See how you measure up to FAA standards with these questions from the AOPA Pilot Information Center.
1. How should the flight controls be positioned while taxiing a tailwheel airplane north on a north/south taxiway, with a 20-knot quartering wind from the southwest?
A. Left aileron up, elevator neutral.
B. Left aileron down, elevator down.
C. Left aileron up, elevator down.
2. After landing at a tower-controlled airport, when should the pilot contact ground control?
A. When advised by the tower to do so.
B. After reaching a taxiway that leads directly to the parking area.
C. Prior to turning off the runway.
3. An aircraft departs an airport in the Eastern time zone at 0930 EST for a two-hour westbound flight to an airport located in the Mountain time zone. The landing should be at what time?
A. 0930 MST.
B. 1130 MST.
C. 0730 MST.
4. Which color identifies the power-off stalling speed with wing flaps and landing gear in the landing configuration?
A. Lower limit of the white arc.
B. Upper limit of the white arc.
C. Upper limit of the green arc.
5. While navigating cross-country and flying eastbound from VOR to VOR, how can one most accurately determine exact position without visual checkpoints, DME, or GPS?
A. Cross radial from a VOR east-southeast of the course.
B. Cross radial from a VOR north of the course.
C. Cross radial from a VOR west-northwest of the course.
Can you correctly answer these questions from retired TWA captain and 28,000-hour pilot Barry Schiff?