FAA Private Pilot Quiz

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1. The term "angle of attack" is defined as the angle
Between the wing chord line and the relative wind
Between the airplane's climb angle and the horizon
Formed by the longitudinal axis of the airplane and the chord line of the wing

2. What is the purpose of the rudder on an airplane?
To control roll
To control overbanking tendency
To control yaw

3. An airplane said to be inherently stable will?
Be difficult to stall
Require less effort to control
Not spin

4. Which basic flight maneuver increases the load factor on an airplane as compared to straight-and-level flight?

5. What is one purpose of wing flaps?
To enable the pilot to make steeper approaches to a landing without increasing the airspeed
To relieve the pilot of maintaining continuous pressure on the controls
To decrease wing area to vary the lift