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Welcome to your 2018 NIFA Rules/Safety Review Quiz.
As a reminder, this quiz is intended to be taken as a group effort by the entire team, and is an open book exercise. The purpose of this quiz is to help teams think about the various rules and documents we have to support them. It is intended as an exercise to find the information needed to answer these questions correctly.
Hulman ground issues the following clearance: "NIFA Flight 1, from the SAFECON ramp, you are cleared to taxi to runway 32." Does this clearance permit the heat to cross runway 5?
You find yourself excessively high on final approach in the Short Field Landing Event, and there is no way you can make the target box. Which of the following actions should you take?
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What penalty (or penalties) would this landing recieve? Select all that apply.
What is the maximum crosswind component for the Message Drop Event?
Although not a complete list, what are some documents that the PIC may be required to show the FAA during a ramp check at SAFECON? Select all that may be required.
You arrive later than expected to KHUF due to enroute weather which has caused you to arrive a day later than expected. All practice landing slots are completely booked up for the day. You decide to practice landings at KHUF in the traffic pattern after everyone has left the airport for the day and will be done with your practice about 30 minutes after sunset, since there is still adequate light at that time. Is this permissible?
360 degree turns are an approved method of killing time (you are going to be far too early over a checkpoint) in the Navigation Event.
The only approved method for obtaining adequate spacing in either of the landing events is:
A go-around (due to the contestants fault) in either of the landing events will result in a penalty of how many points?
This will be your first National SAFECON and you are competing in the Power Off Landing Event. The winds are gusty, 20 knots gusting to 28 knots, and the crosswind component is right at the 10 knot limit. You don't feel too comfortable competing in these conditions, but you don't want to let your teammates down. What action should you take?
On the Navigation Event Planning Form, what time should you put in the box for "Total Estimated Time Enroute?" Click the link below for a sample of the form.
You plan to burn 14.2 gallons on your navigation flight but you refuel and find you burned 14.3 gallons. How many penalty points will you accrue for this?
What will be the traffic pattern altitude for the landing events at Terre Haute?
You may use a Go Pro or other device to film your landing events.
An engine may be "cleared" under which of the following conditions?
Leaving a derogatory message to the judges in the message drop event is a fun way to express yourself and will not result in consequences.
Which of the following will result in disqualification in the Power Off Landing Event?
When will an excessive bank penalty be applied in either landing event?
Who is responsible for preventing a contestant with a know deficiency in the personal assessment from operating an aircraft?
Is flight after sunset permitted?
What is the maximum tailwind component for either of the landing events?
If you cannot attend the General Contestant Briefing, will you be allowed to compete at SAFECON?
Are slips permitted in either landing event?
What is the maximum length of the final approach segment during either of the landing events?
A contestant will be disqualified on takeoff if too close to the edge of the runway. How is this defined?
What is the minimum altitude to begin the turn to crosswind?
How many penalty points will be assessed for touching down on the downwind wheel first in a crosswind situation?
When are contestants prohibited from consuming alcohol at SAFECON?
You touch down 25 feet short of the target line and bounce, touching down once again 6 feet short of the target line. What will your score be for this landing, assuming no other penalties?
There is a crosswind of 8 knots. You land on the downwind wheel first 32 feet short of the target line and the upwind wheel touches down at 12 feet long of the target line. What will your score be for this landing, assuming no other penalties?
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