All Questions

All Questions

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1. Which statement is true regarding FAA inspection of your tandem rig for compliance with FAR 103?

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2. Regarding FAR 103 maximum weight, fuel, and deployable safety devices. Which statement is true?

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3. You're taxiing in a crosswind with the wing overhead: (check all that apply)

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4. What could make a tandem cart a Light Sport Aircraft instead of an exempted 2-place ultralight?

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5. If you are light on a big wing...(check all that apply)

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6. You notice that the front wheel(s) is lifting off at the same time as the back wheels. Which statement is true?

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7. Which of the following would make the cart tilt more nose-down? (check all that apply)

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8. Which statement is true regarding communications?

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9. Relative to solo cart launches, Tandems have (check all that apply)

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10. Wheeled tandems require extra care in the following ways... (check all that apply)

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11. A tandem cart must weigh less than

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12. One of the most likely ways that a student gets hurt DURING A TANDEM is

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Category: Tandem Foot-launch

13. When landing a foot-launch tandem, what is an important thing to consider?

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14. Why is it important to do a preflight briefing with your student/passenger before flight?

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15. Launch assistance is useful, but the helpers have been seriously injured by the prop. To mitigate that risk (check all that apply)

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16. Besides good judgment, what is the most important skill you can have to ensure safe tandem flights?

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17. High wind operations on tandems (select all that apply):

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18. Foot launching in moderately strong winds: (check all that apply)

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19. What is the most important structural concern for tandem flights?

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20. Foot launched tandem is difficult because: (check all that apply)

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21. What are some other factors to take into consideration when doing a foot launch tandem? (check all that apply)

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22. Foot launching in zero wind...

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23. What is the number one (most common) cause for failing a tandem launch and possible injury?

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24. Aside from distributing the load, what is one of the benefits of using a tandem bar?

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25. What are some of the important things you can say/mention in a briefing before doing a foot launch tandem? (check all that apply)

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26. Which statements are true regarding tandem spreader bars? (select all that apply)

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Category: PPG Tandem Instructor

27. The wing you choose for flying tandem is critical. What are some important considerations to keep in mind when selecting a wing? (select all that apply)

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28. Any tandem setup must ensure the following: (check all that apply)

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29. With most paramotors, what happens as you burn fuel during flight?

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30. Relative to a solo glider, the time it takes for a tandem glider to oscillate from left to right is...

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31. Relative to a solo glider, the time it takes to swing under the glider during landing flare is...

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32. When flying foot launc, tandem pilots should...

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33. Relative to a solo glider, rapid descent maneuvers (Big ears, B-line stall, Spiral dives) on a tandem wing are:

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34. Which statements are true regarding carabiners for tandem flight? (select all that apply)

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35. Which statement is true regarding the brake pressure you'll feel on a tandem wing vs a solo wing?

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36. In general, the maneuverability of a tandem glider compared to a solo glider is typically...

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37. Tandem flights are useful for teaching students how to get out of an oscillation. What is the best way to teach this?

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38. When doing tandem flights, which statements are true? (check all that apply)

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39. What is the legal implication of flying while taking medications? (Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge - Chapter 17)

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40. Which statement is true regarding the transfer of control to a student?

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41. Which statements are true regarding getting paid to fly tandem? (select all that apply)

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42. What does CG stand for?

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43. Regarding CG in tandem operations where the instructor is in the rear, moving the passenger forward will do what?

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44. Before flying a passenger the best way to ensure proper inflight hang angle is

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45. Which tandem flights REQUIRE informing the student of certain operational rules

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46. Rotational inertia

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47. Regarding incidents or Accidents (check all that apply):

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48. Regarding pay, a Tandem Trainee may

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49. A Tandem Trainee may fly tandem with the following as passengers (select all that apply):

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50. The USPPA Tandem exemption exempts what

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51. The FAA Tandem Exemptions for all organizations...

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52. Hazard is

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53. Flying a machine that exceeds 254 pounds:

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54. Which of these are hazardous attitudes for flying? (select all that apply):

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55. Tandem instructors must carry (select all that apply)

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56. One of your top critical tasks is

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57. Which source is a useful read to understand risk management?

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58. An important way to assess risk includes understanding

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Category: Instructor

59. Regarding reserve deployment practice, which is the best way to teach reserve deployment:

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Category: Instructor

60. Which statements are true regarding towing (check all that apply):

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Category: Instructor

61. With new students, which of the following is a big takeoff risk?

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62. Which statement is true regarding the number of students you can manage?

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63. Which of the following statements are true regarding student response to situations (check all that apply)?

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64. Select which statements are true regarding active flying (check all that apply)?

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65. Which statements are true regarding a student's first few solos (check all that apply)?

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66. What are some options if a brake locks/tangles in the risers? (Select all that apply)

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67. Aside from failed launches, how else can lines get damaged? (Which scenario is most common/likely?)

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68. What are some of the likely ways students cause line damage? (check all that apply)

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69. If a student does not meet the minimum skills for a rating, what should you do?

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70. Besides helping your student survive and thrive, your position as a USPPA instructor can? (check all that apply)

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71. What is a “pocket check” before flight?

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72. Which statements are true regarding the use of speedbar/trimmers? (check all that apply)

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73. A student calls you to explain they found an easy way to practice forwards by getting towed with a truck. How should you respond?

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74. Which statements are true regarding a reserve? (check all that apply)

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75. Which of the following is the most important aspect of preflight checklists?

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76. You notice a student continually flies low over unlandable terrain. What could you say? (Select all that apply)

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77. What's a good response on how to land if a brake line or toggle comes disconnected?

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78. Which statement is true regarding the use of brakes to get off the ground during launch?

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79. When is it most common to use brakes to launch? (check all that apply)

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80. Steering somewhat upwind while flying a path in a crosswind (crabbing) is useful for what? (check all that apply)

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81. You're getting a student to land on a spot with obstructions present. Which statement is correct?

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Category: Instructor

82. What is the most effective way to teach safety to your students?

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83. Which statements are true regarding gust fronts? (select all that apply)

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84. Sunrise was at 7 AM. Your student has been trying to launch all morning. It's now 10:30 am on a sunny day. What is the safest option?

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85. What should you consider when launching a student amidst large buildings or hills, especially if it feels calm?

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86. A student starts oscillating on final approach. What are some ways to manage this? (select all that apply)

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87. Go arounds should be rehearsed before first flight. What are the ideal steps for a go-around? (check all that apply)

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88. A glider tends to overshoot your student during inflation. What tips can you offer? (check all that apply)

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89. What is the main risk of being heavy in the brakes while at full power?

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90. A paragliding (freeflight) wing that advertises a glide ratio of 9 to 1, if used for paramotoring will likely have a glide ratio of?

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91. What does a 6 to 1 glide ratio mean?

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92. Flying with a paramotor and the engine turned off...What effect does the paramotor frame have on the wing? (check all that apply)

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93. If you fly a heavily loaded wing (over the recommended limit). Which statement is true?

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94. You have two students, one is lighter and one is heavier, and they will learn on the same wing. Which statement is true?

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95. Which scenario is more likely to be a major contributor to the possibility of a student being injured or killed?

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96. Which statement is the most accurate regarding wings/gliders for new students to learn on?

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97. Why is it important to check a glider's weight range, as recommended by the manufacturer?

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98. All other things being equal, being light on a wing does what to the wing? (Select all that apply)

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99. What is one of the ways that paraglider wings maintain internal pressure?

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100. Why is it risky to fly deep in the brakes?

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101. Which statement is true regarding rotor?

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102. What is mechanical turbulence?

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103. Which statements are true regarding towing? (check all that apply)

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104. What is one of your most important jobs as an instructor while teaching PPG 1 students?

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105. Which of the following can cause or aggravate wing surging/pitch control? (Select all that apply)

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106. Increasing thrust affects flight path angle (FPA) and Angle of Attack (AoA) how?

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107. An airfoil is “stalled” when (check all that apply)

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108. Regarding paraglider airfoils and lift (check all that apply)

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

109. What makes a craft more “PPG” and less “PPC” (select all that apply)

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

110. On landing in moderate or stronger wind:

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

111. What are the top 2 causes of injuries with carts (select the top 2)?

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

112. What will increase the risk of tipping/rolling over? (select all that apply)

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

113. During launch, you notice the wing is off-centered slightly to the right. What should you do?

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

114. Which statement is true regarding wheel launching in strong winds?

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

115. A cart with a wider wheel base will have?

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

116. Rotational inertia is increased by (select all that apply):

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

117. What is rotational inertia?

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118. In flight with turbulence, carts tend to:

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

119. Regarding takeoff distance using a cart:

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

120. Comparing foot-launching with cart launching using the same motor, the increased drag of the cart will:

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

121. Which statement is true when you use the same wing for wheel launch as you do for foot launch?

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

122. On the takeoff roll, once the wing is fully centered overhead the pilot should:

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

123. In windy conditions (over about 10 mph), for unassisted launch and landing, carts are

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

124. Which statement is true when comparing wheel launch vs foot launch?

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

125. Which statement is true regarding wheel launch vs foot launch?

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

126. If the cart is properly balanced, what should happen on takeoff?

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127. If a heavier pilot flies a machine (motor and wing) normally flown by a lighter pilot: (select all that apply)

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

128. Which statement is true regarding the load-bearing elements (carabiners) on a cart?

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129. Regarding control during launch

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130. Having line holders higher on the cart (check all that apply)

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131. On soft surfaces, it may be beneficial to have some slack in the lines. Check all that apply.

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

132. On takeoff, best practice is to

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

133. If you takeoff with a full tank and land with a nearly empty tank:

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

134. Number 6 refers to the center of gravity (CG). Which statement is true?

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

135. Refer to the illustration. Regarding “Thrust Line” (#8):

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

136. #2 is showing the hook in points, there are 4 (represented by white circles with black numbers). Moving the attachment point forward from hole 3 to 2 (forward) will affect takeoff by:

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

137. Refer to the illustration. Moving the seat aft (back) will affect takeoff by:

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

138. Refer to the illustration, 6 is pointing to

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Category: PPG 2 Wheel Launch

139. Number 3 is pointing to the A-assist. It should only pull on the A's until the wing is overhead. If it's not adjusted properly, what can happen? (select all that apply)

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140. What does the A-Assist do on a cart? (Select all that apply)

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141. The number 3 is pointing to a thin grey line. What is this grey line?

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Category: PPG 3 Wheel Launch

142. Which number is pointing to the pivot point?

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Category: PPG 3

143. FAR 103.1 (a) stipulates that PPG's must be flown "single occupant". How can PPG's legally do tandem flights?

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Category: PPG 3

144. Regarding tandem flying, the PPG 3 Rating:

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145. Refer to the riser diagram. There are two pulleys, 9 and 13. The upper one has a brake through it, the lower pulley is for:

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Category: PPG 3

146. The most likely time for a reflex wing to collapse in turbulence would be:

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Category: PPG 3

147. Select all that apply. A reflex wing increases speed mostly by:

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Category: PPG 3

148. Select all that apply regarding wingovers:

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149. Select all that apply. What happens when you pull brakes?

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Category: PPG 3

150. While cruising along straight and level then pull right brake. Your:

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Category: PPG 3

151. When swinging through the bottom of a wingover:

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152. Refer to the Winslow chart at number 3. It touches and is just right of a thin gray, north/south line that says IR 112. That is:

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153. Refer to the Winslow chart at number 4. Just to the right is a triangular shape with a line pointing to “0”. This is

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154. Refer to the Winslow chart at number 3. It's

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155. Refer to the Winslow chart. Just south of the number 5, inside the hard edge of the blue shaded line.

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156. Refer to the Winslow chart, you're launching at number 2. You're in:

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157. Refer to #4 on the chart. Can we launch a PPG from there?

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158. Refer to the Winslow chart. The number 4 is:

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159. After laying your wing out and getting ready for a no wind forward, a 3 mph wind comes up angling from your right by 45 degrees. You can

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Category: PPG 3

160. You're launching down a driveway with a 4 mph breeze DIRECTLY from your left. You lay the glider out headed down the road. On launch the glider will tend to come up:

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Category: PPG 3

161. The STI, Speedbar/Trim Interconnect, (PK System) on some gliders refers to a system that:

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Category: PPG 3

162. Commercial use of PPG in flight:

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Category: PPG 3

163. Regarding getting paid to fly PPG:

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Category: PPG 3

164. Check all that apply. Paramotor “empty weight” includes:

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Category: PPG 3

165. Wing loading is:

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Category: PPG 3

166. Regarding monetary benefit from flying PPG: (check all that apply)

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Category: PPG 3

167. When heavily loaded, a pilot will (check all that apply)

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Category: PPG 3

168. What is the effect of wing size on wing loading?

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Category: PPG 3

169. Check all that apply to Stabilo steering lines:

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Category: PPG 3

170. If a water landing is inevitable. Select all that apply:

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Category: PPG 3

171. During launch, while running with the wing overhead:

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Category: PPG 3

172. Regarding airshow performances or other public demonstrations:

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Category: PPG 2

173. Which of the following statements are true regarding parachutal stall (select all that apply)?

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Category: PPG 2

174. You take off and discover the right brake line is caught tight in its pulley. What should you do?

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Category: PPG 2

175. Weather in the mountains tends to be:

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Category: PPG 2

176. What does number 1 represent (distance between wing tip to wing tip)?

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Category: PPG 2

177. The distance from the front of the wing to the back of the wing (represented by #2 in the image) is called?

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Category: PPG 2

178. The number 20 is pointing to a metal piece. What is that piece called?

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179. The number 12 is next to a small metal piece. What is this piece called?

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180. The number 13 is next to a small pulley. What is this pulley for?

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Category: PPG 2

181. Always refer to the pilot manual, but on many reflex gliders pilots should:

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Category: PPG 2

182. When landing in in strong turbulence:

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183. The risk of spot landings is mostly from:

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184. Refer to the Wind Drift image. You're at position A when the motor quits and you want to make the Island. Approximately what heading will you fly?

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Category: PPG 2

185. Refer to the Wind Drift image. You're a half-mile offshore when the motor quits. What heading gives you the best chance of making it to shore in the shortest time possible.

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Category: PPG 2

186. A smooth 10 mph wind is blowing. Your motor quits and now you're trying to reach a landing field that is upwind of you. Which setting will enable you to travel the longest distance?

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Category: PPG 2

187. If you encounter strong turbulence, you should:

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188. Spiral dives, where the wing is pointed nearly straight down,

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189. Parachutal stall is:

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190. Refer to red D on the Orlando Chart's left side. You...

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191. Refer to red number 4 on the Orlando Chart's bottom. Which statements are true?

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192. Refer to red number 8 on the Orlando Chart. Which statement is true?

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193. Refer to red number 5 on the Orlando Chart. Launching there you...

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194. Refer to red number 4 on the Orlando Chart's bottom. Launching there you...

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195. Refer to red number 2 on the Orlando Chart's left side. You...

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196. Refer to red number 3 on the Orlando Chart's left side. Which statement is true if you launch there?

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197. Refer to red number 1 on the Orlando Chart excerpt. You...

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198. Flying over clouds is nearly always a bad idea because they can close in on you. But legally…(check all that apply)

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199. Wind direction is the direction from which the wind is blowing. For example: If the wind is shown as 270 degrees, this indicates the wind is blowing from the_________.

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200. If you are at the beach and the "off-shore" breezes are 6-8 m.p.h. This indicates:

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201. Mark all that apply. If the dew point is the same or slightly higher than the air temperature. Which of the following statements is true?

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202. What are some ways to suspect a gust front is heading your way? (check all that apply)

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203. As the air temperature drops, which of the following statements are true? (Select all that apply)

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204. When the air is very humid, what does that usually mean for us as PPG pilots?

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205. You're at the beach of a large body of water. Wind is coming on shore but a mile inland it's blowing opposite (towards the water). Which is true?

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206. Select all that apply. Which statement is true regarding weather:

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207. On many sunny days, the presence of these clouds in the morning indicate increasing thermals and associated turbulence:

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208. The billowy, heaped-on looking clouds are:

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209. Active flying is defined as:

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210. What is the order of actions on a power-off landing: