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1. The air pressure and density at a point on the wing of a Boeing 747 are 1.

10 105 /2 and
1.20 /3 , respectively. What is the temperature at that point?

a. 235 c. 235
b. 319 d. 319

2. Compute the temperature in a point on a wing of a Boeing 747 where pressure and density are
given to be: 0.7 105 /2 and 0.91 /3

a. 268 c. 268
b. 5.2 d. 5.2

3. Compute the total weight of air in a room of 30 15 5 under standard atmospheric

conditions at sea level.

a. 2636 c. 2756
b. 2896 d. 2506

4. Compute the density and specific volume of air in a wind tunnel at = 0.3 , and 100.

a. 0.49 /3 ; 2.06 3 / c. 0.9 /3 ; 1.11 3 /

b. 0.6 /3 ; 1.66 3 / d. 0.79 /3 ; 1.27 3 /

5. Consider a convergent duct with an inlet area of 5 2 . Air enters this duct with a velocity of
10 / and leaves the duct exit with a velocity of 30 /. What is the area of duct exit?

a. 2.0 2 c. 1.5 2
b. 1.77 2 d. 1.67 2

6. Consider the same convergent duct as in the above example. If the air pressure and temperature
at the inlet are 1.2 105 /2 and 330 , respectively, calculate the pressure at the exit.

a. 1.1 105 2 c. 1.19 105 2

b. 1.0 105 d. 1.06 105
2 2

7. Consider an airfoil in a flow of air, where far ahead (upstream) of the airfoil, the pressure, velocity
and density are: 1.10 105 /2, 150 / and 1.225 /3 , respectively. At a given point
A on the airfoil the pressure is 9.95 104 /2. What is the velocity in Point A?

a. 68 / c. 66 /
b. 67 / d. 65 /

8. Air flowing at high speed in a wind tunnel has pressure and temperature equal to 0.3 and
1.00 , respectively. What is the specific volume?
a. 1.64 3 / c. 0.61 3 /
b. 1.64 /3 d. 0.61 /3

9. The Virginia Tech Stability is a low speed facility and hence the air may be treated as an
incompressible fluid. The air flow into a 6 6 test section from a region of the tunnel that
is 24 24 . If the air in the tunnel is moving at 10 /, What is the speed of the air in the
test section?

a. 180 / c. 160 /
b. 170 / d. 150 /

10. An aircraft is flying at 3000 and has a true airspeed of 120 . What is the reading observed
on the airspeed indicator?

a. 103.4 c. 107.4
b. 105.4 d. 109.4

11. An aircraft is at a pressure altitude of 10 altitude where the temperature is measured to be

230 . The stagnation pressure is measured to be 4.24 104 /2 . Find the true airspeed.

a. 238.4 / c. 258.4 /
b. 248.4 / d. 268.4 /

12. In a low-speed wind tunnel, the contraction ratio is 3. What would be the pressure difference in
inches of water between the pressure in the tunnel and the pressure in the test section, that is
required to maintain a dynamic pressure of 4 of water in the wind tunnel?

a. 3.55 . 2 c. 3.75 . 2
b. 3.65 . 2 d. 3.85 . 2

13. The force acting perpendicular to the aircrafts flight path is called?

a. c.
b. d.

14. It is the height measured from the center of the earth

a. Geopotential altitude c.
b. d.

15. Find the standard atmosphere values of at a geopotential altitude of 14

a. 14100 c. 17500
b. 211345 d. 85230
16. If an airplane is flying at an altitude where the actual pressure and temperature are 4.72
104 /2 and 255.7 respectively, what is the density altitude?

a. 4.24 c. 6.24
b. 5.24 d. 7.24

17. Consider an airfoil in a flow of air, where far ahead (upstream) of the airfoil, the pressure, velocity
and density are: 2116 / 2 , 100 / and 0.002377 / 3 , respectively. At a given
point A on the airfoil the pressure is 2070 / 2 . What is the velocity in Point A?

a. 345 c. 245
b. 145 d. 279

18. A pitot tube on airplane flying at standard sea level reads 1.07 105 /2 . What is the Mach
Number?

a. 0.28 c. 0.24
b. 0.26 d. 0.22

19. The buoyant force acting on a body due to its lesser density than air environment surrounding it.
This force will keep lighter-than-air vehicles airborne.

a. c.
b. d.

20. The force that is generated as a result of velocity of the body relative to the air environment. This
force is useful to keep heavier-than-air vehicles airborne.

a. c.
b. d.

21. Consider a convergent duct with an inlet area 3 2 and an exit area 2.57 2. Air enters this duct
with velocity of 700 / and a density of 0.002 / 3 , and leaves the exit duct with a
velocity of 1070 /. What is the density of the air at the exit duct?

a. 0.00183 / 3
b. 0.00163 / 3
c. 0.00173 / 3
d. 0.00153 / 3