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Transponder code 7500 =

Unlawful Interference

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Transponder code 7600 =

Comms Failure

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Transponder code 7700 =

Emergency

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VMC visibility minima in all classes of airspace at and above 10000 ft (FL100 when transition alt below 10000 ft)?

8km visibility

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VMC horizontal and vertical distance from cloud in all classes of airspace at and above 10000 ft (FL100 when transition alt below 10000 ft)?

1500m horizontally and 1000ft vertically

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VMC horizontal and vertical distance from cloud in all classes of airspace below 10000ft but above 3000ft AMSL or 1000ft AGL?

1500m horizontally, 1000ft vertically

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Minimum visibility in all classes of airspace below 10000ft but above 3000ft AMSL or 1000ft AGL?

5km

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VMC horizontal and vertical distance from cloud in all classes of airspace below 3000ft AMSL or 1000ft AGL?

Classes B, C & D =  1500m horizontally and 1000ft vertically

Classes E, F & G = clear of cloud and in sight of the surface

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VMC minimum visibility in all classes of airspace below 3000ft AMSL or 1000ft AGL?

5 km

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VFR flights shall not take-off or land at an aerodrome within a control zone, or enter the aerodrome traffic zone or traffic pattern when the ceiling is less than...or when ground visibility is less than...

1500ft

5km

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An SVFR clearance can only be obtained when ground visibility is greater than...

1500m

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Unless authorised by the appropriate ATS Authority, VFR flights shall not be operated above ... at transonic or supersonic speeds

FL200

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Except for take-off and landing, or with ATS clearance, flights may not be operated below ... above the highest obstacle within ... radius of the aircraft over cities, towns or settlements or over an open-air assembly of more than ... people

1000ft

600m

1000

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Authorisation for VFR flights above ... shall not be granted if there is a reduced vertical separation minimum of ... in force for that area above

FL290

1000ft

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Over high terrain or mountains, IFR flights shall not be operated below ... above the highest obstacle within ...km

2000 ft

8km

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time used in datalink comms must be accurate to ...

1 second

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VOR changeover points limited to route segments over

60nm

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Procedure for comms failure in IMC or IFR with no radar service?

maintain last assigned speed and level (or min flight altitude) for 20 mins following failure to report at compulsory reporting point and then adjust speed and level in accordance with filed flight plan

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procedure for comms failure in IFR with radar service

maintain last assigned speed and level for 7 mins starting from 

point where xponder is set to 7600

last assigned level is reached or

time failed to make compulsory position report

whichever is later

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EU differences to comms failure procedure in ifr?

EU don't acknowledge 20 min rule and quote only 7 mins

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comms failure procedure in climb?

climb to assigned level and maintain for 3 mins and then continue with flight plan

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cruising levels for VFR below FL290

LH = even + 500

RH = odd + 500

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lowest cruising level for VFR above FL290 eastbound?

FL300

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lowest cruising level for VFR above FL290 westbound?

FL320

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UK quadrantal system is below FL... and divided how?

FL195

see pic

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UK semi-circular cruising levels are above FL... and arranged how?

FL195

see pic

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fuel dumping should be carried out above what altitude?

6000ft

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If aircraft wishes to give notice of difficulties which require it to land but does not need immediate assistance it should?

flash landing light or nav lights so it doesn’t look like beacon

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series of projectiles from ground in intervals of ten seconds means?

Aircraft about to enter restricted, prohibited or danger area 

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If given light signals by ATC an aircraft should acknowledge the signals by?

in flight day and night

on ground day and night

In flight – in daylight rock wings (but not on base or final); at night flash landing light twice, or nav light if no landing light

On ground –in daylight move ailerons or rudder; at night flash landing light twice, or nav lights if no landing light

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steady green to a/c in flight =

cleared to land

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steady red to a/c in flight=

give way to other a/c and continue circling

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flashing green to a/c in flight=

return for landing

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flashing red to a/c in flight=

aerodrome unsafe, do not land

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flashing white to a/c in flight=

land here and proceed to apron

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red pyrotechnic to a/c in flight=

not withstanding any previous instructions, do not land for the time being

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steady green to a/c on ground=

cleared for take-off

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steady red to a/c on ground=

stop

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flashing green to a/c on ground=

cleared to taxi

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flashing red to a/c on ground=

taxi clear of landing area

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flashing white to a/c on ground=

return to starting point on aerodrome

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ground signal - yellow cross on red square background=

prohibiton of landing

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ground signal - single yellow diagonal stripe on red square background

Special precautions to be taken while landing 

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white dumbbell=

Land, take off and taxi on runways and taxiways only 

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white dumbbell with black stripe at each end=

Land and take off on runway, other manoeuvres not confined to runway and taxiways 

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white T, in line with shaft towards head

Direction of landing and take-off 

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horizontal white double cross

Aerodrome used by gliders and glider flights being performed