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1
Q

Types of NAVAIDs

A

Space-based

Ground-based

2
Q

GPS is composed of the three following major segments:

A

Space segment
Control segment
User segment

3
Q

How many satellites are need for GPS?

A

A minimum of four satellites is necessary.

4
Q

GPS status information is also available by means of:

A

Telephone

Internet

NOTAMs

5
Q

In addition to the NOTAMs, pilots are required to: (AR 95-1)

A

Check Database Currency

Enter appropriate suffix on flight plan

6
Q

VOR

A

Very High Frequency (VHF) Omnidirectional Range

7
Q

VOR accuracy

A

Accuracy of course alignment is generally +/- 1°

8
Q

VOR Operational Characteristics

A

Line-of-sight restriction

Most are equipped for voice transmission

Identified by its Morse Code identification

Radials

9
Q

The codes can be found in the IFR Supplement, Item 30, Radio Class Code:

A

T – Normal anticipated interference-free service 25 NM up to 12,000’ AGL
L – Normal anticipated interference-free service 40 NM up to 18,000’ AGL
HA – Normal anticipated interference-free service below 14,500’ AGL: 40 NM;
14,500’ – 60,000’ AGL: 100 NM (contiguous 48 states only); 18,000’ – 45,000’ AGL: 130 NM
U – Unknown

10
Q

VOR test facility (VOT) tolerances

A

Should an error in excess of ± 4 degrees be indicated through use of a ground check, or ± 6 degrees using the airborne check, IFR flight will not be attempted without first correcting the source of the error.