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Josh-D. S. Davis

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Pop quiz: Aircraft Airspeed & Altitude
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Poll #1600259 What is the primary control for airspeed?

Without searching the web or asking friends, pop quiz, you're in level flight. What is the primary control for airspeed?

Engine speed (RPM).
0(0.0%)
Engine throttle (manifold pressure).
1(20.0%)
Propeller pitch (angle into the wind).
1(20.0%)
Rudder (tail).
0(0.0%)
Ailerons (wingtips).
0(0.0%)
Elevator (tail).
3(60.0%)



Poll #1600260 What is the primary control for altitude?

Without searching the web or asking friends, pop quiz, you're in level flight. What is the primary control for altitude (height)?

Engine speed (RPM).
1(20.0%)
Engine throttle (manifold pressure).
3(60.0%)
Propeller pitch (angle into the wind).
0(0.0%)
Rudder (tail).
0(0.0%)
Ailerons (wingtips).
0(0.0%)
Elevator (tail).
1(20.0%)
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I can attribute my Aviation Merit Badge for that knowledge!

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