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ATPL - AERODYNAMICS

1
The lift coefficient (CL) of an aeroplane in steady horizontal flight is 0.35. Increase in angle of attack of 1 degree will increase CL by 0.079. A vertical up gust instantly changes the angle of attack by 2 degrees. The load factor will be : 1.9 1.45 0.9 0.45

A B C D

2

Which aeroplane behaviour will be corrected by a yaw damper ? Spiral dive. Buffeting. Dutch roll. Tuck under.

A B C D

3

The aft movement of the centre of pressure during the acceleration through the transonic flight regime will: decrease the static lateral stability. increase the static longitudinal stability. decrease the longitudinal stability. increase the static lateral stability.

A B C D

4

The relative thickness of an aerofoil is expressed in: camber. meters. degrees cross section tail angle. % chord.

A B C D
5

The frontal area of a body, placed in a certain airstream is increased by a factor 3. The shape will not alter. The aerodynamic drag will increase with a factor : 1.5 . 3. 9. 6.

A B C D

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