Communications and Light Gun Signals 2
Proper radio communication procedures and ATC phraseology (PA.III.A.K2)
1 / 11
1. What is the recommended communications procedure for landing at Lincoln Municipal during the hours when the tower is not in operation? (Refer to Figure 52: Chart Supplement)
Answer (A) is correct. (Chart Supplement) When the Lincoln Municipal tower is closed, you should monitor airport traffic and announce your position and intentions on the CTAF. Fig. 52 contains the Chart Supplement excerpt for Lincoln Municipal. Locate the section titled Communications and note that on that same line the CTAF frequency is 118.5.
2 / 11
2. An ATC clearance provides
Answer (B) is correct. (14 CFR 1.1) A clearance issued by ATC is predicated on known traffic and known physical airport conditions. An ATC clearance means an authorization by ATC, for the purpose of preventing collision between known airplanes, for an airplane to proceed under specified conditions within controlled airspace.
3 / 11
3. The correct method of stating 5,500 feet MSL to ATC is
Answer (B) is correct. (AIM Para 4-2-9) The correct phraseology to describe altitudes up to but not including 18,000 ft. MSL is to state the separate digits of the thousands plus the hundreds, if appropriate. Thus, 5,500 ft. MSL is “five thousand, five hundred.”
4 / 11
4. The correct method of stating 10,500 feet MSL to ATC is
Answer (B) is correct. (AIM Para 4-2-9) The proper phraseology for altitudes up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL is to state the separate digits of the thousands, plus the hundreds, if appropriate. It would be “one zero thousand, five hundred.”
5 / 11
5. The correct method of stating 4,500 feet MSL to ATC is
Answer (A) is correct. (AIM Para 4-2-9) The proper phraseology for altitudes up to but not including 18,000 feet MSL is to state the separate digits of the thousands, plus the hundreds, if appropriate. It would be “four thousand, five hundred.”
6 / 11
6. When flying HAWK N666CB, the proper phraseology for initial contact with McAlester FSS is
Answer (C) is correct. (AIM Para 4-2-3) When calling a ground station, pilots should begin with the name of the facility and the type of facility. Any FSS is referred to as “Radio.” When the aircraft manufacturer’s name or model is stated, the prefix “N” is dropped. When transmitting and receiving on different frequencies, indicate the name of the VOR or frequency on which a reply is expected. Thus, the proper phraseology on initial contact with McAlester FSS is McAlester Radio, Hawk six six six Charlie Bravo, Receiving Ardmore VORTAC, Over. (NOTE: The word “over” has been dropped from common usage.)
7 / 11
7. Two-way radio communication must be established with the Air Traffic Control facility having jurisdiction over the area prior to entering which class airspace?
Answer (C) is correct. (14 CFR 91.130) No person may operate an aircraft in Class C airspace unless two-way radio communication is established with the ATC facility having jurisdiction over the airspace prior to entering that area.
8 / 11
8. When should pilots state their position on the airport when calling the tower for takeoff?
Answer (A) is correct. (AIM Para 4-3-10) Intersection departures are often performed at busy, tower-controlled airports. When notifying the tower that you are ready for departure, you must inform the controller of your location so that they can positively identify you before clearing you for takeoff.
9 / 11
9. Unless otherwise authorized, two-way radio communications with Air Traffic Control are required for landings or takeoffs at all towered airports
Answer (C) is correct. (14 CFR 91.129) Two-way radio communications with air traffic control (ATC) are required for landing and taking off at all tower controlled airports, regardless of weather conditions. However, light signals from the tower may be used during radio failure.
10 / 11
10. If instructed by ground control to taxi to Runway 9, the pilot may proceed
Answer (B) is correct. (AIM Para 4-3-18) A taxi clearance from ATC authorizes the pilot to utilize taxiways along the taxi route, but a specific crossing clearance must be issued for all runways along the route.
11 / 11
11. After landing at a tower-controlled airport, when should the pilot contact ground control?
Answer (C) is correct. (AIM Para 4-3-20) After landing at a tower-controlled airport, you should contact ground control on the appropriate frequency only when instructed by the tower.
Your score is
Please log in again.
The login page will open in a new tab. After logging in you can close it and return to this page.