Quiz: Cold Weather Operations

As winter sets in, it's more important than ever to understand how the cold weather will not only affect the aircraft performance but also...
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Quiz: Aircraft Engine Mixture Control

For some student pilots the mixture control is a thing of mystery. It gets pulled out to shut off the engine, so let's just...
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Quiz: Seaplane Skills Challenge

So you’ve mastered the art of flying a land-based airplane and want to advance your skills. Or maybe you’re a long time floatplane jockey and want to confirm your time-tested knowledge. Even if you’ve never set foot in an airplane, get your feet wet and take our quiz to see how you measure up on what it takes to be the pilot-in-command of a seaplane.

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...
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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...

Quiz: Wake Turbulence Avoidance

As an airplane wing flies through the air an invisible danger swirls in its wake. The aerodynamic phenomenon known as wingtip vortices leaves behind...
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Quiz: Traffic Spotting Techniques

All pilots must maintain vigilance in order to see and avoid other aircraft. In a see-and-be-seen environment you should continuously scan all areas visible from the cockpit. But do you know the best method to accomplish this? What about at night? Take this quiz and test your ability to spot a potential traffic conflict and avoid a dangerous collision.

Quiz: Preflight Planning an IFR Flight

There are many nuances to be considered when planning a flight to be completed under Instrument Flight Rules. This becomes exponentially true when conducting...
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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: 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...