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ATPL Principles of Flight - deel 1

1. An aircraft has the following flap settings: 0,15,30,45 graden, slat can be selected too: which of the
following selections will produce the greatest negative influence in the cl/cd:

A flaps from 15 to 30 graden


B slats
C flaps from 0 to 15 graden
D flaps from 30 to 45 graden

2. Spoiler deflection causes:

A an increase in drag and decrease in lift


B a decrease in lift and drag
C an increase in lift only
D an increasse in lift and drag

3. The value of the parasite drag in straight and level flight at constant weight varies linearly with:

A square speed
B speed
C AOA
D square AOA

4. If you increase the propeller pitch during glide with idle powwer at constant IAS the lift to drag ratio will:

A increase and the ROD will increase


B decrease and the ROD will decrease
C increase and the ROD will decrease
D decrease and the ROD will increase

5. Shoch induced seperation results in:

A decreasing lift
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B decreasing drag
C increasing lift
D constant lift

6. A deployed slat will:

A increase the boundary layer energy, move the suction peak from the fixed part of the wing to the slat, the
stall is postponed to higher AOA
B increase the camber of the aerfoil and increase the effective AOA, peak so that Clmax is reached at
higher AOA
C decrease the boundary layer energy and decrease the suction peak in the slat, so that CL max is
reached at lower AOA
D increase the boundary layer energy and increase the suction peak on the fixed part of the wing, so that
the stall is postponed to higher AOA

7. The function of the slot between an extended slat and the leading edge of the wing is to:

A reduce the wingloading


B cause venturi effect which energizes the boundary layer
C allow space for vibration of the slat
D slow the air flow in the slot so that more pressure is created under the wing

8. Jet: descend with constant mach and weight, operational limit that may be exceeded is:

A Mmo
B Vd
C Vmo
D Vne

9. Which statement with respect to the climb is correct:


D at constant IAS the mach number increases

10. Winglets:

A increase the manoevryability


B decrease the static lateral stability
C create an elliptical lift distrubution
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D decrease the induced drag

11. An advantage of locating engines at the rear of the fuselage, in comparison to a location beneath on the
wing is:

A lighter wing construction


B a wing is less sensitive to flutter
C less influence on longitudinal control on thrust changes
D easier maintenance of the engines

12. Why is Vmcg determined with the nosewheel steering disconnected:

A because the nosewheel steering has no effect on the value of Vmcg


B because the nosewheel steering could become inoparative after an engine has failed
C because it must be possible to abort the take off even after the nosewheel has already been lifted off the
ground
D because the value of Vmcg must also be applicable on wet and/or slippery runways

13. Differential ailleron deflection:

A is required to achieve the required roll rate


B equals the drag of the right and left ailleron
C increases Clmax
D is required to keep the totall lift constant when aillerons are deflected

14. Trailing edge flaps extended will:

A increase the critical AOA and decrease the value of Clmax


B decrease the critical AOA and decrease the value of Clmax
C increase the critical AOA and increase the value of Clmax
D decrease the critival AOA and increase the value of Clmax

15. One of the requirements for dynamic stability is:

A a large deflection range of the stabilizer trim


B effective elavator
C a small C.G range
D positive static stability
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16. Tuck under is:

A the tendency to nose down when the control colum is pulled back
B shaking of the control colum at high mach numbers
C the tendency to nose down when speed is increased into the transonic flight regime
D the tendency to nose up when speed is increased into the transonic flight regime

17. When comparing a rectangular wing and a swept wing, the swept wing has the advantage

of:
A higher critical mach number
B increased longitudinal stability
C lower stalling speed
D greater strength

18. Aeroplane drag in straight and level flight is lowest when:

A parasite drag equals induced drag


B parasite drag equals twice the induced drag
C induced drag is lowest
D induced drag is equal to zero

19. Which statement about spin is correct:

A an aeroplane is prone to spin when the stall starts at the wing root
B everu aeroplane should be designed such that it can be never enter a spin
C in the spin, airspeed continuously increase
D during spin recovery aillerons should be kept neutral

20. Mach kritiek is the free stream mach number at which:

A somewhere about the airframe mach 1 is reached locally


B shockstall occurs
C the critical AOA is reached
D mach buffet occurs

21. Which statement is correct for a side slip condition at constant speed and side slip angle, where the
geometric dihedral of an aeroplane is increased:

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A the stick force per g decreases


B the required lateral control force increases
C the required lateral control force does not change
D the required lateral control force decreases

22. Elevator trim is deflected up, the cockpit trim indicator presents:

A neutral
B nose up
C nose left
D nose down

23. An aeroplane accelerates from 80 kt to 160 kt at a loadfactor equal to 1. The induced

drag coefficient and the induced drag alter with the following factors:

A 1/4 2
B 4 1/2
C 1/16 1/4
D 1/2 1/16

24. CL= 0,42

CL gaat met 0,1 omhoog bij 1 graad cl verschuiving

Gust, cl gaat met 3 graden omhoog, wat is de loadfactor:

1.71

25. High aspect ratio, as compared with low aspect ratio, has the effect of:

A decreasing induced drag and critical AOA


B increase in lift and critical AOA
C increase in induced drag and decrease in critical AOA
D increase in lift and drag

26. Which statement is correct:


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1 When the critical engine fails during take off speed Vmcl can be limiting
2 The speed Vmcl can be limited by the available maximum roll rate

A 1 not correct 2 correct

27. During the extension of flaps at a constant AOA the aeroplane strats to (all factors of importance being
constant):

A bank
B sink suddenly
C climb
D yaw

28. which statement is correct about a spring tab:

A at low IAS it behaves like a servo tab


B it's main purpose is to increase the stick force per g
C at high IAS it behaves like a fixed extension of the elevator
D at high IAS it behaves like a servo tab

29. Tuck under will hapen:

A above or below the critical mach number depending on the AOA


B only above the critical mach number
C only at the critical mach number
D only below the critical mach number

30. The lift to drag ratio provides directly to:

A distance for horizontal flight


B distance for climb up to a certain altitude
C glide distance from a given altitude
D glide distance from a given altitude at zero wind

31. A prop is turning from the right seen from behind the assymetric thrust in the climb will:

A yaw the aeroplane to the left


B yaw the aeroplane to the right
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C roll the aeroplane to the left


D roll the aeroplane to the right

32. The mach trim system will:

A pump the fuel from tank to tank, depending on the mach number
B adjust the elevator trim tab, depending on the mach number
C adjust the stabilizer, depending on the mach number
D keep the mach number automatically constant

33. Extension of fowler flap (trailing edege) will produce:

A no pitching moment
B a force which reduces drag
C a nose down pitching moment
D a nose up pitching moment

34. An aeroplane is flying at an airspeed which is 1,3 times it's basic stalling speed, the

coefficient of lift as a percentage of the maximum lift coefficient (Clmax) would be:

A 77%
B 130%
C 59%
D 169%

35. Longitudinal static stability is created by the fact that the:

A C.G is located in front of the neutral point of the aeroplane


B C.G is located in front of the leading edge of the wing
C aeroplane possesse a large trim speed
D wing surface is greater than the horizontal tail surface

36. When the air has passed through a normal shock wave the mach number is:

A lower than before but still greater than 1


B less than 1
C higher than before
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D equal to 1

37. At what speed does the front of a shock wave move across the earth surface:

A the speed of sound at ground level


B the speed of sound at flight level
C the ground speed of the aeroplane
D the TAS of the aeroplane

38. The effect of a positive wing sweep on static directional stability is a follows:

A destabilizing effect
B negative dihedral effect
C stabilizing effect
D no effect

39. Why is a propeller blade twisted from root to tip::

A because the local AOA of a blade segment is dependent on the ratio of that segment's speed in the plane
of rotation and the TAS of the aeroplane
B because the local AOA of a blade segment is dependent on the ratio of that segement's speed in the
plane of rotation and the angular velocity of the propeller
C to ensure that the root produces most thrust
D to ensure that the tip produces most thrust

Antwoorden:

1D
2A
3A
4C
5A
6A
7B
8C
9D
10 D
11 C
12 D
13 B
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14 D
15 D
16 C
17 A
18 A
19 D
20 A
21 B
22 D
23 C
24 1,71
25 A
26 1 not correct 2 correct
27 C
28 D
29 B
30 D
31 A
32 C
33 C
34 C
35 A
36 B
37 C
38 C
39 A

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