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1. What are the standard temperature and pressure values for sea level?

2. What effect, if any, does high humidity have on aircraft performance?

3. Which factor would tend to increase density altitude at a given airport?

4. What effect does high density altitude, as compared to low density altitude, have on propeller efficiency and why?

5. What effect does high density altitude have on aircraft performance?

6. Which combination of atmospheric conditions will reduce aircraft takeoff and climb performance?

7. If outside air temperature (OAT) at a given altitude is warmer than standard, the density altitude is...

8. Refer to figure 8. Determine the density altitude for these conditions:

9. Refer to figure 8. What is the effect of a temperature increase from 30 to 50 degrees F on the density altitude if the pressure altitude remains at 3,000 feet MSL?

10. Refer to figure 8. Determine the pressure altitude at an airport that is 3,563 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 29.96.

11. Refer to figure 8. What is the effect of a temperature decrease and a pressure altitude increase on the density altitude from 90 degrees F and 1,250 feet pressure altitude to 55 degrees F and 1,750 feet pressure altitude?

12. Refer to figure 8. Determine the pressure altitude at an airport that is 1,386 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 29.97.

13. Refer to figure 8. What is the effect of a temperature increase from 25 to 50 degrees F on the density altitude if the pressure altitude remains at 5,000 feet?

14. Refer to figure 8. Determine the pressure altitude with an indicated altitude of 1,380 feet MSL with an altimeter setting of 28.22 at standard temperature.

15. Refer to figure 8. Determine the density altitude for these conditions:

16. Refer to figure 41. Determine the total distance required for takeoff to clear a 50-foot obstacle.

17. Refer to figure 41. Determine the approximate ground roll distance required for takeoff.

18. Refer to figure 41. Determine the total distance required for takeoff to clear a 50-foot obstacle.

19. Refer to figure 41. Determine the approximate ground roll distance required for takeoff.

20. Refer to figure 36. What fuel flow should a pilot expect at 11,000 feet on a standard day with 65 percent maximum continuous power?

21. Refer to figure 36. What is the expected fuel consumption for a 1,000-nautical mile flight under the following conditions?

22. Refer to figure 36. What is the expected fuel consumption for a 500-nautical mile flight under the following conditions?

23. Refer to figure 36. Determine the approximate manifold pressure setting with 2,450 RPM to achieve 65 percent maximum continuous power at 6,500 feet with a temperature of 36 degrees F higher than standard.

24. Refer to figure 36. Approximately what true airspeed should a pilot expect with 65 percent maximum continuous power at 9,500 feet with a temperature of 36 degrees F below standard?

25. Refer to figure 37. What is the crosswind component for a landing on Runway 18 if the tower reports the wind as 220 degrees at 30 knots?

26. Refer to figure 37. What is the headwind component for a landing on Runway 18 if the tower reports the wind as 220 degrees at 30 knots?

27. Refer to figure 37. Determine the maximum wind velocity for a 45 degree crosswind if the maximum crosswind component for the airplane is 25 knots.

28. Refer to figure 37. With a reported wind of north at 20 knots, which runway (6, 29, or 32) is acceptable for use for an airplane with a 13 knot maximum crosswind component?

29. Refer to figure 37. What is the maximum wind velocity of a 30 degree crosswind if the maximum crosswind component for the airplane is 12 knots?

30. Refer to figure 37. With a reported wind of south at 20 knots, which runway (10, 14, or 24) is appropriate for an airplane with a 13-knot maximum crosswind component?

31. Refer to figure 38. Determine the total distance required to land.

32. Refer to figure 38. Determine the approximate total distance required to land over a 50-foot obtacle.

33. Refer to figure 38. Determine the total distance required to land.

34. Refer to figure 38. Determine the total distance required to land.

35. Refer to figure 39. Determine the approximate landing ground roll distance.

36. Refer to figure 39. Determine the total distance required to land over a 50-foot obstacle.

37. Refer to figure 39. Determine the approximate landing ground roll distance.

38. Refer to figure 39. Determine the approximate landing ground roll distance.

39. Refer to figure 39. Determine the total distance required to land over a 50-foot obstacle.

40. Refer to figure 39. Determine the total distance required to land over a 50-foot obstacle.

41. Which items are included in the empty weight of an aircraft?

42. An aircraft is loaded 110 pounds over maximum certificated gross weight. If fuel (gasoline) is drained to bring the aircraft weight within limits, how much fuel should be drained?

43. If an aircraft is loaded 90 pounds over maximum certificated gross weight and fuel (gasoline) is drained to bring the aircraft weight within limits, how much fuel whould be drained?

44. The CG is located how far aft of the datum?

45. Refer to figure 35. What is the maximum amount of baggage that may be loaded aboard the airplane for the CG to remain within the moment envelope?

46. Refer to figure 35. Calculate the moment of the airplane and determine which category is applicable.

47. Refer to figure 35. What is the maximum amount of fuel that may be aboard the airplane on takeoff if loaded as follows?

48. Refer to figure 35. Determine the moment with the following data:

49. Refer to figure 35. Determine the aircraft loaded moment and the aircraft category.

50. Refer to figure 33 and 34. Determine if the airplane weight and balance is within limits.

51. Refer to figures 33 and 34. Calculate the weight and balance and determine if the CG and the weight of the airplane are within limits.

52. Refer to figures 33 and 34. What is the maximum amount of baggage that can be carried when the airplane is loaded as follows?

53. Refer to figures 33 and 34. Determine if the airplane weight and balance is within limits.

54. Refer to figures 33 and 34. Which action can adjust the airplane's weight to maximum gross weight and the CG within limits for takeoff?

55. Refer to figures 33 and 34. With the airplane loaded as follows, what action can be taken to balance the airplane?

56. Refer to figures 33 and 34. Upon landing, the front passenger (180 pounds) departs the airplane. A rear passenger (204 pounds) moves to the front passenger position. What effect does this have on the CG if the airplane weighed 2,690 pounds and the MOM/100 was 2,260 just prior to the passenger transfer?

57. Refer to figures 33 and 34. What effect does a 35 gallon fuel burn (main tanks) have on the weight and balance if the airplane weighed 2,890 pounds and the MOM/100 was 2,452 at takeoff?

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