Civil Engineering - Airport Engineering

Exercise :: Airport Engineering - Section 1

11.

The depressions and undulations in the pavement, are caused due to

 A. improper compaction of subgrade B. impact of heavy wheel loads C. punching effect D. flexible gears E. all the above.

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12.

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

 A. In single engine aeroplanes, the engine is provided in the nose of the aircraft B. In double engine aeroplanes, one engine on either wing is placed symmetrically C. In three engine aeroplanes, two engines are placed on both wings and one engine is placed in the tail D. None of these.

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13.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

 A. The speed of the aircraft relative to the ground, is called cruising speed B. The speed of the aircraft relative to wind, is called air speed C. When wind is blowing the direction of the flight, air speed is less than cruising speed D. All the above.

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14.

Airport elevation is the reduced level above M.S.L. of

 A. control tower B. highest point of the landing area C. lowest point of the landing area D. none of these.

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15.

The reduced level of the proposed site of an air port is 2500 m above M.S.L. If the recommended length by I.C.A.O. for the runway at sea level is 2500 m, the required length of the runway is

 A. 2500 m B. 3725 m C. 3000 m D. 3250 m