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When checking the operation of carburettor hot air before takeoff in a fixed-pitch propeller aeroplane the pilot should see a slight reduction in RPM. What occurs in an aeroplane equipped with a constant-speed propeller?
If you are flying at FL85 with an outside air temperature of +5°C and the QNH is 1025hpa, which is the following is closest to your true altitude?
In which of the following types of frontal system is a pilot liable to encounter thunderstorms?
Section 15 of the ICAO Flight Plan Form 2012 calls for Cruising Speed. Which of these is the correct figure to enter here?
While taxing towards the holding point, following clearance by the Tower to do so, you see a ‘FollowMe’ vehicle with its sign illuminated approaching you from your right. What should you do? give priority to the vehicle because it is approaching from your right give priority to the vehicle because it may have been sent out to guide you continue taxing to the holding point because aircraft have priority over vehicles call on Tower frequency and request instructions
Following an engine failure in a single-engine light aircraft over the North Sea it has become obvious that a ditching is inevitable. All occupants are already wearing life jackets but at what stage of the ditching should these life-jackets be inflated? as soon as the captain states that ditching is unavoidable immediately before touch-down into the water, to ensure the pilot’s movements are not impeded while controlling the landing as soon as the aircraft has stopped forward movement following ditching not until you have exited the aircraft
Which of the following light aircraft types is illustrated here?
One of the standard items fitted to an aircraft instrument panel is a suction gauge. What does it measure? the pressure reduction produced by the carburettor venturi tube the reduced pressure in the engine cylinders during the induction stroke the low pressure in the system connected to the static vents the low pressure produced by a pump and used to drive the pneumatic gyro instruments
Shortly after departure a pilot receives this message from the Tower: “Golf – Lima Tango, QNH is now 998, report leaving the CTR.” Which of the following is the correct form of reply that the pilot should give? 998, Wilco QNH 998, Roger, Golf – Lima Tango Golf – Lima Tango, QNH 998, Wilco Golf – Lima Tango, Wilco Lima Tango, QNH copied, Will report the CTR boundary Lima Tango, 998, Wilco Golf – Lima Tango, Roger
The aerofoil section of the wing of your aircraft reaches its maximum Coefficient of Lift (Clmax ) at one specific angle of attack. In order to obtain Clmax, at what speed should you fly the aircraft? a stalling speed (VS ) b never exceed speed (VNE ) c speed for maximum rate of climb (VY ) d speed for maximum angle of climb (VX ) e maximum speed in level flight at maximum power (VH )