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1. Wing (lsp_7164)
Degradation of the parachute`s protective polyurethane coating results in
A - increased takeoff distances, decreased maximum gross weight, and increased fuel consumption.
B - reduced takeoff distances, increased maximum gross weight, and reduced fuel consumption.
C - increased takeoff distances, increased maximum gross weight, and increased fuel consumption.
 
2. Taxi (lsp_2328_0607)
Select the true statement concerning gyroplane taxi procedures.
A - Taxi speed should be limited to no faster than a brisk walk in ideal conditions.
B - The cyclic stick should be held in the neutral position at all times.
C - The cyclic stick should be held slightly aft of neutral at all times.
 
3. Airframe (lsp_7166)
Flaring during a landing
A - decreases the powered parachute`s speed due to increased drag.
B - increases the powered parachute`s speed due to reduced drag.
C - decreases the powered parachute`s drag due to increased speed.
 
4. Standard Burn (lsp_2295_0607)
On a balloon equipped with a blast valve, the blast valve is used for
A - climbs and descents only.
B - altitude control.
C - emergencies only.
 
5. Visual Flight Rules (0205_15)
During operations within Class E airspace at altitudes of less than 1,200 feet AGL, the minimum horizontal distance from clouds requirement for flight is
A - 500 feet.
B - 1,000 feet.
C - 2,000 feet.
 
6. AC 00-2, Advisory Circular Checklist (1104_110)
Some Advisory Circulars (ACs) are available free of charge while the remaining ACs must be purchased. All aviation safety ACs may be obtained by following the procedures in the AC Checklist (AC 00-2) or by
A - referring to the FAA internet home page and following the links to ACs.
B - contacting the local airport Fixed Base Operator and requesting the desired AC.
C - reading the ACs in the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM)
 
7. Dead Reckoning (1104_100)
True course measurements on a Sectional Aeronautical Chart should be made at a meridian near the midpoint of the course because the
A - values of isogonic lines change from point to point.
B - angles formed by isogonic lines and lines of latitude vary from point to point.
C - angles formed by lines of longitude and the course line vary from point to point.
 
8. 4 cycle vs 2 cycle (lsp_7145)
Pilots should refrain from revving an engine with a reduction drive because
A - the crankshaft counterbalances may be dislodged and cause extreme engine vibration.
B - the propeller blade tips may exceed their RPM limits.
C - the torque exerted on the gears during excessive acceleration and deceleration can cause the gear box to self-destruct.
 
9. 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
 
10. Initial Notification of Aircraft Accidents Incidents and Overdue Aircraft (1104_152)
If an aircraft is involved in an accident which results in substantial damage to the aircraft, the nearest NTSB field office should be notified
A - immediately.
B - within 48 hours.
C - within 7 days.