Flight Facts

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10 Questions - Developed by: Bob Sauer - Developed on: - 235 taken

Intro to aerodynamics for new pilots

  • 1
    Dropping flaps increases:
    Lift only
    Weight only
    Both Drag & Lift
    Drag only
    Airspeed only
  • 2
    An aerodynamic stall means:
    Engine quit
    Electronics quit
    Wing(s) lost all lift
    Rudder failed
  • 3
    Steep turns properly done increase:
    Fuel efficiency
    Stall speed
  • 4
    With tricycle landing gear, you want the nose wheel to:
    Touch down first
    Touch down last
    Touch down evenly with main gear
    Touch down second
  • 5
    In a crosswind, with tricycle landing gear, you want to have a:
    3-point landing. Upwind, Downwind, Nose
    2-point landing. Nose, Main
    3-point landing. 3 Wheels together.
    1-point landing. 3 Wheels together
  • 6
    Landing with the wind (tailwind landing) is:
    The most common.
    The least desirable.
    The safest.
    The most desirable.
  • 7
    Taking off into the wind is:
    The least common, but most desired.
    Very unsafe.
    The most common, but not desired.
    The safest and most desired.
  • 8
    The most "normal" final approach descent attitude is:
  • 9
    Airports with control towers are:
    The average number
    The greatest number
    The fewest number
  • 10
    An uncontrolled field means:
    There is no tower nor air traffic control
    The airport is dangerous, but legal.
    The airport has a soft surface — usually grass.
    The airport is illegal.

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