GC Test 2

  1. What is your duty priority ?
    Give first priority to separating aircraft and issuing safety alerts, good judgment must be used in prioritizing all other provisions on this order.
  2. When do you issue safety alerts ?
    If you are aware that an aircraft is in a position/altitude which in your judgment, places it in an unsafe proximity to terrain, obstructions, or other aircraft.
  3. (T/F)Use the word immediately when prompt compliance is required to avoid the development of an imminent situation.
  4. Control formations flights as a _________.
    Single Aircraft
  5. What are the ways that pilots can acknowledge clearances ?
    Roger; Affirmitive; wilco; by reading the clearance back.
  6. What is the correct radio format ?
    Ident of A/C; Ident of ATC unit; Message; "Over"
  7. How may a transmission be abbreviated ?
    • N53346A = N346A
    • After comms have been establish omit the facility
    • Transmit the message immediately after callup when the message is short and receipt is generally assured
    • omit the word "over"
  8. interphone transmission:
    First priority ?
    Emergency messages including essential info on a/c accidents or suspected accidents
  9. interphone transmission:
    Second priority ?
    Clearances and control instructions
  10. interphone transmission:
    Third priority ?
    • Movement and control messages;
    • 1. Progress reports
    • 2. departure or arrival reports
    • 3. flight plans
  11. What does RVR stand for ?
    Runway Visual Range
  12. When should you use the General Warning signal for?
    • -Any situation that calls for intensified pilot or controller alertness
    • -Mechanical trouble exists of which the pilot may not be aware.
    • -Aircraft converging and a collision hazard exists.
  13. Light Gun Signals:
    Steady Green
    • A/C on Ground: Cleared for takeoff
    • A/C in Flight: Cleared to land
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel: Cleared to cross or proceed
  14. Light Gun Signals:
    Flashing Green
    • A/C on Ground: Cleared to taxi
    • A/C in Flight: return for landing
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel: N/A
  15. Light Gun Signals:
    Steady Red
    • A/C on Ground:Stop
    • A/C in Flight:Continue circling give way
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel: Stop
  16. Light Gun Signals:
    Flashing Red
    • A/C on Ground: Taxi clear of Runway
    • A/C in Flight:airport unsafe do not land
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel:Clear movement surface
  17. Light Gun Signals:
    Flashing White
    • A/C on Ground:return to starting point
    • A/C in Flight:N/A
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel: Return to starting point
  18. Light Gun Signals:
    Alternating Red and Green
    • A/C on Ground:General warning
    • A/C in Flight:General Warning
    • Movement of vehicles/personnel:General Warning
  19. What is the purpose of the 7110.65_
    This order prescribes air traffic control procedures and phraseology for use by persons providing air traffic services.
  20. Steps for NAVAID malfunctions:
    • A: Request a second aircraft to test it
    • B: Continue use and inform the first a/c, record the incident on FAA form 7230-4 or military equivalent.
    • C: activate the standby equipment or request the monitor facility to activate.
    • D: Continue use, record on FAA 7260-4 or military eqiv, and notify techs
    • E: inform techs and request info on deactivation.
  21. If altitude, heading, or other items are read back by pilot ensure read back is ______.
  22. (T/F) After an emergency has passed, give lower priority to messages relating to the incident.
  23. Pilots are required to establish two-way comms prior to entering _______.
  24. Define:
    Procedure is manditory
  25. Define:
  26. Define:
    Aircraft capable of takeoff weights of 300,000 lbs or more, whether or not that are operating at that weight.
  27. Transmit only those messages ______
    necessary for air traffic control or otherwise contributing to air safety.
  28. What is a flame out procedure ?
    A practice approach by a jet aircraft at idle thrust to a runway. Normally starting a High Key and may continue on a high and wide downwind leg with a continuous turn to final.
  29. Define:
    Procedure is recommended
  30. Define:
    Procedure is optional
  31. Define:
    Procedure is manditory
  32. What is a preferential route?
    A route that goes through a less-congested and easier to maneuver airspace.
  33. Opposite direction:
    greater then 135-180 degree
  34. PIREP
    Pilot reported weather
  35. What are the degrees for an aircraft to be considered "same direction"?
    Less then 45
  36. what are the degrees for an aircraft to be considered "crossing directions"
  37. Provide ATC services to aircraft on a first come first serve basis as circumstances permit, except as follows:
    • Aircraft in distress
    • Civilian air ambulance
    • SAR A/c on a mission
    • Presidential aircraft
    • Flight check aircraft
  38. (T/F) Subsequent radio transmissions to an a/c from the same sector/position may omit self id
  39. Per the Ref; what are three of FD's responsibilities?
    • -Operate interphone/assist tower cab in meeting situation objectives.
    • -process and forward flight plan info/utilize alpha numeric
    • -compile stats/observe WX reports
  40. ALTRV
    Altitude reservation
  41. EDCT
    Expected departure clearance time
  42. NOTAM
    Notice to airman
  43. SID
    Standard instrument departure
  44. (T/F) The intent of the team concept is to hold the team responsible for an individuals action.
  45. Additional Services:
    • Traffic advisories
    • Vectors when requested
    • Altitude deviation info
    • Wx and Chaff info
    • WX Assist
    • BASH
    • Holding patterns
  46. PAPI
    Precision Approach Path Indicators
  47. APREQ
    Approval Requst
  48. GCA
    Ground Controlled Appr
  49. MAP
    Missed Approach Point
  50. PAR
    Precision Approach Radar
  51. UTC
    Universal Coord Time
  52. VMC
    Visual Meteorological Conditions
  53. HIRL
    High Intensity Runway Lights
  54. SVFR
    Sp VFR
  55. TCAS
    Terminal collision avoidance system
  56. ATIS
    Automatic Terminal info Service
  57. FSS
    Flight Service Station
  58. MARSA
    Military Authority Assumes responsibility for separation of a/c
  59. SAR
    Search and Rescue
  60. SFO
    Simulated Flame Out
  61. SIGMET
    Significant Meteorological info
  62. SPECI
    Nonroute (Special) aviation report
  63. STARS
    Standard terminal automation replacement system
  64. VOR
    VHF navaid
  65. Large
    a/c of more then 41,00 lbs up to but not including 300,000 lbs of certified takeoff weight
  66. Small
    41000 lbs of less takeoff weight
Card Set
GC Test 2
Ground Control Test 2 for MCAS Futenma