Flight Engineer Test Prep Study and Prepare for the Flight Engineer: Basic, Turbojet, Turboprop, Reciprocating and Add-on Rating FAA Knowledge Tests

ISBN-10: 1560275839

ISBN-13: 9781560275831

Edition: Revised 

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Applicants studying for the FAA Flight Engineer Knowledge Exam are given answers and explanations for every question in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam database in this guide. All of the questions from the exam are arranged by subject category and are accompanied by specific study material. Each question is followed by the answer, an explanation of the answer, and a reference and subject code for further study. Topics covered include regulations, aerodynamics, engine and fuel systems, and performance computations.
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List price: $29.95
Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Updates and Practice Tests
Description of the Tests
Acceptable Forms of Authorization
Retesting Procedures
Process for Taking a Knowledge Test
Airman Knowledge Testing Sites
Use of Test Aids and Materials
Dyslexic Testing Procedures
Cheating or Other Unauthorized Conduct
Validity of Airman Test Reports
Eligibility Requirements for the Flight Engineer Certificate
For the Knowledge Test
For the Oral and Flight Tests
Test-Taking Tips
Suggested Materials for the Flight Engineer Certificate
ASA Test Prep Layout
Flight Engineer and Medical Certificates
Suspension or Revocation of Certificates
Applicable Regulations
Special Airworthiness Requirements
Instrument and Equipment Requirements
Airman and Crewmember Requirements
Training Program
Crewmember Qualifications
Flight Time Limitations and Rest Requirements
Flight Operations
Records and Reports
International Crewmember Certificate
Authorization to Perform Maintenance
The Four Forces
Lift and Drag
Wing-Tip Vortices and Load Factor
Axes of Rotation
Angle of Incidence and Aspect Ratio
Optimum Cruise Altitude
Mach Number Cruise Control
Critical Mach Number
Sweep Back
True Airspeed
Cause of Weather
Standard Day Conditions
Air Density
Layers of the Atmosphere
Temperature Inversions
Weather Information
Weight and Balance
Loading Definitions
Payload Computations
Weight at End of Cruise
Landing Weight
Definitions MAC/Datum
Center of Gravity (CG) Location
Weight x Arm = Moment
Total Moment [divide] Total Weight = CG
Index Units
Computing Aircraft CG and % MAC
Adding/Subtracting Weight and Computing CG in Inches From % MAC
Maximum Weight Addition
Shifting Weight
Computing Required Weight Shift
Engine Systems
The Gas Turbine Engine
Types of Turbojet Engines
Engine Nomenclature
Engine Instruments
Engine Pressure Ratio (EPR)
Engine Compressor Operation
Turbine Section
Engine Fuel System
Engine Oil Systems
Normal Procedures
Abnormal Procedures
Turboprop and Reciprocating Engines
Fuel Systems
Types of Jet Fuel
Gasoline vs. Kerosene
Water Contamination
Fueling Procedures
Fuel Leaks
Boost Pumps
Fuel Crossfeed
Fuel Dump System
Reciprocating Engine Fuel System
Hydraulic Systems
Hydraulic System Operation
Hydraulic Accumulators
Hydraulic Actuators and Valves
Flight Controls
Roll Control
Vortex Generators
High-Lift Devices
Landing Gear and Tires
Ground Safety Switch
Brake System
Antiskid System
Alternate Brake Systems
Electrical Systems
Alternating Current Systems
Direct Current Systems
Circuit Protection
Relays and Solenoids
Inverters, Wire Terminals and Lights
Pneumatic Systems
Air Conditioning
Pressurization Definitions
Outflow Valve and Control of Cabin Rate-of-Climb
Pressure Ranges and Dump Valve
Negative Pressure Relief Valve
Cabin Differential Pressure
Scuba Diving
Rain and Ice Protection
Windshield Heat
Rain Repellent
Engine Heat
Wing Anti-Ice
Deicing Fluid
Ground Deicing
Reciprocating Engine Rain and Ice Protection
Instruments and Hand Signals
The Pitot-Static System and Altimeters
Pitot-Static Malfunctions
Common Hand Signals
Warning and Emergency Systems
Takeoff and Landing Gear Warnings
Areas of Fire Protection and Fire/Overheat Detection
Smoke Detectors
Engine Fire Protection
Types of Fire Extinguishers
Oxygen Systems
Crew Oxygen
Passenger Oxygen
Declaring an Emergency and Hijacking
Radio Failure
Performance Computations
Takeoff Performance
V[subscript 1], V[subscript R], V[subscript 2]
Factors Affecting V[subscript 1]
Calculating V[subscript 1], V[subscript R] and V[subscript 2]
Calculating Maximum Takeoff Thrust
Inoperative EPR Gauge
Normal Takeoff Thrust
Go-Around EPR
Specific Range
Computing Specific Range
Computing Fuel Burn
Fuel Jettison
Determining Dump Time
Oxygen Duration
Turboprop and Reciprocating Engines
Answer, Subject Matter Knowledge Code, Category & Page Number
Subject Matter Knowledge Code & Question Number
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