FINAL EXAM TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE CHECKRIDE-READY See how you measure up to FAA standards with these questions from the AOPA Pilot Information Center. 1. Which statement best defines hypoxia? A. A state of oxygen deficiency in the body. B. An abnormal increase in the volume of air breathed. C. A condition of gas bubble formation around the joints or muscles. 2. This morning's cold front brought in winds from the north-northwest at 25 knots; the best choice for the pilot is to land on A. Runway 24 directly into the wind. B. Runway 36 and expect a crosswind from the left. C. Runway 18 and expect a crosswind from the right. 3. What document(s) must be in your personal possession or readily accessible in the aircraft while operating as pilot in command of an aircraft? A. Certificates showing accomplishment of a checkout in the aircraft and a current biennial flight review. B. A pilot certificate with an endorsement showing accomplishment of an annual flight review and a pilot logbook showing recency of experience. C. An appropriate pilot certificate and an appropriate current medical certificate if required. 4. No person may begin a flight in a rotorcraft under VFR unless there is enough fuel to fly to the first point of intended landing and, assuming normal cruising speed, to fly thereafter for at least A. 30 minutes. B. 20 minutes. C. 45 minutes. 5. Which is appropriate for a helicopter approaching an airport for landing? A. Avoid the flow of fixed-wing traffic. B. Fly right-hand traffic. C. Remain below the airplane traffic pattern altitude. ACE Can you correctly answer these questions from retired TWA captain and 28,000-hour pilot Barry Schiff? 6. A pilot flying a jet airplane at high altitude for a long period of time could become concerned about freezing A. fuel. B. hydraulic fluid. C. oil. D. None of the above. 7. Batteries connected in series are used to increase _____, and batteries connected in parallel are used to increase _____. 8. What is the critical altitude of a reciprocating aircraft engine equipped with either a turbocharger or a supercharger? 9. A pilot in a single-engine, propeller-driven airplane is in stabilized, straight-and-level flight. He then applies only left rudder. In addition to yawing, the airplane will initially and simultaneously A. pitch down. B. pitch up. C. pitch up or down, depending. D. maintain its pitch attitude. Answers on p. 53 56 FLIGHT TRAINING JUNE 2020 RYAN SNOOK 10. True or false? Structural icing typically forms on the tail before forming on the wings.