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1. Identify the lateral, longitudinal, and vertical axes.




A. If the pilot desires to roll the aircraft to the right, he or she moves the control stick to the right; if he or she moves the control stick to the left, the aircraft will roll to the pilot's .

B. Around what axis is the movement being changed?

C. What primary control is the pilot actuating?


3. Which way has the pilot moved the control stick in each of these aircraft?

4. Look at the drawings at the right and state whether the aircraft will ascend or descend.



5. Select the movement and the axis the movement would be around for each of the aircraft shown to the left. The movements and the axes are listed to the right of the illustrations.

A. Movement:


B. Movement:


C. Movement:


6. Select the arrow in front of the aircraft which shows the direction the aircraft will be taking.

7. Match the following statements with the BEST response.

A. A combination of increased power and up elevator.
B. Condition when a wing loses lift.
C. Requires coordination of rudder, aileron, and elevator control.
D. Wings are kept level and altitude and heading remain constant.

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