Statistics for Aviation Terms/Callouts

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 21 times
  • The average score is 23 of 42

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Device that extends to give the aircraft more liftFlaps
100%
What happens when a pilot abandons the landing attemptGo Around
93%
Instrument that tells the current altitudeAltimeter
86%
Aircraft's speed relative to the groundGround Speed
86%
Term used by ATC to identify an aircraft with a takeoff weight of 136 tonnes or moreHeavy
86%
Goods carried by planesCargo
79%
The force that wings generateLift
79%
Abbreviated to FOFirst Officer
71%
Main central area of a plane; Houses the flight crew, passengers and cargoFuselage
71%
Movement of the aircraft's nose in an up and down motionPitch
71%
Area that an aircraft lands onRunway
71%
Main input device on a BoeingYoke
71%
Mechanism that controls the aircraft's bankAileron
64%
Team that communicates with a plane and helps guide itAir Traffic Control
64%
Wind blowing perpendicular to the aircraftCrosswind
64%
Mechanism that controls the aircraft pitchElevator
64%
Unit used to measure airspeedKnots
64%
The ratio of the speed of sound; used to measure airspeedMach
64%
Call out when you reach the minimumsMinimums
64%
Mechanism used to control the aircraft's yawRudder
64%
Airbus planes call this out when landingRetard
57%
Device that controls the power of an engineThrottle
57%
The movement of the aircraft's nose side to sideYaw
57%
Instrument that tells you the current speedAir Speed Indicator
50%
System used to control the plane during flightAutopilot
50%
System that helps guide pilots into landInstrument Landing System
50%
Main input device on an airbusSide stick
50%
Condition where an aircraft's wings are no longer generating liftStall
50%
The area the aircraft drives on to reach the runway or the gatesTaxiway
50%
The point of no return when taking offV1
50%
Abbreviated to IFRInstrument Flight Rules
43%
Abbreviated to FMCFlight Management Computer
36%
Main screen used by the pilotsPrimary Flight Display
29%
The bank rotation of the aircraftRoll
29%
Abbreviated to VFRVisual Flight Rules
29%
Main control area on the aircraftFlight Deck
21%
Call out when you are 100 feet above the minimumsHundred above
21%
A sudden shift in air flow caused by atmospheric motion.Turbulence
21%
System used to help the pilots landGlide slope
14%
Mechanism that prevents pitching motion of the aircraftHorizontal Stabilizer
14%
Sudden change in the horizontal or vertical wind directionWind Shear
14%
System used to help pilots landLocalizer
7%

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