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Pop-Rivet Quiz!

Edited by Jeff Pardo

Bilbo Baggins couldn't answer the riddle posed by the nasty two-headed goat-monster at the ferry crossing of the river Styx, so the monster ate him. Hmmm... Or am I thinking of Dr. Seuss? Well, no matter.... Would you have made the crossing? Let's see how you'd do with this little warm-up quiz...

TEST 1

1. What is the difference between fuel starvation and fuel exhaustion?

2. What's the positive-G limit load for a Utility-Category aircraft?

3. A CG loading that's ahead of the forward limit will cause:

    a) increase stalling speed

    b) decreased longitudinal stability

    c) decrease stalling speed

    d) cause you to leave your mother-in-law on the ramp

4. Remember Voyager, the Burt Rutan-designed aircraft that flew un-refueled, nonstop around the world and landed in the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum? What aerobatic maneuver did pilot Dick Rutan, Burtīs brother, perform during this historic event?

5. Which airplane will react most strongly to turbulence?

    a) one with a high power loading

    b) one with a forward leaning CG

    c) one carrying your mother-in-law

    d) one with a low wing loading

6. If you take your flivver out for a spin, are you

    a) performing aerobatics

    b) trying to impress your doctor during a routine flight physical

    c) driving your mother-in-law home

    d) testing your vacuum-driven fuel pump

7. Why is there air and why do people like us fly through it?

8. What is the most likely cause of disaster when you fly your vaunted four-banger past its redline? (Assume straight, though not necessarily level, flight.) Is it

    a) the propeller breaks under the strain

    b) a wing spar fails under the load

    c) controls become immovable due to compressibility effects

    d) flutter, or negatively dynamic, divergent oscillations, cause a control surface to self-destruct, taking some other critical component--like a wing--with it.

9. How many P-51 Mustangs, of all models,  were made during its production life?

10. In properly coordinated flight of normal and utility category aircraft what portion of  the wing stalls last?

11. Who was the first person to fly an airplane in Australia?

Click Answers when your ready...

TEST 2

TEST 3

 

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