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Term
Of the five freedoms decided in the (Chicago, 1944) Convention on International Civil Aviation, which of the following applies to all member states?
Definition
Right to overfly without landing
Term
In aviation, when two signing nations grant equivalent flying rights to each other without passing a law or ratifying a treaty; it is called a
Definition
Bilateral Agreement
Term
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)?
Definition
It creates regulatory procedures for international air commerce and has enforcement authority.
Term
What was a significant benefit of the (Chicago, 1944) Convention on International Civil Aviation over previous international aviation agreements?
Definition
It was the first convention to introduce safety measures; not just air commerce issues
Term
Which of the following is NOT a correct statement from the (Chicago, 1944) Convention on International Civil Aviation?
Definition
Transportation between points within a single country may be exclusively granted to a Member State.
Term
Which of the following is a correct example of Cabotage?
Definition
Transporting goods or persons from New York (USA) to Chicago (USA)
Term
Under international law, which of the following has the highest legal impact?
Definition
All are equal
Term
Of the five freedoms decided in the (Chicago, 1944) Convention on International Civil Aviation, which of the following must be negotiated between member states
Definition
Right to put down and pick up passengers, cargo, & mail
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)?
Definition
The NTSB is an independent U.S. Federal agency
Term
Which of the following is NOT a legal action that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can administer for a violation of a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR)?
Definition
Jail (2 years maximum)
Term
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can investigate violations reported by
Definition
All of the above
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)?
Definition
The NTSB investigates civil aviation accidents and accidents in the other modes of transportation in the United States.
Term
Which of the following certificate actions is a legal action that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can administer for a violation of a Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR)?
Definition
All of the above
Term
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) comes under
Definition
the Department of Transportation in the Executive Branch of the US Federal government
Term
Which branch of the Federal Government appropriates money for the FAA?
Definition
Legislative
Term
FAA advisory circulars containing subject matter specifically related to Airmen are issued under which subject number?
Definition
60.
Term
FAA advisory circulars (some free, others at cost) are available to all pilots and are obtained by
Definition
ordering those desired from the Government Printing Office
Term
Which of the following is TRUE regarding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and judicial action?
Definition
The FAA Administrator can investigate non-compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and initiate legal and administrative actions.
Term
Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)?
Definition
The FAA is responsible for all facets of Aviation Security
Term
What was the primary source of revenue in the early days of air commerce?
Definition
Mail
Term
What was the major outcome from the Air Mail Act of 1934?
Definition
Returned airmail service to the private sector after scandals under the Watres Act.
Term
The Airbus A-320 is a single-aisle jetliner that has 2 pilots, 5 flight attendants, 12 first class seats and 138 economy class seats. If an A-320 flight has 10 revenue first class passengers, 2 non-revenue first class passengers, 130 revenue economy class passengers and 8 non-revenue economy class passengers; what is the load factor?
Definition
93%
Term
According to Alfred E. Kahn, which of the following is anti-competitive behavior by the large air carriers?
Definition
All of the above
Term
What is the purpose of "Essential Air Service"?
Definition
To ensure small unprofitable markets would continue to receive commercial air service after deregulation
Term
Which of the following is TRUE concerning airline deregulation?
Definition
Deregulation increased airport and airway congestion
Term
In airline economics, which of the following is NOT TRUE concerning seat-configurations in an airplane?
Definition
For target markets dominated by the business community, airlines tend to offer larger seats at lower prices.
Term
Which of the following is NOT a documented result of airline deregulation?
Definition
Airline fares increased throughout the market
Term
Under deregulation, what was the criterion for a new airline to enter into the market?
Definition
They were fit, willing, and able to provide the service
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about the Airline Deregulation Act?
Definition
Cargo carriers were deregulated before passenger carriers.
Term
Which of the following is TRUE about airline fares following deregulation?
Definition
Fares are based on market & competition
Term
Which of the following is the CORRECT definition?
Definition
Load Factor - Percentage of seating or freight capacity utilized
Term
With the economic recessions in the early 1980's, which of the following activities was NOT prevalent among US airlines?
Definition
Increased personnel hiring
Term
Airlines use overbooking (Booking more passengers for a flight than seats available) because people sometimes do not travel and unused seats cannot be returned to inventory for future use.
Definition
True
Term
According to Alfred E. Kahn, which of the following are the two most important consequences of deregulation?
Definition
lower airfares and higher productivity through the hub-and-spoke system
Term
What is a break-even load factor?
Definition
% of seats that an airline must sell at a given price in order to cover its costs
Term
To calculate Load Factor, divide the number of seats carrying revenue passengers by the number of passenger seats available in the aircraft.
Definition
True
Term
More efficient airline operations and Air Traffic Control can help the environment by:
Definition
reducing noise and saving fuel
Term
What environmental factors induce airplane manufacturers to pursue the use of next-generation composite materials instead of metals for airplane construction?
Definition
Composites are lighter which reduces fuel use and emissions
Term
Which of the following is NOT TRUE about biofuels?
Definition
Like petroleum oils and diesel fuels, biofuels are non-renewable resources.
Term
Newer airplanes are attempting to increase:
Definition
Fuel efficiency
Term
Which of the following aviation concerns has the greatest impact on the environment?
Definition
CO2 emissions