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AE414 (04) AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTS and

INSTRUMENTATION
QUIZ: PITOT STATIC- INSTRUMENTS
Prepared by: James Angelo M. Santiago

1. Utilizes the static air pressure and the dynamic 7. The glass face of the ______ is broken in cases in
pressure due to the motion of the aircraft through the which an aircraft is not equipped with an alternate static
air in for the operation of the: Airspeed Indicator source that encounters a blockage since it is the least
(ASI), Altimeter, and Vertical Airspeed Indicator? important static source instrument for flight.
(A) Pitot-Static Flight instruments (A) AFM
(B) Pitot Tube (B) VSI
(C) Static Port (C) FOH
(D) None of the Above (D) None of the Above

2. Measures the total pressure as an aircraft moves 8. A sealed wafer that is evacuated to an internal
through the air. pressure of 29.92 inches of mercury ("Hg).
(A) Pitot Tube (A) Aneroid Barometer
(B) Static Port (B) Aneroid Wafer
(C) Drain Hole (C) Pneumatic Wafer
(D) None of the Above (D) None of the Above

3. Present only when an aircraft is in motion; therefore, 9. Flight Operations by aircraft unable to set the actual
it can be thought of as a pressure due to motion. altimeter setting are ______ when low barometric
(A) Dynamic Pressure pressure conditions occur
(B) Static Pressure (A) Recommended
(C) Total Pressure (B) Not Recommended
(D) None of the Above (C) Encouraged
(D) None of the Above
4. Also known as Ambient Pressure
(A) Static Pressure 10. When flying into a cooler air mass while
(B) Dynamic Pressure maintaining a constant indicated altitude, true altitude is
(C) Total Pressure _______.
(D) None of the Above (A) Higher
(B) Lower
5. Allows for moisture to drain should the aircraft (C) Unchanged
encounter precipitation. (D) None of the Above
(A) Drain Hole
(B) Baffle Plate 11. Slow an aircraft at a given altitude to 0 Knots. If the
(C) Static Chamber static port (providing static pressure) and the pitot tube
(D) None of the Above (providing dynamic pressure) are both unobstructed.
Determine the validity of the following claims made:
(1) ASI will be 0
6. Provided in some aircraft to provide static pressure (2) Dynamic pressure and static pressure are equal
should the primary static source become blocked.
(A) Alternate static source (A) Both (1) and (2) are True
(B) Static Port (B) Only (1) is True
(C) Static Pressure (C) Only (1) is True
(D) None of the Above (D) Both (1) and (2) are False
12. A Blockage of the Static System affects the: 18. The normal operating range of the aircraft shown in
(1) Altimeter an ASI
(2) VSI (A) Green arc
(3) ASI (B) Yellow Arc
(C) Red Line
(A) Only (1) is True (D) None of the Above
(B) Only (2) is True
(C) Both (1) and (3) are True 19. Never Exceed Speed shown in an ASI.
(D) All Choices are True (A) Green arc
(B) Yellow Arc
13. The maximum speed at which the structural design’s (C) Red Line
limit load can be imposed (either by gusts or full (D) None of the Above
deflection of the control surfaces) without causing
structural damage. 20. Caution Range shown in an ASI.
(A) Best angle-of-climb speed (A) Green arc
(B) Landing gear operating speed (B) Yellow Arc
(C) Design maneuvering speed (C) Red Line
(D) None of the Above (D) None of the Above

14. The maximum speed for extending or retracting the


landing gear if flying an aircraft with retractable landing
gear.
(A) Best angle-of-climb speed
(B) Landing gear operating speed
(C) Design maneuvering speed
(D) None of the Above

15. The airspeed at which an aircraft gains the greatest


amount of altitude in a given distance. It is used during a
short-field takeoff to clear an obstacle
(A) Best angle-of-climb speed
(B) Landing gear operating speed
(C) Design maneuvering speed
(D) None of the Above

16. The best rate-of-climb or minimum rate-of-sink in a


light twin-engine aircraft with one engine inoperative.
(A) Best angle-of-climb speed
(B) Landing gear operating speed
(C) Single-engine best rate-of-climb
(D) None of the Above

17. Which of the following is true in the instrument


check of an airspeed indicator?
(A) ASI should read zero prior to takeoff
(B) May read higher than zero if there is a strong
wind blowing directly into the pitot tube,
(C) When beginning the takeoff makes sure the
airspeed is increasing at an appropriate rate.
(D) All of the Above