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Study unit 2: Airplane instruments engines and systems.
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If grade of fuel is used in an aircraft engine lower than specified for that engine, it will most likely cause
During flight, when are the indications of a magnetic compass accurate?
Only in striaght and level unacellerated flight
Which condition is most favorable to the development of carburetor icing?
Temperature between 20ºF and 70ºF and high humidity.
In the northern hemisphere a magnetic compas will normally indicate a turn towards the north if.
An aircraft is accelerated on an east to west heading.
One purpose of the dual ignition system on an aircraft engine is to provide for
improved engine performance
In the northern hemisphere, the magnetic compass will normally indicate a turn towards the south when.
The aircraft decelerated while on a west heading
Which instrument(s) will become inoperative if the static vents become clogged?
airspeed indicator, altimeter, and vertical speed indicator
A precaution for the operation of an engine equipped with a constant-speed propeller is to
Avoid high manifold pressure settings with low RPM
If a flight is made from an area of low pressure into an area of high pressure without the altimeter setting being adjusted, the altimeter will indicate
lower than the actual altitude above sea level
How do variations in temperature affect the altimeter?
Pressure levels are raised on warm days and the indicated altitude is lower than true altitude
If the ignition switch ground wire becomes disconnected, the magneto
may continue to fire
The pitot system provides impact pressure for which instrument?
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FAA Written Exam Unit 2
Flight Instruments Glaim