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#1 Whilst taxiing, New Plymouth tower passes you a message which you cannot understand because of interference from another station. what works should precede your request to New Plymouth Tower to repeat the message to you?

#2 If your flight were to proceed through the airspace in the vicinity of an aerodrome served by aerodrome flight information services you should:

#3 The standard words in the phonetic alphabet for the word “Tower” are:

#4 Following instructions: “Papa Quebec Romeo, leave control zone via Lepperton 1,500 feet or below, report Lepperton, Cleared for take-off”

#5 The Tower frequency at New Plymouth is 124.7 MHz, This frequency is pronounced as:

#6 You plan to fly Cessna ZK OMR with one passenger from New Plymouth (controlled) to Dannevirke, (non controlled). Your aircraft is fitted with a VHF communication radio, an ELT and a transponder with Modes A & C. The required frequency is 123.9, the volume and squelch controls have been set to the correct level but you are unable to transmit or receive, What steps should you take, in the first instance to rectify the situation?

#7 Which Document would you refer to if you wish to ascertain the status of an ATS unit along your intended route, ie: whether it is active or not active?

#8 The following message is passed to you by Woodburne Tower after you have requested taxi clearance: “Delta Mike Foxtrot, Woodborne, taxi holding point runway zero six, time one eight”. Your response should be?

#9 Woodbourne Tower advises that your transmission is “readability 3”. this term means that your transmission is:

#10 The required frequency is 123.9 MHz, the volume and squelch controls have been set to the correct level but you are unable to transmit or receive. What steps should you take , in the first instance to rectify the situation?

#11 If instead of replacing the hand-held microphone in its bracket after a transmission, you place it on your knees with the transmitter switch down so that the switch remains depressed your radio:

#12 What function should be selected on the transponder after the engine start and during taxiing for take-off?

#13 The correct terminology is used when you wish to establish initial contact with Woodbourne Tower is

#14 The range of reception of Very High Frequency (VHF) transmissions from your radio can generally be increased by flying:

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