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A vibrating tuning fork, placed in a vacuum will
Be inaudible (vacuum)
In a vacuum, radio waves and visible light waves have the same
Parallel rays of light, after reflection from a flat mirror, will be
Which of the following determines the sex of a human baby?
Isotopes of the same element have the same number of
Electrons and Protons
Erosion and Depletion are problems associated with
Correct formula for dry ice?
Most common commercial fertilizers:
Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium
The acceleration experienced by the aircraft/pilot in direction perpendicular to wing is solely determined by the
The flight envelope of an aircraft is
The region of altitude and the airspeed in which it can be operated
The locus of points equidistant from upper and lower surfaces of an airfoil is called the
Mean Camber Line
The straight line joining the ends of the mean camber line
Two basic types of drag
Parasitic drag calculation
Resistance of aircraft to the air in which it moves
- Relative to wing's production of lift.
- Low speed, high angle = induced drag
Degree of movement of an aircraft around its lateral axis
Delta wing aircraft have no
Moving the control column/joy stick to the left/right affects the ______ rather than indicating the _________
rate of roll, angle to which the aircraft will roll
On a scale drawing, 1/4 inch represents 1 foot. How long would a line have to be to represent 3 1/2 feet?
An auto dealership offers a 15% discount on a used car. What's the discount on a car that is $13,620?
There are ___oz in 1 lb
It takes a factory 45 minutes to make 9 spindles
How many hours will it take to make 96 spindles at the same rate?
- 1. Find # of spindles/minute (45/9)
- 2. 5 spindles/minute x 96 = x minutes
- 3. x/60 = hours
A guy paid 17.16 for something that had just gone up in price by 4%. What was the price before the increase?
- 1. 4% + the original price (100%) = 104%
- 2. 17.16 / 104 = 16.50
Looking for percent increase/decrease?
Looking for amount after percent increase/decrease?
- 1. Multiply by 100, divide by original number
- 2. Multiply by 100, divide original number by this
Turbojet thrust: Inlet -> Compressor -> Combustor -> __________
expanding gas stream through turbine and nozzle
Ramjet engines consist of
Inlet, Combustion Zone, Nozzle
____ maintain pich
____ maintain yaw
Horizontal Stabilizer, Vertical Stabilizer
Maneuver in which helicopters maintain nearly motionless flight
A runway with the Approach Lighting System (ALS) would show an incoming pilot
A series of lightbars and/or strobe lights extending outward from the runway approach end.
The thrust of a turbojet is developed by compressing air in the inlet and compressor, mixing the air with fuel and burning it in the combustor, and
Expanding the gas stream through the turbine and nozzle.
A ramjet engine consists of
An inlet, a combustion zone, and a nozzle.
The part of an airplane that holds the cargo and/or passengers, as well as providing a base for the other aircraft parts, is known as the
The Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI) is a system of lights designed to provide visual descent guidance information to the pilot during a runway approach. The system uses _____ lights to indicate the upper limits of the glide path and _____ lights for the lower limits.
What is the difference between a steady red and a flashing red light signal from the tower to an aircraft approaching to land?
A steady red light signals to continue circling and a flashing light signals that the airport is unsafe for landing.
10^(-2) = ?
- 10^ -2 = 1/10^2 = 1/100 = .01
A scale of 1/2400 is the same as a scale of:
1" = 2,000 ft
If the log of x is 2.5464, the number of digits in x to the left of the decimal point is:
What is -> -> ->| on a runway?
- -> means you can take off from here
- | means you can land starting here
>>>> on a runway?
Wind cone directions
- North & South: 17-35
- West & East: 9-27
Wind Cone: Left And Right
- Left = L
- Right = Backwards L
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