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1. Aviation Routine Weather Report METAR (3464)
(Refer to Figure 12 .) The wind direction and velocity at KJFK is from
A - 180° true at 4 knots.
B - 180° magnetic at 4 knots.
C - 040° true at 18 knots.
 
2. Service Available to Pilots (3610)
(Refer to Figure 27 , area 2.) What is the recommended communication procedure when inbound to land at Cooperstown Airport?
A - Broadcast intentions when 10 miles out on the CTAF/MULTICOM frequency, 122.9 MHz.
B - Contact UNICOM when 10 miles out on 122.8 MHz.
C - Circle the airport in a left turn prior to entering traffic.
 
3. Radio Navigation (3566)
(Refer to Figure 26 , area 5.) The VOR is tuned to the Dallas/Fort Worth VORTAC. The omnibearing selector (OBS) is set on 253°, with a TO indication, and a right course deviation indicator (CDI) deflection. What is the aircraft's position from the VORTAC?
A - East-northeast.
B - North-northeast.
C - West-southwest.
 
4. Emergency Approaches and Landings Actual (799)
If an emergency situation requires a downwind landing, pilots should expect a faster
A - airspeed at touchdown, a longer ground roll, and better control throughout the landing roll.
B - groundspeed at touchdown, a longer ground roll, and the likelihood of overshooting the desired touchdown point.
C - groundspeed at touchdown, a shorter ground roll, and the likelihood of undershooting the desired touchdown point.
 
5. Sectional Chart (3637)
(Refer to Figure 24 , area 3.) What is the height of the lighted obstacle approximately 6 nautical miles southwest of Savannah International?
A - 1,500 feet MSL.
B - 1,531 feet AGL.
C - 1,549 feet MSL.
 
6. Engine Operation (3243)
Filling the fuel tanks after the last flight of the day is considered a good operating procedure because this will
A - force any existing water to the top of the tank away from the fuel lines to the engine.
B - prevent expansion of the fuel by eliminating airspace in the tanks.
C - prevent moisture condensation by eliminating airspace in the tanks.
 
7. Radio Navigation (3578)
(Refer to Figure 29 , illustration 3.) The VOR receiver has the indications shown. What is the aircraft's position relative to the station?
A - East.
B - Southeast.
C - West.
 
8. Emergency Services Available to Pilots (3822)
Which procedure is recommended to ensure that the emergency locator transmitter (ELT) has not been activated?
A - Turn off the aircraft ELT after landing.
B - Ask the airport tower if they are receiving an ELT signal.
C - Monitor 121.5 before engine shutdown.
 
9. General (3070)
The final authority as to the operation of an aircraft is the
A - Federal Aviation Administration.
B - pilot in command.
C - aircraft manufacturer.
 
10. Balance Stability and Center of Gravity (3661)
Which items are included in the empty weight of an aircraft?
A - Unusable fuel and undrainable oil.
B - Only the airframe, powerplant, and optional equipment.
C - Full fuel tanks and engine oil to capacity.