551. - PLT494
What corrective action should be taken if, while thermalling at minimum sink speed in turbulent air,
the left wing drops while turning to the left?
A) Apply more opposite (right) aileron pressure than opposite (right) rudder pressure to counteract
the overbanking tendency.
B) Apply opposite (right) rudder pressure to slow the rate of turn.
C) Lower the nose before applying opposite (right) aileron pressure.
552. - PLT012
How many feet will a sailplane sink in 15 nautical miles if its lift/drag ratio is 22:1?
A) 2,700 feet.
B) 3,600 feet.
C) 4,100 feet.
553. - PLT054
(Refer to figure 55.) How many feet will the glider sink in 1 statute mile at 53 MPH in still air?
A) 144 feet.
B) 171 feet.
C) 211 feet.
554. - PLT054
(Refer to figure 55.) At what speed will the glider attain a sink rate of 5 feet per second in still air?
A) 75 MPH.
B) 79 MPH.
C) 84 MPH.
555. - PLT054
(Refer to figure 55.) At what speed will the glider gain the most distance while descending 1,000
feet in still air?
A) 44 MPH.
B) 53 MPH.
C) 83 MPH.
556. - PLT054
(Refer to figure 55.) How many feet will the glider descend at minimum sink speed for 1 statute mile
in still air?
A) 132 feet.
B) 170 feet.
C) 180 feet.
557. - PLT012
(Refer to figure 27.) If a glider is launched over Barnes County Airport (area 6) with sufficient
altitude to glide to Jamestown Airport (area 4), how long will it take for the flight at an average of 40
A) 20 minutes.
B) 27 minutes.
C) 48 minutes.
558. - PLT012
(Refer to figure 25, area 1.) A glider is launched over Caddo Mills Airport with sufficient altitude to
glide to Airpark East Airport, south of Caddo Mills. How long will it take for the flight at an average of
35 MPH groundspeed?
A) 31 minutes.
B) 27 minutes.
C) 25 minutes.
559. - PLT447
Prior to becoming certified as a private pilot with a glider rating, the pilot must have in his or her
possession what type of medical?
A) A third-class medical certificate.
B) A statement from a designated medical examiner.
C) A medical certificate is not required.
560. - PLT407
To act as pilot in command of an aircraft towing a glider, a pilot is required to have made within the
preceding 12 months
A) at least three flights as observer in a glider being towed by an aircraft.
B) at least three flights in a powered glider.
C) at least three actual or simulated glider tows while accompanied by a qualified pilot
和訳 ： Glider Towの解説