1. You have lost all communication radios and have entered the downwind leg of the traffic pattern at a tower-controlled airport. You see a steady red light signal from the control tower, so you begin to circle. What signal must you see in order to exit your circling maneuver and re-join the traffic pattern?
2. While taxiing on the taxiway centerline, you see dashed yellow lines on both sides of the taxiway centerline. What are you approaching?
3. Pilots flying under the new “Basic Med” Medical Rules will be allowed to operate single-and multi-engine aircraft with a maximum certificated takeoff weight of not more than 6,000 pounds. What is the maximum number of occupants allowed in this situation and what is the maximum allowable speed and attitude at which you can fly?
4. Since 2012, the AIM has recommended taxiing with transponders set to “ALT” to improve airport ground surveillance systems functions. True or false?
5. When departing any airport under IFR conditions unless otherwise specified in an IFR departure procedure, what altitude [AGL] must you be above in order to execute a turn?
6. When navigating on a Victor Airway, the controller states, “Radar contact lost.” When you next pass over a compulsory reporting point, what should you report?
7. When operating an aircraft with anti-collision lights [e.g. strobe lights], when are the anti-collision lights required to be turned on?
Answers: 1. Flashing green, indicating “Return for landing.” This should be followed by a steady green light, indicating that you are cleared to land. 2. The runway hold short line. 3. No more than 6 occupants [no more than 5 passengers]; no more than 250 KIAS; and below 18,000 feet MSL. 4. True.5. 400’ AGL. 6. PTA-TENN: Center (NAME) NXXXXX Position, Time, Altitude, Type of flight plan, ETA and Name of next fix, and Name of the next succeeding reporting point, plus any pertinent remarks, such as turbulence, etc. 7. Anti-collision lights must be turned on at all times when operating an aircraft, unless it would be in the interest of safety to turn them off.