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1. Standard Burn (lsp_2301_0607)
In a balloon, best fuel economy in level flight can be accomplished by
A - riding the haze line in a temperature inversion.
B - short blasts of heat at high frequency.
C - long blasts of heat at low frequency.
 
2. Airframe (lsp_7165)
Flaring allows the pilot to touchdown at a
A - higher rate of speed and a slower rate of descent.
B - lower rate of speed and a higher rate of descent.
C - lower rate of speed and a lower rate of descent.
 
3. Balloon Operations (lsp_2288_0607)
How should a balloon fuel system be checked for leaks prior to flight?
A - Listen and smell.
B - Check all connections with a lighted match.
C - Cover all connections and tubing with soapy water.
 
4. Environmental and Health Factors Affecting Pilot Performance (02_2202)
Which will almost always affect your ability to fly?
A - Over-the-counter analgesics and antihistamines.
B - Antibiotics and anesthetic drugs.
C - Prescription analgesics and antihistamines.
 
5. Airport Operations (1104_16)
Pilots should state their position on the airport when calling the tower for takeoff
A - from a runway intersection, during instrument conditions.
B - from a runway intersection or the end of the runway.
C - from a runway intersection, only at night
 
6. 4 cycle vs 2 cycle (lsp_2277)
Swapping wings from one brand or type of powered parachute to another is
A - permissible as long as the basic shape of the parachutes are similar
B - dangerous since every wing is designed for a specific aircraft
C - permissible if the overall area of the parachutes is the same
 
7. Sectional Chart (lsp_2306_0607)
(Refer to Figure 57 , area 8.) What minimum altitude is required to fly over the Cedar Hill TV towers in the congested area south of NAS Dallas?
A - 2,555 feet MSL.
B - 3,449 feet MSL.
C - 3,349 feet MSL.
 
8. Stable and Unstable Air (1104_167)
Which is a characteristic of stable air?
A - Cumuliform clouds.
B - Excellent visibility.
C - Restricted visibility.
 
9. Moisture Cloud Formation and Precipitation (1104_169)
Clouds, fog, or dew will always form when
A - water vapor condenses.
B - water vapor is present.
C - relative humidity reaches 100 percent.
 
10. Aerostatics (lsp_2314_0607)
The pressure height of an airship is the altitude at which
A - the airship would be unable to gain more altitude.
B - gas pressure would reach 3 inches of water.
C - the ballonet(s) would be empty.