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Quiz: Can you answer these 6 VFR cross-country questions?

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Can you handle this cross-country?


  1. 1) Your airplane is here at 12,500 feet MSL. What airspace are you in?

    This airspace is Class G up to, but not including, 14,500' MSL. Class E starts at 14,500 MSL.

    This airspace is Class G up to, but not including, 14,500' MSL. Class E starts at 14,500 MSL.

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  2. 2) You're flying a magnetic course of 359 degrees. What altitude should you fly?

    Magnetic course of 180-359 should be flown at even + 500 foot altitudes when more than 3,000 feet AGL.

    Magnetic course of 180-359 should be flown at even + 500 foot altitudes when more than 3,000 feet AGL.

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  3. 3) What is the earliest date the runway 26R PAPI lights are out of service at Pueblo?

    The PAPI lights are out of service starting July 2nd, 2014 at 1235Z.

    The PAPI lights are out of service starting July 2nd, 2014 at 1235Z.

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  4. 4) What frequency could you reach flight service in this area?

    You can reach flight service on 122.4, which is listed on top of the Philip VOR data block.

    You can reach flight service on 122.4, which is listed on top of the Philip VOR data block.

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  5. 5) What type of runway is at Kadoka?

    The hollow circle indicates Kadoka has something other than a hard-surfaced runway, which might be gravel or grass.

    The hollow circle indicates Kadoka has something other than a hard-surfaced runway, which might be gravel or grass.

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  6. 6) You're diverting into the Newport airport. What direction traffic pattern should you fly for runway 18?

    Runway 18 is left-traffic. The only runways listed with right traffic are 4 and 36.

    Runway 18 is left-traffic. The only runways listed with right traffic are 4 and 36.

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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at colin@boldmethod.com.

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