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74 Cards in this Set

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compensation for translating tendency (some helis)
rotor mast rigged to the left
action to take w/ ground resonance at spin up
close throttle, slowly raise spin-up lever
condition for ground resonance
shocks, rotor system unbalanced
medium frequency vibrations in a helicopter
tail rotor
low frequency vibrations in a helicopter
main rotor
high frequency vibrations in a helicopter
oil, 8 qts, weight
15 lbs
precaution during autorotative descent
cyclic = turns
general rule for pinnacle ops
stay upwind of the ridge
antitorque failure response
use throttle to control yaw
reason for height velocity chart
rotor rpm decay before touchdown
electrical system failure =
avionics equipment failure, but not engine ignition (magnetos generate own electricity)
displaced threshold
okay for taxiing and takeoff, not okay for landing
runway/runway hold
intersecting runways
maximum flap extended speed
maximum landing gear extended speed
maximum structural cruising speed
maneuvering speed
stalling speed, minimum steady flight speed in the landing configuration
best angle of climb speed
best rate of climb speed
FAR Part 39
Airworthiness Directives (ADs)
FAR Part 43
FAR Part 61
FAR Part 71
FAR Part 91
General Aviation
glider towing hours requirement
100 PIC (category, class, type if required)
who is responsible for determining if an aircraft is in condition for safe flight?
preflight action required for all flights away from airport
alternate course of action if flight cannot be completed as planned
When would a pilot be required to submit a detailed report of an emergency which caused the pilot to deviate from an ATC clearance?
Within 48 hours if requested by ATC.
The minimum flight visibility required for VFR flights above 10,000 feet MSL and more than 1,200 feet AGL in controlled airspace is?
5 miles (class E)
A chair-type parachute must have been packed by a certificated and appropriately rated parachute rigger within the preceding...
120 days
No person may use an ATC transponder unless it has been tested and inspected within at least the preceding...
24 calendar months
Risk management, as part of the aeronautical decision making process, relies on which features to reduce the risks associated with each flight?
Situational awareness, problem recognition, and good judgment.
Low-level turbulence can occur and icing can become hazardous in which type of fog?
Steam fog
lenticular clouds
- lens-shamed clouds on leeward side of mts.
- wind 50+ kts
- appear stationary even w/ wind
small rising column of air due to surface heating
radiation fog
- nocturnal radiation cooling drops temp to dew point
- clear sky, no wind, small spread
advection fog
moist air condenses after moving over cool surface
precipitation-induced fog
warm rain evaporates, saturating cool air (associated w/ fronts)
upslope fog
warm moist air cooled while forced up sloping terrain
steam fog
cold air passes over warm waters
temp dew point converging rate
4.4 degrees F per 1000 feet
not clear icing
convective SIGMET
- intense or weird thunderstorms
- tornadoes
- big hail
- severe/extreme turbulence, CAT (not assoc. w/ thunderstorms)
- severe icing (no thunderstorms)
- dust storms, volcanic
marginal weather
moderate icing/turbulence
30kt winds
The section of the Area Forecast entitled "VFR CLDS/WX" contains a general description of
clouds and weather which cover an area greater than 3000 sq. miles and is significant to VFR flight ops
R on radar
lgt/mod rain
no continuous rain readings on radar
Class A VFR
Class B VFR
3 SM; clear of clouds
Class C VFR
3 SM; 500 ft, 1000 ft above, 2000 horiz.
Class D VFR
3 SM; 500, 1000, 2000
Class E VFR (less than 10,000 MSL)
3 SM; 500, 1000, 2000
Class E VFR (at or above 10,000 MSL)
5 SM; 1000, 1000, 1SM
Class G VFR (1200 or less above surface - regardless of MSL)
Day: 1SM, clear of clouds
Night: 3SM, 500, 1000, 2000
Class G VFR (More than 1200 AGL, but less than 10000 MSL)
Day: 1SM; 500, 1000, 2000
Night: 3SM; 500, 1000, 2000
Above 10000 MSL: 5SM, 1000, 1000, 1SM
width of federal airways
above speed limit
3 digit = above 1500 AGL
4 digit = all below 1500 AGL
hexagon with 3 rectangles on sides
hexagon in a square
restricted area
unusual, often invisible hazards (e.g. military firing, aerial gunnery, guided missiles)
warning area
hazardous to non participating aircraft

3NM outward from us coast
military operations area (MOAs)
military training

exercise extreme caution
radar services to VFR aircraft
- sequencing to primary airport
- separation between IFR and VFR
- basic radar services (advisories, alerts, limited vectoring)
VOR test facility (VOT) - 0 degrees
VOR test facility - 180 degrees

Mnemonic - Cessna 182
# of satellites in the GPS system
# of satellites required to calculate position
4 (5 are always observable)
severe turbulence
keep level attitude
overdue aircraft believed to be in accident
notify NTSB immediately
The operator of an aircraft that has been involved in an accident is required to file an accident report within how many days?
The operator of an aircraft that has been involved in an incident is required to submit a report to the nearest field office of the NTSB
when requested