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1. Abbreviations and Symbols (0504_80)
14 CFR part 1 defines VY as
A - speed for best rate of descent.
B - speed for best angle of climb.
C - speed for best rate of climb.
 
2. Significant Weather Prognostic Charts (5436)
What is the upper limit of the Low Level Significant Weather Prognostic Chart?
A - 24,000 feet.
B - 18,000 feet.
C - 30,000 feet.
 
3. Maintenance Preventive Maintenance and Alterations (0504_67)
Which is true concerning required maintenance inspections?
A - A 100-hour inspection may be substituted for an annual inspection.
B - An annual inspection may be substituted for a 100-hour inspection.
C - An annual inspection is required even if a progressive inspection system has been approved.
 
4. Airport Operations (5748)
Pilots are required to have the anti-collision light system operating
A - anytime an engine is in operation.
B - anytime the pilot is in the cockpit.
C - during all types of operations, both day and night.
 
5. Abbreviations and Symbols (0504_872)
14 CFR part 1 defines VNO as
A - maximum operating limit speed.
B - maximum structural cruising speed.
C - never-exceed speed.
 
6. Using the Navigation Instruments (5531)
While maintaining a constant heading, a relative bearing of 10° doubles in 5 minutes. If the true airspeed is 105 knots, the time and distance to the station being used is approximately
A - 15 minutes and 31.2 miles.
B - 10 minutes and 17 miles.
C - 5 minutes and 8.7 miles.
 
7. Using the Navigation Instruments (5525)
GIVEN:Wingtip bearing change 5°Elapsed time between bearing change 6 minRate of fuel consumption 12 gal/hrThe fuel required to fly to the station is
A - 18.7 gallons.
B - 14.4 gallons.
C - 8.2 gallons.
 
8. The Pitot Static System and Associated Instruments (5604)
Why should flight speeds above VNE be avoided?
A - Control effectiveness is so impaired that the aircraft becomes uncontrollable.
B - Excessive induced drag will result in structural failure.
C - Design limit load factors may be exceeded, if gusts are encountered.
 
9. Sectional Chart (0504_369)
(Refer to Figure 52 , point 8) The floor of the Class E airspace over the town of Auburn is
A - 1,200 feet MSL.
B - 700 feet AGL.
C - 1,200 feet AGL.
 
10. Stable and Unstable Air (5333)
Which would decrease the stability of an air mass?
A - Cooling from below.
B - Decrease in water vapor.
C - Warming from below.