Performance/ Limitations
Aerodynamics
Airworthiness
FARS
Weather
100

What is Vno and what is it in the PA-28-181?

Maximum Structural Cruising Speed (125 kts)

100

What are the four forces of flight?

Lift, weight, thrust and drag

100

What document must be visible to passengers?

The airworthiness certificate

100

What are the privileges and limitations of a private pilot?

FAR 61.113

Privileges: Act as PIC of an aircraft and carry passengers

Limitations: not able to fly for compensation or hire

100

Which weather service is used to provide local airport forecasts?

TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast)

200

What is the maximum landing weight of the PA-28-181

2550 lbs

200

Define Chorde line?

The imaginary line between the leading edge and trailing edge of an airfoil.

200

What placard is required that is typically displayed on the front of the magnetic compass?

Compass deviation card

200

What currency is needed to carry passengers at night?

3 takeoffs and 3 landings in the proceeding 90 days at night as per FAR 61.57

200

If you are doing a weather briefing more than six hours prior to your flight, which type of weather briefing are you getting?

Outlook briefing

300

Which CG position provides better stall recovery, but increased fuel consumption.

Forward CG

300

What is the recipe of a spin?

An uncoordinated stall

300

How often does an ELT need to be inspected?

12 calendar months

300

For a pilot under the age of 40, how long do they hold the privileges of a first class medical?

12 calendar months as per 61.23

300

What are the three phases of a thunderstorm?

Cumulus, Mature, Dissipating

400

What is formula to calculate density altitude?

DA = ((OAT - ISA) * 120) + PA

400

When the nose goes in the opposite direction of a turn.

400

According to 91.205, Is the Heading Indicator required for night VFR flight?

The heading indicator is not required per 91.205

400

Which FAR covers preflight action required?

FAR 91.103

400

Which of the following is not part of a convective sigmet?

A. Surface winds greater than or equal to 50kts

B. Hail at the surface up to 1/8” in diameter

C. Squall lines

B. Hail at the surface up to 1/8” in diameter

500

Calculate maneuvering speed of the PA-28-181 if the landing weight is 2245lbs?

106 kts

500

What are the four turning tendencies?

P-factor

Spiraling slipstream

Torque

Gyroscopic Precession

500

A private pilot preflights their aircraft and finds a strobe light burnt out. Are they allowed to replace the bulb?

No as per Part 43 appendix A

500

What are the cloud clearances in class G airspace, below 1200 feet AGL, and under 10,000 feet MSL.

1 sm visibility and clear of clouds as per 91.155

500

A micro burst can reach a rate of decent of up to…?

6000 fpm

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