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How should you preflight chek the altimeter prior to an IFR flight?
a) set the altimerter to 29.92" Hg. with current temperature and the altimeter indication, determine the true altitude to compare with the field elevation.
b) set the altimeter first with 29.92" Hg and then the current altimeter setting. the change in altitude should correspond to the change in setting.
c) set the altimeer to the current altimeter setting. the indication should be within 75 feet of the actual elevation for acceptable accuracy
c
1.3
how should you preflight check the altimeter prior to an IFR flight?
a) set the altimeter to the current temp. with current temp and the altimeter indication, determine the calibrated altitude to compare with the field elevation.
b) set the altimeter first with 29.92" Hg and then the current altimeter setting. the change in altitude should correspond to the change in setting
c) set the altimeter to the current altimeter setting. the indication should be within 75 feet of the actual elevation for aceptable accuracy
c
1.3
pressure altitude is the altitude read on your altimeter when the instrument is adjusted to indicate height above
a)sea level
b) the standard datum plane
c) ground level
b
1.3
the local altimeter setting should be used by all pilots in a particular area, primarily to provde for
a)the cancelllation of altimeter error due to nonstandard temperatures aloft
b)better verical separation of aircraft
c)more accurate terrain clearance in mountainous areas
b
1.3
altimeter setting is the value to which the scale of the pressure altimeter is set so the altimeter indicates
a)pressure altitude at sea level
b) true altitude at field elevation
c) pressure altitude at field elevation
b
1.3
If you are departing from an airport where you cannot obtain an altimeter setting, you should set your altimeter
a) on 29.92" Hg
b)on the current airport barometric pressure, if known
c) to the airport elevation
c
1.3
which altitude is indicated when the altimeter is set to 29.92" Hg
a)density
b)pressure
c)standard
b
1.3
the pressure altitude at a given location is indicated on the altimeter after the altimeter is set to
a) the field elevation
b) 29.92" Hg
c) the current altimeter setting
b
1.3
how can you determine the pressure altitude on an airport without a tower or FSS
a)set the altimeter to 29.92" Hg and read the altitude indicated
b) set the altimeter to the current altimeter setting of a station within 100 miles and correct this indicated altitude with local temperature
c)use your computer and correct the field elevation for temperature
a
1.3
how can you obtain the pressure altitude on flights below 18,000 feet
a) set your altimeter to 29.92" Hg
b)use your computer to change the indicated altitude to pressure altitude
c)contact an FSS and ask for the pressure altitude
a
1.3
at an altitude of 6500 ft. MSL, the current altimeter setting is 30.42" Hg. the pressure altitude would be approximately
a) 7,500 ft.
b) 6000 ft.
c) 6500 ft.
b
1.3
how does a pilot normally obtain the current altimeter setting during an IFR flight in class E airspace below 18,000 ft
a) the pilot should contact ARTCC at least every 100 NM and request the altimeter setting
b)FSS's along the route broadcast the weather information at 15 minutes past the hour
c) ATC periodically advises the pilot of the proper altimeter setting
c
1.3
which of the following defines the type of altitude used when maintaining FL210
a)indicated
b)pressure
c)calibrated
b
1.3
what is the procedure for setting the altimeter when assigned an IFR altitude of 18,000 ft. or higher on a direct flight off airways
a)set the altimeter to 29.92"Hg before takeoff
b) set the altimeter to the current altimeter setting until reaching the assigned altitude, then set to 29.92" Hg
c) set the altimeter to the current reported setting for climb-out and 29.92"Hg upon reaching 18,000 ft
c
1.3
while you are flying at FL250 you hear ATC give an altimeter setting of 28.92"Hg in your area. at what pressure altitude are you flying
a) 24,000 ft
b) 25,000 ft
c) 26,000 ft
b
1.3
En route at FL290, the altimeter is set correctly, but not reset to the local altimeter setting of 30.57"Hg during descent. If the field elevation is 650 ft. and the altimeter is functioning properly, what is the approximate indication upon landing?
a)715 ft
b)1300 ft
c) sea level
c
1.3
En route at FL 290, your altimeter is set correctly, but you fail to reset it to the local altimeter setting of 30.26 in. Hg during descent. if the field elevation is 134 ft. and your altimeter is functioning properly, what will it indicate after landing?
a) 100 ft MSL
b) 474 ft MSL
c) 206 ft below MSL
c
1.3
Under which condition will pressure altitude be equal to true altitude?
a)when the atmospheric pressure is 29.92" Hg
b) when standard atmospheric conditions exist
c)when indicated altitude is equal to the pressure altitude
b
1.3
under what condition is pressure altitude and density altitude the same value
a)at standard temperature
b)when the altimeter setting is 29.92"Hg
c) shen indicated, and pressure altitudes are the same value on the altimeter
a
1.3
under what condition will true altitude be lower than indicated altitude with an altimeter setting of 29.92"Hg
a) in warmer than standard air temp.
b)in colder than standard air temp.
c)when density altitude is higher than indicated altitude
b
1.3
when an altimeter is changed from 30.11"Hg to 29.96"Hg, in which direction will the indicated altitude change and by what value
a)altimeter will indicate 15 ft lower
b) altimeter will indicate 150 ft. lower
c) altimeter will indicate 150 ft higher
b
1.3
which condition would cause the altimeter to indicate a lower altitude than actually flown (true altitude)
a)air temp lower than standard
b)atmospheric pressure lower than standard
c)air temp. warmer than standard
c
1.3
which practical test should be made on the electric gyro instruments prior to starting an engine?
a)chaeck that the electrical connections are secure on the back of the instruments
b)check that the ttitude of the miniature aircraft is wings level before turning on electrical power
c)turn on the electrical power and listen for any unusual or irregular mechanical noise
c
1.4
One characteristic that a properly functioning gyro depends upon for operation is the
a)ability to resist precession 90 degrees to any applied force
b) resistance to defletion of the spinning wheel or disc
c)deflecting force developed from the angular velocity of the spinning wheel
b
1.4
what pre-takeoff check should be made of a vacuum-driven heading indicator in preparation for an IFR flight
a) after 5 min, set the indicator to the magnetic heading of the aircraft and check for proper alighnment after taxi turns
b)after 5 min, check that the heading indicator card aligns itself with the magnetic heading of the aircraft
c) determine that the heading indicator does not precess more than 2 degrees in 5 min. of ground operation
a
1.5
what pre-takeoff check should be made of the attitude indicator in preparation for an IFR flight
a) the horizon bar does not vibrate during warmup
b)the miniature airplane should erect and become stable within 5 min
c)the horizon bar should erect and become stabe within 5 min
c
1.6
which condition during taxi is an indication that an attitude indicator is unreliable
a)the horizon bar tilts more than 5 degree while making taxi turns
b)the horizon bar vibrates during warmup
c)the horizon bar does not align itself with the miniature airplane after warmup
a
1.6
during coordinated turns, which force moves the pendulous vanes of a vacuum-driven attitude indicator resulting in precession of the gyro toward the inside of the turn
a)acceleration
b)deceleration
c)centrifugal
c
1.6
if a 180 degree steep turn is made to the right and the aircraft is rolled out to straight-and-level flight by visual rferences, the attitude indicator
a)should immediately show straight-and-level flight
b)may show a slight climb and turn
c)show a slight skid and climb to the right
b
1.6
during normal coordinated turns, what error due to precession should you observe whenrolling out to straight and level flight from a 180 degree steep turn to the right?
a)a straight and level coordinated flight indication
b)the miniature aircraft would show a slight turn indication to the left
c)the miniature aircraft would show a slight descent and wings-level attitude
b
1.6
during normal operation of a vacuum-driven attitude indicator, what attitude indication should you see when rolling out from a 180 degree skidding turn to straight and level coordinated flight
a)a straight and level coordinated flight indication
b) a nose-high indication relative to level flight
c)the miniature aircraft shows a turn in the direction opposite the skid
c
1.6
Errors in both pitch and bank indication of an attitude indicator are usually at a maximum as the aircraft rolls out of a
a)180 degree turn
b) 270 degree turn
c) 360 degree turn
a
1.6
when an aircraft is decelerated, some attitude indicators will precess and incorrectly indicate a
a) left turn
b) climb
c) descent
c
1.6
when an aircraft is accelerated, some attitude indicators will precess and incorrectly indicate a
a)climb
b)descent
c)right turn
a
1.6
prior to starting an engine, you should check the turn and slip indicator to determine if the
a) needle indicaiton properly corresponds to the angle of the wings or rotors with the horizon
b)needle is approximately centered and the tube is full of fluid
c)ball will move freely from one end of the tuve to the other when the aircraft is rocked
b
1.7
what indications should you observe on the turn and slip indicator during taxi?
a)the ball moves freely opposite the turn, and the needle deflects in the direction of the turn
b)the needle deflects in the direction of the turn, but the ball remains centered
c)the ball deflects opposite the turn, but the needle remains centered
a
1.7
What indications are displayed by the miniature aircraft of a turn coordinator
a)rate of roll and rate of turn
b)direct indication of bank angle and pitch attitude
c)indirect indication of bank angle and pitch attitude
a
1.8
what does the miniature aircraft of the turn coordinator directly display
a)rate of roll and rate of turn
b)angle of bank and rate of turn
c)angle of bank
a
1.8
what indicaiton is presented by the miniature aircraft of the turn coordinator?
a) indirect indication of the bank attitude
b)diret indication of the bank attitude and the quality of the turn
c)quality of the turn
a
1.8
what displacement of a turn coordinatior during a coordinatied turn will
a)indicate the angle of bank
b)remain constant for a given bank regardless of airspeed
c)increase as angle of bank increases
c
1.8
what indicaiton should be observed on a turn coordinator during a left turn while taxiing
a)the miniature aircraft will show a trun to the left and the ball remains centered
b)the miniature aircraft will show a turn to the left and the ball moves to the right
c)both the miniature aircraft and the ball will remain centered
b
1.8