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Safety Quiz

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ASI Safety Quiz

Maneuvering Flight

Maneuvering flight is more common than you might think, and maneuvering-related accidents have a high fatality rate. Some maneuvers are riskier than others. A little knowledge can go a long way toward keeping you safe. Take this quiz to learn more.

1. Which of the following operations is/are considered maneuvering flight?

2. What is the most common cause of maneuvering flight accidents?

3. An aircraft will always stall when ____.

4. The average pilot can recover from a stall in approximately 100 to 350 feet. Approximately how many feet are typically required for spin recovery?

5. While turning from base to final in the traffic pattern, you significantly overshoot the extended runway centerline. You should ____.

6. Of the pilot-related accident categories listed in the AOPA Air Safety Foundation's Nall Report, which accounts for the highest percentage of fatal accidents?

7. Shortly after takeoff at 300 feet agl, the engine fails. To maintain control of your aircraft in flight and upon landing, you should attempt ____.

8. For operations over "congested areas" (not involving takeoff or landing), FAR 91.119 requires that aircraft be operated at least ____ feet above the tallest obstacle within a ____-foot radius of the aircraft.

9. Parachutes are required for all intentional maneuvers that exceed 60 degrees of bank and/or 30 degrees of pitch.

10. A "successful" buzz gives the public negative opinions of general aviation that could result in restrictions on our freedom to fly.