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If, while in level flight, it becomes necessary to use an alternate source of static pressure vented inside the airplane, which of the following should the pilot expect?CorrectIncorrect
How should you preflight check the altimeter prior to an IFR flight?CorrectIncorrect
To level off from a descent to a specific altitude, the pilot should lead the level-off by approximatelyCorrectIncorrect
When flying directly over a published airborne VOR checkpoint, what is the maximum error allowed for IFR flight?CorrectIncorrect
A VOR receiver with normal five-dot course sensitivity shows a three-dot deflection at 30 NM from the station. The aircraft would be displaced approximately how far from the course centerline?CorrectIncorrect
Refer to the diagrams below. To which aircraft position does HSI presentation “C” correspond?
During IFR en route and terminal operations using an approved TS0-C129 or TS0-C196 GPS system for navigation, ground based navigational facilitiesCorrectIncorrect
While conducting a GPS approach, if you disengage the auto sensitivity, what will occur?CorrectIncorrect
If both the ram air input and the drain hole of the pitot system are blocked, what reaction should you observe on the airspeed indicator when power is applied and a climb is initiated out of severe icing conditions?CorrectIncorrect
What is the minimum in-flight visibility and distance from clouds required in VFR conditions above clouds at 13,500 feet MSL (above 1,200 feet AGL) in Class G airspace during daylight hours?CorrectIncorrect
Which publication covers the procedures required for aircraft accident and incident reporting responsibilities for pilots?CorrectIncorrect
If during an ILS approach in IFR conditions, the approach lights are not visible upon arrival at the DH, the pilot isCorrectIncorrect
Refer to the diagram below. A pilot receives the ATC clearance: “…CLEARED TO THE ABC VORTAC HOLD SOUTH ON THE ONE EIGHT ZERO RADIAL…” What is the recommended procedure to enter the holding pattern?
Where a holding pattern is specified in lieu of a procedure turn, the holding maneuver must be executed withinCorrectIncorrect
Which is true regarding STARs?CorrectIncorrect
Refer to the diagram below. Which restriction to the use of the OED VORTAC would be applicable to the (GNATS6.MOURN) departure?
Refer to the diagrams below. Which frequency would you anticipate using to contact Regional Approach Control? (GLEN ROSE NINE ARRIVAL).
What significant sky condition is reported in this METAR observation?
METAR KBNA 1250Z 33018KT 290V360 1/2SM R31/2700FT +SN BLSNFG VV008 OO/M03 A2991 RMK RERAE42SNB42CorrectIncorrect
What determines how icing is reported on a PIREP?CorrectIncorrect
Winds at 5,000 feet AGL on a particular flight are southwesterly while most of the surface winds are southerly. This difference in direction is primarily due toCorrectIncorrect
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