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Postby CaptainMFT » 04 Sep 2016 05:43

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An aircraft is deemed to be in flight:

from the time the aircraft moves into the maneuvering area to the time it comes to rest after landing
from the time the aircraft first moves under its own power until it comes to rest after landing
from the time the engines are started until they are shut down after landing
from the time the main wheels lose contact with the runway until they regain contact on landing



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How is night defined?

The hours of darkness
From 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes after sunrise
The hours when the sun is below the horizon
The hours between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight



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What is aerodrome traffic?

Local flying airplane in or adjacent to the visual circuit
All traffic on the movement area of an aerodrome
All traffic on the maneuvering area of an aerodrome and flying in the vicinity of the aerodrome
All traffic flying through the aerodrome traffic zone



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AIRAC is:

Aviation Information Regulation and Control
Aeronautical Information Regulation and Control
Aeronautical Information Rules and Control
Aviation Information Rules and Control



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PANS are:

Procedures for Air Navigation Services
Procedures for Air Navigation Standards
Practices for Air Navigation Services
Practices for Air Navigation Standards



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Transition altitude is defined as:

the altitude at or below which the vertical position of aircraft is expressed in reference to mean sea level
the altitude at or below which the vertical position of aircraft is expressed in reference to standard pressure
the altitude below which the vertical position of aircraft is expressed in reference to QFE
the altitude above the aerodrome at which the altimeter sub-scale is reset to 1013hPa and vertical position above that is then reported as a FL



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The transition layer is:

the airspace between the transition altitude and the transition level
the airspace below the transition level
the airspace above the transition level
the distance between the transition altitude and the transition layer



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A radial is:

a magnetic bearing to a VOR station
a magnetic bearing extending from a VOR station
a magnetic bearing to or from a VOR station, depending on whether the aircraft is inbound or outbound to or from the VOR
a QDM



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The Transition Level:

shall be the lowest flight level available for use above the transition altitude
shall be the highest available flight level below the transition altitude that has been established
is published for the aerodrome in the Section ENR of the AIP
is calculated and declared for an approach by the Pilot-in-command



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A notice containing information concerning flight safety, air navigation, technical, administration or legislative matters and originated at the AIS of a state is called:

Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
Aeronautical Information Circular (AIC)
AIRAC
NOTAM



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VORTAC is: A combined VOR and TACAN combination where the bearing is from the VOR element and the range from the TACAN element



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PANS-OPS means:

Procedures for Air Navigation Systems Airfield operations
Procedures for Air Navigation Services Aircraft operations
Pilots Alternate Navigational Systems and Operational Procedures
Primary and Alternate Navigation Systems and Operations



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What is the meaning of DER: departure end of runway



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What is the meaning of OCA?

Oceanic control area
Obstacle clearance altitude
Oceanic control area or obstacle clearance altitude
Occasional



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What does the abbreviation OIS mean?

Obstruction in surface
Obstacle in surface
Obstacle identification slope
Obstacle identification surface



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What is the meaning of MEHT?

Mean height over threshold
Maximum eye height
Minimum elevation height
Minimum eye height



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What does AAL mean? Above aerodrome level



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What is GCA?

General control area
Guided controlled approach
Ground controlled approach
Glideslope centreline area



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What is the meaning of ATCRU?

Air traffic control
Air traffic control runway unit
Air traffic control rescue unit
Air traffic control radar unit



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What is RVSM? Reduced vertical separation minima



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The definition of Manoeuvring Area is:

That part of an aerodrome to be used for take-off, landing and taxiing of aircraft, including apron(s)
That part of an aerodrome to be used for take-off, landing and taxiing of aircraft, excluding apron(s)
That part of an aerodrome to be used for take-off, landing and taxiing of aircraft, including movement area and apron(s)
None of the above is correct



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The abbreviation RNP means: Required navigation performance



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What does ACC mean?

Advisory route
Area control centre
Acknowledge
Approach control centre



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What does ADR mean?

Advisory route
Aerodrome
Advisory distress route
Altitude dead reckoning



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What does ADA mean?

Approved decision altitude
Airworthiness directive acceptance
Approved departure and arrival
Advisory airspace



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FIS:

Provides an aerodrome and approach control service for the efficient conduct of flight
Provides flight plan services for the safe and efficient conduct of flight
Provides control useful for the safe and efficient conduct of flight
Provides advice and information useful for the safe and efficient conduct of flight

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FIS = Flight Information Service



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What does the abbreviation AFIS stand for?

Aerodrome flashing identification signal
Automatic flight information service
Aeronautical flight information system
Aerodrome flight information service



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What is the meaning of WIP? Work In Progress



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What is a PAPI? Precision Approach Path Indicator

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