Civil Engineering - Airport Engineering

Exercise :: Airport Engineering - Section 1

6. 

The lift off distance is the distance along the centre of the runway between the starting point and

A. end of the runway
B. end of stopway
C. point where air craft becomes air borne
D. point where air craft attains a height of 10.7 m
E. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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7. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Approximate geometric centre of the landing area, is called air port reference point
B. The boundaries of horizontal surface and conical surface are marked with reference to air port reference point
C. The location of the air port on a map is the position of air port reference point
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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8. 

The runway orientation is made so that landing and take off are

A. against the wind direction
B. along the wind direction
C. perpendicular to wind direction
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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9. 

An aircraft is flying in an atmosphere of 30°C with a speed of 1260 km ph. Its speed is known as

A. subsonic
B. sonic
C. super-sonic
D. Mach.

Answer: Option B

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10. 

According to I.C.A.O. the slope of transitional surface at right angles to the centre line of runway, is kept

A. 1 in 4
B. 1 in 5
C. 1 in 6
D. 1 in 7
E. 1 in 10

Answer: Option D

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