261) What will be the effect of a steel object being placed close to an aircraft compass?
a) The compass will seem sluggish.
262) What is the purpose of a compass card in a glider?
a) To take into account the
errors present after the compass
has been swung.
263) Which statement best defines hypoxia?
a) A state of oxygen deficiency
in the body.
264) What will happen to the eyes when a pilot is operating at altitude or above cloud with an empty field of view?
a) They will tend to focus
265) You are suffering from a common cold. What is the most likely event while flying?
a) The reduced pressure
whilst flying will ease
any discomfort caused
by the infection.
266) What happens to the amount of oxygen that diffuses across the lung membranes when at high altitudes?
a) It increases.
267) What happens to the percentage content of oxygen in the air as altitude increases?
a) It decreases
due to decrease
268) Lack of oxygen may cause a particularly dramatic effect in a pilot. What is this known as?
269) How would you check your chosen field for slope?
a) Look for
a lack of crop.
270) Why is it important to be able to judge height without reference to an altimeter when flying a landing circuit?
271) A parachute carried in an aircraft must:
a) Be a
272) Which of the following regarding gliders requires immediate notification?
273) Gliders frequently use the 123.3 radio frequency as provided by:
274) When approaching Class D airspace, you should first contact the tower:
275) The phonetic Alphabet for the letter "G" is:
276) An apple core can be thrown from a glider:
277) The maximum speed for aircraft above 10,000 feet MSL is:
278) The most reliable source for a TFR (Temporary Flight Restrictions) is:
279) Regarding aerobatic flight, which of the following is true?
280) FAA advisory circulars (some free, others at cost) are available to all pilots and are obtained by: