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Final Exam

NEWS

Think you know your stuff? Quiz yourself
with some of these FAA test questions
1. Before starting each maneuver, pilots should
A. announce their intentions on the nearest common traffic advisory frequency.
B. visually scan the entire area for collision
avoidance.
C. check altitude, airspeed, and heading
indications.

Michigan aviation
program marks
75 years

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AOPA helps with the celebration

5. Which is true with respect to formation
flights? Formation flights are
A. authorized when carrying passengers for hire,
with prior arrangement with the pilot in command
of each aircraft in the formation.
B. not authorized, except by arrangement with the
pilot in command of each aircraft.
C. not authorized, unless the pilot in command of
each aircraft is trained and found competent in
formation.

AOPA TOOK PART in celebrating 75 years
of excellence in aviation education by
sponsoring and attending an anniversary
gala for Western Michigan University's
College of Aviation. The October event,
capping a year of celebratory activities
for the school, was held at the College of
Aviation's campus at W.K. Kellogg Airport
in Battle Creek.
From 1939, when a two-year program for
aviation mechanics was offered, the school
has gone through many transformations
that have produced, in 2014, an academic
institution with accredited four-year
programs ranging from flight science and
maintenance technology to management
and operations, and Air Force ROTC. The
program has more than 700 students. In
2014, the college added a master's degree
in business administration with an aviation
concentration, in partnership with WMU's
Haworth College of Business. A fleet of aircraft available to students includes a Cessna
150; a Piper PA-18 Super Cub on floats that
was restored and built by program students;
a Piper Arrow; Cirrus SR20; and a twinengine Piper Seminole.

6. Which statement is true about magnetic
deviation of a compass? Deviation
A. varies over time as the agonic line shifts.
B. varies for different headings of the same
aircraft.
C. is the same for all aircraft in the same locality.

Flight school gets
diesel 172s

2. May aircraft wreckage be moved prior to the
time the National Transportation Safety Board
takes custody?
A. No, it may not be moved under any
circumstances.
B. Yes, but only if moved by a federal, state, or
local law enforcement officer.
C. Yes, but only to protect the wreckage from
further damage.
3. At approximately what altitude above the
surface would the pilot expect the base of the
cumuliform clouds if the surface temperature
is 82 degrees Fahrenheit and the dew point is 38
degrees F?
A. 11,000 feet above ground level.
B. 10,000 feet agl.
C. 9,000 feet agl.
4. When two or more aircraft are approaching
an airport for the purpose of landing, the right
of way belongs to the aircraft
A. that has the other to its right.
B. at the lower altitude, but it shall not take advantage of this rule to cut in front of or to overtake
another.
C. that is the least maneuverable.

7. No person may operate an aircraft in simulated instrument flight conditions unless the
A. other control seat is occupied by at least an
appropriately rated commercial pilot.
B. other control seat is occupied by a safety pilot,
who holds at least a private pilot certificate and is
appropriately rated.
C. pilot has filed an IFR flight plan and received an
IFR clearance.
8. If the airspeed is increased from 90 knots to
135 knots during a level 60-degree bank turn,
the load factor will
A. remain the same, but the radius of turn will
increase.
B. increase as well as the stall speed.
C. decrease, and the stall speed will increase.

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