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Can you authorize a climb to VFR upon request if the only wx limitation is a low ceiling?
No, pnly if the wx limitation is restricted visibilty
What type of a/c weighing 12,500 or less w/ propeller driven twin engines
Secondary radar may be used as the sole display source in class WHAT airspace?
VFR aircraft are automatically authorized to execute the missed approach procedure? True or False
Can you use an electronic cursor to form intersections airway boundaries and final approach courses?
No, You may use it to aid in identifying and vectoring an aircraft.
True of false "minimum fuel" is an emergency situation
False, can accept no undue delay
Report bird activity for at least HOW MANY MINUTES after receipt of info from pilots
Describe win as CALM when it is
less than 3 knots
Tower phraseology to tell an aircraft to make sure the gear is down>?
Check wheels down
Radar phraseology to tell an aircraft to make sure the gear is down?
Wheels should be down
Maximum airspeed allowed in class C and class D airspace?
250 knots(unless pilot informs you a higher speed is required)
Record With a PIREP (TATA)
Type of A/C
Separate radar controlled aircraft from the boundary of adjacent airspace in which radar separation is also being used by HOW MANY MILES when 40 miles from the antenna.
Departures and arrivals on parallel or nonintersecting diverging runways, separate a departing aircraft from an arriving aircraft on final approach by a minimum of HOW MANY miles if separation will increase to a minimum of 3 miles within 1 minute after takeoff
minimum of 2 miles
Separate 2 standard formation flights from each other by adding HOW MANY miles to the appropriate separation minima?
adding 2 miles
For mosaic/multi sensor mode radar, how many miles of separation is required laterally for two aircraft operating below FL 600
5 miles of separation
ACCESS SPEED Military (D-SPERM)
S- Safe Manruverabilty
P- Published Routes
E- Exercises of large scale
R- Restriced Areas
M- Military Operating Area (MOA)
Departure- Omit frequency if already given or published
TOWER/Ground - Don't issue if pilot knows it
ARTCC- Always issue frequency
FSS- Never issue frequency say "radio"
GCA- State location/name
Military Mission Prefixes (E, F, L, RCH, S)
E- Medical Air Evaluation
F- Flight Check
S_ Special Air Mission
SUPERVISORY NOTIFICATION (SWEEP)
S- Special Flight operation
E- Equipment status
E- Emergency situation
P- Potential Sector Overload
Keep Flight plans and flgiht strips for HOW LONG?
How often shall terminal instrument approach procedures be reviewed?
Formal report will be forwarded to the evaluated facility withing HOW LONG after the revocation?
15 working days
What comprises the primary US enroute navigational system?
Original voice recording shall be retained for HOW MANY days
A commanding officer may restrict aircraft from landing at their facility for HOW MANY DAYS
10 or less days
NOTAMS shall be issued in accordance with provision of OPNAVISNT?
The training schedule shall be retained for?
Reports for decommisisioning of NAVAID shall be submitted to?
CTO examiner shall be designated by?
Separate aircraft behind a heavy jet/b757 departing or making a low/missed approach when utilizing opposite direction takeoff of landing on the same or parallel runway separated by less than 2500 ft by?
You may instruct an aircraft to change transponder to "standby" when approximately HOW FAR from its destination and you no longer require operation of the transponder
Mishap recordings shall be retained for HOW LONG
Who may suspend a CTO facility rating?
Who may temporarily suspend the delegation of approach control authority?
ATREP( Air Traffic Rep)
How long are messages concerning the decommissioning of a NAVAID retained?
An action taken to transfer the radar identification of an aircraft from one controller to another controller if the aircraft will enter the receiving controller's airspace and radio communication with the aircraft will be transferred?
HOW MANY NM separation is authorized between aircraft established on the final approach course within 10 nm of the landing runway when operating in single sensor slant range mode and the aircraft is 40 miles of the antenna and specific criteria applies?
Controller Transfer (FLAT)
What are our DUTY PRIORITY
Issue safety Alert
AIM indicates that pilots should start speed reduction when HOW MANY minutes or less from the holding fix
Seperate radar controlled aircraft from airspace in which NON RADAR separation is being used by
40 MILES from the antenna
Seperate radar controlled aircraft from airspace in which NON RADAR separation is being used by
40 MILES OR MORE from the antenna
14 CFR requires that a pilot set his altimeter to the setting of a station along the route of flight within HOW MANY MILES of the a/c is availble
if aircraft A is IFR at 5000 ft, what is the separation if AIRCRAFT b is "VFR on TOP"
What is put on the ATIS when the conditions are "poor" or "nil"
Braking Action Advisory are in effect
Issue measured distance from the intersection to the runway rounded "down" to the nearest WHAT for any intersection departure?
Do not assign speed adjustment to aircraft at or above WHAT without pilot consent?
If courses diverge immediately after departure, separate aircraft departing the same runway or parallel runway separated by LESS than 2500 ft by
Separate IFR/VFR aircraft taking off behind a heavy jet/b757 by HOW MUCH when departing same runway or parallel runway separted by LESS than 2500 ft
Who is responsible for ensuring that the facility information publication are current?
No NOTAM action is required for routine maintenance.
Provided the times period do no exceed HOW LONG for radar system (PAR,ASR) part of the national airspace system?
Who has final authority for the revocation of a CTO facility rating?
ATCS examiner shall be designated by?
Can Air Traffic Controller approve a pilot request to deviate from the required wake turbulence time interval if the preceding aircraft is a heavy jet/b757?
Can you use the secondary radar to conduct surveillance(ASR) final approaches?
Yes If the system is digitized or emergency exist and pilot concern
Do not apply visual separation or issue VFR or "VFR on top" clearance in WHAT airspace?
Provide preventative control service only to aircraft operating in accordance with?
LOA (Letter of Agreement)
Air taxiing is the preferred method for helocopter movements on airports? True or False
Numbers preceding the decimal point may be omitted if ground control frequency is in the WHAT mhz bandwidth?
Except where a "runway use" program is in effect, use calm wind runway when?
Less than 5 knots or more
What on a flight strip indicates clearance to land?
Include routes through class WAHT airspace only when requested by the pilot?
Order of events in a simulated flameout Pattern?
Consider separation to exist between aircraft established on radials of the same NAVAID that diverge by at least?
Vertical spearation between aircraft may be discontinued when aircraft have crossed the projected course of each other and the angular difference differs by at least HOW MANY degrees?
Usable distance for the glideslope of the ILS?
What is the standard separation between SVFR helocopters?
Are runway edge lights allowed to be turned on when a NOTAM closing the runway is in effect?
What on a flight strip indicates a center clearance was delivered?
During a flight breakup who has responsiblilty for separation?
The Pilots concerned
Standard separation between aircraft up to and including FL290?
True or Flase
VFR aircraft no at an altitude assigned by air traffic control may be vectored at any altitude
Do you add the word heavy to the call sign of "AIr Force One"
When radar mapping is not available you may vector aircraft to intercept a PAR final approach course? True or False
Standard separation between aircraft above FL290
Are military controllers authorized to issue NOTAMS
No it is the responsibilty of the miltary operations office
When are braking action reports put on the ATIS?
When medium, poor, or nil
Separte IFR aircraft landing behind an arriving heavy jet/b757 by HOW LONG when arriving?
(if same runway or less than 2500 parallel)
Do not assign speed adjustment to aircraft inside the final approach fix on final or point HOW FAR from the runway whichever is closer?
If Aircraft A is traveling at 290 knots and aircraft B is traveling at 230 knots on the same course What is the separation?
3 minutes 5 miles
Separate radar controlled airspace from the boundary of adjacent radar controlled airspace by HOW MANY MILES when LESS than 40 miles from the antenna?
1 1/2 miles
Separate radar controlled airspace from the boundary of adjacent radar controlled airspace by HOW MANY MILES when 40 miles from the antenna?
What shall be retained in the remarks section of the flight plan if the aircraft is moved to wx, traffic, or other tactical reasons?
NRP (National Route Program)
What squawk is used for pressure suit flights and aircraft operations above FL 600
What is the separation between a SVFR helo and an arriving or departing IFR aircraft if the IFR aircraft if the IFR aircraft is less than 1 miles from the landing airport?
Standard separation above FL 600 between military aircraft?
Controllers shall advise pilot of hazardous wx that may impact operations within HOW MANY MILES of the sector?
Radar separation shall be applied between all RNAV aircraft operating on a random route at or below WHAT
Except where a "runway use" program is in effect, use the runway most nearly aligned with the wind when?
5 knots or more
Consider parallel runways less than HOW MANY FEET apart as single runways becasue of wake turbulence?
2500 ft apart
Type of wake turbulence
Describe NATOPS flight manuals and pocket checklist
Telecommunication User Manual provides procedures for identifying unusal messages
what is AIM
AIrmans Information Manual :provides pilot with basic flight and ATC procedual info
Branches of Service prefix
C- Coast Guard
R- National Guard
CFC- Canadian Forces
CTG- Canadian Coast Guard
Wake Turbulence Cautionary Advisory (PAD)
Direction of Flight
Right of Way Order
1. A/C in Distress
5. Aircraft refueling or towing
Search and Rescue
IFR over SVFR
If an Aircraft is dumping fuel in IFR conditions assign an alt at least HOW HIGH above the highest obstacle withing HOW FAR of the route or pattern being flown
When an aircraft is climbing or descending through the altitude of another aircraft: WHAT IS THE SEPARATION between DME equipped aircraft?
When an aircraft is climbing or descending through the altitude of another aircraft: WHAT IS THE SEPARATION between other aircraft?
Separation when a category 1 aircraft is preceded by category 2 aircraft?
Do not request departing military turboprop/turbojet aircraft to make frequency chance before aircraft reaches?
Consider an altitude readout valid if varies by HOW MUCH from the pilot reported altitude?
300 or less feet
Non intersecting runways authorize simultaneous takeoffs if runway diverge by HOW MANY DEGREES or more
Authorize helicopters to conduct simultaneous landing or takeoff if the distance between the point is at least HOW MANY FT and the course do not conflict?
Can you clear an aircraft through immediate stops?
Flight Planning chief is designated by?
Keep daily position logs and facilty operations logs for HOW LONG?
Describe the 80T- 104
CVN LSO manual
Describe the 80T-114
NATOPS Air Traffic Control Facilities Manual
Describe NATOPS 80T - 105
Standardizes the procedures for aircraft and weapons handling and control (IF CONFLICT EXIST< CV NATOPS SHALL GOVERN)
Describe the AIROPS manual?
Supplements carrier/ATC procedures in CV NATOPS, OPNAVINST 3710.7
CO issues AIROPS manual
What is the CATCC Manual?
It addresses ATC admin and QUAL requirement.
forwarded to TYCOM
What is the OPM-000 A companion document to?
Vice president callsigns for the following:
Presidential Aircraft Call Signs for the Following:
What do you report with BIRD ACTIVITY (CAPS)
Course of Flight
Species of Bird and SIZE
Which beacon code is used for emergency aircraft?
Lowest usable flight level if the altimeter is 28.91
Proper phraseology to ask about wx conditions from a pilot?
Request Flight Conditions
Speed restrictions of 250 knots do not apply to aircraft operating beyond HOW FAR from the coastline within the US flight information region?
If beacon range accuracy cannot be verified, what may you use beacon targets for?
2.5 miles separation is authorized between aircraft established on final within 10 miles of the landing runway provded a runway occupancy time of HOW LONG is documented?
Phraseology to inform an aircraft you want it to turn off its transponder?
To avoid requiring aircraft to fly at low altitude for an excessive distance, descent clearance should be issured at a point determined by adding WHAT to the first 2 digits of the flight level?
When a position report affecting separation is not received take action to obtain the report no later than HOW LONG after the aircraft was estimated to be over the fix?
When standard instrument approach procedures authorize circling approaches, they provide a basic minimum of HOW MANY ft of obstacle clearance at the MDA within the circling area?
Separate aircraft opposite courses by assigning different altitudes from HOW LONG until and HOW LONG after the aircraft are estimated to pass?
10 minutes UNTIL
10 minutes AFTER
When issuing clearance void times at airports without a control tower, tell pilots to advise ATC of their intentions no later than HOW LONG after the cleance void time?
Intersecting runways: Authorize takeoff of a succeeding aircraft when the preceding aircraft has passed the point of runway intersection and the runway diverge by:
Intersecting runways: Authorize takeoff of a succeeding aircraft when the preceding aircraft has passed the point of runway intersection and the runway diverge by HOW MUCH and the preceding aircraftt has commenced a turn
Call sign of a civil aircraft if president is on board?
Unless requested by the pilot, do not issue downwind takeoffs if the tailwind exceeds (HELO)
When working a pattern inform an aircraft of its position at least once before?
Starting Final Approach
Usable distance for the localizer on the ILS?
What is the standard nonradar separation
Between DME equipped aircraft?
What is the standard non radar separation between other aircraft?
What is the standard nonradar separation between on that is DME and one that is not?
At facilities without ATIS ensure that wind shear info is broadcast for at least HOW LONG following last report?
IF an aircraft is on a easterly hading at FL 290 what is the NEXT usable flight level eastbound?
Who may suspend an ATCS rating?
Who is responsible for maintaining a current library of facility directives and other pertinent regulations?
ATC classification scheme establishes HOW MANY major classes?
5 most critical phases of flight
Initial climb into first turn
Who issues the ARCS certificate?
Annual subject report shall be submitted annually to reach the CNO within?
Jan 1st (30 days within the due date)
CO shall report details be message to ISIC within HOW MANY working days if unable to effect a resolution within HOW MANY DAYS the CO shall request assistance?
2 working days
Who has overall management of the ATCF, also establishes standard operating procedures ensure training, supervision, and assignment of ATC personnel?
What form is the Daily operation log?
If revocation was alcohol related a minimum of HOW LONG must elapse from effective date of later conversion until date of request for reinstatement?
What is FAR part 67?
Who shall establish an ATC quality assurance team?
The training chief should have a minimum of HOW LONG experience in ATC?
What form is the daily position log?
What are safety alerts?
Transmission of NOTAMS concerning navigational aids may be delayed HOW LONG to allow for rapid repair?
No NATAM action is required for routine maintence PROVIDED the times period do not exceed HOW LONG for all navy radars and NAVAIDS NOT part of the national airspace system?
No NATAM action is required for routine maintence PROVIDED the times period do not exceed HOW LONG for all navy radars and NAVAIDS (TACAN, VOR) PART of the national airspace system?
How often will ATC quality assurance teams visit activities tasked to support ATC services?
Who has the final authority for recovation of ATCS Rating?
A suspended controller has HOW LONG in which to submit a written statement?
3 working days
Who issues the CTO certificate?
True of False
You can give an aircraft conducting a speed adjustment when executing a published high altitude instrument approach procedure?
Altitude over congested areas
Altitude over other than congested areas?
When to solicit PIREP (CVTWITTV)
Ceiling at or below 5000
Visability at or below 5 miles
Thunderstorms or other weather phenomena
Icing(Light or greater)
Turbulence(moderate or greater)
Terminal(breaking action advisories)
True or False
VFR aircraft not at an altitude assigned by ATC may be vectored at any altitude. It is the responsibilty of the pilot to comply with the applicable parts of CFR title 14?
What on a flight strip indicates that a clearance was delivered through a non ATC facility
Is a visual approach in instrument approach procedure?
No, it is an IFR clearance
Phraseology to tell an aircraft to turn off the mode C portion of the transponder?
Stop Altitude squawk
Altitude differs by:
ATIS stands for:
Do not use WHAT to effect vertical separation with an aircraft on a cruise clearance or a contact approach?
What is the spearation between a SVFR helo and an arriving or departing IFR aircraft if the IFR aircraft is 1 mile or more from the airport?
Separate aircraft that will fly courses diverging by 45 degrees by courses diverge immediately after takeoff HOW MUCH
Separate aircraft that will fly courses diverging by 45 degrees courses diverge within 5 minutes after take off
Separate aircraft that will fly courses diverging by 45 degrees by courses diverge withing 13 miles after takeoff
Terminal Wake turbulence for
Small behind large
Small behind b757
Small behind heavy
When shall tower personnel take prevailing visibilty observation
Visability less than 4 miles
Phraseology to cancel an aircraft's take of clearance
Cancel take off clearance
Hover taxing uses less fuel than ground taxing
False also ground is better for it gives less turbulence
What is Preventative Control
Letter of Agreement
Provide Service to what
observed or known traffic
Class D Airspace
SFC up to and including 2500
5 NM radius
Determined visually by controller, pilot or ASDE
Never use cardinal positions
(Call My Damn Traffic Already)
Clock position, Milage, Direction of Flight, Type, Altitude
Callsign Flynet indicates
Nuclear Emergency Teams
True or Flase
ATC facilities can invoke or deny MARSA
ICAO ANNEX 12
Maintained Air Ops
Flight info publication - used by the US military for flight planning mandatory for all pilots flying naval aircraft
FAA procedures for handling airspace matters
International Flight info manual
Primarly as a preflight at planning guide for use by US non schduled flight outside US
LLWAS are designed to operate with as many as HOW MANY total sensors inoperative?
If no delay is expected issue a clearance beyond the clearance limit as soon as possible and at least HOW LONG before the aircraft reaches the fix?
For aircraft condition PAR, ASR or radar monitored approaches issue a wheel down check WHEN
before descent into final
What on a flight strip indiciates a clearance was not delivered?
Used to identify aircraft pilot by solo USAF/USN undergraduate student pilot
Between aircraft departing from diverging runways, authorize simultaneous takeoffs if runway diverge by?
15 or more
If a TACAN/VORTAC is located within HOW FAR of the radar antenna, it may be used as a reference fix for radar ID
Final approach max left of right of course
Primary point out methods
1 Mile leaving runway
Identifying turn 30 or more
Secondary point out method
Squawk stand by
Radar transfer between controllers for separation reasons
ISR displayed in data block what is sep
Heavy behind super enroute sep
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