Recreational Pilots Licence RPL / BAK Pilot Practice Exams

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New RPL Knowledge Building Exams

RPL Radio & Comm's

Do 20 questions

Radio & Communications

Mayday Pan. More at bottom↓

RPL Aerody.. Controls

Aerodynamic Controls

Do 20 questions in exam 1 of 2

Aerodynamics, Control Surfaces

RPL Aerody. Controls 2

Aerodynamic Controls

Do 20 questions in exam  2 of 2

Yaw, Roll, Pitch, Axis of rotation

RPL Aerody.. Forces

Do 21 questions, exam 1 of 3

Aerodynamics Forces, Vectors

A of A, Stalling, Airfoils

RPL Aerody.. Forces 2

Do 22 questions, exam 2 of 3

C of G, Weight, Thrust, Lift

A of A, Drag,Ground Effect

RPL Aerody.. Forces 3

Do 22 questions, exam 3 of 3

C of G, Weight, Thrust, Lift

A of A, Drag,Ground Effect

RPL Aerodynamic Design

Do 23 questions, exam 1 of 2

Flaps, Balancers, Drag

Flap Types, Flutter

RPL Aerodynamic Design 2

Do 22 questions, exam 2 of 2

Trim, Tail Draggers

Slipstream, Pressure

RPL Climbing

Do 15 questions

Angle, Rate

Performance, Scenarios

RPL Descending

Do 10 questions

Descending, Power, Weight

Wind, Wind Shear

RPL Manoeuvres 1

Do 15 questions, exam 1 of 2

Turns, Bank Angle, Balance

Load Factors, Calculations

RPL Manoeuvres 2

Do 26 questions, exam 2 of 2

Wind In Turns, Stalling IAS

Stalls, Wake Turbulence

RPL Oil & Magneto's

Do 20 questions

Oil System, Oils

Magneto, Spark Plugs

RPL Electrical System

Do 20 questions

Battery, Alternator, CircuitB

Starter, Bus Bar, Fuses

RPL Instruments

Do 25 questions

Gyro, AH, AI, DG

Turn & Bank, Compass

RPL Cockpit

Do 10 questions

IAS, Artificial Horizon

Weights & Configurations

RPL Engine & Carby

Do 15 questions

Engine, Strokes

Carby, Carb Ice

RPL Fuel System

Do 15 questions

Octane, Mixture, Gravity

Pumps, Contamination

RPL Air Law 1

Do 13 questions

Student Pilot Rules

Alcohol, Smoking

RPL Air Law 2

Do 7 questions

Aerodrome Markings

Runways & Others

RPL Air Law 3

Do 10 questions

Right Of Way

Giving Way

RPL Air Law 4

Do 15 questions

Student Pilot Rules

& Requirements

RPL Air Law 5

Do 15 questions

Passengers, Children

& Infants

RPL Local Meteor...1

Do 10 questions

Fog & Frost. For BAK

taken from PPL Section

RPL Local Meteor...2

Do 15 questions

Storms.  For BAK

taken from PPL Section

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RPL Radio Random

Do 30 questions of 116 questions

On Radio drawn from all over the site

taken from RAA RPL PPL Section

RTF Alphabet

Do 26 questions

As Multi choice or

Fill In the Blank

RPL = PPL - Navigation

So it will help if you do PPL final prep exams. Do not underestimate RPL it is a very difficult exam.

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Downloads & Websites

Download Day VFR Workbook

Download the 56 page Day VFR Exam & Training Workbook. Learn the 4 box landing and takeoff charts plus loading alpha, bravo , charlie.

Download The PPL/CPL Workbook

PPL & CPL (Aeroplane) Workbook Version 1 - 01 Sept 2014. RPL, PPL must know this except echo. CPL must know Echo.

CASA Current Rules

All the current Acts, regulations, associated legislative instruments and guidance material from CASA.

Go To The VFRG Website

This Visual flight rules guide (VFRG) has been designed primarily for VFR pilots engaged in domestic operations.The VFRG only comes in web and hard copy. Extremely useful. Examiner to supply but can be purchased here $35+.

Go To Part 61 MOS

The full Part 61 Manual Of Standards should you require it. Note I have a stripped down version under PPL Requirements

Download The VOR Blue Book

Commonly referred to in flying training circles as "the blue books", are in regular use with flying schools.

Download The NDB Blue Book

Commonly referred to in flying training circles as "the blue books", are in regular use with flying schools.

Download The ILS Blue Book

Commonly referred to in flying training circles as "the blue books", are in regular use with flying schools.

Download The DME Blue Book

Commonly referred to in flying training circles as "the blue books", are in regular use with flying schools.

Highly Relevant CAO's

Most of the CAO's 20. ######
20.2 Precautions Before Flight
20.11 Emergency Equipment & Pax Control In emergencies
CAO 20.16.3 Carriage Of Persons
CAO 20.7.4 Aeroplane Weight & Performance Limitations < 5700kg Private
CAO 20.9 Precautions In Refueling....
CAO 29.5 Air Services Operations - Dropping Articles From Aircraft

All CASA legislative and advisory instruments available here

Highly Relevant CASR

61.112 - 61.118 Flying As A Student Pilot

61.120 / 61.125 Operations Wwith/without Radio Licence

61.16 Grant Of Flight Crew Licences

61.375 / 61.380 / 61.390 / 61.395 Limitations On Exercise Of Privileges Of Pilot Licence

61.400 Flight Reviews

61.405 / 61.410  Medical Requirements

61.420 Documents To Be Carried

61.422 English Language Requirements

61.755 Design Features Requiring Endorsements

61.430 Taxi, 61.435 / 61.1227 Radio

61.460 - 61.500 RPL

61.505 - 61.515 PPL

61.525 Training Requirments

67.235 Pregnancy

67.265 / 67.272 Obligations To Tell CASA Of Medical Changes / Impaired Flying

All CASA legislative and advisory instruments available here

 

Highly Relevant AIP

The AIP is to big to list all relevant items, know whats in it and how to find things in it during your exam. The VFRG will be quicker for most things.

****Learn to use the contents starting on approx page 19*****

AIP ENR 1.4-1 to 13  Airspace Classifications

AIP ENR 1.14-1 to 10 Accidents and Incidents and Reporting

All CASA legislative and advisory instruments available here

 

Highly Relevant CAR

Part 1 Reg 2 (6) - (10) Definitions ~
CAR's For Flight Rules 149-159 Towing, Dropping, Picking Up People, Parachute Ops, Public Gatherings, Low Flying, Radio Failure
CAR 143 -144 Firearms Carriage & Discharge
CAR 150 Dropping Articles
CAR 156 Flight Over Public Gatherings
CAR's For Rules Of The Air 161 - 163 Right Of Way & Collision Prevention
CAR 166-166E For Non-Controlled Aerodromes & CAR 167 Is Controlled Aerodromes
CAR 170 - 174D VFR Rules 175-181 IFR Rules
CAR 182-203 Signals, 226 Dual Controls**** , 227 -248 Know where to find them if needed.
General Ops CAR's 249 Prohibited Pax, 251 Seatbelts***, 252 Emergency Systems, 252A ELT,, 254 Do Not Obstruct Exits,
255 Smoking** , 253 Life Saving Equipment****** , 256 Intoxicate Pilots**** , CAR 256A Carriage Of Animals***, 257 Aerodrome Met Minima
258 Flights Over Water ******
Schedule 8 Maintenance That Can Be Carried Out By Pilots ~pg37
All CASA legislative and advisory instruments available here

CAR is allowed int he exam and can be very useful if you to used the index.

Highly Relevant Charts & Nav Gear For PPL

 

Sydney, Townsville & Bourke WACs, AUS PCA, ERSA, Learn To Use Your Flight Calculator (Dist, Time, Fuel)

 

RPL Recreational Pilots Licence Practice Questions

RPL Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (BAK) Practice Questions

The RPLA exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1 BAKC and 1.1.2 RBKA.

Unit 1.1.1                 BAKC: Basic aeronautical knowledge – all aircraft categories

Unit 1.1.2                 RBKA: Basic aeronautical knowledge – aeroplane

You will also need a hard copy of THE VISUAL FLIGHT RULES GUIDE [VFRG]

Available from a range of places including http://www.vfrg.com.au

The Following Are From CASA Website Mar 2017

RPLA – RPL(Aeroplane) examination

Time permitted 2 hours. Pass mark, not less than 70%
Aspeq Invigilation fee* $96.95 + CASA fee $65 = $161.95
* Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.
The RPLA exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1 BAKC and 1.1.2 RBKA.

Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:
A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations of materials are NOT permitted.

Airservices List

  • CAR 1988
  • CASR Part 61
  • CAO 20-95.2
  • AIP Book
  • ERSA
  • AUS PCA
  • Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)
  • A ‘Basic calculator’
  • No other references or material permitted

Jeppesen List

  • CAR 1988
  • CASR Part 61
  • CAO 20-95.2
  • Jeppesen Airway Manual
  • AUS PCA
  • Visual Flight Rules Guide (VFRG)
  • A ‘Basic calculator’
  • No other references or material permitted
Permitted material to be provided by the Invigilator with the examination, which must be returned on completion of examination:
PPL & CPL (Aeroplane) workbook, pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and scribble pad only.

WARNING: The VFRG may not contain updated regulations, orders and/or procedures. As exam questions are based on current laws and procedures, use of the VFRG should be supported by current publications. WARNING: Candidates are reminded that the examination content (questions and/or answers) and all material provided are only for the sitting of the examination, and must not be copied or taken out of the examination room for study, training or any other purposes. This rule includes all calculations, writings, drawings or scribbling done on the scribble pad provided. Any breach of the rules may give CASA grounds for taking action against the candidate under CAR 298A, which action could lead to the outcome indicated in CAR 298A (5).
NOTE: The VFRG referred to in these lists of permitted material is that document produced by CASA and not by a third party.

 

RPLN – RPL Navigation – common category examination

Time permitted 1 hour 30 minutes. Pass mark, not less than 70%
Aspeq Invigilation fee* $86.20 + CASA fee $65 = $151.20
* Where the exam is sat at a flying school, the invigilation fee may vary from this amount.
The RPLN exam is based primarily on the requirements of Part 61, MOS Schedule 3, Units 1.1.1 BAKC,  1.7.1 PNVC, but may include items requirement for navigation and for the safe conduct of a VFR flight, including:

  • Properties of maps and charts
  • Rhumb line tracks, great circle tracks and exact straight line tracks – i.e. drawn with a ruler
  • Visual navigation requirements, position fixing & reporting, track keeping requirements
  • Altimetry rules, serviceability of altimeters for VFR flights and setting of QNH – when to change from area QNH to circuit QNH
  • Forecast requirements and interpretation of forecasts, determination of alternate and/or holding requirements
  • Determination of fuel requirements – CAAP 234-1
  • Circuit entry and departure requirements
  • SAR requirements, nomination of SAR, amend/cancel or SAR,
  • Radio frequency selections
  • Transponder operations, normal and emergency codes
  • Lost procedures
  • Emergency procedures – loss of radio, mercy flights, distress messages (MAYDAY and PAN calls)
Permitted material required to be supplied by the candidate:
A candidate may use either the Airservices List, OR the Jeppesen List of permitted materials ONLY. All other combinations of materials are NOT permitted.

See: https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/rpl-and-ppl-exams 

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