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1

Braking action reported poor
Wind 160 @ 15
Runway 25 cleared for takeoff

Is takeoff permitted?

Not approved because of crosswind and braking action

2

If a FICON NOTAM reads 5/4/3 what RwyCC value should you use in the landing performance assessment?

3

3

What conditions are conducive to icing in flight?

TAT 10 C or less
Visible moisture is encountered

4

Is operation in sever icing allowed?

It is prohibited

5

What type of turbulence should be reported if the aircraft is momentarily out of control?

Severe Turbulence

6

What type of turbulence should you report if the aircraft has rhythmic bumpiness without much change in altitude or attitude?

Light turbulence

7

What type of turbulence may cause structural damage?

Extreme turbulence

8

What portion of the atmosphere do we normally operate?

Troposphere

9

How many global wind circulation cells in the northern hemisphere?

3

10

Where is the jet stream found?

Along the boundaries of global wind circulation cells

11

How is the jet stream different in the winter and summer?

Stronger and farther south in the winter
Weaker and farther north in the summer

12

What kind of fog usually occurs in costal areas?

Advection fog

13

What kind of fog occurs on clam clear nights?

Radiation fog

14

What kind of fog occurs due to adiabatic cooling from terrain lifting?

Upslope fog

15

What kind of fog can have other hazards associated with it?

Precipitation induced fog

16

What type of fog is hazardous when flying toward the sun?

Ice fog

17

What is the maximum allowed crosswind if braking is reported POOR?

10 KTS

18

What is the condition of the runway if it is reported as patchy thin snow and ice?

Dry