Aviation Safety Letter 4-2003
Flight Crew Recency Requirements,
Self-Paced Study Program
Refer to paragraph 421.05(2)(d) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).
This self-paced study questionnaire is for use from October 2, 2003, to September 30, 2004. When completed, it satisfies the 24-month recurrent training requirements of CAR 401.05(2)(a). It is to be retained by the pilot.
Note: The answers may be found in the A.I.P. Canada; references are at the end of the questions. Amendments to this publication may result in changes to answers, references, or both.
- Convert 20 U.S. gallons into litres. _________________________(GEN 1.9.2)
- An aeroplane has a hard landing that severely damages the nose wheel and firewall. Would this be a Reportable Aviation Accident? __________ (GEN 3.2)
- LAHSO is the abbreviation for _________________________. (GEN 5.2)
- A wind speed of __________ KT will blow a dry Transport Canada standard wind direction indicator to an angle of 30 degrees below horizontal. (AGA 5.9)
- Control of ARCAL lights should be possible when an aircraft is within __________ NM of the aerodrome. (AGA 7.19)
- The removal of the audio identification from NDB's, VOR's, DME's or ILS's warns pilots that the facility may be _________________________ even though ______________________. (COM 3.2)
- Prior to using any NAVAID, pilots should check __________ for information on NAVAID outages. (COM 3.3)
- Pilots using GPS who are filing VFR flight plans are encouraged to use the letter __________ to convey their ability to follow direct routings. (COM 126.96.36.199.2)
- On a GFA "Clouds and Weather Chart", an area of showers or intermittent precipitation is shown as _________________________. (MET 3.3.11)
- On a GFA "Clouds and Weather Chart", an area of obstruction to vision not associated with precipitation is enclosed by a dashed orange line where visibility is __________ SM or less. (MET 3.3.11)
On a GFA "Clouds and Weather Chart", the abbreviation "PTCHY", describing non-convective clouds and precipitation, means "patchy" with spatial coverage of _________________________. (MET 3.3.11)
TAF CYXU 011035Z 011123 27005KT 1SM BR OVC005 TEMPO 1113 1/2 SM FG VV003 FM1300Z 29005KT P6SM OVC030 TEMPO 1623 BKN030 RMK NXT FCST BY 17Z=
- In the TAF below, the visibility forecast for 1200Z is _________________________. (MET 3.9.3)
In the TAF above, the wind forecast for 1700Z is _________________________. (MET 3.9.3)
SPECI CYSJ 221650Z 08017G24 5/8SM R23/6000FT/N -SN DRSN VV006 M03/M05 A2952 RMK SN8 VSBY VRBL 3/4 11/2
- In the weather report above, the prevailing visibility is __________ and the Runway Visual Range for runway 23 is _________________________. The visibility is obscured by _________________________. (MET 3.15.3)
- In the Special Report above, VV006 is decoded as _________________________. (MET 3.15.3)
- AWOS may sporadically report _________________________ at temperatures above 0°C and below +10°C during periods of wet snow, rain, drizzle or fog. (MET 3.15.5 Table)
- Flight Information Service Enroute (FISE) consists of information on _________________________. (RAC 1.1.4)
VFR flights may be provided with Radar Navigation Assistance:
- _________________________; or
- Certain FSSs are equipped with radar displays to aid aircraft operating within, and in the vicinity of a mandatory frequency area. The Flight Service Specialists at these locations do not provide: _________________________. (RAC 1.5.8)
- A minimum fuel advisory does/does not imply an ATC priority. (RAC 1.8.2)
- The correct transponder code for VFR operation below 12 500 ft ASL is _________________________ unless otherwise assigned by ATS. (RAC 1.9.4)
- To emphasize the protection of active runways and prevent runway incursions, taxi instructions that contain the instructions to "hold" or "hold short", shall/need not be readback by the pilot. (RAC 4.2.5)
- Visual signals may be acknowledged in daylight by _________________________ or at night, by _________________________. (RAC 4.4.7)
Radio procedures by pilots of aircraft departing uncontrolled aerodromes within an MF area or with an ATF include:
- _________________________; and
Dangerous Goods are articles or substances that _________________________
(RAC Annex 1, para 3.0)
- On flights from Canada to the U.S., at least _________________________ advance notice of arrival must be provided to U.S. Customs. (FAL 2.3.2)
- On flights from the U.S. to Canada, pilots must land at _________________________. (FAL 2.3.2)
- Installation of an ELT as required by CAR __________ must comply with Chapter __________ of the Airworthiness Manual. (SAR 3.3)
030008 NOTAMR 030007 CYOW ILS 07 U/S TIL APR 0311191800.
What is the significance of the letter "R" at the end of the word NOTAM above?
- Certificates of airworthiness are issued for aircraft that fully comply with _________________________. (LRA 2.3.2)
When refuelling, the aircraft and fuelling equipment all require _________________________.
- The effect of a mountain wave often extends as far as __________ nautical miles downwind of the mountains. (AIR 1.5.6)
- If a pilot flies with the altimeter subscale set .50 inches Hg too high, the indicated altitude would be __________ feet too high/low. (AIR 1.5.3)
- Your aircraft has a Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind component of 20 knots. If the wind were 30 degrees off the runway at 30 knots, the cross wind component would be __________ knots and would be within/outside the Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind capability. (AIR 2.2)
A pilot should avoid severe thunderstorms by at least __________ nautical miles.
- The real hazard in whiteout is _________________________ because _________________________. (AIR 2.12.7)
- Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include _________________________, _________________________, __________ and __________ . (AIR 3.2.3)
- The use of landing lights is recommended during take-off and landing phases and when flying below __________ feet AGL within terminal areas and aerodrome traffic zones. (AIR 4.5)
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