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Question Number: 39 Subject Code: PLT023

What is true altitude?

A) The vertical distance of the aircraft above sea level.
B) The vertical distance of the aircraft above the surface.
C) The height above the standard datum plane.

Question Number: 175 Subject Code: PLT515

How should contact be established with an En Route Flight Advisory Service (EFAS) station, and what service would be expected?

A) Call EFAS on 122.2 for routine weather, current reports on hazardous weather, and altimeter settings.
B) Call flight assistance on 122.5 for advisory service pertaining to severe weather.
C) Call Flight Watch on 122.0 for information regarding actual weather and thunderstorm activity along proposed route.

Question Number: 116 Subject Code: PLT393

(Refer to figure 27, area 2.) What hazards to aircraft may exist in areas, such as Devils Lake East MOA?

A) Unusual, often invisible, hazards to aircraft, such as artillery firing, aerial gunnery, or guided missiles.
B) Military training activities that necessitate acrobatic or abrupt flight maneuvers.
C) High volume of pilot training or an unusual type of aerial activity.

Question Number: 195 Subject Code: PLT161

Airspace at an airport with a part-time control tower is classified as Class D airspace only

A) when the weather minimums are below basic VFR.
B) when the associated control tower is in operation.
C) when the associated Flight Service Station is in operation.

Question Number: 508 Subject Code: PLT208

If an airship should experience failure of both engines during flight and neither engine can be restarted, what initial immediate action must the pilot take?

A) The airship must be driven down to a landing before control and envelope shape are lost.
B) The emergency auxiliary power unit must be started for electrical power to the airscoop blowers so that ballonet inflation can be maintained.
C) Immediate preparations to operate the airship as a free balloon are necessary.

Question Number: 161 Subject Code: PLT012

(Refer to figure 22.) What is the estimated time en route from Mercer County Regional Airport (area 3) to Minot International (area 1)? The wind is from 330 at 25 knots and the true airspeed is 100 knots. Add 3-1/2 minutes for departure and climb-out.

A) 44 minutes.
B) 48 minutes.
C) 52 minutes.

Question Number: 190 Subject Code: PLT090

(Refer to figure 21.) What is your approximate position on low altitude airway Victor 1, southwest of Norfolk (area 1), if the VOR receiver indicates you are on the 340 radial of Elizabeth City VOR (area 3)?

A) 15 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.
B) 18 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.
C) 23 nautical miles from Norfolk VORTAC.

Question Number: 311 Subject Code: PLT511

Steady precipitation preceding a front is an indication of

A) stratiform clouds with moderate turbulence.
B) cumuliform clouds with little or no turbulence.
C) stratiform clouds with little or no turbulence.

Question Number: 49 Subject Code: PLT337

If the pitot tube and outside static vents become clogged, which instruments would be affected?

A) The altimeter, airspeed indicator, and turn-and-slip indicator.
B) The altimeter, airspeed indicator, and vertical speed indicator.
C) The altimeter, attitude indicator, and turn-and-slip indicator.

Question Number: 489 Subject Code: PLT494

What is a recommended procedure for entering a dust devil for soaring?

A) Enter above 500 feet and circle the edge in the same direction as the rotation.
B) Enter below 500 feet and circle the edge opposite the direction of rotation.
C) Enter at or above 500 feet and circle the edge opposite the direction of rotation.