How air-brained are you?

Pilot - - QUIZ - By James Al­lan

You are fly­ing a light air­craft which has a stall speed of 52 knots when the wings are level. You are mak­ing a cor­rectly bal­anced turn with 60° of bank. What is its stall speed while turn­ing? a 43kt b 52kt c 73kt d 86kt

If you are ever asked by an autho­rised per­son to pro­duce your per­sonal fly­ing log­book, how long does the ANO give you to com­ply with that de­mand? a 48 hours b 14 days c 7 days d a rea­son­able time

What is the name given to a line on an aero­nau­ti­cal chart that in­ter­sects all merid­i­ans of longitude at the same an­gle? a isog­o­nal b rhumb line c lox­o­drome d iso­cline

The power for the elec­tri­cal sys­tems of a mod­ern light air­craft is most com­monly pro­duced by which of the fol­low­ing? a DC gen­er­a­tor b lead/acid ac­cu­mu­la­tor c mag­neto d AC al­ter­na­tor e lithium bat­tery

A per­son in the cock­pit of an un­pres­surised air­craft fly­ing at 12,000 feet amsl is dis­play­ing these symp­toms: drowsi­ness and loss of con­cen­tra­tion, con­fu­sion and im­paired judge­ment, grey skin colour and bluish fin­ger­nails and lips. From which of the fol­low­ing is he/she most likely to be suf­fer­ing? a a hang­over re­sult­ing from ex­ces­sive al­co­hol

in­take b hy­per­ven­ti­la­tion c hy­poxia d cold

Which of these terms is the cor­rect name for the dif­fer­ence be­tween your track made good (TMG) and the re­quired track? a drift b wind ef­fect c track er­ror d de­vi­a­tion change of head­ing is re­quired for you to ar­rive di­rectly over­head your des­ti­na­tion, which is 90nm from the turn­ing point? a turn 12 de­grees to the left b turn 8 de­grees to the left c turn 12 de­grees to the right d turn 16 de­grees to the left

In which Euro­pean coun­tries (not nec­es­sar­ily mem­ber coun­tries of the EU) are the prin­ci­pal or sole pro­duc­tion fa­cil­i­ties of these types of GA air­craft? a Aero­prakt b Di­a­mond c Dyn’aéro d Grob e Mudry f Sukhoi


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