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BASIC NAVIGATION

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BASIC NAVIGATION

     BOOKLET NO………

    ROYAL THAI ARMY AVIATION SCHOOL

    STUDENT PILOTS

    BASIC NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

    Instruction : Read each question carefully, then choose the correct answer and mark (X) on

     your answer sheet.

     : Do not write or mark on the booklet. BASIC NAVIGATION

    81. A number such as 1 on a sectional chart represents the

    maximum elevation of

    A. Man-made obstructions.

    B. Terrain within a 25 nautical mile radius.

    C. The highest airport within a 25 nautical mile radius.

    D. Terrain or obstructions within an area bounded by the

    ticked lines of latitude and longitude.

    2. This symbol is used on sectional charts to represent an airport which has

    A. UNICOM.

    B. runway light.

    C. A heliport on the airport.

    D. A hart-surfaced runway between 1,500 and 8,069 feet

    long.

    3. On a sectional chart, what does the notation “ NO SVFR “ above the airport name indicate ?

    A. Not safe for VFR operations.

    B. A mix of IFR and VFR operations is prohibited.

    C. No special VFR operations are permitted at night.

    D. No special VFR operations are permitted at anytime. 4. When you are flying an aircraft into a left-quartering headwind,what is the effect on

     groundspeed and wind correction angle if the wind velocity increases?

    A. Both increase.

    B. Both decrease.

    C. Groundspeed increases, and wind correction

    decreases.

    D. Groundspeed decreases, and wind correction

    increases.

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    5. If your aircraft’s fuel consumption rate is 5.6 g.p.h., how must fuel will it use on a flight of 230

     n.m. with an average groundspeed of 93 knots?

    A. 7.8 gallons B. 8.8 gallons

    C. 12.5 gallons D. 13.8 gallons

     6. Determine the density altitude using the lised conditions.

     Field elevation…………………….1,400 ft.

     Pressure altitude………………….1,500 ft.

    0 Temperature…………….……………95 F

     Altimeter setting……………….……29.82

     A. 1,300 feet B. 3,075 feet

     C. 4,097 feet D. 9,883 feet 7. If you plan to save 30 minutes of fuel for reserve, how far

    can you fly based on the listed

     conditions?

    0 True course…………………………175 E

    0 Wind………………..………….030/20 Kts.

     Pressure altitude…………………7,500 ft.

    0 Temperature………………………. – 10 C

     Fuel consumption………….……9.5 g.p.h.

     Calibrated airspeed……..……….103 Kts.

     Fuel on board……………………….53 gal.

     A. 620 miles B. 655 miles

     C. 690 miles D. 720 miles 8. Compute the true heading and groundspeed for a cross-

    country flight based on the listed

     conditions.

    0 Wind………………..………….140/25 Kts.

    0 True course…………………………195 E

     True airspeed…………………… 122 Kts.

    0 Temperature………………………….2 C

     Pressure altitude…………………5,000 ft.

     Fuel on board……………………….53 gal.

    00A. 180 and 100 Knots B. 185 and 106

    Knots

    00C. 205 and 135 Knots D. 186 and 138

    Knots

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    9. To convert true heading to magnetic heading, you need to

    A. add or subtract the appropriate deviation listed on the

    compass correction card.

    B. Compute the wind correction angle and add it to or

    subtract it from the true heading.

    C. Subtract easterly or add westerly variation,

    determined from the isogonic lines on the chart.

    D. Compute the deviation and wind correction angle,

    then subtract them from or add them to the true

    heading.

    10. For a night cross-country flight, you are required by the FARs to carry enough fuel,

     considering wind and forecast weather, to complete the flight to

    A. your primary destination at economy cruise speed.

    B. The first point of intended landing at high cruise

    speed.

    C. Your destination, plus an additional 30 minutes at

    normal cruise speed.

    D. The first point of intended landing and fly after that for

    at least 45 minutes at normal cruise speed.

    11. The time-speed-distance function of your flight computer can be used to solve for

    A. groundspeed and fuel consumption.

    B. Estimated time enroute and indicated airspeed.

    C. Groundspeed, true airspeed , and total fuel required.

    D. Calibrated airspeed, groundspeed, and wind

    correction angle.

    Refer to the accompanying Airport/Facility Directory excerpts to

    answer questions 12

    through 15.

    12. What frequency should you use to announce your position during an approach for a landing

     at Taos Municipal?

    A. 117.6 MHz

    B. 121.5 MHz

    C. 122.1 MHz

    D. 122.8 MHz

    13. Who should you contact to close a flight plan at Portland

    International Airport?

    A. Laker NDB B. McMinnville FSS

    C. Portland Approach D. Portland Departure

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Question 12

    14. The length of the longest runway at Portland International Airport is

     A. 1,500 feet. B. 4,049 feet.

     C. 6,600 feet. D. 11,011 feet. 15. When departing to the north, the proper frequency for departure control is

    A. 118.1 B. 118.7

    C. 119.8 D. 121.9

Question 13, 14, and 15

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    16. What information concerning Greater Cincinnati Airport at Covington, Kentucky, is contained

     in the accompanying NOTAM excerpt?

    A. Runway 3/21 is available at night only.

    B. The airport is closed until further notice.

    C. The airport has a new obstruction 450 feet AGL.

    D. The airport has an experimental lighting system.

Question 16

    17. FAA Advisory Circulars provide what type of information?

    A. Emergency

    B. Regulatory

    C. Nonreguratory, but necessary for good operating

    practices

    D. Imformation not necessary for normal VFR flight

    operations

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RADIO NAVIGATION SYSTEMS

    18. The primary disadvantage of VOR navigation is the

    A. limmited navigation capabilities.

    B. Frequent failure of the equipment.

    C. Line of sight transmission characteristic.

    D. Difficulty involved in tracking the selected radial. 19. While you are tracking a VOR radial, what factor causes the most difference between the

     selected course and the magnetic heading?

    A. Wind

    B. Deviation

    C. Variation

    D. VOR or receiver malfunction

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    Refer to the accompanying illustration to answer questions 20 through 22.

    020. If airplane A has 090 set in the course selector, its

    VOR indications will correspond to those of instrument

    A. 1 B. 3

     C. 4 D. 5

    21. If airplane C displays the VOR indications shown on instrument 2, the course selector will

     read

    A. 120º B. 160º

    C. 300º D. 340º

    22. If airplane B has 280º set in the course selector, the will

    correspond to shown on instrument

    A. 1 B. 3

    C. 4 D. 6

    23. Assume that you are flying outbound from a VOR station on the 120º redial and inbound to

    the next station on the 300º radial. If the course selector is

    set at 120º,what TO/FROM indication will be displayed when

    you change the frequency to the station ahead?

    A. TO B. NAV

    C. OFF D. FROM

24. With the heading indicator displaying 130º and the

    automatic direction finder pointing to

    210º, what heading would you use with a fixed-card indicator to proceed to the NDB?

    A. 080º B. 130º

    C. 210º D. 340º

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    AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY

    25. What part of you eye allows you to perceive color?

    A. Rods B. Cones

    C. Lens D. Iris

    26. The color of light least detrimental to dark adaptation is

    A. Red B. blue

    C. Green D. white

    27. The best way to scan at night is to

    A. stare directly at the object.

    B. scan around the object, then stare at it.

    C. stare directly at the object for a few moments, then

    scan around it.

    D. use off-center viewing and avoid staring at the object

    for too long.

    28. When flying a VFR approach at night there is a natural tendency to use a

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