intro to aerospace exam 2

  1. At the equator of the earth, one degree is equal to ____ nautical miles.
    60 nautical miles
  2. One nautical mile equals
    6076 feet
  3. Victor Airways are shown on the chart in blue. They are

    D) both a and b
  4. The line drawn on the aeronautical chart from the starting point to the destination is called the

    D) true course
  5. Navigation by reference to visible landmarks is called

    C) pilotage
  6. Deviation in the magnetic compass is caused by the

    C) magnetic fields in the aircraft distorting the lines of magnetic north
  7. Which of the following is a form of radio navigation?

    B) VOR navigation and ADF navigation
  8. What is the agency primarily responsible for aviation safety?

    D) FAA
  9. The angle b/t the chord line and the relative wind:

    C) AOA
  10. difference b/t true course and magnetic course

    D) magnetic variation
  11. On sectional charts, airports which have control towers are what color?
  12. A VOR is a
    Very-high frequency omnidirectional radio range
  13. A runway numbered 27 means the runway direction is ______
    265-274 degrees
  14. What color are runway lights?
  15. Airspace above 18,000ft in which only IFR traffic is permitted
    Class A
  16. Airspace where ATC has neither authority nor the responsibilty foe control over traffic is Class __.
    Class G
  17. Victor Airways are examples of Class ____ airspace.
    Class E.
  18. Taxiway lights are what color?
  19. On sectional charts, airports that have control towers are what color?
  20. Movement of an aircraft about the vertical axis is called
  21. induced drag is a byproduct of the production of ______
  22. What happend to induced drag as airspeed increases?
  23. at constant speed, constant altitude flight; lift=_____ and thrust=_____
    • lift = weight
    • thrust = drag
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intro to aerospace exam 2