# General Knowledge/Rules Flashcards

1
Q

What are the IFR cruising levels?

A

West = Even 1000’s
East = Odd 1000’s

2
Q

When aerodrome lighting is required and PAL is not available, what is the requirement for lighting to be available?

A

Departure: 10 mins before until 30 mins after
Arrival: 30 mins before until end of taxi

3
Q

What is the min validity for a TAF at the arrival/alternate aerodrome

A

No less than 30 min before and 60 mins after planned ETA

4
Q

What is the IFR fuel requirements and how are they calculated?

A

+10% for each leg not including taxi fuel

5
Q

When departing an aerdrome, what are the requirements for tracking?

A

Must be established within 5NM

Unless departing via the SID

6
Q

What source f QNH are considered accurate and how long are they valid for?

A
• ATC given
• ATIS
• AWIS
• CA/GRS
• WATIR
• AAIS

Valid for 15 mins

7
Q

When should the accuracy of the altimeter be checked?

A

At “some point” prior to take off

8
Q

What determines a positive fix?

A
• Passage over a NDB, VPR/TACAN, marker beacons or DME
• Intersection of two or more radials that are not greater than 45º separated
9
Q

What is required to be established reference a ground aid?

A

LOC/VOR/TACAN/RNP = Half scale deflection as shown
ND = +/- 5º
DME = +/- 2NM from ARC

10
Q

When must PAL be activated for landing/departure?

A

Departure: Before taxi
Approach: Within 15NM of the AD

11
Q

You are told to climb/descend, how long do you have to initiate and what RoC/RoD is required

A
• 1 minute
• Min 500ft/min
12
Q

Explain IFR separation for other aircraft in each class of airspace:

A

Class C: ATC seperate from IFR and VFR
Class D: ATC seperate from IFR and SVFR only
Class G: Pilots receive FIS but no separation, that is the pilots responsibility

13
Q

What is the tolerance for altimeters to be accurate within for IFR flight?

A

60ft