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 What is dead reckoning? computing direction and distance from a known position What is Pilotage? referencing visible landmarks What are the FSS frequencies? 122.2, 122.4, 122.6 What is the fuel burn rate of the R-22? 10 GPH How does wind affect the course of a cross country flight? the wind can push you off course slowly to the point where you need to correct it by canceling the effect of the wind by flying a different heading What is the difference between magnetic heading and magnetic bearing? Bearing is corrected for deviation. Heading is the magnetic direction to the destination Describe magnetic variation and deviation. deviation is the instrument error caused my the helicopter itself, installation, etc. Variation is the difference between the magnetic pole and true north. How do you avoid a wire strike? Always fly over the top of the poles What is an example of an easily identifiable checkpoint? a lake What does Class B airspace look like on a sectional chart? blue solid line, many layers What does class C airspace look like on a sectional? red solid line, usually 2 layers How can you tell how high an object is on a sectional? next to the object it will have the height of the object MSL, and the height AGL in parenthesis. How can you identify what runway is in use at your destination airport? In the AFD it might give a favored runway, tower/ATIS designation, prevailing winds, CTAF communications How do you know if your destination airport has services such as fuel? you can call ahead, you can tell by the tick marks on the sectional How do you figure out how long a cross country flight will take? you can calculate ground speed and airspeed based on winds and temps, etc. How do you file a flight plan? call 1-800-wx-brief or talk to FSS What is the lowest altitude for a cross country flight? low enough to not cause damage to persons or property. Preferred: 500ft to 1000 ft agl Where can you find information on your destination airport's lighting? in the AFD or on the sectional/TAC What is true course? The direction traveled to a destination on a 360 degree radial with 0/360 as true north What is true airspeed? Airspeed that has been calibrated and corrected for winds