Category A quiz
Category A starts on page 23 of the SIM:
First and Last Name
Describe how to avoid the propeller(s) when approaching an aircraft.
Walk directly into the spinning propeller for fun.
It's ok to walk up to the propeller when it's not spinning.
Approach from a 45° angle from the rear between the wing and tail.
It's ok to approach the aircraft before it has come to a complete stop.
Who is responsible for seat belt use in the aircraft?
You the Jumper
When must seat belts be fastened?
Taxiing on the ground
During the entire flight until exiting aircraft
From whom do you take directions in the event of an aircraft problem?
Why is it important to exit on “Go!” (or “Arch!”)?
So that your instructor knows you are listening.
So you exit at the planned position over the ground.
So that you can get to Fun Part!
Because their airplane cannot stay in exit configuration for long.
Where does the wind come from initially upon exit from the aircraft?
From below the aircraft
From the front of the aircraft caused by the propeller and forward speed.
Wind isn't strong enough to worry about on exit.
Why do skydivers first learn to fall stable face to earth (think in terms of the equipment)?
This allows the parachute to deploy straight upward above the jumper.
This helps to prevent the jumper from becoming entangled with the deploying parachute.
Body position does not impact the deployment of a parachute.
What does a canopy do immediately following a turn?
What are the landing priorities in order?
1st) Land into the wind. 2nd) Land with wing level above your head. 3rd) Flare 10 feet above the ground.
1st) Flare 10 feet above the ground. 2nd) Land into the wind. 3rd) Land with wing level above your head.
1st) Land with wing level above your head. 2nd) Flare 10 feet above the ground. 3) Land into the wind.
1st) Flare 10 feet above the ground. 2nd) Land with wing level above your head. 3rd) Land into the wind.
What is the purpose of the landing flare?
Lets your instructor know that you were listening to the radio.
Tests that the canopy is still good for landing.
Gives you the best position to PLF.
Converts forward speed into lift.
Describe the procedure for a hard landing (parachute landing fall or PLF).
Feet and knees together.
Flare all the way to your crotch keeping arms in.
Land on balls of your feet.
Roll down your side and across your shoulders/back.
Catch yourself by sticking an arm out.
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