# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

AT BASIC 14
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Aviation
10/10/2013

Term
 Circles parallel to the equator are called ________.
Definition
 parallels of latitude
Term
 The Prime Meridian is the ________.
Definition
 line located at zero degrees (0°) longitude
Term
 Positions on the earth’s surface are described in terms of ________.
Definition
 latitude and longitude
Term
 A nautical mile equals ________ statute miles (SM)
Definition
 1.15
Term
 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is also referred to as ________ time.
Definition
 Zulu
Term
 Time zones are established for every ________.
Definition
 15° of longitude
Term
 How do you convert local Daylight Savings Time to UTC?
Definition
 Add the conversion factor, then subtract 1 hour.
Term
 The angular difference between true and magnetic north at a given location is called ________.
Definition
 variation
Term
 Lines connecting points of equal difference between true and magnetic north are called ________ lines.
Definition
 isogonic
Term
Definition
 true course corrected for the effects of the wind
Term
 The navigational method based solely on computing air speed, course, wind, ground speed, and elapsed time is ________.
Definition
Term
 The basic form of navigation which uses visual reference to landmarks is ________.
Definition
 pilotage
Term
 The method of navigation that requires the use of ground-based transmitters is called ________.
Definition
Term
 An aircraft travels at 450 knots for 2 hours, 30 minutes. How many nautical miles has the aircraft traveled?
Definition
 1,125 miles
Term
 An aircraft flies for 4 hours at 220 knots. How many nautical miles has the aircraft covered?
Definition
 880 miles
Term
 How long would it take an aircraft with a ground speed of 130 knots to fly 650 NM?
Definition
 5 hours
Term
 The purpose of parallels of latitude is for measuring degrees of latitude ________.
Definition
 north and south of the equator
Term
 What condition will cause an aircraft’s indicated airspeed to decrease?
Definition
 An increase in altitude or temperature
Term
 The only line of latitude that is a great circle is the______________.
Definition
 Equator
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