# Shared Flashcard Set

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FAA Part 107 sUAS (Drone) Test
Commonly asked questions for the FAA Part 107 sUAS exam.
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11/13/2019

Term
 What age can you register to be a sUAS license without an adult?
Definition
 13 Years Old
Term
 What weight does a UAS need to exceed before it needs to be registered?
Definition
 0.55lbs
Term
 What is the max weight of a UAS?
Definition
 55lbs
Term
 What age can you register to take the sUAS Part 107 Exam?
Definition
 13 Years Old
Term
 What age can you take and fly a sUAS?
Definition
 16 Years Old
Term
 How long is the sUAS license good for?
Definition
 24 Months
Term
 What is the maximum altitude you can fly a sUAS Above Ground Level?
Definition
 400ft Above Ground Level (AGL)
Term
 What organization will you report accidents or other incidents to?
Definition
 FAA - Federal Aviation Administration   You will never report to any other organization, other options are trick answers.
Term
 How high can you fly above a building?
Definition
 400ft in diameter above or around a building.    If the building is 100ft, you can fly up to a maximum of 500ft (100ft building height + 400ft above the building)
Term
 What height below clouds must you fly?
Definition
 500ft below clouds   If the cloud ceiling is 800ft, you can fly up to 300ft   If the cloud ceiling is 1000ft, you can fly up to 400ft (1000ft-500ft=500ft, but the FAA rule is 400ft AGL so that takes precedence)
Term
 How far horizontally must you fly from clouds?
Definition
 2000ft Horizontal Distance from Clouds
Term
 How far horizontally must you fly from guy wires?
Definition
 2000ft Horizontal Distance from Guy Wires
Term
 What is the maximum speed you can fly a sUAS?
Definition
 100mph /87 knots
Term
 How far away must your anti collision lights be visible?
Definition
 3 Statute Miles (SM)
Term
 How long must you wait to operate a drone after consuming alcohol?
Definition
 8 Hours
Term
 What is an acceptable Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) to operate a drone after 8 hours?
Definition
 0.04 BAC
Term
 How long after a narcotic conviction can you fly a drone?
Definition
 1 Year
Term
 When is it required to have anti collision lights visible?
Definition
 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset   Anti collision lights must be visible 3 Statute Miles (SM) away
Term
 How much property damage needs to be done to report it to the FAA?
Definition
 More than \$500 of property damage   Not including the cost of your drone
Term
 How soon must you report an incident if it's more than \$500 or serious injury?
Definition
 You must report an incident to the FAA within 10 days
Term
 Class A, B, C, D Airspace Classification
Definition
 Class A - 18,000+ft where commercial planes fly.   Class B - Large Airports like SFO, JFK.  Looks like an upside down tiered cake.   Class C - Small regional airports like Hayward   Class D - Very small airports and most City airspace
Term
 What airspace requires Air Traffic Control (ATC) authorization prior to flying?
Definition
 Class A,B,C,D Airspace
Term
 What airspace does NOT require Air Traffic Control (ATC) authorization to fly in?
Definition
 Class G, E Airspace
Term
 What is CTAF? And what is is used for?
Definition
 A frequency to reach out to Air Traffic Control (ATC) to announce your presence and/or request flight clearance
Term
 What frequency of MULTICOM would you use if CTAF is unavailable?
Definition
 122.9 or 122.95
Term
 What is AWOS?
Definition
 Automated Weather Observing System   It provides continuous real time information on airport weather conditions
Term
 What is the alphabet for radio communication? A to Z
Definition
 Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliet, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee, Zulu
Term
 What is a definition of a stall?
Definition
 Exceeds the critical angle of attack
Term
 What happens to load factor during a turn?
Definition
 Load factor increases in a turn
Term
 If a sUAS weighs 33lbs and is banking at 30 degree angle, what weight will the structure need to support?
Definition
 (You will be given a chart to answer this question)   The Y-Axis will display the bank angles, and the X-Axis will give us the load factor   In this case 30 degree bank is a load factor of 1.1   Therefore 33lbs * 1.1 = 36.3lbs   The structure will need to support 36.3 pounds
Term
 Where can you find loading instructions for your drone so it does not upset the center of gravity (COG)?
Definition
 Pilot's Operating Handbook or UAS Flight Manual
Term
 What are Sectional Charts?
Definition
 Map of local airspace   Sdp.io/chart to find one in your neighborhood
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   What does MSL represent?
Definition
 This can be found on the legend of the sectional chart.   MSL = Above Sea Level (Anwers are almost always MSL, not AGL Above Ground Level)
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   What is SFC?   What does 40/SFC represent?
Definition
 SFC - Surface   40/SFC = 4000ft ceiling to surface is the restricted airspace
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   Red Flag Icon on the Sectional Charts represents?
Definition
 VFR (Visual Flight Rule) a beacon for airplanes
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   Numbers on a map show: 513 (233)   What does this represent?
Definition
 Above sea level 513 and above ground level 233.   Altitude of ground level 513-233=180
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   What does the parachute icon represent?
Definition
 Parachute Jumping Area
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   What does a Glider Icon represent?
Definition
 Area of Glider Operations
Term
 Reading Sectional Charts   Parallel hash lines represent what?
Definition
 Prohibited, restricted and warning areas, danger and restricted.
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