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Can you do your PPL solo time in an ultralight?

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Are there any reported/documented cases of unintended transport of birds within planes (freight compartment, cargo planes)

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How is combustion flame maintained in the combustion chamber after igniters are switched off?

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Who picks up when you call the "phone number for you" following a possible pilot deviation?

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What drives the mechanical challenges which make trailing-edge flaps an (almost) ubiquitous solution vs leading-edge flaps?

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How does one determine the elevation on a sectional?

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Is there a triangle representation for the Canadian airspace?

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Why aren't more flight schools covered by the Pell Grant and student loans?

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Why do similar Airbus and Boeing aircraft use different flap and slat mechanisms?

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How can I hear the ATC communications with my instructor loud and clear in my headset

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Fuel Selector Checks

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What are the costs of 1 hour flight in modern low-cost airlines?

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How to construct a mechanical adjustment for a horizontal trim tab before the mixer on a vtail?

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Why does afterburner exhaust have "pulses"?

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Can hours accumulated in a glider count towards the 1500 hours for an ATP certificate?

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Do constant maximum lift to drag ratio variable pitch propeller exist?

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Why does the B-29 bomber not have propeller control lever in Cockpit/Engineer station

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How do swept back wings delay shock wave

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How many ways/methods to calculate propeller/rotor's power output? Which one is the best?

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How can I calculate torsional stiffness of a wing when the dimensions of the cross section vary?

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How to size a stratospheric hydrogen airship capable of supporting its own weight and 10kg of payload?

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Does the pressure recovery become not as extreme as you speed up?

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A/FD Landing Weight Codes

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Could a propeller system for airplanes with automatic, cyclic blade-pitch control that is designed to counter p-factor be practical?

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Why is the ball no longer centred in a multi-engine airplane with inoperable engine?

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Garmin 695/696 joystick removal

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Designing an attitude indicator - Having issues with inclinometer

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What is the physics behind if for conventional VOR, if the transmitting antenna rotated, amplitude modulation is produced? [duplicate]

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How is TAS affected by wind?

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Why are the letters "I", " N", and "O" omitted from the SELCAL pool?

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By what principle is the lift coefficient calculated without first knowing the lift? [closed]

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Did Concordes have de-icing boots?

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Do visual docking systems improve safety?

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In the last year, did Airbus make any changes to existing or newly built A220s control panels or AT/AP software?

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What is preventing a wingsuit with rotors from being made?

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How are fly-by-wire airliners controlled in case of complete electrical failure?

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FAA to TC conversion

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What is this thin stream coming out from somewhere near the engine?

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Go for a SPL or PPL?

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Does information about private heliports need to be published in the AIP?

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What make and model of aircraft is this?

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What's the purpose of this part adjacent to the winshield? [duplicate]

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What did seat belts look like in 1940s aircraft?

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Flaming plane-like object in the night sky


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