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Aeronautical Science Management
Midterm-Module 1
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Aviation
02/22/2011

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Which of the following is TRUE about Transportation Security Officers (TSO)?
Definition
They must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. National.
Term
Of the following pilots, which has the LOWEST qualifications and the MOST restrictions?
Definition
Sports/Recreational Pilot
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Which of the following is TRUE about an Aircraft Powerplants Mechanic?
Definition
They may work on engine accessories such as starters and generators
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Which of the following is TRUE concerning Air Traffic Control Towers in the United States?
Definition
Some towers are operated by private air traffic control companies
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Which of the following is TRUE about Aviation Electronics Technicians (Avionics Technicians)
Definition
An Aviation Maintenance Technician can also be an Aviation Electronics Technician.
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Which of the following is TRUE about the career path of an air traffic controller
Definition
Nearly all air traffic controllers are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Many job openings, reflecting the large number of air traffic controllers who will be eligible to retire over the next decade
Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI)
FAA partnership with colleges and universities to provide qualified applicants for air traffic control specialists
Term
In aviation, the majority of safety personnel (investigators, safety analyzers, etc.) are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Definition
False
Term
A private aircraft owner wants to hire a maintenance technician to perform scheduled maintenance and trouble-shooting on her personal aircraft. Which of the following is TRUE?
Definition
The technician must be certified by the FAA for both airframes and powerplants.
Term
Which of the following requires a type rating?
Definition
Term
Which of the following is NOT a valid reason for refusing to hire a flight attendant?
Definition
She is so tall that she must bend under overhead bins.
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Which of the following is TRUE concerning the need for air traffic controllers in the next decade?
Definition
The need for new controllers will be extremely high due to the large number of controllers eligible for retirement
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Who of the following is an FAA employee who, among other jobs, investigates violations of safety regulations?
Definition
Aviation Safety Inspector
Term
Which of the following is TRUE concerning the need for pilots in the next 4-5 years?
Definition
The need for new pilots will be extremely high - nearly doubling the number of pilots from today
Term
Who is the largest employer of air traffic controllers in the United States?
Definition
FAA(Federal Aviation Administration)
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about Transportation Security Officers (TSO)?
Definition
They must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. National.
Term
o of the following is responsible for all aspects of production, from development or selection of manufacturing methods to overseeing day-to-day operations on the factory floor?
Definition
Manufacturing engineers
Term
Who of the following is in charge of all ground and flight operations for his/her airline?
Definition
Station Manager
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about aircraft maintenance?
Definition
There is a worldwide shortage of aviation maintenance technicians.
Term
Who of the following is an FAA employee who, among other jobs, investigates violations of safety regulations?
Definition
Aviation Safety Inspector
Term
Which of the following is NOT typical work of a certified A and P Aviation Maintenance Technician?
Definition
modifying airplane radios
Term
According to the Pilot's Code of Ethics, which of the following is a pilot's first and greatest responsibility?
Definition
your passengers; their safety, comfort, and well-being
Term
Which of the following is the primary job of a flight attendant?
Definition
to ensure that safety regulations are followed
Term
The primary purpose of an Air Traffic Controller is
Definition
to separate aircraft to prevent collisions
Term
Who of the following manages services (aircraft refueling, airframe, engine, and/or instrument repair, flight training, ground school, rentals and charter flights) and sells general aviation products at an airport?
Definition
Fixed Base Operator
Term
Who of the following analyzes weather data and makes weather reports to the pilot and dispatcher and then works with the flight dispatcher to prepare flight plans?
Definition
Scheduling Coordinator
Term
Of the following pilots, which has the LOWEST qualifications and the MOST restrictions?
Definition
Sport Pilot
Term
In aviation, the majority of safety personnel (investigators, safety analyzers, etc.) are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Definition
False
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about the career path of an air traffic controller
Definition
Certified professional controllers must pass a job performance examination twice each year
Term
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about Flight Dispatchers?
Definition
They get flight planning information from the captain and enter it into their system.
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about an Aircraft Powerplants Mechanic?
Definition
They may work on engine accessories such as starters and generators.
Term
In order to be pilot-in-command of a typical commercial airliner; a pilot must have, as a MINIMUM:
Definition
an Air Transport Pilot Certificate and a Class I Medical certificate
Term
Which of the following requires a type rating?
Definition
Only the Eclipse 500 and B-737-800
Term
The Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) is a partnership between the major airlines and colleges and universities to provide qualified applicants for air traffic control specialists.
Definition
False
Term
Which of the following is NOT a typical training topic for flight attendants?
Definition
Reserve Systems