December 1, 2007
GENERAL When scud running, what factor or illusion encourages a pilot to continue flying straight ahead instead of turning around (everything else being equal)? From reader Tom Travis: The DRUNK Intersection is near the home of what famous politician? From reader John Schmidt: Some ships are powered by Pratt & Whitney turbine engines. How have P&W J-59 aviation engines been used in rail service? Who was the first American woman to solo an airplane? What are the three predominant surface winds on Earth? From reader Robert Johnson: In terms of area (acres or square miles), what is the world's largest airport? What is bird-dogging? From reader Daniel Brown: What was the last piston-powered fighter to enter service in the United States Air Force? MULTIPLE CHOICE From reader Jerry Blalock: The airport elevation shown on instrument approach charts is almost always the highest point on any runway.