Airport Design: Chapter 1 Overview

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What is one of the mandates of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines?

Inspect and register aircraft in the Philippines

Which facility does the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines operate and maintain?

National airports

What does the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines establish rules and regulations for?

Air transportation

Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines?

Fixing charges for rail transportation services

What is one function of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines according to Republic Act No. 9497?

Establishing rules for air facilities

What are the two main types of airports mentioned in the text?

Controlled and uncontrolled airports

Who is mandated by law to organize the Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB)?

CAAP director general

What is the function of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) regarding aviation disasters?

Investigating aviation accidents

Which part of an airport is responsible for investigating aviation accidents?

Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB)

What is the main difference between Towered and non-Towered airports?

Presence of air traffic control towers

What significant challenge does the Philippines currently face in aviation safety?

Absence of an independent aviation safety board like NSTB in the USA

What are the three main components of the air transport system?

Airports, ATC (air traffic control) system, Airlines

Which of the following is not a component of the air transport system?

Trains

What are the characteristics of air transport as described in the text?

Comfortable and Quick Services, Expensive, Unbroken Journey

Which of the following is stated as a significant challenge for the air cargo sector in the text?

Escalating security concerns

What is one of the biggest issues when transporting via air as mentioned in the text?

Skyrocketing fuel prices

Which component serves the passengers and freight cargo demand between airline flights?

Airports

This teaching module covers Chapter 1 of the Professional Course on Airport Design, focusing on Airport Planning and Commercial Service Aviation. The module discusses different types of air transport including aeroplanes, helicopters, hot air balloons, blimps, and gliders, highlighting the role of air transport in economic growth and development.

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