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The UK Rules of the Air apply to all UK–registered aircraft
(a) wherever they may be,
(b) only when in UK airspace, or
(c) only when in UK airspace and near offshore installations

Wherever they may be

1

The UK Rules of the Air apply to (all; only UK–registered) aircraft in UK airspace and in the neighbourhood of offshore installations.

All

2

Collision avoidance between two aircraft is the responsibility of ___ ______.

the pilots

3

If two aircraft are approaching head–on, each must turn _____.

right

4

When on converging courses, the ‘give way to the _____ rule’ applies.

right

5

If two aircraft are well separated but on converging courses, the aircraft with right of way [should; need not] maintain course and speed.

should

6

An aircraft which is obligated to give way to another aircraft must avoid passing ____ or _____ or ________ _____, unless passing well clear of it.

over, under, crossing ahead

7

Another aircraft is approaching at the same level with a constant relative bearing of 30 degrees right of the nose. A collision risk [exists; does not exist].

exists

8

A flying machine [must; need not] give way to a glider and [must; need not] give way to another flying machine towing a glider.

must, must

9

A glider [has; does not have] right of way over a flying machine and [has; does not have] right of way over a balloon.

has, does not have

10

An aeroplane being overtaken [has; does not have] right of way.

has

11

When overtaking another aeroplane flying in the same direction at the same level, keep clear by turning _____.

right

12

When overtaking another aeroplane flying in the same direction at the same level, keep the other aeroplane on the ____.

left

13

An overtaking situation is said to occur when the overtaking aircraft is within __ degrees of the overtaken aircraft’s centreline.

70

14

If two aircraft in flight are well separated but on a collision course, the aircraft with the other on its left should:
(a) give way by turning right;
(b) give way by turning left;
(c) maintain its course and speed;
(d) climb.

maintain its course and speed

15

If two aircraft in flight are well separated but on a collision course, the aircraft with the other on its right should:
(a) give way by turning right;
(b) give way by turning left;
(c) maintain its course and speed;
(d) climb.

give way by turning right

16

When flying in the vicinity of an aerodrome, a pilot [should; need not] conform with the traffic pattern, otherwise keep well clear.

should

17

The turns in most aerodrome traffic patterns are to the [left; right].

left

18

An arriving aircraft approved by ATC to make a straight–in approach to a runway will normally report “long final” at _ nm, and “final” at _ nm.

8, 4

19

A landing aircraft [has; does not have] right of way over an aeroplane taxiing for take–off.

has

20

If two aeroplanes are on final approach together, the [lower; higher] one has right of way, unless otherwise instructed by ATC or in an emergency.

lower

21

In general, an aeroplane [may; should not] land on a runway that is not clear of other aircraft.

should not

22

When approaching to land at an aerodrome at which take–off and landing operations are not confined to a runway, i.e. it is an ‘all–over field,’ you should land to the [left; right] of another aircraft that has just landed.

right

23

When approaching to land on an all–over field, you should keep another aircraft that has just landed on your [left; right].

left

24

After landing on an all–over field, an aeroplane should turn [left; right].

left

25

When following a line feature, keep to the [left; right] of it.

right

26

When following a line feature, keep it on your [left; right].

left

27

The left wing navigation light is coloured ___.

red

28

The right wing navigation light is coloured _____.

green

29

The red navigation light is visible from straight ahead through an arc of ___ degrees.

110

30

The tail navigation light is coloured _____ and is visible from behind and in an arc __ degrees either side.

white, 70

31

Night is defined (for the Rules of the Air) as __ minutes after sunset until __ minutes before sunrise.

30, 30

32

At night you see the red navigation light of an aeroplane whose range is decreasing out to your left. A risk of collision [does; does not] exist.

does not

33

At night you see the red navigation light of an aeroplane whose range is decreasing out to your right. A risk of collision [does; does not] exist.

does

34

At night you see the green navigation light of an aeroplane whose range is decreasing on a relative bearing of 030 degrees, i.e. 30 degrees to the right of your nose. A risk of collision [does; does not] exist.

does not

35

At night you see two navigation lights of an aircraft whose range is decreasing, the green on your left and the red on your right. The situation is:
(a) a risk of collision exists and you should turn right;
(b) a risk of collision exists and you should immediately turn left;
(c) no risk of collision exists;
(d) you should turn right and overtake the aeroplane ahead.

a risk of collision exists and you should turn right

36

At night you see the white navigation lights of an aircraft about 3 nm ahead whose range is decreasing. The situation is: (a) a risk of collision with the aeroplane ahead exists and you should turn right to overtake it; (b) a risk of collision exists and you should immediately turn left; (c) no risk of collision exists.

a risk of collision with the aeroplane ahead exists and you should turn right to overtake it

37

If a navigation light fails in flight at night, you should advise ATC. If for some reason radio contact is not made, then you should: (a) continue with the flight as planned; (b) land as soon as possible at a suitable aerodrome; (c) fire a distress flare; (d) switch the other navigation lights off.

land as soon as possible at a suitable aerodrome

38

Free balloons [may; are required to] show a steady red light in all directions at night.

are required to

39

Gliders [may; are required to] show a steady red light in all directions at night.

may

40

Out to your left at night you see an anti–collision light plus the green light and white navigation lights of another aircraft. It is [an aeroplane; an airship; a glider]. Which of you has right of way?

an airship, it has right of way

41

An aircraft must not fly closer than ___ ft to any person, vessel, vehicle or structure.

500

42

A aeroplane flying over a congested area such as a town [should; need not] fly at a height that would enable it to land clear if the engine failed.

should

43

As well as flying at a height over a congested area that would allow it to land clear in the event of an engine failure, an aeroplane should not normally fly lower than ___ feet above the highest fixed object within ___ metres if it. An exception is when taking off or landing at a [government; CAA; licensed; unlicensed; private] aerodrome.

1,000 ft; 600 m; government, CAA, licensed

44

No aircraft should normally fly within [3,000; 2,000; 1,000] metres of an open air gathering of more than [3,000; 2,000; 1,000] people.

1,000 metres; 1,000 people

45

Aerobatics within controlled airspace [must; need not] have specific approval from the controlling authority.

must

46

In general, the minimum height over a congested area is _____ feet above the highest fixed object within ___ metres.

1,000 ft; 600 m

47

In general, the minimum height over a large open–air gathering is _____ feet.

1,000 ft

48

The responsibility for an aeroplane maintaining sufficient height to glide clear of a congested area in the event of an engine failure lies with (a) the pilot in command; (b) ATC.

the pilot in command

49

When simulated instrument flying is taking place, the aeroplane [must; need not] have dual flying controls and, in the second control seat, a [safety pilot; unqualified observer] must be seated.

must; safety pilot

50

When practicing instrument flying under simulated instrument flying conditions, with the pilot who is flying having his view outside of the cockpit restricted, a safety pilot should be in the second control seat. An observer [may; must not] be carried to improve the lookout.

may

51

In order to comply with ICAO standards, pilots leaving UK airspace to make international flights [are; are not] required to carry a copy of the procedures to be followed in the event of interception of their aircraft for reasons of military necessity.

are

52

If you are intercepted by another aircraft, you [must; may] immediately notify, if possible, the appropriate Air Traffic Services Unit.

must

53

Visual signals [may; may not] be used to warn unauthorised aircraft flying in, or about to enter, a restricted, prohibited or danger area. These signals are a series of projectiles discharged at intervals of __ seconds, each showing, on bursting, ___ and _____ stars or lights.

may, 10 seconds, red and green

54

The UK Air Navigation Order (ANO) defines night as the time between __ minutes after sunset and __ minutes before sunrise. However, the ICAO definition is the time between the ___ of evening civil twilight and the _________ of morning civil twilight, or as prescribed by the appropriate aviation authority.

30, 30, end, beginning