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Question Number: 487 Subject Code: PLT494

How can a pilot locate bubble thermals?

A) Look for wet areas where recent showers have occurred.
B) Look for birds that are soaring in areas of intermittent heating.
C) Fly the area just above the boundary of a temperature inversion.

Question Number: 361 Subject Code: PLT121

(Refer to figures 33 and 34.) Determine if the airplane weight and balance is within limits. Front seat occupants 415 lb Rear seat occupants 110 lb Fuel, main tanks 44 gal Fuel, aux. tanks 19 gal Baggage 32 lb

A) 19 pounds overweight, CG within limits.
B) 19 pounds overweight, CG out of limits forward.
C) Weight within limits, CG out of limits.

Question Number: 526 Subject Code: PLT153

The maximum altitude that a rigid airship can reach (under a given atmospheric condition) and then return safely to the surface is determined by

A) the disposable load.
B) ballonet capacity.
C) pressure altitude.

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.

Question Number: 560 Subject Code: PLT163

During daytime, what is the minimum flight or surface visibility required for recreational pilots in Class G airspace below 10,000 feet MSL?

A) 1 mile.
B) 3 miles.
C) 5 miles.

Question Number: 322 Subject Code: PLT345

What are the standard temperature and pressure values for sea level?

A) 15 C and 29.92 inches Hg.
B) 59 C and 1013.2 millibars.
C) 59 F and 29.92 millibars.

Question Number: 97 Subject Code: PLT064

(Refer to figure 27, area 2.) What is the recommended communication procedure when inbound to land at Cooperstown Airport?

A) Broadcast intentions when 10 miles out on the CTAF/MULTICOM frequency, 122.9 MHz.
B) Contact UNICOM when 10 miles out on 122.8 MHz.
C) Circle the airport in a left turn prior to entering traffic.

Question Number: 566 Subject Code: PLT448

A recreational pilot acting as pilot in command must have in his or her personal possession while aboard the aircraft

A) a current logbook endorsement to show that a flight review has been satisfactorily accomplished.
B) a current logbook endorsement that permits flight within 50 nautical miles from the departure airport.
C) the pilot logbook to show recent experience requirements to serve as pilot in command have been met.

Question Number: 541 Subject Code: PLT250

What type fuel can be substituted for an aircraft if the recommended octane is not available?

A) The next higher octane aviation gas.
B) The next lower octane aviation gas.
C) Unleaded automotive gas of the same octane rating.

Question Number: 462 Subject Code: PLT006

A sailplane has lost 2,000 feet in 9 nautical miles. The best glide ratio for this sailplane is approximately

A) 24:1.
B) 27:1.
C) 30:1.