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1

Where is the prime meridian?

A line of longitude that runs through the royal observatory in Greenwich, England, and defines 0 of longitude

2

What line is of constant direction?

A rhumb line

3

What is the difference between the true track, and magnetic track?

Variation

4

What is an isogonal?

It is a line of constant variation

5

The error in the compass is called what?

Deviation

6

For a VTA, what is the:

Projection:
Scale:
Great Circle Tracks:
Rhumb Line:
Meridians:

Projection: Transverse Mercator
Scale: 1:250,000
Great Circle Tracks: Arc - Curved towards nearest pole
Rhumb Line: Straight Line
Meridians: Straight Line

7

For a VNC, what is the:

Projection:
Scale:
Great Circle Tracks:
Rhumb Line:
Meridians:

Projection: Lamberts Conformal Conic
Scale: 1:500,000
Great Circle Tracks: Straight Line
Rhumb Line: Arc - Curved towards the equator
Meridians: Straight Line

8

For a WAC, what is the:

Projection:
Scale:
Great Circle Tracks:
Rhumb Line:
Meridians:

Projection: Lamberts Conformal Conic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Great Circle Tracks: Straight Line
Rhumb Line: Arc - Curved towards the equator
Meridians: straight line

9

How many nautical miles is a minute of latitude worth?

1

10

What does it mean to the pilot if the identification signal of a VOR is not operating?

That the VOR is faulty and should not be used

11

How many satellites are required for a 3D position fix?

4

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