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FAR-FAA Exam

FAR Questions for FAA

QuestionAnswer
The definition of nighttime. Time between the end of evening civil twilight and the beginning of morning civil twilight.
Which V-speed represents maximum flap extended speed? V-FE
Which V-speed represents maximum landing gear extended speed? V-LE
V-NO is defined as maximum structural cruising speed
V-SO is defined as stalling speed or minimum steady flight speed in a LANDING configuration
Which operation would be described as preventive maintenance? Replenishing hydraulic fluid = simple or minor preservation operations
What documents must be in your personal possession or readily accessible in the aircraft while operating as pilot in command of an aircraft? Appropriate pilot certificate and appropriate current medical certificate.
When must a current pilot certificate be in the pilot's personal possession or readily accessible in the aircraft? Anytime when acting as pilot in command or as a required crewmember.
A recreational or private pilot acting as pilot in command, or in any other capacity as a required pilot flight cremember, must have in his or her personal possession or readily accessible in the aircraft a current ______. Medical certificate if required and appropriate pilot certificate
Each person who holds a pilot certificate or a medical certificate shall present it for inspection upon the request of the Administrator, the NTSB, or any _____. Federal, state, or local law enforcement officer
A Third-Class Medical Certificate is issued to a 51-year old pilot on May 3, this year. To exercise the privileges of a Private Pilot Certificate, the medical certificate will be valid until midnight on ____. May 31, 2 years later
A Third-Class Medical Certificate is issued to a 36-year old pilot on August 10, this year. To exercise the privileges of a Private Pilot Certificate, the medical certificate will be valid until midnight on ____. August 31, 5 years later
For private pilot operations, a Second-Class Medical Certificate issued to a 42 year old pilot on July 15, this year, will expire at midnight on ____. July 31, 2 years later
For private pilot operations, a Second-Class Medical Certificate issued to a 23 year old pilot on October 21, this year, will expire at midnight on ____. October 31, 5 years later
The pilot in command is required to hold a type rating in which aircraft? Aircraft having a gross weight of more than 12,500 pounds.
What is the definition of a high-performance airplane? An airplane with an engine of more than 200 horsepower.
Before a person holding a private pilot certificate may act as a pilot in command of a high-performance airplane, that person must have ____. received ground and flight instruction from an authorized flight instructor who then endorses that person's logbook
In order to act as pilot in command of a high-performance airplane, a pilot must have ____. received and logged ground and flight instruction in an airplane that has more than 200 horsepower.
to act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers, a pilot must show there logbook endorsements, a completion of a flight review within the preceding_____. 24 calendar months
if official sunset begins at 1830 the latest time passengers may be carried is____. 1929
to act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers the pilot must have made at least 3 takeoffs and 3 landings in an aircraft of the same category, class, and same type, within the preceding___> 90 days
the takeoffs and landings that are required to meet the recency of experience requirements for carrying passengers in a tailwheel airplane must be____. to a full stop
the 3 takeoffs and landings that are required to act as pilot in command at night must be done during the time period from ___. 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunset.
a certified private pilot may not act as pilot in command of an aircraft towing a glider unless there is entered in the pilots logbook a minimum of____. 100 hours of flight time in the aircraft category, class, and type that the pilot is using to tow a glider.
a recreational pilot acting as pilot in command must have in his or her personal possession while aboard the aircraft____. a current logbook endorsement that permits flight within 50 nautical miles from the departure airport.
how many passengers is a recreational pilot allowed to carry on board? one
according to regulation pertaining to privileges and limitations a recreational pilot may____. not pay less than the pro rata share of the operating expenses of a flight with a passenger
when may a recreational pilot act as pilot in command on a corss-country flight that is 50 nautical miles or greater from the departure airport? after receiving ground and flight instructions on cross-country training and a logbook endorsement.
a recreational pilot may act as pilot in command of an aircraft that is certificated for a maximum of how many occupants? four
a recreational pilot may act as pilot in command of an aircraft with a maximum engine horsepower of___ 180
with respect to daylight hours what is the earliest time a recreational pilot may take off? at sunrise
when may a recreational pilot operate to or from an airport that lies within class C airspace? for the purpose of obtaining an additional certificate or rating while under the supervision of an authorized flight instructor.
under what conditions may a recreational pilot operate at an airport that lies within Class D airspace and that has a part time control tower in operation? between sunrise and sunset when the tower is closed the ceiling is at least 1,000 ft. and the visibility is at least 3 miles.
when may a recreational pilot fly above 10,000 ft. MSL? when 2,000 ft. AGL or below
during daytime what is the minimum flight or surface visibility for recreational pilots in Class G airspace below 10,000 ft. MSL? 3 miles
during daytime what is the minimum flight visibility required for recreational pilots in controlled airspace below 10,000 ft. MSL? 3 miles
under what conditions if any may a recreational pilot demonstrate an aircraft in flight to a prospective buyer? none
when may a recreational pilot act as pilot in command of an aircraft towing a banner? it is not allowed
when must a recreational pilot have a pilot in command check? if the pilot has less than 400 total flight hours and has not flown as a pilot in command in an aircraft within the preceding 180 days.
when may a recreational pilot act as pilot in command of an aircraft at night? when having a additional certificate or rating under the supervision of an authorized instructor, provided the surface or flight visibility is at least 5sm.
what exception permits a private pilot to act as pilot in command of an aircraft carrying passengers who pay for the flight? if a donation is made to a charitable organization for the flight
if an aircraft is involved in an accident which results in substantial damage to the aircraft the nearest NTSB field office should be notified___. immediately
Which incident requires an immediate notification to the nearest NTSB field office? Flight control system malfunction or failure
Which incident would necessitate an immediate notification to the nearest NTSB field office: in-flight generator/alternator failure, in-flight fire, inflight loss of VOR? Inflight fire
Which incident requires an immediate notification be made to the nearest NTSB field office: overdue aircraft believed to be in an accident, inflight radio failure, inflight generator failure? Overdue aircraft that is believed to be involved in an accident
May aircraft wreckage be moved prior to the time the NTSB takes custody? Yes, but only to protect the wreckage from further damage.
The operator of an aircraft that has been involved in an accident is required to file an accident report within how many days? 10
The operator of an aircraft that has been involved in an incident is required to submit a report to the nearest field office of the NTSB ____. when requested
What should an owner or operator know about Airworthiness Directives (AD)? They are mandatory
May a pilot operate an aircraft that is not in compliance with an AD? Yes, if allowed by the AD
Preventive maintenance has been performed on an aircraft. What paperwork is required? The signature, certificate number, and kind of certificate held by the person approving the work, and a description of the work must be entered into the maintenance records.
What regulation allows a private pilot to perform preventive maintenance? 14 CFR Part 43.7
Whom may perform preventive maintenance on an aircraft and approve it for return to service? Private or Commercial pilot
The final authority as to the operation of an aircraft is the ____. pilot in command
The person directly responsible for the pre-launch briefing of passengers for a flight is the _____. pilot in command
If an in-flight emergency requires immediate action, the pilot in command may ____. deviate from the FAR's to the extent required to meet the emergency
When must a pilot who deviates from a regulation during an emergency send a written report of that deviation to the administrator? Upon request
Who is responsible for determining if an aircraft is in condition for safe flight? pilot in command
Under what conditions may objects be dropped from an aircraft? If precautions are taken to avoid injury or damage to persons or property on the surface.
A person may not act as a crewmember or a civil aircraft if alcoholic beverages have been consumed by that person within the preceding ___ hours. 8
Under what condition, may a pilot allow a person who is obviously under the influence of drugs to be carried aboard an aircraft? In an emergency, or if the person is a medical patient under proper care.
No person may attempt to act as a crewmember of a civil aircraft with ____ percent by weight or more alcohol in the blood. .04
Which preflight action is specifically required of the pilot prior to each flight? Become familiar with all available information concerning the flight
Preflight action, as required for all flights away from the vicinity of an airport, shall include _____. an alternate course of action if the flight cannot be completed as planned
In addition to other preflight actions for a VFR flight away from the vicinity of the departure airport, regulations specifically require the pilot in command to _____. determine runway lengths at airports of intended use and the aircraft's takeoff and landing distance data
Flight crewmembers are required to keep their safety belts and shoulder harnesses fastened during ____. takeoffs and landings
Best describe the flight conditions under which crewmembers are required to keep safety belts and shoulder harnesses fastened. Safety belts during takeoff and landing and while en route; shoulder harnesses during takeoff and landing.
With respect to passengers, what is the obligation of the pilot in command concerning the use of safety belts? The PIC must brief the passengers, and notify them to fasten their belts during taxi, takeoff, and landing.
With certain exceptions safety belts are required to be secured about passengers during _____. taxi, takeoffs and landings
Safety belts are required to be properly secured about which persons in an aircraft and when? Passengers during taxi, takeoffs, and landings
No person may operate an aircraft in formation flight ____. except by prior arrangement with the pilot in command of each aircraft
A seaplane and a motorboat are crossing course. The motorboat is to the left of the seaplane, which has the RIGHT-of-way? The seaplane
Unless otherwise authorized, what is the maximum indicated airspeed to operate an aircraft below 10,000 MSL? 250 knots
Unless otherwise authorized, the max airspeed at or below 2,500 AGL and within 4nm of the primary airport of Class C airspace is ____. 200 knots
When flying in the airspace underlying Class B airspace, the max speed is ____. 200 knots
When flying in a VFR corridor designated through Class B airspace the max speed is ____. 200 knots
When an ATC clearance has been obtained, no PIC may deviate from that clearance, unless that pilot obtains an amended clearance. The one exception is ____. an emergency
When would a pilot be required to submit a detailed report of an emergency which caused the pilot to deviate from an ATC clearance? when requested by ATC
What action, if any, is appropriate if the pilot deviates from an ATC instruction during an emergency and is given priority? File a detailed report within 48 hours to the chief of the appropriate ATC
Which is the correct traffic pattern departure procedure to use at a noncontrolled airport? Comply with any FAA traffic patter established for the airport
What is the specific fuel requirement for flight under VFR during daylight hours in an airplane? Enough to fly to the first point intend landing and to fly after that for 30 minutes at normal cruising speed.
What is the specific fuel requirement for flight under VFR during night in an airplane? Enough to fly to the first point intend landing and to fly after that for 45 minutes at normal cruising speed.
what minimum visibility and clearance from clouds are required in class G airspace at 1200 ft. AGL or below during daylight hours? 3 miles visibility and clear of clouds
outside controlled airspace what is the visibility minimum below 10,000 ft. MSL and above 1200 ft. MSL? 3 miles
in addition to the airworthiness cert. what documents or records must be aboard the aircraft during flight? operating limitations and registration cert.
except in Alaska during what time period should lighted position lights be displayed on an aircraft? sunset to sunrise
when operating an aircraft at cabin pressure altitudes above 12,500 ft. MSL up to and including 14,000 ft. MSL oxygen should be used during____ that flight time in excess of 30 minutes at those altitudes
unless each occupant is provided with supplemental O2 no person may operate a civil aircraft of U.S. registry above a maximum cabin pressure altitude of_____ 15,000 ft. MSL
no person may operate an aircraft in acrobatic flight when____ over any congested area of a city, town, or settlement
in which class of airspace is acrobatic flight prohibited? class E airspace below 1500 ft. AGL
no person may operate in acrobatic flight when the flight visibility is less than___ 3 miles
an approved parachute constructed of natural materials must have been packed within the preceding___ 60 days
an approved synthetic parachute may be carried in an aircraft for emergency use if it has been packed within the preceding___ 180 days
with certain exceptions when must each occupant of an aircraft wear an approved parachute? when intentionally pitching the nose of the aircraft up or down 30 degrees or more
unless otherwise authorized, no person may operate an aircraft that has an experimental certificate_____ over a densely populated area or in a congested airway
ensuring that an aircraft is maintained in an airworthy condition is primarily that of the___ owner or operator
the airworthiness of an aircraft can be determined by a preflight inspection and a____ review of the maintenance records
who is responsible for making sure that the maintenance personnel make appropriate entries in the aircraft maintenance records? owner or operator
who is responsible for ensuring Airworthiness Directives are complied with? owner or operator
completion os an annual inspection and the return of the aircraft to service should always be indicated by____ an appropriate notaion in the aircraft maintenance records
if an alteration or repair substantially affects and aircrafts operation in flight, that aircraft must be test flown by an appropriately rated pilot and approved for return to service prior to being operated____ with passengers aboard
an aircrafts annual inspection was performed on July 12 this year. the next annual inspection will be die no later that____ July 31, next year
to determine the expiration date of the last annual inspection, a person should refer to the____ aircraft maintenance records
what aircraft inspections are required for rental aircraft that are also used for flight instruction? annual and 100 hour inspections
maintenance records show that last transponder inspection was performed on Sept. 1 2006 the next inspection will be due no later than____ sept. 30th 2008
which records or documents shall the owner or operator of an aircraft keep to show compliance with an applicable Airworthiness Directive? aircraft maintenance records
all operation within Class C airspace must be____ in an aircraft equipped with a 4096 code transponder with Mode C encoding capability.
Except in Alaska, during what time period should lighted position lights be displayed on an aircraft? Sunset to sunrise
When operating an aircraft at cabin pressure altitudes above 12,500 MSL up to and including 14,000 MSL, supplemental oxygen shall be used during ___. that flight time in excess of 30 minutes at those altitudes
Unless each occupant is provided with supplemental oxygen, no person may operate a civil aircraft of US registry above a maximum cabin pressure altitude of ____. 15,000 feet MSL
No person may operate an aircraft in acrobatic flight when ____. over any congested area of a city, town, or settlement
In which class of airspace is acrobatic flight prohibited: Class E not designated for airways above 1500 AGL, Class E below 1500 AGL, Class G above 1500 AGL. Class E below 1500 feet AGL
No person may operate an aircraft in acrobatic flight when flight visibility is less than ____ statute miles. 3
An approved parachute constructed of natural materials must have been packed by a certificated and appropriately rated parachute rigger within the preceding _____. 60 days
With certain exceptions, when must each occupant of an aircraft wear an approved parachute? When intentionally pitching the nose of the aircraft up or down 30 degrees of more.
Unless otherwise authorized, no person may operate an experimental aircraft _____. over a densely populated area or in a congested airway
The responsibility for ensuring that an aircraft is maintained in an airworthy condition is primarily that of the _____. owner or operator
Airworthiness of an aircraft can be determined by a preflight inspection and a _____. review of the maintenance records
The responsibility for ensuring that maintenance personnel make the appropriate entries in the aircraft maintenance records indicating the aircraft has been approved for return to service lies with the _____. owner or operator
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