Sample Assignment


Question 1:

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A TCAS 1 cannot identify non-transponder equipped targets, but TCAS 2 can.
B TCAS 1 and TCAS 2 both provide “Resolution Advisories” (RA’s).
C A yellow circle is linked to a “Traffic, Traffic” aural message in a TCAS 2 equipped aircraft.
D A proximity target is shown as a red square.


Question 2:

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A It may cause a disastrous “descend” RA message when the aircraft is within 400 ft of the ground.
B It may issue an RA with a climb rate in excess of the aircrafts ability, if one engine is shut down.
C An RA may override and mask a GPWS warning.


Question 3:

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A It should be applied to a dry screen, and then wipers activated to “spread” the fluid over the wiped area.
B It can be used to remove dust, insects and the like, off a dry windscreen.
C It was designed to be used in conjuction with wipers, when the wipers alone cannot cope.


Question 4:

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A The airspeed indicator could overread.
B The airspeed indicator would still read correctly.
C The airspeed indicator will underead due to compressibilty effects in the static port.


Question 5:

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A The crew should activate the engine intake thermal anti-ice system.
B There is no need to turn on the engine intake anti-ice system, as the temperature is above zero C.
C There is little chance of engine intake anti-ice, but the windscreen may ice up due to wind-chill effect.


Question 6:

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A Temperature
B Presuure altitude
C Temperature and pressure altitude.


Question 7:

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A True
B False


Question 8:

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A They can NOT always identify a hazardous situation if the terrain ahead rises steeply.
B Late model GPWS types have a low false alarm rate.
C They can NOT give below glideslope advisories when an ILS approach is NOT being flown.
D They can identify deliberate abnormal approach conditions, such as 1 engine inoperative, flap and landing gear

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