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Intro to Aviation Midterm (Test 1 Questions)
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The agency that has oversight for all aspects of aviation in the U.S. is the
The process of offering air transportation from one location to another is called
The responsibility of maintenance at the airport, to keep things up and running is on
A private company located at the airport for the purpose of providing services to pilots and passengers is called a
Weather is the constant factor that affects flying; therefore, it is a constant factor that affects air traffic control.
To be eligible for a Student Pilot Certificate, a person must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language, and must be 16 years old.
Commercial airports are subjected to greater levels of procedure and oversight because
they provide services to the general public
The Air Traffic Control System includes the airspace only in the CONUS(Continental US).
Commercial airports are required to maintain an appropriate noise policy
Are all airline pilots formerly military pilots?
separate and sequence arrivals and departures
ARTCC (air route traffic control center)
responsible for flights in between terminal facilities
AFSS(air flight Service Station)
assist pilots with flight and weather briefings
the origination or termination of a flight
phase of flight between terminal airspaces
Airports receive federal funds from the FAA. Those funds are used for
developing and improving the airport landing areas & expanding buildings and facilities for private commercial activities
Airport authority personnel are trained to conduct routine inspections of
concrete surfaces, airport lighting and perimeter fence
In order to properly respond to aircraft emergencies, most commercial airports have a(n)
Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) unit
Commercial airports do not need a security force because they are under the protection of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.
The old cliché that "Safety is Everyone's Business" is important when applied to airports because
blowing debris can be damaging to aircraft engines, when running up or taxiing, it is important to keep the appropriate distance, necessary for the pilot to keep the aircraft light beacons and strobes on for visibility
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