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AVIATION WEATHER
CHAPTER ONE
Situation for items 18-20:
The altimeter setting at Randolph AFB is 29.85 in-Hg, and at Vance AFB it is 30.15 in-Hg. A
pilot sets the altimeter correctly at Randolph and flies to Vance at an indicated altitude of 5000
feet without changing the altimeter setting.
18.  Assuming a standard lapse rate, what is the MSL/true altitude when flying over Vance at the
assigned indicated altitude?
a.
4700 feet
b.
5000 feet
c.
5030 feet
d.
5300 feet
19.
If Vance's elevation is 1307 feet MSL, what is the AGL/absolute altitude over Vance?
a.
3393 feet
b.
3693 feet
c.
3723 feet
d.
3993 feet
20.  If the pilot lands successfully at Vance (elevation 1307 feet MSL) without resetting the
altimeter, what altitude will the altimeter indicate?
a.
0 feet
b.
1007 feet
c.
1307 feet
d.
1607 feet
21.  When flying a constant indicated altitude of 4000 feet from an area where the outside air
temperature is 10°C to an area that is 15°C, the aircraft would be at_______________.
a.
a lower altitude than indicated
b.
the altitude indicated
c.
a higher altitude than indicated
d.
the absolute altitude
General Structure of the Atmosphere, and Atmospheric Temperature and Pressure 1-17

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