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1. Instrument Flight Rules (IRA-4764)
Immediately after passing the final approach fix inbound during an ILS approach in IFR conditions, the glide slope warning flag appears. The pilot is
A - permitted to continue the approach and descend to the localizer MDA.
B - permitted to continue the approach and descend to the DH.
C - required to immediately begin the prescribed missed approach procedure.
 
2. Arrival Procedures (IRA-4670)
When simultaneous approaches are in progress, how does each pilot receive radar advisories?
A - One pilot on tower frequency and the other on approach control frequency.
B - On tower frequency.
C - On approach control frequency.
 
3. AC 00-54, Pilot Wind Shear Guide (IRA-4745)
The rate of descent required to stay on the ILS glide slope
A - must be increased if the groundspeed is decreased.
B - must be decreased if the groundspeed is decreased.
C - will remain constant if the indicated airspeed remains constant.
 
4. Using the Navigation Instruments (IRA-4596)
(Refer to Figure 105 .) If the magnetic heading shown for airplane 4 is maintained, which ADF illustration would indicate the airplane is on the 135° magnetic bearing TO the station?
A - 4.
B - 8.
C - 1.
 
5. Departure Procedures (IRA-4414)
Which information is always given in an abbreviated clearance?
A - Altitude to maintain and code to squawk.
B - SID or transition name and altitude to maintain.
C - Name of destination airport or specific fix and altitude.
 
6. Using the Navigation Instruments (IRA-4563)
(Refer to figures 96 and 97.) To which aircraft position(s) does HSI presentation "A" correspond?
A - 6 only.
B - 9 and 6.
C - 9 only.
 
7. ATC Clearance Separations (IRA-4454)
What cruising altitude is appropriate for VFR on Top on a westbound flight below 18,000 feet?
A - Even thousand foot levels.
B - Even thousand foot levels plus 500 feet, but not below MEA.
C - Odd thousand foot levels plus 500 feet, but not below MEA.
 
8. Instrument Flight Rules (IRA-4706)
A pilot is making an ILS approach and is past the OM to a runway which has a VASI. What action should the pilot take if an electronic glide slope malfunction occurs and the pilot has the VASI in sight?
A - The pilot should inform ATC of the malfunction and then descend immediately to the localizer DH and make a localizer approach.
B - The pilot must request an LOC approach, and may descend below the VASI at the pilot's discretion.
C - The pilot may continue the approach and use the VASI glide slope in place of the electronic glide slope.
 
9. Using the Navigation Instruments (IRA-4507)
(Refer to figures 89 and 90.) What is your relationship to the airway while en route from BCE VORTAC to HVE VORTAC on V8?
A - Right of course on V8.
B - Left of course on V8.
C - Left of course on V382.
 
10. Airport Lighting Aids (IRA-4790)
(Refer to Figure 136 .) Which illustration would a pilot observe if the aircraft is less than 2.5°?
A - 12.
B - 11.
C - 10.