Civil Engineering - Airport Engineering

Exercise :: Airport Engineering - Section 1

41. 

For the taxiways, the following statement is true

A. The maximum longitudinal grade is 3%
B. The permissible rate of change of grade is 1%
C. The permissible transverse grade is 1.5%
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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42. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Runway edge from the landing side, is called threshold
B. Localizer indicates to the pilot his position with respect to the proposed alignment
C. The glide slope indicates the correct angle of descent
D. L.O.M. and L.M.M. help the pilot to judge his position for the runway
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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43. 

The maximum length and pavement strength of the runway is that of

A. A 1
B. B 2
C. B 3
D. G 7

Answer: Option A

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44. 

According to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (I.C.A.O.), the runway lengths of aerodromes, have been coded by

A. Seven English alphabets
B. Last Seven English alphabets
C. First Seven English alphabets
D. First seven natural numbers.

Answer: Option C

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45. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. L.O.M. is installed at 7.2 km from the threshold
B. L.M.M. is installed at 1.0 km from the threshold
C. Localizer antenna is installed at 300 m from the other end of the runway
D. Glide slope antenna is installed at the centre of the runway about 150 m on one side
E. None of these.

Answer: Option D

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