AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND AIRPORTS. Aerospace Dimensions Module 2. AEROSPACE DIMENSIONS AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND AIRPORTS MODULE 2. Chapter 1 - Airplane Systems After completion of this chapter, you should be able to: Explain how a reciprocating engine operates.
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After completion of this chapter, you should be able to:
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1. Cylinders in small aircraft engines are most often arranged
a. Like a "L."
b. In an "X" configuration.
c. In a "T" configuration.
d. In a horizontally-opposed configuration.
2. When fossil fuels are used to create thrust, it is
a. The process of converting mechanical energy into chemical energy.
b. The process of converting chemical energy into mechanical energy.
c. Bernoulli's principle.
d. Newton's first law of creation.
3. Which engine does not require atmospheric air?
4. Which of the following engine components uses Bernoulli's principle?
a. An alternator
b. A carburetor
c. A magneto
d. A piston
5. What instrument uses the principle of a gyroscope for operation? (Select the most right answer)
b. Attitude indicator
c. Heading indicator
d. Both b and c are correct.
6. Under standard conditions, a parcel of air, one square inch and 50 miles tall, weighs
a. 29.92 pounds
b. 1013.2 grams
c. 14.7 pounds
d. None of the above are correct.