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1 As a change from working just with GPS navigation, a pilot is using an ADF which is showing a Relative Bearing of 0°. This means that the aircraft is pointing...? a north b south c away from the NDB d towards the NDB
While taxying from the apron towards the holding point at an international airport a ‘Follow Me’ vehicle with its sign illuminated approaches you from your right. Which of you has priority?
a neither, because Ground Control will advise by radio
b you must yield right-of-way to the vehicle because it may have been sent out to give you guidance
c the ‘Follow Me’ vehicle has priority since it is approaching from your right
d you have priority 3 Which of the following is generally recognised as having been the noisiest aircraft ever built?
a Avro Shackleton b Boeing 727
c Avro Vulcan d Republic XF-84H e Concorde
f Rockwell B-1 Lancer g Eurofighter Typhoon
Which of these light aircraft components operates about 80,000 times during each flying hour and has to withstand temperatures of over 2,200°C, pressures of 2,000 psi and 24,000 volts?
a strobe light b spark plug c magneto coil d piston ring
In the Netherlands, Iceland, Denmark, Belgium and many other countries, ICAO aerodrome codes and names are closely correlated: Eham=amsterdam; Ehmz=midden Zeeland; Birk=reykjavik; Ekch=copenhagen; Ebaw=antwerp etc. Elsewhere some codes seem deliberately designed to confuse. Can you match these ICAO codes with their allocated UK aerodromes? a EGLD
g EGPD t Leeds u Denham v Aberdeen w Prestwick x Norwich y Enniskillen z Blackpool
When approaching his destination airfield, a pilot descended from his cruising altitude of 4,500 feet QNH, where he had previously correctly leaned the mixture, to circuit height of 1,200 feet QNH without moving the mixture control. What effect did that have on the mixture being supplied to the engine? a none whatsoever b the mixture became richer c the mixture became weaker 7 What is the approximate normal operating speed range in knots of the aircraft fitted with this ASI?
a 90 to 200 knots
b 35 to 90 knots c 50 to 110 knots
d 50 to 145 knots 8 Which of the following is/are classified as precision approaches? a NDB approach
b PAR approach c VOR/DME approach d SRA approach
e ILS approach 9 In October 2019 Steve Slater’s ‘Open Cockpit’ column dealt with the ‘rebirth’ of the 100-year-old Junkers F.13 design as a certified aircraft. What was the first name of the designer of the F.13?