FREE Air Controller Trivia Question and Answers

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Two aircraft are requesting to leave the same airport at the same time, and their assigned courses are 135 degrees apart, with one going northeast and the other going west.

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Which of the clearance items mentioned by a controller is NOT included?

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In Morse Code, VORs are designated by __ letters.

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Explanation:
Pilots employing VOR azimuth with TACAN distance can be guaranteed that both signals being received are actually coming from the same ground station by using the three-letter codes used to identify the VOR and TACAN transmitting signals.

The navigational tool made especially for military requirements is

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Explanation:
Military aircraft utilize a navigation system known as a tactical air navigation system, or TACAN for short. The user receives the bearing and distance (slant-range or hypotenuse) to a station on land or in the water. For civil aviation, it is a more precise version of the VOR/DME system that gives bearing and range information.

Yes/No: Aircraft making initial contact: Arrival Tower Ground Tower Departure Approach Center Ground

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Explanation:
Automatic Terminal Information Service is referred to as an ATIS. This entails broadcasting pre-written announcements on a radio frequency at international airports. In order to obtain the necessary information first, pilots frequently listen to the ATIS broadcast before speaking with the air traffic control unit.

Arriving aircraft reported leaving 8,000 for 4,000 and another reported overflying the airport VORTAC at 6,000 (both estimating a common fix at 9 minutes apart); these reports were from aircraft that have reported leaving the airport.

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A distance of at least 1,000 feet must exist between the two aircraft, according to the transferring controller.

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