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Under whose authority are the FARs issued?
FAA Administrator
Aircraft operating in the air or on airport surfaces are referred to as

A. air carriers.
B. air traffic.
C. air traffic control.
air traffic
Authorization by air traffic control for the purpose of preventing collisions between known aircraft for an aircraft to proceed under specified traffic conditions within controlled airspace is called an ATC

A. approval.
B. direction.
C. clearance.
clearance
A level of constant atmospheric pressure related to a reference datum of 29.92 inches of mercury stated in three digits is referred to as

A. flight level.
B. aircraft altitude.
C. Mean Sea Level (MSL) altitude.
flight level
Control of all air traffic within designated airspace by air traffic control is called ______ control.

A. restricted
B. precision
C. positive
positive
What aircraft operating within the United States are subject to FAR, Part 91?

A. Military only
B. Civilian
C. All aircraft
All aircraft
When may pilots of two different aircraft operate as a formation flight?

A. Authorization is obtained from air traffic control.
B. Flight visibility is at least 3 miles.
C. Prior arrangements are made, and no paying passengers are aboard.
Prior arrangements are made, and no paying passengers are aboard.
What is the maximum speed of VFR aircraft below Class B airspace?
200 knots
What is the maximum speed of an aircraft operating within Class C or D airspace?

A. 156 knots
B. 200 knots
C. 250 knots
200 knots
What should the altimeter be set at in an aircraft maintaining FL310?

A. 29.92
B. 29.94
C. 29.98
29.92
When may a pilot deviate from an ATC clearance?

A. At the pilot’s discretion
B. In an emergency
C. Under no condition
In an emergency
When should a pilot who deviates from an ATC clearance, due to an emergency, notify ATC of that deviation?
As soon as possible
A pilot in command may deviate from FAR, Part 91 if

A. the aircraft is within Class G airspace.
B. there is an emergency requiring immediate action.
C. the aircraft is under visual conditions.
D. an ATC clearance is requested.
there is an emergency requiring immediate action.
What pre-flight action does FAR, Part 91 require pilots to take before beginning a flight?

A. File a flight plan
B. Receive ATC authorization for the flight
C. Advise ATC of intentions
D. Familiarize themselves with all available information concerning the flight
Familiarize themselves with all available information concerning the flight
Pilots of two aircraft may operate as a formation flight when

A. authorization is obtained from ATC.
B. flight visibility is at least 3 miles.
C. prior arrangements are made and no paying passengers are aboard.
D. flight is conducted at or above 1,500 feet MSL.
prior arrangements are made and no paying passengers are aboard.
An aircraft has the right-of-way over all other aircraft when it is in

A. VFR conditions.
B. distress.
C. IFR conditions.
D. controlled airspace.
distress.
The maximum speed authorized by FAR for aircraft below 10,000 feet MSL is ______ knots.

A. 250
B. 200
C. 180
D. 150
250
Airspeed in a VFR corridor through Class B airspace shall NOT be more than ______ knots.

A. 150
B. 180
C. 200
D. 250
200
When may a pilot deviate from an ATC clearance?

A. To expedite the flight
B. For passenger convenience
C. In an emergency
D. In VFR weather conditions
In an emergency
A pilot operating below 18,000 feet MSL shall set the altimeter to

A. current altimeter setting of a station along the route and within 100 NM of the aircraft.

B. current altimeter setting of a station along the route and within 200 NM of the aircraft.
C. the elevation of the arrival airport.
D. 29.92 for entire route of flight.
current altimeter setting of a station along the route and within 100 NM of the aircraft.
A pilot in command operating in VFR conditions shall NOT cancel an IFR flight plan while operating in Class ______ Airspace.

A. D
B. C
C. E
D. A
A
When operating an aircraft at an airport that has an operating control tower, the pilot must have

A. a transponder with Mode C.
B. a transponder only.
C. radar contact and two-way communications.
D. two-way radio communications with the tower.
two-way radio communications with the tower
The minimum age required to obtain an ATC tower certificate is

A. 18.
B. 21.
C. 30.
D. No age requirement.
18
Upon request of authorized officials, personnel holding an ATC tower operators certificate shall

A. be given 48 hours to provide the certificate for inspection.
B. present the certificate for inspection.
C. control traffic without regard to medical restrictions.
D. control traffic with inadequate equipment.
present the certificate for inspection
An ATC specialist who is 41 years of age and works in the Terminal option is required to have a medical examination every

A. year.
B. 2 years.
C. 3 years.
D. 5 years.
year
A VFR flight plan filing is

A. mandatory for all VFR flights.
B. recommended.
C. required for entering Class G airspace.
recommended
A VFR flight at 4,500 MSL within Class E airspace requires a flight visibility of ______ mile(s).

A. 1
B. 3
C. 5
3
The distance from clouds for VFR flights in Class B airspace is

A. 2,000 feet horizontally.
B. clear of clouds.
C. 1 mile horizontally.
clear of clouds
The distance from clouds for VFR flights in Class C and D airspace is

A. 500 feet above, 1,000 feet below, and 2,000 feet horizontal.
B. 500 feet below, 2,000 feet above, and 1,000 feet horizontal.
C. 500 feet below, 1,000 feet above, and 2,000 feet horizontal.
500 feet below, 1,000 feet above, and 2,000 feet horizontal
An appropriate VFR altitude on a magnetic course of 250 degrees, and more than 3,000 feet above the surface, would be ______ feet.

A. 7,000
B. 7,500
C. 8,500
8,500
No person may operate aircraft in controlled airspace under IFR unless they have filed a

A. flight plan.
B. flight plan and received an ATC clearance.
C. flight plan and requested a clearance.
flight plan and received an ATC clearance
If the takeoff minimum at a civil airport is NOT prescribed for a twin-engine aircraft, the minimum visibility for an IFR departure is ________ mile(s).

A. ½
B. 1
C. 1 ½
1
An aircraft is cleared from Alfa to Kilo airport by other than the filed routing. How will the pilot proceed if radio failure occurs?
Via routing received in last ATC clearance
If a route has NOT been assigned, or if ATC has NOT advised that a route may be expected, what action will the pilot take in the event of radio failure?
Proceed by the route filed in the flight plan
When there is a two-way radio failure, what is a pilot expected to do when the aircraft arrives at a clearance limit from which an approach begins?
a. Commence descent and approach as close as possible to the EFC, if one has been received

b. Without an EFC, begin descent and approach as near as possible to the calculated/amended ETA