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Air-brained quiz VII

PUBLISHED: 13:51 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:55 14 August 2018

Spitfire Mk Vb (c) Geoff Collins, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Spitfire Mk Vb (c) Geoff Collins, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

Explanations to some of the questions can be found below the quiz - no cheating!

Check out the answer explanations below!Check out the answer explanations below!

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Quiz I | Quiz II | Quiz III | Quiz IV | Quiz V | Quiz VI

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1 c

2 c

3 a

4 d

5 b

6 c

7 b

8 c According to CAP413, aircraft should report ‘long final’ between 8nm and 4nm on a straight-in approach and report ‘final’ when 4nm or less from the threshold. However, for light aircraft operations circuit dimensions may be reduced so answer a might also be correct

9 c The Beardmore Inflexible, built at Dalmuir, Clydebank in 1928, was an advanced experimental transport of stressed skin construction, had a massive span of 157ft (larger than the WWII Boeing B-29 Superfortress) and weighed over 17 tonnes. Only one was built

10 a

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