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1

in free flight, ATC only restricts if needed to

Ensure separation
Ensure safety
Avoid SUAs
Not exceed airport capacity

2

Which of the following does free flight allow the pilot to select?

Speed
Route
Climb and descent profiles
Altitude
Time

3

What is the future of aircraft surveillance?

ADS

4

The future of communications in ATC is

Data link

5

Which of the following are Air Traffic Management goals?

Trajectory-Based Operations
Flexible Airspace Management
Collaborative Air Traffic Management

6

Vertical separation for RVSM equipped aircraft is___
feet below flight level ___ and___
feet above.

1000
410
2000

7

What special conditions are reasons to NOT use the step up or step down procedure?

Severe turbulence
First aircraft given pilot's discretion
Controller just feels it is not safe
Air refueling is involved

8

The step up or step down procedure (also called laddering) is legal when:

The upper aircraft has a slower descent rate.
The lower aircraft has the same climb rate.
The upper aircraft has the same descent rate.
The lower aircraft has a slower climb rate.

9

Which of the following are required reports of all pilots?

Leaving an assigned altitude

10

Which of the following are the 4 recognized methods of separation?

Vertical
Lateral
Longitudinal
Visual

11

DO NOT USE the DME separation chart between a DME equipped and a GPS equipped aircraft if either aircraft is

Above 10,000 feet and within 10 miles of the VOR

12

Which of the following is considered a legal document of the controller's actions? Select all that apply

Flight strips
Computer record of key strokes
Voice recordings

13

An airway has a width of how many nautical miles?

8

14

Match the type of separation to the time and distance required.

Standard separation
22 knot rule (lead aircraft faster by 22 knots or more)
44 knot rule (lead aircraft faster by 44 knots or more)
Opposite direction on same airway
lead aircraft climbing through a trailing aircraft's altitude
lead aircraft descending through a trailing aircraft's altitude
trailing aircraft climbing through a leading aircraft's altitude
trailing aircraft descending through a leading aircraft's altitude

10 min or 20NM
5 min or 10NM
3 min or 5NM
10 min or 20NM
10 min or 20NM
5 min or 10NM
5 min or 10NM
10 min or 20NM

15

If aircraft are opposite direction on the same airway, you can discontinue vertical separation how many minutes after they report passing the same fix:

1) Both DME equipped
2) One or both not DME equipped

0
3

16

A VOR radial is considered accurate to within how many degrees?

6