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1. Balance Stability and Center of Gravity (3674)
(Refer to figures 33 and 34.) Upon landing, the front passenger (180 pounds) departs the airplane. A rear passenger (204 pounds) moves to the front passenger position. What effect does this have on the CG if the airplane weighed 2,690 pounds and the MOM/100 was 2,260 just prior to the passenger transfer?
A - The CG moves forward approximately 3 inches.
B - The weight changes, but the CG is not affected.
C - The CG moves forward approximately 0.1 inch.
 
2. Emergency Services Available to Pilots (3819)
When activated, an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) transmits on
A - 118.0 and 118.8 MHz.
B - 121.5 and 243.0 MHz.
C - 123.0 and 119.0 MHz.
 
3. Latitude and Longitude Meridians and Parallels (3571)
(Refer to Figure 28 .) An aircraft departs an airport in the eastern daylight time zone at 0945 EDT for a 2-hour flight to an airport located in the central daylight time zone. The landing should be at what coordinated universal time?
A - 1345Z.
B - 1445Z.
C - 1545Z.
 
4. General Definitions (3005)
The definition of nighttime is
A - sunset to sunrise.
B - 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise.
C - the time between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight.
 
5. Basic Calculations (3554)
(Refer to Figure 24 .) While en route on Victor 185, a flight crosses the 248° radial of Allendale VOR at 0953 and then crosses the 216° radial of Allendale VOR at 1000. What is the estimated time of arrival at Savannah VORTAC?
A - 1023.
B - 1028.
C - 1036.
 
6. Airplane Stability (3210)
An airplane said to be inherently stable will
A - be difficult to stall.
B - require less effort to control.
C - not spin.
 
7. Bird Hazards and Flight Over National Refuges Parks and Forests (3831)
Pilots flying over a national wildlife refuge are requested to fly no lower than
A - 1,000 feet AGL.
B - 2,000 feet AGL.
C - 3,000 feet AGL.
 
8. Clouds (3420)
What cloud types would indicate convective turbulence?
A - Cirrus clouds.
B - Nimbostratus clouds.
C - Towering cumulus clouds.
 
9. Aviation Weather Forecasts (3498)
Which in-flight advisory would contain information on severe icing not associated with thunderstorms?
A - Convective SIGMET.
B - SIGMET.
C - AIRMET.
 
10. Abbreviations and Symbols (3006)
Which V-speed represents maneuvering speed?
A - VA.
B - VLO.
C - VNE.