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1. Arrival Procedures (IRA-4658)
(Refer to Figure 125 .) If cleared for an S-LOC 17R approach at Lincoln Municipal from over TOUHY, it means the flight should
A - land straight in on runway 17R.
B - comply with straight-in landing minimums.
C - begin final approach without making a procedure turn.
 
2. Thunderstorms (IRA-4137)
Where do squall lines most often develop?
A - Ahead of a cold front.
B - In a cold air mass.
C - In an occluded front.
 
3. Instrument Departure Procedure Chart (IRA-4361)
(Refer to Figure 77 .) At which point does the basic instrument departure procedure terminate?
A - When Helena Departure Control establishes radar contact.
B - Over the BOZEMAN VOR.
C - At STAKK intersection.
 
4. Equipment Instrument and Certificate Requirements (IRA-4653)
Refer to Figure 123 .) What minimum navigation equipment is required to complete the VOR/DME-A procedure?
A - One VOR receiver.
B - Two VOR receivers and DME.
C - One VOR receiver and DME.
 
5. Preflight (IRA-4639)
For IFR operations off of established airways below 18,000 feet, VOR navigational aids used to describe the 'route of flight' should be no more than
A - 40 NM apart.
B - 70 NM apart.
C - 80 NM apart.
 
6. Pilot Controller Roles and Responsibilities (IRA-4735)
What are the requirements for a contact approach to an airport that has an approved IAP, if the pilot is on an instrument flight plan and clear of clouds?
A - The pilot must request the approach, have at least 1 mile visibility, and be reasonably sure of remaining clear of clouds.
B - The controller must determine that the pilot can see the airport at the altitude flown and can remain clear of clouds.
C - The pilot must agree to the approach when given by ATC and the controller must have determined that the visibility was at least 1 mile and be reasonably sure the pilot can remain clear of clouds.
 
7. Basic Calculations (IRA-4290)
(Refer to the FD excerpt below, and use the wind entry closest to the flight planned altitude.) Determine the time to be entered in block 10 of the flight plan.
Route of Flight: Figures 38, 39 and 40
Flight log and MAG VAR:
Figure 39 Figure 41
ACTON TWO ARRIVAL: Figure 39 Figure 41
FT 3000 6000 9000 12000
ABI 2033+13 2141+13 2142+05
A - 1 hour 26 minutes.
B - 1 hour 24 minutes.
C - 1 hour 31 minutes.
 
8. Using the Navigation Instruments (IRA-4552)
A VOR receiver with normal five-dot course sensitivity shows a three-dot deflection at 30 NM from the station. The aircraft would be displaced approximately how far from the course centerline?
A - 2 NM.
B - 5 NM.
C - 3 NM.
 
9. En Route Procedures (IRA-4668)
When more than one circuit of the holding pattern is needed to lose altitude or become better established on course, the additional circuits can be made
A - at pilot's discretion.
B - only if pilot advises ATC and ATC approves.
C - only in an emergency.
 
10. Equipment Instrument and Certificate Requirements (IRA-4052)
What is the maximum IFR altitude you may fly in an unpressurized aircraft without providing passengers with supplemental oxygen?
A - 14,000 feet.
B - 15,000 feet.
C - 12,500 feet.