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KBAB Written Ch5 (Airport Operations)
Which is the correct traffic pattern departure procedure to use at a noncontrolled airport?
Comply with any FAA traffic pattern established for the airport.
The recommended entry position to an airport traffic pattern is
to enter 45 at the midpoint of the downwind leg at traffic pattern altitude.
(Refer to Figure 51) The segmented circle indicates that the airport traffic is
left-hand for Runway 36 and right-hand for Runway 18.
(Refer to figure 51.) The traffic patterns indicated in the segmented circle have been arranged to avoid flights over an area to the
southeast of the airport.
(Refer to figure 51.) The segmented circle indicates that a landing on Runway 26 will be with a
(Refer to figure 51.) Which runway and traffic pattern should be used as indicated by the wind cone in the segmented circle?
Left-hand traffic on Runway 36.
VFR approaches to land at night should be accomplished
the same as during daytime.
The numbers 9 and 27 on a runway indicate that the runway is oriented approximately
090 and 270 magnetic
The numbers 8 and 26 on the approach ends of the runway indicate that the runway is orientated approximately
080 and 260 magnetic
When turning onto a taxiway from another taxiway, what is the purpose of the taxiway directional sign?
Indicates designation and direction of a taxiway leading out of an intersection.
(Refer to figure 65.) Which symbol indicates a taxiway/taxiway intersection hold position marking?
Who should not participate in the Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO) program
Who has the final authority to accept or decline any land and hold short (LAHSO) clearance?
When should pilots decline a land and hold short (LAHSO) clearance?
When it will compromise safety.
Where is the "Available Landing Distance" (ALD) data published for an airport that utilizes Land and Hold Short Operations (LAHSO)?
Special Notices Section of the Airport/Facility Directory (A/FD)
What is the minimum visibility for a pilot to receive a land and hold short (LAHSO) clearance?
3 statute miles.
When approaching taxiway holding lines from the side with the continues lines, the pilot
Should not cross the lines without ATC clearance.
What is the purpose of the runway/runway hold position sign?
Denotes intersecting runways.
What does the outbound destination sign identify?
Identifies direction to take-off runways.
What is the purpose of the No Entry sign?
Identifies a paved area where aircraft are prohibited from entering.
(Refer to figure 66.) Which airport marking is a runway safety area/obstacle free zone boundary?
(Refer to figure 49.) That portion of the ruway identified by the letter A may be used for
taxiing and takeoff.
(Refer to figure 49.) According to the airport diagram, which statement is true?
Takeoffs may be started at position A on Runway 12, and the landing portion of this runway begins at position B.
(Refer to figure 49.) What is the difference between area A and area E on the airport depicted?
"A" may be used for taxi and takeoff; "E" may be used only as an overrun.
(Refer to figure 49.) Area C on the airport depicted is classified as a
(Refer to figure 50.) The arrows that appear on the end of the north/south runway indicate that the area
cannot be used for landing, but my be used for taxiing and takeoff.
(Refer to figure 50.) Select the proper traffic pattern and runway for landing.
Right-hand traffic and Runway 18.
(Refer to figure 50.) If the wind is as shorn by the landing direction indicator, the pilot should land on
Runway 18 and expect a crosswind from the right.
An airport's rotating beacon operated during daylight hours indicates
that weather at the airport located in Class D airspace is below basic VFR weather minimums
Airport taxiway edge lights are identified at night by
blue omnidirectional lights.
To set the high intensity runway lights on medium intensity, the pilot should click the microphone seven times, then click it
five times within 5 seconds.
A lighted heliport may be identified by a
green, yellow, and white rotating beacon.
A military air station can be identified by a rotating beacon that emits
two quick, white flashes between green flashes.
How can a military airport be identified at night?
Dual peaked (two quick) white flashes between green flahses.
An above glide slope indication from a tri-color VASI is
an amber light signal
An on glide slope indication from a tri-color VASI is
a green light signal.
A below glide slope indication form a pulsating approach slope indicator is a
pulsating red light.
While operating in Class D airspace, each pilot of an aircraft approaching to land on a runway served by a visual approach slope indicator (VASI) shall
maintain an altitude at or above the glide slope until a lower altitude is necessary for a safe landing.
When approaching to land on a runway served by a VASI, the pilot shall
maintain an altitude at or above the glide slope.
A slightly high glide slope indication from a precision approach path indicator is
three white lights and one red light.
A below glide slope indication from a tri-color VASI is a
red light signal.
(Refer to figure 48.) Illustration A indicates that the aircraft is
on the glide slope.
(Refer to figure 48.) VASI lights as shown by illustration C indicate that the airplane is
above the glide slope
(Refer to figure 48.) While on final approach to a runway equipped with a standard 2-bar VASI, the lights appear as shown by illustration D. This means that the aircraft is
below the glide slope.
When taxiing with strong quartering tailwinds which aileron positions should be used?
Aileron down on the side from which the wind is blowing.
Which aileron positions should a pilot generally use when taxiing in strong quartering headwinds?
Aileron up on the side from which the wind is blowing.
Which wind condition would be most critical when taxiing a nose-wheel equipped with a high-wing airplane?
(Refer to figure 9, area A.) How should the flight controls be held while taxiing a tricycle-gear equipped airplane into a left quartering headwind?
Left aileron up, elevator neutral.
(Refer to figure 9, area B.) How should the flight controls be held while taxiing a tailwheel airplane into a right quartering headwind?
Right aileron up, elevator up.
(Refer to figure 9, area C.) How should the flight controls be held while taxiing a tailwheel airplane with a left quartering tailwind.
Left aileron down, elevator down.
(Refer to figure 9, area C.) How should the flight controls be held while taxiing a tricycle-gear equipped airplane with a left quartering tailwind?
Left aileron down, elevator down.
To minimize the side loads placed on the landing gear during touchdown, the pilot should keep the
longitudinal axis of the aircraft parallel to the direction of its motion.
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