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AERODYNAMICS

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What force relationship must exist for an aircraft to maintain equilibrium in flight?
a. Lift must equal weight
b. The sum of all forces and moments acting about the center of gravity must equal zero
c. Thrust must equal weight
d. Thrust must equal drag
What affect does an increase in humidity have on density?
a. Increases
c. Decreases
b. No effect
3. What is static pressure?
a. Mass per unit volume
c. Weight of a column of air over a
b. Average molecular energy of air
given area
molecules
d. Airs resistance to flow
4. What change in atmospheric pressure occurs with an increase in altitude?
a. Static pressure increases
c. Static pressure remain constant
b. Static pressure decreases
5. An increase in which of the following will result in an increase in air viscosity?
a. Pressure
c. Temperature
b. Density
d. Weight
6. What are the best density conditions for producing lift?
a. Warm, high pressure, dry air
c. Cold, low pressure, moist air
b. Warm, low pressure, moist air
d. Cold, high pressure, dry air
7. According to the General Gas Law, an increase in temperature has what affect on density?
a. Density decreases
c. Density remains constant
b. Density increases
8. Roll is defined as the movement of the lateral axis about which axis?
a. Lateral
c. Vertical
b. Longitudinal
d. Horizon
9. Pitch is defined as the movement of the longitudinal axis about which axis?
a. Lateral
c. Vertical
b. Longitudinal
d. Horizon
10. Yaw is defined as the movement of the longitudinal axis about which axis?
a. Lateral
c. Vertical
b. Longitudinal
d. Horizon
11. Which of the following is an airplane?
a. The Goodyear blimp
c. F/A-18
b. H-57
d. Hot air balloon
12. The aspect ratio (AR) is:
a. The ratio of the wingspan to the chord
b. The ratio of the root chord to the tip chord
c. The ratio of the wingspan to the average chord
d. The ratio of the wingspan to the root chord
13. A glider has a low aspect ratio wing.
a. True
b. False
14. What for airflow properties must remain constant at a given point on airflow to have a steady airflow?
a. Viscosity, temperature, pressure, density
b. Velocity, temperature, pressure, density
c. Lift, thrust, drag, weight
d. Friction, viscosity, density, lift
15. According to the continuity equation for incompressible airflow, what is the relationship between area,
airflow velocity and mass airflow?
a. Airflow velocity increases as stream tube area increases, to maintain constant mass airflow
b. Airflow velocity increases as stream tube area decreases, to maintain constant mass airflow
c. Airflow velocity remains constant as stream tube area decreases, to maintain constant mass
airflow
d. Airflow velocity decreases as stream tube area decreases, to maintain constant mass airflow
16. For a given altitude, what are the properties of the input provided by the static pressure port to the
pitot-static system?
a. The static pressure value will vary with changes in the aircraft true airspeed (TAS)
b. The static pressure value will vary with changes in the aircraft angle of attack (AOA)
c. The static pressure value will vary with changes in the aircraft weight
d. The static pressure value will vary with changes in atmospheric ambient static pressure and
altitude
17. What must a pilot do to maintain a constant indicated airspeed (IAS) during a climb?
a. Increase true airspeed (TAS) as altitude increases
b. Decease true airspeed (TAS) as altitude increases
c. Keep true airspeed (TAS) constant as altitude increases
d. Keep ground speed (GAS) constant as altitude increases
18. When will the value on the aircrafts indicated airspeed indicator equal the aircrafts true airspeed?
a. When the static pressure at aircraft altitude is less than static pressure at sea level, on a standard
day
b. When the static pressure at aircraft altitude is greater than static pressure at sea level, on a
standard day
c. When the static pressure at aircraft altitude is equal to static pressure at sea level, on a standard
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d. When the air density at aircraft altitude is equal to air density at sea level, on standard day
19. What is the primary factor in determining calibrated airspeed?
a. Headwind
c. Instrument error
b. Density
d. Tailwind
20. What will be the result of an increase in the dynamic pressure within a closed system, according to
Bernoullis equation?
a. A decrease in the static pressure
b. An increase in the total pressure
c. An increasing potential energy per unit of volume
d. A decrease in total energy per unit of volume
21. What change in indicated airspeed and dynamic pressure will occur when an aircraft accelerates to a
greater true airspeed at a constant altitude?
a. Indicated airspeed will increase
b. Indicated airspeed will decrease
c. Indicated airspeed will remain constant
d. Dynamic pressure will remain constant
22. What kind of airfoil has a mean camber line that is coincident with the chord line?
a. A positively cambered airfoil
c. A symmetrical airfoil
b. A negatively cambered airfoil
d. A non-symmetrical airfoil
23. The net aerodynamic forces can be resolved into what two component forces?
a. Lift and drag
c. Thrust and drag
b. Weight and drag
d. Dynamic and static pressure
24. What must you do to remain in formation as your aircraft takes on fuel (increasing weight) from the
tanker that is maintaining a constant altitude and true airspeed?
a. Maintain a constant AOA and TAS
b. Decrease AOA and increase TAS
c. Increase AOA and maintain constant TAS
d. Increase AOA and TAS
25. What forces act on an aircraft in flight?
a. Lift and thrust
c. Lift, drag and weight
b. Lift and drag
d. Lift, weight, thrust and drag
26. What is the definition of power?
a. The ability to do work
c. Energy due to motion
b. Work done per unit of time
d. Mass times acceleration
27. What affect does an increase in altitude have on temperature?
a. Decreases until 25000 ft and then remains constant
b. Decreases until there are no molecules of air
c. Decreases until 36000 ft and then remains constant
d. Decreases until 0 degrees is reached
28. If you are in equilibrium flight, then you are in trimmed flight.
a. True
b. False
29. Air viscosity increases as temperature:
a. Increases
c. Remains constant
b. Decreases
30. High density altitude will:
a. Decrease the power produced by an engine and increase the thrust produced by the propeller or
jet
b. Increase the power produced by an engine and increase the thrust produced by the propeller or
jet
c. Decrease the power produced by an engine and decrease the thrust produced by a propeller or jet
d. Increase the power produced by an engine and decrease the thrust produced by the propeller or
jet
31. All motion or changes in aircraft attitude occurs about which position?
a. Aerodynamic center
c. Center of gravity
b. Center of pressure
d. The cockpit
32. There is an inverse relationship between aspect ratio and wing area:
a. True
b. False
33. An aircraft is stabilized in the level flight at six nautical miles per second with tailwind of 100 knots.
What is the aircrafts true airspeed?
a. 460 knots
c. 260 knots
b. 360 knots
d. 160 knots
34. For a given altitude, what are the properties of the input provided by the static pressure port in the
pitot-static system?
a. The static pressure value will vary with changes in aircraft true airspeed (TAS)
b. The static pressure value will vary with changes in aircraft angle of attack (AOA)
c. The static pressure value will vary with changes in aircraft weight
d. The static pressure value will vary with changes in atmospheric ambient static pressure and
altitude
35. Two planes leave manila for southern city, a distance of 900 km. plane A travels at a ground speed of
90 kph faster than the plane B. Plane A arrives in their destination 2 hours and 15 minutes ahead of
plane B. what is the ground speed of plane A?
a. 205 KPH
c. 240 KPH
b. 315 KPH
d. 287 KPH
36. When the value on the aircraft indicated airspeed (IAS) indicator equal the aircraft true airspeed (TAS)
a. When static pressure at aircraft altitude is less than static pressure at sea level, on a standard day

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When static pressure at aircraft altitude is greater than static pressure at aircraft sea level, on a
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c. When static pressure at aircraft altitude equals static pressure at sea level, on a standard day
d. When static pressure at aircraft altitude equals density at sea level, on standard sea level
An aircraft is climbing at a constant 350 KIAS. What change occurs in mach number as altitude
increases?
a. Mach number increases
d. There is no mach number at this
b. Mach number decreases
speed
c. Mach number remains constant
Two identical aircraft are stabilized in level flight. Aircraft 1 is maintaining mach 2 at 40,000 feet.
Aircraft 2, is maintaining mach 2 at sea level. What can be said about their respective indicated and
true airspeed?
a. Both aircraft are maintaining the same indicated air speed
b. Both aircraft are maintaining the same true airspeed
c. The aircraft flying at sea level are maintaining a greater IAS and TAS than the aircraft at 40,000
feet.
d. The aircraft flying at 40,000 feet is maintaining a greater IAS and TAS than the aircraft at sea
level.
The speed of sound in the atmosphere
a) varies according to the frequency of the sound.
b) changes with a change in temperature.
c) changes with a change in pressure.
An airplane wing is designed to produce lift resulting from relatively
a) positive air pressure below and above the wing's surface.
b) negative air pressure below the wing's surface and positive air pressure above the wing's surface.
c) positive air pressure below the wing's surface and negative air pressure above the wing's surface
When the lift of an airfoil increases, the drag will
a) decrease.
b) also increase.
c) increase while the lift is changing but will return to its original value.
As the angle of attack an airfoil increases, the center of pressure will
a) move toward the trailing edge.
b) remain stationary because both lift and drag components increase proportionally to increased
angle of attack.
c) move toward the leading edge.
The purpose of wing slats is to
a) reduce stalling speed.
b) decrease drag.
c) increase speed on takeoff.
Wing dihedral, a rigging consideration on most airplanes of conventional design, contributes most to
stability of the airplane about its
a) longitudinal axis.
b) vertical axis.
c) lateral axis.
An airplane wing is designed to produce lift resulting from relatively
a) positive air pressure below and above the wing's surface.
b) negative air pressure below the wing's surface and positive air pressure above the wing's surface.
c) positive air pressure below the wing's surface and negative air pressure above the wing's surface.
An airplane's center of lift is usually located aft of its center of gravity
a) so that the airplane will have a tail-heavy tendency.
b) so that the airplane will have a nose-heavy tendency.
c) to improve stability about the longitudinal axis.
If all, or a significant part for a stall strip is missing on an airplane wing, a likely result will be
a) increased lift in the area of installation on the opposite wing at high angles of attack.
b) asymmetrical aileron control at low angles of attack.
c) asymmetrical aileron control at or near stall angles of attack.
What type of flap system increases the wing area and changes the wing chamber.
a) Fowler flaps.
b) Slotted flaps.
c) Split flaps.
An airplane that has a tendency to gradually increase a pitching moment that has been set into motion
has
a) poor longitudinal stability.
b) good lateral stability.
c) poor lateral stability.
The purpose of aircraft wing dihedral is to
a) increase lateral stability.
c) increase lift coefficient of the wing.
b) increase longitudinal stability