Card Set Information
What are the five Cs?
Confess, climb, conserve, communicate, comply
What is the first thing you should do when you realize you are lost?
Check your clock, fuel, and heading.
When lost in-flight in overcast conditions, it is best to ______.
climb to increase radio reception, but maintain VMC conditions
One way an FSS could help you when lost is by ______.
providing weather information
If lost in-flight, set your transponder to ______.
When lost in-flight, you should ______.
look for landmarks to help identify you position
A distress call should contain ______.
PAN,PAN, PAN, call sign, and type of emergency
Other than on the Sectional chart, where can you find information on a TRSA?
Before you cancel your IFR flight plan and begin your VFR arrival you must first be ______.
in VFR conditions and outside Class A airspace
When arriving VFR at a military airfield in Class C airspace, you should contact ______.
Why is Pensacola categorized as Class C airspace?
It has an operating tower and has a radar approach control.
At a minimum, what information should you provide at initial radio check-in when entering Class C airspace VFR or a military field VFR?
Callsign, position, altitude, transponder, and intentions
Even though you might not use the OLS for your arrival, you should be aware of its presence on the field because ______.
it could present an obstruction hazard
While maintaining aircraft control and continuing to clear, what is the first thing you should do after realizing you might have radio failure?
Troubleshoot your radio connection and settings
In a lost comm situation, how should you acknowledge the tower’s instructions?
Rock your wings.
If you learn there is a turbine-powered aircraft in the pattern, it is at ______ feet AGL.
What are two methods for communicating at an uncontrolled airfield?
FSS and self-announce
What is true about the segmented circle?
They are located on the airfield to afford maximum visibility to pilots.
The landing strip indicators portray the ______.
The ______ is used to display the direction for landings and takeoffs
landing direction indicator (tetrahedron)
If you are landing at a civilian uncontrolled airfield in Class E airspace, you should exercise extra caution because ______.
there are no two-way communications requirements
When landing at an uncontrolled airfield in a comm out situation you should ______
enter downwind at a 45° angle
For VFR arrivals it is important to note that Class C airspace normally has a radius of ______ NM.
When approaching a military airfield for a VFR arrival, it is a good practice to monitor the ______ frequency prior to making initial radio contact
The lateral dimensions of Class D airspace are normally ______.
determined by the instrument procedure at the airfield
When should you use self-announce procedures during a VFR arrival to a strange field?
The tower is closed or operating part time, and there is no FSS
The national terminal radar program provides which of the following services?
Basic, TRSA, Class B, and Class C
When approaching an uncontrolled strange field VFR, who has the right of way for landing?
The aircraft with the lower altitude