?
a QNH pressure level b ground level c aerodrome level d mean sea level
8 Which aircraft piston engine accessories are shown here?
a generators b oil pumps c magnetos d alternators
9 Which of the following would be the crosswind component given by a wind of 290/28kt for a landing on Runway 26?
a 7kt b 10kt c 14kt d 1kt
10 If you are taxying an aircraft on an aerodrome you have to yield right of way to which of the following types of vehicular traffic?
a aerodrome fire engine or crash vehicle b police vehicle displaying a flashing blue light c ‘Follow Me’ vehicle d any ground vehicle that is towing an aircraft e none; aircraft have priority over all vehicular traffic