Test your knowledge, take the following test containing a few of the questions from the magazine "Flying Cadet - Aviation for Student Airmen".
1. The one element of difference between true course and true heading is:
2. Trophosphere is:
(a) the area between 10° North and 10° South of the equator
(b) Days of the year when the mean temperature is above 32°F
(c) The layer in the atmosphere in which we live.
(d) Atmosphere from approximately 5 miles to 20 miles above the surface of the earth.
3. Water vapor in the air usually amounts to approximately:
(a) 1/10 of 1%
4. If you find, by consulting your map and clock that you have traveled 176 miles in 66 minutes, your ground speed is approximately:
(a) 116 M.P.H.
(b) 266 M.P.H.
(c) 194 M.P.H.
(d) 160 M.P.H.
1. (a) Drift.
2. (c) The layer in the atmosphere in which we live.
3. (b) 1%
4. (d) 160 M.P.H.
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