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What are the standard temperature and pressure values for sea level? 

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What effect, if any, does high humidity have on aircraft performance? 

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It decreases performance.




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Which factor would tend to increase the density altitude at a given airport? 

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An increase in ambient temperature.




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What effect does high density altitude, as compared to low density altitude, have on propeller efficiency and why? 

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Efficiency is reduced because the propeller exerts less force at high density altitudes than at low density altitudes.




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What effect does high density altitude have on aircraft performance? 

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It reduces climb performance. 


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Which combination of atmospheric conditions will reduce aircraft takeoff and climb performance? 

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High temperature, high relative humidity, and high density altitude. 


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As air temperature increases, density altitude will 

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You have planned a crosscountry flight on a warm spring morning. Your course includes a mountain pass, which is at 11,500 feet MSL. The service ceiling of your airplane is 14,000 feet MSL. After checking the local weather report, you are able to calculate the density altitude of the mountain pass as 14,800 feet MSL. Which of the following is the correct action to take? 

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Replan your journey to avoid the mountain pass.




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A pilot and two passengers landed on a 2,100 foot eastwest gravel strip with an elevation of 1,800 feet. The temperature is warmer than expected and after computing the density altitude it is determined the takeoff distance over a 50 foot obstacle is 1,980 feet. The airplane is 75 pounds under gross weight. What would be the best choice? 

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Wait until the temperature decreases, and recalculate the takeoff performance.




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If the outside air temperature (OAT) at a given altitude is warmer than standard, the density altitude is 


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higher than pressure altitude.




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Altimeter setting = 30.35
Runway temperature = +25°F
Airport elevation = 3,894 ft. MSL 

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What is the effect of a temperature increase from 30 to 50 °F on the density altitude if the pressure altitude remains at 3,000 feet MSL? 

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What is the effect of a temperature increase from 35 to 50°F on the density altitude if the pressure altitude remains at 3,000 feet MSL? 

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What is the effect of a temperature decrease and a pressure altitude increase on the density altitude from 90°F and 1,250 feet pressure altitude to 55°F and 1,750 feet pressure altitude? 

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Determine the pressure altitude at an airport that is 3,563 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 29.96. 

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Determine the pressure altitude at an airport that is 1,386 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 29.97. 

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What is the effect of a temperature increase from 25 to 50° F on the density altitude if the pressure altitude remains at 5,000 feet? 

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Determine the pressure altitude with an indicated altitude of 1,380 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 28.22 at standard temperature. 

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Altimeter setting = 29.25
Runway temperature = +81°F
Airport elevation = 5,250 ft MSL 

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OAT = 38°C
Takeoff weight = 2,750 lb
Pressure altitude = 2,000 ft
Headwind component = Calm 

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OAT = Std
Pressure altitude = Sea level
Takeoff weight = 2,700 lb
Headwind component = Calm 

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OAT = Std
Pressure altitude = 4,000 ft
Takeoff weight = 2,800 lb
Headwind component = Calm


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OAT = 32°C
Pressure altitude = 2,000 ft
Takeoff weight = 2,500 lb
Headwind component = 20 kts


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What fuel flow should a pilot expect at 11,000 feet on a standard day with 65 percent maximum continuous power?


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Pressure altitude = 8,000 ft
Temperature = 22°C
Manifold pressure = 20.8" Hg
Wind = Calm


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Pressure altitude = 4,000 ft
Temperature = +29°C
Manifold pressure = 21.3" Hg
Wind = Calm 

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Determine the approximate manifold pressure setting with 2,450 RPM to achieve 65 percent maximum continuous power at 6,500 feet with a temperature of 36°F higher than standard. 

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Approximately what true airspeed should a pilot expect with 65 percent maximum continuous power at 9,500 feet with a temperature of 36°F below standard? 

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Approximately what true airspeed should a pilot expect with full throttle at 10,500 feet with a temperature of 36°F above standard? 

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What is the crosswind component for a landing on Runway 18 if the tower reports the wind as 220° at 30 knots? 

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What is the headwind component for a landing on Runway 18 if the tower reports the wind as 220° at 30 knots? 

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Determine the maximum wind velocity for a 45° crosswind if the maximum crosswind component for the airplane is 25 knots. 

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With a reported wind of north at 20 knots, which runway is acceptable for use for an airplane with a 13knot maximum crosswind component? 

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What is the maximum wind velocity for a 30° crosswind if the maximum crosswind component for the airplane is 12 knots? 


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With a reported wind of south at 20 knots, which runway is appropriate for an airplane with a 13knot maximum crosswind component? 

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OAT = Std
Pressure altitude = 10,000 ft
Weight = 2,400 lb
Wind component = Calm
Obstacle = 50 ft 

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OAT = 90°F
Pressure altitude = 4,000 ft
Weight = 2,800 lb
Headwind component = 10 kts 

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OAT = 90°F
Pressure altitude = 3,000 ft
Weight = 2,900
Headwind component = 10 kts
Obstacle = 50 ft 

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OAT=32 F
Pressure altitude = 8,000 ft
Weight = 2,600 lb
Headwind component = 20 kts
Obstacle = 50 ft 

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If an emergency situation requires a downwind landing, pilots should expect a faster 

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groundspeed at touchdown, a longer ground roll, and the likelihood of overshooting the desired touchdown point.




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Pressure altitude = Sea level
Headwind = 4 kts
Temperature = Std 

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Pressure altitude = 3,750 ft
Headwind = 12 kts
Temperature = Std 

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Pressure altitude = 5,000 ft
Headwind = Calm
Temperature = 101°F 

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Pressure altitude = 1,250 ft
Headwind = 8 kts
Temperature = Std


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Pressure altitude = 5,000 ft
Headwind = 8 kts
Temperature = 41°F
Runway = Hard surface


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Pressure altitude = 7,500 ft
Headwind = 8 kts
Temperature = 32°F
Runway = Hard surface 

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Which items are included in the empty weight of an aircraft? 

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Unusable fuel and undrainable oil.




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An aircraft is loaded 110 pounds over maximum certificated gross weight. If fuel (gasoline) is drained to bring the aircraft weight within limits, how much fuel should be drained? 


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If 50 pounds of weight is located at point X and 100 pounds at point Z, how much weight must be located at point Y to balance the plank? 

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How should the 500pound weight be shifted to balance the plank on the fulcrum? 

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