081- Priciples of Flight

Note: The correct answer under (a) during the exam order answers will be different.

Q.1. Which factor should be taken into account when determining VA?
a- The limit load factor.
b- The safety factor.
c- The ultimate load factor.
d- The calculation factor.

Q.2. Which statement is correct?
I. A propeller with a small blade angle is referred to as being in fine pitch.
II. A propeller with significant blade twist is referred to as being in coarse pitch.
a- I is correct, II is incorrect.
b- I is incorrect, II is correct..
c- I is correct, II is correct.
d- I is incorrect, II is incorrect.

Q.3. The lift to drag ratio determines the:
a- Horizontal glide distance from a given altitude at zero wind and zero thrust.
b- Maximum rate of climb.
c- Endurance speed.
d- Horizontal distance in the climb up to a given altitude.

Q.4. Which three aerodynamic means decrease manoeuvring stick forces?
a- Servo tab - horn balance - spring tab.
b- Servo tab - trim tab - balance tab.
c- Spring tab - trim tab - mass balancing weight.
d- Spring tab - horn balance - bobweight.

Q.5. Sensitivity for spiral dive will occur when:
a- The static directional stability is positive and the static lateral stability is relatively weak.
b- The static directional stability is negative and the static lateral stability is positive.
c- The static lateral and directional stability are both negative.
d- The Dutch roll tendency is too strongly suppressed by the yaw damper.

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