General Navigation – Part 1

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General Navigation 1

General Navigation 1

General Navigation 1

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The term 'agonic line' is defined as a line on Earth or an aeronautical chart, connecting all points with the... 

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5500 m equal... 

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What is the difference in time when the sun moves 20° of longitude? 

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What could be a reason for changing the runway indicators at aerodromes (e.g. from runway 06 to runway 07)? 

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The rotational axis of the Earth runs through the... 

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The sun moves 10° of longitude. What is the difference in time? 

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What is the great circle distance between two points A and B on the equator when the difference between the two associated meridians is exactly one degree of longitude? 

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Which approximate, geometrical form describes the shape of the Earth best for navigation systems? 

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What is the distance between the parallels of latitude 48°N and 49°N along a meridian line? 

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With Central European Time (CET) given as UTC+1, what UTC time corresponds to 1700 CET? 

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Which direction corresponds to 'compass north' (CN)? 

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Assume two arbitrary points A and B on the same parallel of latitude, but not on the equator. Point A is located on 010°E and point B on 020°E. 

There are 2 logically correct answers, however, EASA asking you to choose the one closer to the real answer.

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What is the difference in time when the sun moves 10° of longitude? 

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Given: TC: 183°; WCA: +011°; MH: 198°; CH: 200°

What are the VAR and the DEV? 

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The angle between compass north and magnetic north is called... 

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Given: TC: 183°; WCA: +011°; MH: 198°; CH: 200°

What are TH and VAR? 


TC-True Course
WCA-Wind correction angle
MH - Magnetic heading
CH- Compass heading

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1000 ft equal...

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Which are the properties of a Lambert conformal chart? 

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Given: TC: 179°; WCA: -12°; VAR: 004° E; DEV: +002°

What are MH and MC? 

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The term 'isogonal' or 'isogonic line' is defined as a line on an aeronautical chart, connecting all points with the same value of... 

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What is the distance between the two parallels of longitude 150°E and 151°E along the equator? 

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Electronic devices on board of an aeroplane have influence on the... 

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What is the difference in latitude between A (12°53'30''N) and B (07°34'30''S)? 

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Where does the inclination reach its lowest value? 

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The shortest distance between two points on Earth is represented by a part of... 

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What distance corresponds to one degree difference in latitude along any degree of longitude? 

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How are rhumb lines and great circles depicted on a direct Mercator chart? 

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Given: TC: 183°; WCA: +011°; MH: 198°; CH: 200° 

What are TH and VAR? 

Answer format:
120,+003 or

230,-004

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The circumference of the Earth at the equator is approximately... 

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Vienna (LOWW) is located at 016° 34'E, Salzburg (LOWS) at 013° 00'E. The latitude of both positions can be considered as equal. What is the difference of sunrise and sunset times, expressed in UTC, between Wien and Salzburg? 

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Which statement is correct with regard to the polar axis of the Earth? 

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Which are the properties of a Mercator chart?

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The angle between the magnetic course and the true course is called... 

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Which are the official basic units for horizontal distances used in aeronautical navigation and their abbreviations? 

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TC: 183°; WCA: +011°; MH: 198°; CH: 200°

What are the VAR and the DEV?
Answer format:
ex.
001W,-004
or
002E,+003


VAR: 004° W. DEV: -002°.

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Given: WCA: 012°; TH: 125°; MC: 115°; DEV: 002°E
What are: TC, MH and CH?

 

Answer format:

010,120,230

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With Central European Summer Time (CEST) given as UTC+2, what UTC time corresponds to 1600 CEST? 

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Point A on the Earth's surface lies exactly on the parallel of latitude of 47°50'27''N. Which point is exactly 240 NM north of A? 

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The angle between the true course and the true heading is called... 

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Given: WCA: -012°; TH: 125°; MC: 139°; DEV: 002°E What are: TC, MH und CH? 

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