This quiz is designed to test your knowledge prior to your pre-area solo written examination.
You have mishandled the aircraft and are experiencing a load factor (G force) of over +5 G's. After a short period of time you black-out, this means that:
It is important to correct a situation where you start to grey-out or black-out before it ultimately leads to loss of consciousness.
If there was a small quantity of water present in your fuel tank how would it be presented when sampling your avgas?
Water is heavier than avgas and as such will sink to the bottom. Water will not mix with avgas.
While taxiing for take-off another aeroplane approaches head-on, you would:
Always pass aircraft on the right while taxiing.
On a visual terminal chart (VTC), major built up areas, such as a city, are shown in which colour?
The reference for colours and symbols can be found on the chart itself.
When gliding for maximum distance it would be best to glide:
In to wind
In order to glide as far as possible you would glide with the wind behind you. If you are required to glide in to a headwind in an attempt to make a landing area your glide range and profile would bee reduced.
How often should a direction indicator (DI) be aligned with the magnetic compass?
The direction indicator should be aligned at least every 15 minutes to cater for gyroscopic precession due to mechanical friction and effects of the earths rotation..
When flying in the training area you must not fly lower than:
Refer to CAR 157.
Which of the following would result in a decreased rate of climb?
Rate of climb is independent of wind.
If a fuel gauge indicates 24 US gallons in a fuel tank and it is properly calibrated you would expect to see how many litres on your dipstick?
1 US gallon = 3.78 litres
The ATIS reports that the QNH is 1015 and temperature is 25°C at an airport where the elevation is 250ft. When QNH is set on the subscale of your altimeter it should:
Indicate zero feet
Setting the QNH as reported on the ATIS will always indicate airport elevation regardless of the temperature.