1_POF EXAM PREP1

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Question 1

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1 2On a standard atmosfaire the conditions at sea level are]
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  • O 15 C, 1013,2 Mb
  • O 0 C, 29,92 Mb
  • O 15 C, 29,92 Mb
  • O 0 C, 1013,2 Mb

Question 2

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2 As the altitude increases the air density...
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  • O decreases
  • O increases
  • O remains constant

Question 3

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3 As the altitude increases the air pressure...
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  • O decreases
  • O increases
  • O remains constant
  • O depends on the day

Question 4

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4 Weel fairings on airgraft's landing gear decreases...
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  • O interferance drag
  • O form drag
  • O induced drag

Question 5

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5 laminar flow boundary layer compared to turbulent boundary layer is...
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  • O thinner]
  • O thikker
  • O having the same thickness

Question 6

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6 Figure POF01. Line a is called
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  • O Chord Line
  • O Leading Edge
  • O Trailing Edge
  • O Mean Camber Line

Question 7

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7 Figure POF01. Line (c) is called
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  • O Mean Camber Line
  • O Chord Line
  • O Leading Edge
  • O Trailing Edge

Question 8

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8 Figure POF02. Line (4) is called
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  • O Maximum Airfoil Thickness
  • O Chord Line
  • O Leading Edge
  • O Trailing Edge

Question 9

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9 Figure POF01. Point (a) is called
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  • O Leading Edge
  • O Mean Camber Line
  • O Chord Line
  • O Trailing Edge

Question 10

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10 Figure POF01. Point (e) is called
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  • O Trailing Edge
  • O Leading Edge
  • O Mean Camber Line
  • O Chord Line

Question 11

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11 Figure POF03. Angle (a) is called
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  • O sweepback
  • O angle of attack
  • O angle of incidence

Question 12

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12 When an aircraft is decelarating in a straight and level flight the induced drag...
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  • O increases
  • O decreases
  • O remains the same

Question 13

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13 When an aircraft is decelarating in a straight and level flight the parasite drag...
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  • O decreases
  • O increases
  • O remains the same

Question 14

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14 The lowest drag during straight and level flight is achieved...
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  • O At a spesific angle of attack
  • O At a spesific speed
  • O At the stall speed
  • O At Vne

Question 15

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15 In a stable aircraft during straight and level flight the horizonta stabilizer produces lift...
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  • O downwards
  • O upwards
  • O equal to zero

Question 16

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16 It is more possible for a pilot to have a tail strike during landing when landing with flaps up
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  • O True
  • O False

Question 17

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17 An aircraft has a stalling speed of 55 kts, in straight and level flight with no power. With a higher weight the stalling speed will
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  • O increase
  • O decrease
  • O reamain the same

Question 18

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18 An aircraft has a stalling speed of 55 kts, in straight and level flight with no power. With a higher engine output the stalling speed will
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  • O decrease
  • O increase
  • O reamain the same

Question 19

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19 During an airplane's steady climb, lift is less than weight
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  • O True
  • O False

Question 20

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20 We can decrease trim drag by...
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  • O moving th CG as aft as permitable
  • O moving th CG as forward as permitable
  • O increasinvg the flight speed
  • O decreasing the flight speed

Question 21

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21 Figure POF04. The flaps type that coresponde with the letter (a) are called...
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  • O Simple
  • O Split
  • O Slotted
  • O Fowler

Question 22

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22 Figure POF04. The flaps type that coresponde with the letter (b) are called...
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  • O Split
  • O Simple
  • O Slotted
  • O Fowler

Question 23

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23 Figure POF04. The flaps type that coresponde with the letter (c) are called...
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  • O Fowler
  • O Simple
  • O Split
  • O Slotted

Question 24

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24 Figure POF04. The flaps type that coresponde with the letter (d) are called...
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  • O Slotted
  • O Simple
  • O Split
  • O Fowler

Question 25

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25 An airplane has a maximum maneuvering speed of 85 kts, in a given weight. With a higher weight the maximum maneuvering speed will
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  • O increase
  • O decrease
  • O reamain the same

Question 26

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31 Dihedral angle contributes to the stability around the _____ axis
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  • O longitutinal
  • O lateral
  • O vertical

Question 27

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32 Sweep angle contributes to the stability around the _____ axis
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  • O vertical
  • O longitutinal
  • O lateral

Question 28

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33 The Horizontal stabilizer contributes to the stability around the _____ axis
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  • O lateral
  • O vertical
  • O longitutinal

Question 29

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34 The vertical stabilizer contributes to the stability around the _____ axis
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  • O vertical
  • O lateral
  • O longitutinal

Question 30

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35 It is a desirable wing characteristic to develop the stall from the tip toward the root]
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  • O False
  • O True

Question 31

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36 During an airplane's steady descent, thrust is less than drag
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  • O True
  • O False

Question 32

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37 In a constant speed, straight and level flight, as the airplane's weight is decreasing due to fuel consumption...
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  • O the angle of attack decreases
  • O the angle of attack increases
  • O the angle of attack remains the same

Question 33

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38 When the angle of attack exceeds the critical angle of attack coefficient of lift inceases rapidly]
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  • O False
  • O True

Question 34

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39 the drag coeficient (Cd) of an airplane
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  • O No correct answer
  • O it is maximus on Vne
  • O it is maximus on Vso
  • O it is maximus on VsI

Question 35

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40 An airplane is approaching the stall having a right ball indication on the inclinometer. There is a danger that the airplane after the stall will enter a right spin
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  • O False
  • O True

Question 36

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41 An airplane is approaching the stall having a right ball indication on the inclinometer. There is a danger that the airplane after the stall will enter a left spin
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  • O True
  • O False

Question 37

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42 An airplane is approaching the stall having a left ball indication on the inclinometer. There is a danger that the airplane after the stall will enter a right spin
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  • O True
  • O False

Question 38

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43 An airplane is approaching the stall having a left ball indication on the inclinometer. There is a danger that the airplane after the stall will enter a left spin
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  • O False
  • O True

Question 39

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44 A single engine airplane with a clockwise rotating propeller is climbing with a very steep angle an the pilot is not countering the left turning tendency. If the airplane stalls under these conditions...
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  • O a left spin is possible
  • O a right spin is possible
  • O a spin is impossible

Question 40

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45 The lift coefficient (Cl) is changing with a change of...
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  • O the angle of attack
  • O the flight altitude
  • O the airspeed
  • O the lift

Question 41

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46 The drag coefficient (Cd) is changing with a change of...
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  • O the angle of attack
  • O the flight altitude
  • O the airspeed
  • O the lift

Question 42

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47 in a straight and level flight when the airplane speed increases...
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  • O the lift coefficient decreases.
  • O the lift coefficient increases.
  • O the lift coefficient remains unchanged

Question 43

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48 in a straight and level flight when the airplane speed decreases...
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  • O the lift coefficient increases.
  • O the lift coefficient decreases.
  • O the lift coefficient remains unchanged

Question 44

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49 An airplane that exceeded a bank angle of 60°has the tendency...
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  • O to increase its bank angle to 90°
  • O to gradualy decrease its bank angle
  • O to maintain its bank angle

Question 45

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50 An airplane that not exceeded a bank angle of 30°has the tendency...
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  • O to gradualy decrease its bank angle
  • O to increase its bank angle to 90°
  • O to maintain its bank angle

Question 46

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51 The "T" tail system compare to the conventional system has the advandage of...
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  • O less interference drag
  • O less induced drag
  • O less surface drag
  • O less weight

Question 47

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52 airfoil is]
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  • O a cross section of the wing, parallel to the plan of symmetry of the aircraft] .
  • O a cross section of the wing at the joining point with the airframe] .
  • O a cross section of the wing at the middle of it.
  • O a cross section of the wing at the wing tip

Question 48

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53 angle of attack is]
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  • O the angle between wing cord and the relative wind
  • O the angle between the wing cord and the longitudinal axis
  • O the angle between the wing cord and the lateral axis
  • O the dihedral angle

Question 49

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54 Sweep angle is]
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  • O the angle between a line that connects the points on ? chord distance from the leading edge and a line perpendicular to the plane of symmetry of the aircraft
  • O the dihedral angle of the aircraft
  • O the angle between the leading edge and the longitudinal axis of a wing
  • O the angle between the leading edge and the lateral axis of the aircraft

Question 50

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55 center of prerssure is called]:
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  • O the point where lift is applied on the wing
  • O the center of gravity of the aircraft
  • O the point wher the landing gear is attached to the wing
  • O the point where the weight of the wing is applied when the fuel tank is full

Question 51

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56 what is called Mean Aerodynamic Chord]
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  • O is the chord of a hypothetical rectangular wing, that produces the same lift and at the same point as the real wing
  • O the mean value of the chord of a wing
  • O is the length of the wing chord at the middle of the wing
  • O is the length of the wing chord at the center of pressure of the wing

Question 52

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57 the coefficient of lift depends on]
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  • O angle of attack
  • O air density
  • O the airspeed2

Question 53

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58 the higher part of the lift produced by an airfoil is applied]:
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  • O on the upper surface as underpressure
  • O on the lower surface as overpressure
  • O on the frontal surface as drag

Question 54

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59 the thickness of the boundary layer around an airfoil…]
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  • O increases when the altitude increases
  • O increases when the speed of the free airstream increases
  • O increases when the viscosity of the air increases

Question 55

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60 The critical angle of attack
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  • O gives the coefficient of lift just before stall
  • O gives the minimum (negative) coefficient of lift
  • O gives coefficient of lift equal to zero
  • O gives the maximum coefficient of lift

Question 56

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61 Stall speed Vs is]
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  • O it is not fixed and depends on the power output of the engine
  • O the speed when the aircraft flies straight and level at the critical angle of attack
  • O is the speed when flying at an angle of attack equal to zero
  • O is the speed when flying at a negative angle of attack

Question 57

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62 The stalling speed of an airplane Vs…
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  • O depends on power output of the engine
  • O depends on altitude
  • O depends on ground speed
  • O no correct answer

Question 58

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63 the symbol of maneuvering speed is]..
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  • O Va.
  • O VLO.
  • O VNE.
  • O no correct answer

Question 59

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64 the symbol of the maximum speed with the Flaps full down is
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  • O VFE.
  • O VLOF
  • O VFC
  • O no correct answer

Question 60

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65 the symbol of the maximum speed with the Landing Gear full down is
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  • O VLE.
  • O VLO.
  • O VFE.
  • O no correct answer

Question 61

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66 the speed range up to VNO is defined as]
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  • O normal operating range
  • O never exceed speed
  • O maximum cruising speed
  • O no correct answer

Question 62

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67 VSO speed is called]
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  • O stall speed in landing configuration
  • O stall speed in specified configuration
  • O stall speed or minimum safe take off speed
  • O no correct answer

Question 63

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68 the use of Flaps… ]
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  • O increases drag, increases lift, decreases the critical angle of attack
  • O increases drag, increases lift, increase the critical angle of attack
  • O increases drag, decreases lift, decreases the critical angle of attack
  • O decreases drag, increases lift, increases the critical angle of attack

Question 64

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69 Usually we use maximum Flaps deflection ]
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  • O only during landing
  • O during take off and landing
  • O only during take off and only on short runways
  • O only during take off, on pilot discretion

Question 65

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70 the purpose of aerodynamic trim of the controls is…]
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  • O to reduce the force needed to move the controls
  • O the return of the controls to the neutral position when released
  • O to increase the rate of turn of the aircraft
  • O to coordinate the movement of all controls

Question 66

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71 Longitudinal dihedral is called]
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  • O the difference of the angle of incidence of the wing and the tail plane relative to the longitudinal axis
  • O the difference of the angle of incidence of the left wing and the right wing relative to the longitudinal axis
  • O the difference of the angle of incidence of the left tail horizontal wing and the right tail horizontal wing relative to the longitudinal axis
  • O the difference of the angle of incidence of the wing and the horizontal stabilizer relative to the longitudinal axis

Question 67

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72 The use of Flaps during landing results in the…]:
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  • O increase of the descend angle without an increase of the airspeed
  • O reduction of the descend angle without an increase of the airspeed
  • O landing with an increase IAS
  • O increase of angle of descent due to the reduction of lift

Question 68

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73 Refer to figure POF07. What is the speed range that is permitted to use the flaps .
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  • O 60-100 Kts.
  • O 65-165 Kts.
  • O 60-208 Kts.
  • O 165-208 Kts

Question 69

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74 Refer to figure POF07. What is the maximum speed with the flaps down
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  • O 100 Kts.
  • O 165 kts.
  • O 65 Kts.
  • O 60 Kts.

Question 70

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75 Refer to figure POF07. What color range symbolizes the range of speed that is permitted to use the flaps
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  • O the white arc]
  • O from the lower speed of the white arc up to the upper level of the green arc
  • O the green arc
  • O the yellow arc

Question 71

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76 Refer to figure POF07. What color and which point on the instrument indicate the stalling speed with no thrust, landing gear and flaps in landing configuration].
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  • O the low end of the white arc
  • O the high end of the green arc
  • O the high end of the white arc
  • O the low end of the green arc

Question 72

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77 Which aircraft's speed limit is not depicted on the color coding of the Airspeed indicator]
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  • O Maximum maneuvering speed
  • O Never exceed speed
  • O Maximum cruising speed
  • O Maximum speed with the flaps down

Question 73

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78 The 4 forces acting on an aircraft in flight are]
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  • O Engine thrust, lift, weight, drag
  • O Engine power, speed, gravity, drag
  • O Engine power, speed, weight, friction
  • O Engine thrust, lift, gravity, weight

Question 74

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79 In which case do the 4 forces acting on an aircraft equal to zero];
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  • O During straight and level non accelerated flight
  • O With the aircraft still on the ground
  • O When the aircraft is accelerating
  • O When the aircraft is decelerating

Question 75

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80 What is the relationship between the forces of lift, drag, thrust and weight during straight and level non accelerated flight]
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  • O lift and weight = thrust and drag
  • O lift = drag and thrust = weigh
  • O lift, drag and weight = thrust
  • O lift = weight and thrust = drag

Question 76

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81 What makes an aircraft turn
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  • O the horizontal coefficient of lift
  • O The centrifugal force
  • O The coordinated effect of rudder and ailerons
  • O The ruder, ailerons and elevator

Question 77

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82 Refer to figure POF08, The angle A is called]
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  • O angle of incidence
  • O dihedral angle
  • O angle of attack
  • O camber angle

Question 78

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83 The angle of attack is defined as]
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  • O the angle between the wing chord and the relative wind
  • O the angle between the climb vector of the aircraft and the horizon
  • O the angle between the longitudinal axis and the chord of the aircraft
  • O the angle when the Lift to Drag ratio is the highest

Question 79

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84 Refer to figure POF09. If the aircraft's weight is 2.300 lb, what is the weight that his structure has to withstand during a level turn with an angle of 60 degrees relative to the horizon]
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  • O 4.600 lb.
  • O 3.400 lb.
  • O 2.300 lb.
  • O 5.200 lb.

Question 80

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85 Refer to figure POF09. If the aircraft's weight is 3.300 lb, what is the weight that his structure has to withstand during a level turn with an angle of 30 degrees relative to the horizon]
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  • O 3.960 lb.
  • O 3.100 lb.
  • O 1.200 lb.
  • O 7.220 lb.

Question 81

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86 Refer to figure POF09. If the aircraft's weight is 5.400 lb, what is the weight that his structure has to withstand during a level turn with an angle of 55 degrees relative to the horizon ]
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  • O 9.180 lb.
  • O 5.400 lb.
  • O 6.720 lb.
  • O 10.800 lb.

Question 82

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87 Refer to figure POF09. If the aircraft's weight is 4.500 lb, what is the weight that his structure has to withstand during a level turn with an angle of 45 degrees relative to the horizon ]
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  • O 6.750 lb.
  • O 4.500 lb.
  • O 7.200 lb.
  • O 12.000 lb.

Question 83

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88 Refer to figure POF09. The highest bank angle that the aircraft's wing can have without exceeding 4,4 G is]
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  • O 77°
  • O 71°
  • O 73°
  • O 83°

Question 84

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89 One of the main reasons that we use flaps during landing is]
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  • O to increase the angle of descend without increasing the aircraft's speed]
  • O to reduce the lift in order to have a steeper descend angle]
  • O to allow for greater speeds when the wheels contact the runway]
  • O to decrease the angle of descent, without increasing the aircraft's speed

Question 85

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90 the function of the vertical stabilizer is]
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  • O to stabilize the aircraft around the vertical axis
  • O to control the tendency for left or right bank
  • O to reduce the slip or skid
  • O to maintain the turn after banking the aircraft

Question 86

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91 Flaps are needed to:
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  • O allow the pilot to maintain high angle of descent during landing, without high speed
  • O allow the pilot to reduce speed
  • O increase the wing's lift by increasing its surface
  • O increase the drag, and as a result more thrust is required during landing

Question 87

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92 The number of G's applied on the airframe depend on]
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  • O the bank of the aircraft during a level turn
  • O the position of the center of gravity
  • O The airspeed of the aircraft
  • O the stalling angle of attack

Question 88

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93 What will be the effect of load factor (G forces) on an aircraft approaching the stall]
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  • O the aircraft will stall on a higher speed
  • O the aircraft will have a tendency to enter a spin
  • O the control of the aircraft will be more difficult
  • O the aircraft will have a tendency to rotate around the vertical and the longitudinal when approaching the stall speed

Question 89

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94 Which basic aircraft maneuver increases the load factor in relation to straight and level flight]
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  • O turns
  • O climb
  • O stall
  • O slip

Question 90

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95 What is the basic advantage of a stable aircraft]
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  • O is easily controlable
  • O it is impossible to spin
  • O it is difficult to stall
  • O it is not experiencing extreme bank angles during steep turns

Question 91

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96 Which factors affect aircraft stability along the longitudinal axis]
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  • O the position of Center of Gravity relative to the Center of Pressure
  • O the effectivity of the elevator, the elevator trim and the rudder
  • O the relationship between thrust and lift to drag and weight
  • O the dihedral angle and sweep angle

Question 92

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97 What causes an aircraft to nose down when reducing engine power, without adjusting the elevator (T-tailed aircraft are exempted)]
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  • O The downward force created from the air stream of the propeller hitting the horizontal stabilizer is reduced therefore the elevator is less effective
  • O The Center of Gravity moves forward when thrust and drag is reduced
  • O As the thrust becomes less than the weight, lift also decreases and the wings cannot support the weight of the aircraft
  • O the air pressure applied by the propeller on the wings decreases and also the angle of attack decreases

Question 93

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98 An aircraft is loaded with its center of gravity out of the aft center of gravity limit. The flight is dangerous because]
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  • O the aircraft will not recover after a stall
  • O the aircraft will need more runway for take off
  • O the aircraft stalls at an unpredictable higher speed
  • O it is difficult to land the aircraft

Question 94

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99 How the flight characteristics of an aircraft are affected when the Center of Gravity is at its aft limit ]
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  • O the aircraft will be less stable at all speeds
  • O the aircraft will be less stable at low speeds and more stable at high speeds
  • O the aircraft will be more stable at low speeds and less stable at high speeds
  • O the aircraft will be more stable at all speeds

Question 95

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100 when frost remains on the aircraft's wings before flight]
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  • O take off may be difficult or impossible
  • O this can have as a result the take off with a lower angle of attack and at a lower indicated airspeed
  • O no problem exists since frost will be blown off by the pressure of the air during take off
  • O it will increase the camber of the wing and as a result more lift will becreated during take off

Question 96

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101 when is it possible for an aircraft to stall]
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  • O at any speed and altitude
  • O only when the aircraft's nose is high and the speed low
  • O only when its speed falls below the published stall speed
  • O only when the aircraft's nose is high in relation to the horizon

Question 97

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102 during a left spin which wing(s) is (are) stalled]
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  • O both wings are stalled
  • O neither wing is stalled
  • O only the left wing is stalled
  • O only the right wing is stalled

Question 98

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103 the stalling angle of attack
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  • O remains the same irrespectively of the weight
  • O increases as the center of gravity moves forward
  • O is changing as the take off weight increases
  • O decreases as the center of gravity moves aft

Question 99

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104 At a given configuration, as the flight altitude increases, the stalling indicated airspeed
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  • O remains the same as in lower altitudes
  • O decreases as the true airspeed decreases
  • O decreases as the true airspeed increases
  • O increase because the air density decreases

Question 100

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105 What is the required aircraft's condition in order for the aircraft to spin]
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  • O to be stalled
  • O to be close to stall, one wing low and idle power
  • O to be in a steep dive and rotation at the same time
  • O to be in a steep climb with idle power
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