Test Your Knowledge

R22 Systems

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) What type of fuel system does the R22 use? ANSWER The R22 uses a simple gravity fed system. The...

Human Factors

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) What is the definition of whiteout? ANSWER An unbroken snow covered surface beneath a uniformly...

Emergency Procedures

1. What does ESCAT stand for, and where would you find these procedures? ANSWER Answer: ESCAT means Emergency Security of Air Traffic and involves control of civil and military traffic for the security of Canadian Airspace. This is what was put in place after the...

Robinson R44 Test

Click "ANSWER" to see the correct choice 1. The Robinson R44 is a four place helicopter with a two bladed rotor system that has a rotor diameter of: a) 34 feet, b) 34 feet 6 inches, c) 33 feet, d) 33 feet 4 inches. ANSWER c) 33 feet: Source: Robinson R44 Pilot...

Test Your Knowledge #3

(click "Answer" to see the correct choice) 1 . The Robinson R22 is a two place helicopter with a two bladed rotor system that has a rotor diameter of: a ) 24 feet, b ) 24 feet 6 inches, c ) 25 feet, d ) 25 feet 2 inches. ANSWER d) 25 feet 2 inches: Source: Robinson...

Test Your Knowledge #2

(click "Answer" to see the correct choice) 1 . The Emergency Locator Transmitter that is required in an aircraft needs to be serviced how often according to the Canadian Aviation Regulations: a ) Every six months, b ) Annually, c ) Every two years, d ) Every five...

Test Your Knowledge #1

(click "Answer" to see the correct choice) 1. An aviation accident is: a) When there is structural damage to the aircraft b) Damage to property from a jetblast c) An engine is shut down for mechanical reasons d) A passenger loses their baggage. ANSWER a) When there is...

Air Law

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); 1) Where taxiway holding positions have not been established, aircraft waiting to enter an active...

Canadian Flight Supplement

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); Use the page from the CFS below to answer the following; Click to see a larger image. A) What hours...

Are you current?

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) How often do you need to fly to be able to exercise the privileges of your licence? ANSWER You...

METARS & TAFS

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) How often does a Meterological Report (METAR) come out? ANSWER On the hour or as required with...

Airspace

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) What classes of airspace are used in Canada? ANSWER At the very basic level Canadian Airspace is...

Altimetry

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) How does an altimeter work? ANSWER The altimeter is vented to the atmosphere through the static...

Airports and Circuits

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) When looking at airport information on your VNC Chart what does M122.3 mean? ANSWER The M stands...

Whiz Wheel Time

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) Can you find your E6B? ANSWER If your answer is yes then your off to a good start. If it was no...

Weather

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) Decode the following METAR; METAR CYZU 161900Z 28015G24 2SM SN VV005 M12/M18 RMK A2968 SN8...

Aerodynamics

$(document).ready(function() { $("div.expand div.hide").hide(); $("div.expand div.show").click(function(e) { e.preventDefault(); $(this).next().toggle('slow'); }); }); A) What is dissymmetry of lift? ANSWER The rotor disc on the helicopter is split into advancing and...