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Question Number: 33 Subject Code: PLT167

If a pilot changes the altimeter setting from 30.11 to 29.96, what is the approximate change in indication?

A) Altimeter will indicate .15 inches Hg higher.
B) Altimeter will indicate 150 feet higher.
C) Altimeter will indicate 150 feet lower.

Question Number: 495 Subject Code: PLT516

What minimum upward current must a glider encounter to maintain altitude?

A) At least 2 feet per second.
B) The same as the glider's sink rate.
C) The same as the adjacent down currents.

Question Number: 368 Subject Code: PLT395

What is the definition of a high-performance airplane?

A) An airplane with an engine of more than 200 horsepower.
B) An airplane with 180 horsepower, or retractable landing gear, flaps, and a fixed-pitch propeller.
C) An airplane with a normal cruise speed in excess of 200 knots.

Question Number: 498 Subject Code: PLT021

(Refer to figure 54.) What is the CG of the glider if the pilot and passenger each weigh 215 pounds?

A) 74.69 inches aft of datum - out of limits forward.
B) 81.08 inches aft of datum - within limits.
C) 81.08 inches aft of datum - over maximum gross weight.

Question Number: 424 Subject Code: PLT130

In a balloon, best fuel economy in level flight can be accomplished by

A) riding the haze line in a temperature inversion.
B) short blasts of heat at high frequency.
C) long blasts of heat at low frequency.

Question Number: 292 Subject Code: PLT289

(Refer to figure 18.) What weather phenomenon is causing IFR conditions in central Oklahoma?

A) Low visibility only.
B) Heavy rain showers.
C) Low ceilings and visibility.

Question Number: 264 Subject Code: PLT290

What information is contained in a CONVECTIVE SIGMET?

A) Tornadoes, embedded thunderstorms, and hail 3/4 inch or greater in diameter.
B) Severe icing, severe turbulence, or widespread dust storms lowering visibility to less than 3 miles.
C) Surface winds greater than 40 knots or thunderstorms equal to or greater than video integrator processor (VIP) level 4.

Question Number: 211 Subject Code: PLT369

No person may operate an aircraft in acrobatic flight when the flight visibility is less than

A) 3 miles.
B) 5 miles.
C) 7 miles.

Question Number: 43 Subject Code: PLT132

(Refer to figure 7.) How should a pilot determine the direction of bank from an attitude indicator such as the one illustrated?

A) By the direction of deflection of the banking scale (A).
B) By the direction of deflection of the horizon bar (B).
C) By the relationship of the miniature airplane (C) to the deflected horizon bar (B).

Question Number: 506 Subject Code: PLT222

Under what condition should a helicopter pilot consider using a running takeoff?

A) When gross weight or density altitude prevents a sustained hover at normal hovering altitude.
B) When a normal climb speed is assured between 10 and 20 feet.
C) When the additional airspeed can be quickly converted to altitude.