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Balsa Beavers Aviation Quiz
Test your aviation and Balsa Beavers knowledge with this fun quiz. If you are having trouble, click the explanation link beside the question for the answer to that question.
 
1.
What is the official governing body for model aviation in Canada? (explanation)




2.
Refer to the following diagram and identify each part of the airplane. (explanation)
Airplane Parts
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3.
Refer to the following diagram and choose the correct force for each vector. (explanation)
forces
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4.
Refer to the following diagram of air passing through a venturi and indicate where is the air pressure the lowest. (explanation)
venturi




5.
What combination of altitude and temperature allows a nitro-powered control line airplane engine to produce the most power? (explanation)




6.
Refer to the following diagrams and indicate what arrangement of "centre of gravity" and "centre of pressure" is required to provide practical stable forward flight? (explanation)
cgcp_ab cgcp_cd




7.
What is "induced drag"? (explanation)




8.
In control line model airplane flying, what is the device called that translates the lateral movement of the control lines into the longitudinal movement of the pushrod? (explanation)




9.
Who was the first president (and a founding member) of the Balsa Beavers Model Flying Club? (explanation)




10.
Two control-line airplane pilots stand in the same circle. Each of their airplanes is equipped with a trailing streamer. They fly simultaneously, each pilot trying to score points by cutting the other pilot's streamer. This type of competition is called what? (explanation)