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2

Is prior permission required to use a military aerodrome under normal operating conditions?

yes

3

Is prior permission required to use an unlicensed aerodrome under normal operating conditions?

yes

4

Is permission required to use a civil aerodrome with an ordinary licence under normal operating conditions?

yes

5

A civil aircraft may land at an aerodrome not listed in the UK AIP in an e_______ in flight or by obtaining p_____ p__________ from the aerodrome operator.

emergency, prior permission

6

From which of the following types of aerodrome may aeroplanes or rotorcraft being used for flight instruction operate: government aerodrome, CAA aerodrome, private landing ground not licensed for training, an aerodrome licensed for training?

see text

7

Is a runway considered to be part of the manoeuvring area of an aerodrome?

yes

8

An aerodrome sign composed of white lettering on a red background is a _________ instruction sign.

mandatory

9

A sign consisting of a black letter ‘C’ on a square [yellow; red] background denotes ‘control tower’ or other aerodrome administrative building to which pilots of visiting aircraft should report.

yellow

10

Is a taxiway considered to be part of the manoeuvring area of an aerodrome?

yes

11

On a taxiway, what does two solid yellow lines followed by two broken yellow lines indicate?

the holding point for a runway which must not be crossed without permission from ATC

12

Is an apron or maintenance area considered to be part of the manoeuvring area of an aerodrome?

no

13

Identification beacons at military aerodromes flash a [one; two; three] Morse code identification group every 12 seconds in the colour ___.

two, red

14

Identification beacons, when in use at civil aerodromes, flash a [one; two; three] Morse code identification group every 12 seconds in the colour _____.

two, green

15

Aerodrome beacons give an alternating flash signal using the colours _____ and ______, or white and white.

green, white

16

When two aircraft are approaching head-on or nearly so when taxiing, each must turn ______.

right

17

Overtake when taxiing by turning to the ____ and passing so that the other aircraft is on your ___.

left, right

18

When taxiing, give way to the _____.

right

19

A landing aeroplane has right of way over a taxiing aeroplane. [True; False].

“True”

20

Which has right of way: a taxiing aeroplane or an aeroplane under tow by a tractor?

aeroplane under tow

21

What is the priority for right of way on the ground for the following: vehicles, vehicles towing aircraft, aircraft taking off or landing, aircraft taxiing?

aircraft taking off or landing, vehicles towing aircraft, aircraft taxiing, vehicles

22

The dimensions of an ATZ surrounding an aerodrome whose longest runway is 1,850 metres or less are ____ ft AAL high, out to a circle of radius ___ nm.

2,000 ft AAL; 2 nm

23

The dimensions of an ATZ surrounding an aerodrome whose longest runway is greater than 1,850 metres are ____ ft AAL high, out to a circle of radius ____ nm.

2,000 ft AAL; 2.5 nm

24

In the signals area of an aerodrome white ‘T’ means: (a) landing direction is parallel with the shaft towards the cross-arm; (b) land on hard surfaces only; (c) land and taxi on hard surfaces only (d) do not land.

landing direction is parallel with the shaft towards the cross-arm

25

In the signals area of an aerodrome, a white dumb-bell means: (a) landing direction is parallel with the shaft towards the cross-arm; (b) land on hard surfaces only; (c) land and taxi on hard surfaces only; (d) do not land.

land and taxi on hard surfaces only

26

In the signals area of an aerodrome, a red square with a single yellow diagonal stripe means: (a) do not land; (b) take special care when landing because of the poor state of the manoeuvring area; (c) gliders are operating; (d) helicopters are operating.

take special care when landing because of the poor state of the manoeuvring area

27

The addition of black stripes to each circular portion of a white dumb-bell at right angles to the shaft means that aeroplanes should take off or land on [a runway; any surface be it hard or soft], and that movement on the ground [is; is not] confined to hard surfaces.

a runway, is not

28

In the signals area of an aerodrome, a red square with a diagonal yellow cross means: (a) do not land; (b) take special care when landing because of the poor state of the manoeuvring area; (c) gliders are operating; (d) helicopters are operating.

do not land

29

A red and yellow striped arrow bent through 90° around the edge of the signals area and pointing in a clockwise direction means that: (a) landing direction is parallel with the shaft towards the cross-arm; (b) a large obstacle is out to the right; (c) land and taxi on hard surfaces only; (d) right circuits are in force.

right circuits are in force

30

A black ball suspended from a mast in the signals area of an aerodrome means what?

direction of take off and direction of landing may not be the same

31

Two or more white crosses along a runway, taxiway, or section thereof, with the arms at an angle of 45° to the centreline signifies what?

section between the crosses is unfit for movement of aircraft

32

A rectangular red and yellow chequered flag or board in the signals area of an aerodrome means what?

aircraft may move on the manoeuvring area and apron only with ATC permission

33

An aerodrome marked as ‘PPR’ means that: (a) private pilots only should use the aerodrome; (b) prior permission is required to use the aerodrome; (c) its identifying code is ‘PPR;’ (d) it is unserviceable.

prior permission is required to use the aerodrome

34

Aerodromes not listed in the AD section of the UK Aeronautical Information Publication may be used: (a) at any time; (b) only if prior permission has been obtained or in an emergency; (c) only in an emergency; (d) never.

only if prior permission has been obtained or in an emergency

35

Is an apron or maintenance area considered to be part or the manoeuvring area of an aerodrome?

no

36

Permission [should; need not] be obtained from ATC to fly in an Aerodrome Traffic Zone.

should

37

An aeroplane is flying at 3,000 ft above mean sea level directly overhead an aerodrome which has an elevation of 1,263 ft AMSL. Is the aeroplane within the Aerodrome Traffic Zone?

yes

38

A long white strip with two short strips across it, i.e. a double white cross, means what?

gliding is taking place at the aerodrome

39

An unfit section of taxiway or runway is indicated by two _____ crosses.

white

40

A square yellow board with a black ‘C’ indicates the building where a pilot can report to ATC or other aerodrome authority. [True; False].

“True”

41

When dropping a tow rope at an aerodrome the pilot [should; need not] fly in a direction appropriate for landing and drop the tow rope in the area designated by a [yellow; red; white; yellow and red] cross, or as directed by ATC or the person in charge.

should, yellow

42

At an aerodrome where the circuit is variable, a ___ flag indicates that a left–hand circuit is in operation, and a _____ flag indicates that a right–hand circuit is in force.

red, green

43

A continuous red light directed from the Tower to an aeroplane taxiing means what?

stop

44

A flashing green light directed from the Tower to an aeroplane taxiing means what?

clear to move on the manoeuvring area and apron

45

A flashing green light directed from the Tower to an aeroplane in flight means what?

return to the aerodrome and wait for permission to land

46

A continuous green light directed from the Tower to an aeroplane in flight means what?

you may land

47

Red flashes directed to an aeroplane in flight mean what?

do not land—aerodrome not available for landing

48

A continuous red light directed to an aeroplane in flight means what?

give way to other aircraft and continue circling

49

A red flare or red pyrotechnic light directed to an aeroplane in flight means what?

do not land—wait for permission

50

A flashing white light to an aircraft on the ground from the Tower means what?

return to starting point on aerodrome

51

A flashing white light to an aircraft in flight from the Tower means what?

land at this aerodrome after receiving a continuous green light, and then, after landing and after receiving green flashes, proceed to the apron

52

To indicate that he is compelled to land a pilot should: (a) switch his landing and–or navigation lights on and off; (b) take no special action.

switch his landing and–or navigation lights on and off

53

To indicate that he is compelled to land and is in need of immediate assistance a pilot should: (a) switch his landing and–or navigation lights on and off; (b) take no special action; (c) fire a red flare.

fire a red flare

54

The marshaller’s hands held vertically above his head means what?

park in this bay

55

The marshalling signal of both arms repeatedly crossed above the head means: (a) turn right; (b) turn left; (c) move ahead; (d) stop.

stop

56

The marshalling signal of both arms repeatedly and rapidly crossed above the head means what?

stop urgently

57

The marshalling signal of both arms moving upward and back means: (a) turn right; (b) turn left; (c) move ahead; (d) stop.

move ahead

58

The marshaller’s right arm down (i.e. on your left) and his left arm repeatedly moving upward and backward means: (a) turn left; (b) turn right; (c) stop; (d) increase power.

turn left

59

The marshaller’s arms placed down towards the ground palms down, and then moved slightly up and down several times means: (a) stop; (b) stop the engine; (c) slow down; (d) increase speed.

slow down

60

To signal a marshaller to remove chocks, you would do what?

cross your hands in front of your face, palms facing outwards, and the move arms outwards

61

To signal a marshaller to insert chocks, you would do what?

extend your arms with the palms facing outwards, then move your hands inwards to cross in front of your face

62

Avgas fuelling equipment is usually marked how?

red