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Quiz: Aircraft Weight and Balance

Weight and balance is a critical element that every pilot must reconcile before each flight. Many of the performance, handling and structural characteristics of...

Quiz: How Much Basic Weather Theory Do You Know?

There is one constant in aviation that affects every flight, no matter if you're flying as a student pilot in the practice area or flying for the airlines from coast to coast – the weather. Developing a sound knowledge of weather theory is critical in the early phases of flight training to assist with making the important go/no-go decision. Take our latest quiz and test your knowledge on the fundamentals of weather theory.

Quiz: Brush Up On Communications

How much do you know about communications, ATC clearances and non-towered airports? Take our quiz to find out.
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Quiz: Aircraft Engine Operations

Aircraft engines can provide thousands of hours of reliable service, provided that they are maintained and operated properly. From the pilot's perspective, this involves learning the best practices for power control, leaning procedures, cooling, and other operational considerations.
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Quiz: Understanding the airplane Pitot-Static System

The pitot-static system is the source of valuable flight information for the pilot. But how does it work and what instruments are affected? Take...

Quiz: Do You Know Your Airspace?

As they say, nothing is for certain except death, taxes, and airspace. Whether you fly big iron through the flight levels, or go low and...
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Quiz: Reading Pilot Weather Reports

Aviation weather reports are simply conditions in the atmosphere that are observed at a specific time. These reports create a snapshot for pilots to...
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Quiz: VFR Cross-Country Flight Planning

Winds aloft, true course, heading and groundspeed. Can you put all the puzzle pieces together and plan a successful cross-country flight? Use this quiz to test...
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Quiz: Glider Flying Techniques

Glider flying is a great way to get into aviation at a young age, hone your powered flight skills or simply a way to enjoy...

Quiz: Understanding Aircraft Performance

Airplane performance can be defined as the capability of an airplane to operate effectively while serving a specific purpose.  Among the elements of performance...