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UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR

MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF AVIATION

NAME : _____________________________

DATE : _________

CLASS : _____________________________
QUIZ : AUTOPILOT SYSTEM JULY 2015
1. The main purpose of autopilot is
A. to assist the pilot in moving the flight control surface
B. to reduce the workload of the pilot
C. to reduce the fatigue of the pilot for a long flight.
2. How many axis does the autopilot control have?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
3. Normally, how many feedback loop control does an autopilot system have?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
4. The outer loop receives input signals from
A. pilot
B. gyro
C. aerodynamics coupling
5. The autopilot system normally has _______ channels.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
6. Rudder channel has ___________ signal(s).
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3

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UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR


MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF AVIATION
7. What is the name of the panel that control and set parameters for the
aircraft to manoeuvre.
A. Mode Control Panel
B. Mode Flight Control
C. Mode Manoeuvre Panel
8. All below are the sensing elements for a typical autopilot system except
A. Attitude Gyro
B. Pitch Gyro
C. Rate Gyro
9. Computer on aircraft normally functions as
A. Air Data Storage
B. AD Converter
C. Autopilot Servo
10. Some of the inputs for the autopilot system include
A. Inertial Reference System
B. pitot static signals
C. Lift and Drag data
11. Which one of the following are not the correct airplane stability and its
movement?
A. Longitudinal Stability - Pitch
B. Vertical Stability - Yaw
C. Lateral Stability - Roll
12. Some of the outputs for the autopilot system include
A. Mode Control Panel
B. Autopilot PFCU
C. Audio Visual Warning
13. Autopilot servos can be connected in 2 ways, namely
A. in parallel or series.
B. diagonally or internally
C. Outside or inside ways.
14. All below are the types of servo motors except
A. Electric motor type
B. Hydraulic servo type
C. Electrohydraulic type

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UNIVERSITI KUALA LUMPUR


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15. The term Fly by wire means
A. a system that replaces conventional manual flight controls with an
electronic interface
B. a system that uses majority of electronics wiring in its flight control
system.
C. a system that combined the pilot input and the electronics signals.
16. How does the high level of redundancy achieved in ensuring the safety of
the aircraft system?
A. By having multiple crew
B. By having multiple flight controls
C. By having different supplier
17. All below are the advantages of Fly by Wire system except
A. Less weight.
B. More redundancy
C. Less Drag
18. The disadvantage of the Fly by Wire system includes
A. increasing the pilot workload
B. EMP (ElectroMagnetic Pulse) exposure
C. more responsibility to the crew
19. Most data signal is analogue, therefore it needs to be converted to digital
data before it can be processed by computer. This is done by
A. ACDC converter
B. AD converter
C. Electronics software
20. Which channel provides the cross feed input to aileron channel for correct
banking?
A. rudder
B. elevator
C. flaps.

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