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1

What does a scale fraction represent?

Scale = Chart length / Earth distance

2

What is the ICAO standard from 1nm?

1852m

3

What does QDM mean?

Mag track to beacon

4

What is QDR?

Mag track from beacon

5

What is QUJ?

True track to beacon

6

What is QTE?

True track from beacon

7

What is the needle of an RBI driven by?

ADF system

8

Where is variation applied for NDB usage?

At the A/C

9

Where is variation applied for AWR usage?

At the A/C

10

Where is variation applied for VDF usage?

At the station

11

Where is variation applied for VOR usage?

At the station

12

What kind of bearing (G.C or R.L) do NAVAIDs produce?

G.C

13

How do you calculate the (Mercator) plot line from an NDB?

Work out R.L track from A/C then reciprocate

14

How do you calculate the (Mercator) plot line from an VOR?

Reciprocate the QDM from the VOR to get the QDR at the VOR. Then calculate the R.L track from the VOR.