Aircraft Buying and Owning Seminar

Small Aircraft Commercial Passenger Safety

Answer Question 31

The CFS entry for Kincardine shows that runway 31 requires a right hand circuit.  The preferred entry point is B, the "upwind" side of runway 31.
If there is no conflict with any other traffic, the pilot may enter at G, straight into the downwing leg of runway 31.

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2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 31

At CYKM Kincardine, aircraft should approach the circuit to land on runway 31 at ____.  

Alternatively, once the pilot has ascertained without any doubt that there will be no conflict with other traffic entering the circuit or traffic established within the circuit, the pilot may join the circuit ____.

Reference: Transport Canada AIM-RAC 4.5.2

Answer Question 30

AIR 5000 Toronto VNC Edition 34, published May 2016 


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 30

What is the most current VNC chart for your area?

What is the most current VNC you carry with you on a flight?

Reference: link above

Answer Question 29

as of 16Dec2016, AIC 21/16 Notice of Planned Expansion of Mandate for Data Link Services in the North Atlantic Region (Supersedes AIC 4/15)


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 29


Go to the NavCanada website and familiarize yourself with the Aeronautical Information Circulars (AICs) and Aeronautical Information Product (AIP) Canada (ICAO) Supplements.

Note the most recent AIC number.

Reference: Links above

Answer Question 28

d) NOTAM, C1 Planning – VFR Chart Updating Data

2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 28

New or revised information which is required to be depicted on VFR Navigation Charts (VNCs) is advertised by _____ until such time as it can be published in the _____ section of the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS).

a) NavCanada Twitter feed, Aerodrome/Facility Directory

b) NavCanada website, General Section

c) Transport Canada website, Radio Navigation and Communications

d) NOTAM, C1 Planning – VFR Chart Updating Data

Reference: AIP Canada (ICAO) GEN 3.2.2

Answer Question 27

c) 5 – 6 years, 2 – 5 years


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 27

For aeronautical charts covering the less densely populated areas, the topographic base maps are reviewed every ___ years and the aeronautical overlays are reviewed every ___ years.

a) 56 days

b) 2 years, 1 year

c) 5 – 6 years, 2 – 5 years

d) only when feedback is received that a change is required

Reference: AIP Canada (ICAO) GEN 3.2.2

Answer Question 26

c) 30 ft


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 26

Winter cold limits pencil pyrotechnic signals to less than ____ feet.

a) 700 – 1000 ft

b) 100 – 300 ft

c) 30 ft

d) winter cold does not effect the chemicals in a pyrotechnic signal

Reference: AIP Canada (ICAO) GEN 1.5.1

Answer Question 25

c) 10,000 ft


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 25

At what altitude ASL is the partial pressure of oxygen sufficiently low that all pilots experience mild hypoxia and some will become symptomatic?

a) 6,000 ft

b) 8,000 ft

c) 10,000 ft

d) 12,000 ft

Reference: Transport Canada  AIM-AIR-3.2.1

Answer Question 24

b) 300 ft, additional man-made objects may have been built which are not known to the chart designers 


2016 Self-Paced Recency Question 24

Objects greater than ____ height AGL are shown on visual navigation charts.

One of the reasons that low level flying is risky is because ____ .

a) 100 ft, higher, non-hazardous objects are not shown on the chart

b) 300 ft, additional man-made objects may have been built which are not known to the chart designers 

c) 500 ft, not all structures which are assessed as hazardous to air navigation have anti-collision lighting

d) 1000 ft, the ground level can vary substantially in some areas of Canada

References: Transport Canada AIM-AIR 2.4 

Answer Question 23

c) 5 year, 24 month and 6 month requirements eg

– act as a pilot-in-command or co-pilot of an aircraft within the five years preceding the flight
– complete a recurrent training program within the 24 months preceding the flight
– perform five night or day take-offs and andings in six months




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Kincardine Airport
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