Registration - Step 2

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1) The headquarters for Airbus is located in which European city?
A. Paris, France
B. London, England
C. Toulouse, France
D. Hamburg, Germany

2) When is “Clearance Void Time” used by ATC?
A. The airport is uncontrolled
B. The airport does not have a tower
C. ATC does not know what is happening at the airport
D. All of the above

3) What range of speed is considered Transonic?
A. Mach 1.0 and above
B. Mach 0.75 to 1.20
C. Mach 2.0 to 3.0
D. Any Mach below 1.0

4) When do you turn the aircraft Strobe Lights on?
A. At the gate after engine start
B. Exiting the active runway after landing
C. Entering the active runway before take-off roll
D. At the gate before engine start

5) What does 180 ETOPS limit an aircraft’s route to?
A. Never being more than 180 miles from land
B. Never being more than 180 miles on 1 engine from a diversion field
C. Never being more than 180 minutes from land
D. Never being more than 180 minutes on 1 engine from a diversion field

6) Using the following METAR, what are the winds? KDFW 2210730Z 09016KT 10SM BKN044 BKN055 27/14 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T02670139
A. Out of the west at 16kts
B. Out of the East at 16kts
C. 221 at 30kts
D. 221 at 07kts with gust of 30

7) What is the difference between groundspeed and true airspeed?
A. Groundspeed is the same as true airspeed
B. Groundspeed is true airspeed adjusted for the mach number
C. Groundspeed is true airspeed adjusted for the winds
D. Groundspeed is the speed when the plane is on the ground and airspeed is the speed when it is airborne.

8) Which of the following statements about flaring/landing a jet is true?
A. A jet airplane should be flown onto the runway rather than held off the surface as speed dissipates
B. A jet airplane should be held off the surface as speed dissipates, not flown onto the runway
C. A jet airplane should be flared with reverse thrusters engaged to ensure maximum braking effectiveness
D. A jet airplane should be flared with spoiler deployed as it crosses the threshold in order to slow the airplane down for landing

9) What airport does KDFW refer to?
A. Denver, Colorado
B. Denton, Texas
C. Fort Worth Alliance, Texas
D. Dallas Fort Worth, Texas

10) What’s the difference between a radar altimeter and a barometric altimeter?
A. Radar altimeter has to be adjusted, but the barometric altimeter has to remain at 29.92
B. Radar altimeter has to remain at 29.92, but the barometric altimeter can be adjusted
C. Barometric altimeter displays height in MSL, the radar altimeter displays height in AGL
D. Barometric altimeter displays height in AGL, the radar altimeter displays height in MSL

11) When an ATC controller request you to “squawk 6011” what does that mean?
A. Tune 6011 into your COM radio
B. Tune 6011 into your NAV radio
C. Tune 6011 into your transponder
D. Tune 6011 into your NDM

12) What are the flight requirements to remain active with Virtual American?
A. Each member must fly 2 legs per month
B. Each member must fly at least 1 leg per calendar month
C. Each member must fly at least 3 legs per calendar month
D. There is no minimum requirement to remain active with Virtual American

13) What is the maximum safe speed at which you may exit a high speed taxiway?
A. 30 KIAS
B. 35 KIAS
C. 40 KIAS
D. 55 KIAS

14) What piece of equipment should you not use to stop an aircraft with a single engine landing?
A. Brakes
B. Flaps
C. Throttle
D. Thrust Reversers

15) What phase of flight is the most dangerous?
A. Landing
B. Takeoff
C. Approach
D. Cruise

16) What does the term “Line up and wait” mean?
A. Look both ways, then taxi onto the runway and take off.
B. Taxi onto the runway and take off
C. Wait at the gate for further instructions
D. Taxi onto the runway and wait for further instructions from ATC

17) Which answer best describes Vmo
A. Maximum Mach Operating Airspeed
B. Minimum Operating Airspeed
C. Mach Operating Airspeed
D. Maximum Operating Airspeed

18) Which answer best describes V1?
A. Stall speed
B. Rotation speed
C. Take off decision speed
D. Minimum approach speed

19) What is the purpose of using flaps during take-off and landing?
A. To slow the airplane down
B. To allow the airplane to slip
C. To increase handling at lower speeds
D. To provide lift at lower speeds

20) What is the transition altitude in the United States?
A. 10,000 feet MSL
B. 18,000 feet MSL
C. 18,000 feet AGL
D. FL180 MSL