# Shared Flashcard Set

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ATC General Q&A
General and rote memorization questions
82
Aviation
Professional
08/02/2014

Term
 List the 5 components of an ILS.
Definition
 LocalizerGlideslopeALSOuter markerMiddle marker
Term
 What is included in a basic radar service?
Definition
Term
 What does an RNAV measure?
Definition
 Distance and velocity
Term
 What does an NDB provide?
Definition
 Bearing
Term
 What does a TACAN provide?
Definition
 Bearing and range
Term
 What does a VORTAC provide?
Definition
 VHF + UHF Azimuth and range
Term
 What is the outer marker?
Definition
 The part of an ILS that provides glideslope intercept.
Term
 What is the middle marker?
Definition
 The part of the ILS that offers a decision height as a reference for landing or missed approaches. Normally 200ft AGL and usually 3,500 ft in distance from the threshold.
Term
 What is the altitude and radius distance of a class T VOR/VORTAC/ TACAN?
Definition
 12,000ft and below / 25 mi
Term
 What is the altitude and radius distance of a class L VOR/VORTAC/TACAN?
Definition
 Below 18,000ft / 40 mi
Term
 What is the radius distance of a class H VOR/VORTAC/TACAN below an altitude of 14,500ft?
Definition
 40 mi
Term
 What is the radius distance of a class H VOR/VORTAC/TACAN between an altitude of 14,500ft - 17,999ft?
Definition
 100 mi
Term
 What is the radius distance of a class H VOR/VORTAC/TACAN between an altitude of 18,000ft - FL 450?
Definition
 130 mi
Term
 What is the radius distance of a class H VOR/VORTAC/TACAN above FL 450?
Definition
 100 mi
Term
 Why would the radius distance of a class H VOR/VORTAC/TACAN above FL 450 (100 mi) be less than one that's between 18,000ft - FL 450?
Definition
 The higher the altitude, the weaker the signal will become after a certain point.
Term
 What is the distance from the threshold an aircraft can intercept the glideslope on an ILS?
Definition
 10 NM
Term
 What is the distance from the threshold an aircraft can intercept the localizer on an ILS?
Definition
 18 NM
Term
 What callsign does an aircraft inherit when the president's family (but he/she themself is not present) is on board?
Definition
 EXEC1F
Term
 What callsign does an aircraft inherit when the vice president's family (but he/she themself is not present) is on board?
Definition
 EXEC2F
Term
 What is the takeoff weight capability of a heavy class aircraft?
Definition
 300,000 lbs +
Term
 What is the takeoff weight capability of a large class aircraft?
Definition
 41,000 lbs - 300,000 lbs
Term
 What is the takeoff weight capability of a small class aircraft?
Definition
 Below 41,000 lbs
Term
 What does the localizer provide?
Definition
 Horizontal/lateral guidance
Term
 What is the B-52's climb/descent rate?
Definition
 3,000 ft per minute
Term
 What is the height of MOT's Class D?
Definition
 4,500 ft AGL
Term
 What is the height of MIB's Class D?
Definition
 4,500 ft AGL
Term
 What is the field elevation of MOT?
Definition
 1,716 ft
Term
 What is the field elevation of MIB?
Definition
 1,667 ft
Term
 What are the runways at MIB?
Definition
 RWY 11 / 29
Term
 What are the runways at MOT?
Definition
 RWY 26 / 08RWY 31 / 13
Term
 What is the length of the runway at MIB?
Definition
 13,197 ft (Overruns 1000')
Term
 What is the width of the runway at MIB?
Definition
 300 ft
Term
 What lighting does MIB offer?
Definition
 SFLHIRLALSF-1PAPI
Term
 What is the length of runway 26 / 08 at MOT?
Definition
 6,350 ft
Term
 What is the width of runway 26 / 08 at MOT?
Definition
 100 ft
Term
 What is the length of runway 31 / 13 at MOT?
Definition
 7,700 ft
Term
 What is the width of runway 31 / 13 at MOT?
Definition
 150 ft
Term
 What lighting is offered on runway 31 / 13 at MOT?
Definition
 HIRLREIL
Term
 What lighting is offered only on runway 31 at MOT?
Definition
 SFLMALSR
Term
 What lighting is offered on runway 26 / 08 at MOT?
Definition
 HIRREILPAPI
Term
 What lighting is offered only on runway 13 at MOT?
Definition
 PAPI
Term
 What instrument approaches are offered at MIB?
Definition
 TACANHI-TACANILSHI-ILSCOPTER TACAN 289, 122
Term
 What instrument approaches are offered at MOT?
Definition
 ILS (31)LOC (13)VOR/TACAN (31/13)(26/08)GPS (26/08)
Term
 What local airport affects operations in the Minot airspace?
Definition
 Mohall Municipal (HBC)
Term
 What does the glideslope provide?
Definition
 Vertical/elevational guidance
Term
 What are the 2 parts of departure pocedures?
Definition
 Graphic and textual
Term
 Which airspace(s) provide VFR separation?
Definition
 Class B/C
Term
 What is the AF IMT Form 3616?
Definition
 Daily Record of Facility Operation
Term
 What is the AF IMT Form 3623?
Definition
 Daily Traffic Count
Term
 What is the AF IMT Form 3624?
Definition
 Equipment Outage Log
Term
 What is the AF IMT Form 3626?
Definition
 Position Log/Sign-in
Term
 What is Form 440?
Definition
 Bomb Threat Checklist
Term
 What are the 6 ATCAAs?
Definition
Term
Definition
 Airspace which may contain a high volume of pilot training activities or an unusual type of aerial activity, neither of which is hazardous toaircraft.
Term
 What is a Controlled Firing Area?
Definition
 Airspace wherein activities are conducted under conditions so controlled as to eliminate hazards to nonparticipating aircraft and to ensure the safety of persons and property on the ground.
Term
 What is a MOA?
Definition
 A MOA is airspace established outside of Class A airspace area to separate or segregate certain nonhazardous military activities from IFR traffic and to identify for VFR traffic where these activities are conducted.
Term
 What is a Prohibited Area?
Definition
 Airspace within which no person may operate an aircraft without the permission of the using agency.
Term
 What is a Restricted Area?
Definition
 Airspace within which the flight of aircraft, while not wholly prohibited, is subject to restriction.
Term
 What is a Warning Area?
Definition
 A warning area is airspace of defined dimensions extending from 3 nautical miles outward from the coast of the United States, that contains activity that may be hazardous to nonparticipating aircraft.
Term
 What is an ATCAA?
Definition
 Airspace of defined vertical/lateral limits, assigned by ATC, for the purpose of providing air traffic segregation between the specified activities being conducted within the assigned airspace and other IFR traffic.
Term
 What is the squawk for an emergency?
Definition
 7700
Term
 What is the squawk for NORDO aircraft?
Definition
 7600
Term
 What is the squawk for a hi-jacked aircraft?
Definition
 7500
Term
 When does a precision approach become a non-precision approach?
Definition
 When elevational guidance is no longer involved.
Term
 How can an aircraft receive clearance into an MTR?
Definition
 If separation is supplied between successive aircraft (flight), except when the aircraft is in the same altitude reservation, or unless it's already covered in an LOA.
Term
 What are the qualifications of a VFRMTR?
Definition
 Below 10,000 ft MSLAirspeeds in excess of 250 KIAS
Term
 What are the qualifications of an IFRMTR?
Definition
 Below 10,000 ft MSLAirspeeds in excess of 250 KIAS
Term
 What is a compulsory reporting point?
Definition
 Reporting points that are madatory for aircraft to report from.
Term
 When do compulsory reporting points become discontinued?
Definition
Term
 When do reporting points become compulsory?
Definition
 When the aircraft is told "radar contact lost" or "radar service terminated."
Term
 What is the minimum aircraft separation from a TFR?
Definition
 500 ft AGL and 3 NM
Term
 When does the separation from a TFR become 1,000 ft AGL and 6 NM?
Definition
 At or above FL290 for heighth, at or above FL600 for width
Term
 What are the 5 steps to OpSec?
Definition
 Identifying critical & sensitive infoAnalyze the threatAssess the riskAssess vulnerabilitiesImplement countermeasures
Term
 When not at an altitude assigned by ATC, what type of aircraft may be vectored at any altitude?
Definition
 VFR
Term
 What is a coordination fix?
Definition
 A fix where coordination takes place
Term
 What is an MVA?
Definition
 The lowest MSL altitude at which an IFR aircraft will be vectored by a radar controller, except as otherwise authorized for radar approaches, departures and missed approaches
Term
 What is an air route?
Definition
 A Class E airspace area established in the form of a corridor, the centerline of which is defined by radio navaids
Term
 What is a MOCA?
Definition
 The lowest published altitude in effect between radio fixes on VOR airways, off-airway routes, or route segments which meets obstacle clearance requirements for the entire route segment and which assures acceptable navigational signal coverage only within 25 statute(22 nautical) miles of a VOR.
Term
 How wide is an airway?
Definition
 4 mi x 4 mi on each side
Term
 What is a reporting point?
Definition
 A geographical location in relation to which the position of an aircraft is reported
Term
 What is a MEA?
Definition
 The lowest published altitude between radio fixes which assures acceptable navigational signal coverage and meets obstacle clearance requirements between those fixes
Term
 What is a MCA?
Definition
 The lowest altitude at certain fixes at which an aircraft must cross when proceeding in the direction of a higher minimum en route IFR altitude
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