AVIA 400 Quiz Flight Deck

AVIA 400 Quiz: Flight Deck

  1. True multitasking is essentially a myth.
  2. Communication on the flight deck is primarily accomplished through written words and body language.
  3. displays present qualitative, continuous information that represents the state of an aircraft attribute in symbolic or pictorial format, often with a moving indicator.
  4. Most side-stick-equipped aircraft provide little or no tactile feedback to the pilot flying (PF) from movements resulting from turbulence or control inputs from the other pilot.
  5. Evaluating 28,000 incident reports submitted by pilots and air traffic controllers during the first five years of the ASRS, researchers found more than 70 percent involved problems with voice communications.
  6. About a third of all worldwide major and substantial-damage transport-category turbojet and turboprop aircraft accidents are runway-related accidents, with 97 percent of those classified as runway
  7. Ambiguous messages consist of words, phrases, or sentences that have only one meaning.
  8. The flight deck should be designed to accommodate the limitations and capabilities of the human operator, not the other way around. This is known as
  9. Studies have shown that automobile drivers using cell phones while driving fail to see up to _______ percent of the information in their environment, even when they are looking straight ahead out the window!
  10. Designing controls to look like the device they control is known as
  11. Airline policies and operational requirements have historically discouraged pilots from practicing their hand-flying skills; the FAA estimates that automation is used 90 percent of the time in airline flight operations.
  12. The process of detecting and orienting toward sensory inputs is known as
  13. occurs when a pilot hears a verbal message that they expect to hear, not what was really said.
  14. Characteristics in the environment that are received by our sensory receptors in our eyes, ears, skin, etc., which aid us in accurately perceiving the outside world, are known as
  15. is the frequency with which a pilot directs his or her gaze and attention to the flight instruments and associated flight guidance automation indicators and, if operating in VMC, the external environment.
  16. After reading an accident report, what appears patently obvious to us after the fact did not appear obvious to the pilot before the fact. This is known as the
  17. Accomplishing two different tasks simultaneously is as effective as doing them separately.
  18. _________, or monitoring, involves maintaining attention over time.
  19. Information on displays and the design of controls is often called
  20. Loss of proficiency in manual flying skills, and diminished ability of U.S. airline flight crews to y without advanced avionics and automated systems, was documented in a recent study conducted by the Flight Safety Foundation.
  21. The phenomenon of multilingual pilots and/or controllers switching back and forth between English and their mother tongue, or unilingual English speakers switching between different English dialects (e.g., aviation English and normal English), is known as
  22. A basic ________ involves continuous feedback enabling continuous control to maintain a given set point.
  23. The attitude indicator is an example of a ___________.
  24. Using the light beam of a flashlight as a metaphor, __________ attention is the area we attend to, or where we point the flashlight.
  25. The “margin of safety” is the least during the ________ phase of flight.
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