Carrier Landing Systems MCQ’s

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This set of Avionics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Carrier Landing Systems”.

1. What is the inclination of the glide slope with respect to the moving flight deck?
a) 3°
b) 5°
c) 3.5°
d) 4°

2. Which of the following causes a “burble” at the threshold and along the glide path?
a) High speed landings
b) Low visibility
c) Heaving motion of ship
d) Steady state wake

3. The relative speed of the aircraft with respect to the carrier deck is _________
a) Lower
b) Greater
c) Zero
d) Indifferent

4. Wake perturbations are caused by ________
a) High speed landings
b) Low visibility
c) Heaving motion of ship
d) Steady state wake

5. The ACLS can land an aircraft in zero visibility conditions.
a) True
b) False

6. Why is heave motion of the carrier not corrected in the FLOLS?
a) Two aircraft use simultaneously
b) Atmospheric fluctuations
c) Too random motion
d) Not economical

7. Aircraft executing missed approach from low altitude is called as ____________
a) Bolter
b) Faultie
c) Ranger
d) Dropper

8. Which of the following is an optical landing aid used in aircraft carriers?
a) ACLS
b) FLOLS
c) SPN-41
d) SPN-46

9. What is the frequency band used by the ACLS?
a) Ka band
b) S band
c) C band
d) E band

10. What is added to SPN-42 to eliminate wandering of the echo skin?
a) AESA
b) Aircraft beacon
c) PESA
d) Helical antenna

11. Which of the following is false with respect to ACLS?
a) Zero visibility landing is possible
b) Uses Ka band radars
c) Compensated for carrier roll, heave and pitch
d) Only handle one aircraft at a time

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