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Aircraft instrument landing system

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  • Q1
    What does ILS stand for in reference to aircraft instrumentation?
    International Landing Service
    Internal Lever System
    Integrated Longitudinal System
    Instrument Landing System
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the purpose of an ILS system?
    To provide weather information to pilots
    To control the air traffic at an airport
    To measure the fuel level in the aircraft
    To provide a precise guidepath for aircraft to follow during approach and landing
    30s
  • Q3
    What are the three components of an ILS system?
    Radar, GPS, and ELT
    Transponder, DME, and ADF
    Airspeed indicator, altimeter, and VOR receiver
    Localizer, glide slope, and marker beacons
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the function of the localizer component of an ILS system?
    To measure the speed of the aircraft
    To provide horizontal guidance for the aircraft
    To provide vertical guidance for the aircraft
    To measure the distance between the aircraft and the runway
    30s
  • Q5
    At what distance from the runway does the glide slope component of an ILS system start?
    Approximately 10 nautical miles
    Approximately 20 nautical miles
    Approximately 50 nautical miles
    Approximately 5 nautical miles
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the frequency band used for the localizer component of an ILS system?
    Between 126.90 and 129.00 MHz
    Between 108.10 and 111.95 MHz
    Between 136.00 and 139.00 MHz
    Between 118.00 and 121.00 MHz
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is not one of the marker beacons used in an ILS system?
    Outer marker
    Inner marker
    Amber marker
    Middle marker
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the function of the outer marker beacon in an ILS system?
    To indicate when the aircraft is aligned with the runway centerline
    To indicate when the aircraft is approaching the runway threshold
    To indicate when the aircraft is approximately 4-7 nautical miles from the runway
    To indicate when the aircraft is approximately 200 feet above the runway
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the function of the glide slope component of an ILS system?
    To provide vertical guidance for the aircraft
    To measure the speed of the aircraft
    To measure the distance between the aircraft and the runway
    To provide horizontal guidance for the aircraft
    30s
  • Q10
    What color are navigation lights on the left wing of an aircraft?
    Yellow
    Blue
    Red
    Green
    30s
  • Q11
    What color are aircraft navigation lights used for indicating the tail section?
    Blue
    Red
    Green
    White
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the purpose of aircraft navigation lights?
    To signal for emergency landings
    To indicate the fuel level of the aircraft
    To indicate the position and direction of the aircraft to other pilots.
    To provide lighting for passengers during the flight
    30s
  • Q13
    What color are navigation lights on the right wing of an aircraft?
    Blue
    Red
    White
    Green
    30s
  • Q14
    What color are anti-collision lights on an aircraft?
    Blue
    Red
    White
    Green
    30s
  • Q15
    What should a pilot do if they see a red and white pulsating light signal from the control tower?
    Land immediately at the nearest airport
    Continue circling the airport until given further instructions
    Reduce speed and fly with caution
    Return to the starting point on the airport
    30s

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