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To calculate the allowable take-off mass, the factors to be taken into account include:

A: the sum of the Maximum Landing Mass and the fuel on board at take-off.
B: the sum of the Maximum Landing Mass and the trip fuel.
C: the sum of the Maximum Zero Fuel Mass and the trip fuel.
D: the Maximum Take-off Mass minus the trip fuel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: B

What counter-measure can be used against barotrauma of the middle ear?

A: Close the mouth, pinch the nose tight and blow out thereby increasing the pressure in the mouth and throat. At the same time try to swallow or move lower jaw
B: Increase rate of descent
C: Stop climbing, start descent
D: Pilots should apply anti-cold remedies prior every flight to prevent barotrauma in the middle ear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: A