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What biplane of the Army Air Reserve is in this picture?

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I need to find either the relationship between power and lift force in helicopters (RC ones if possible)

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How can you move the thrust reverser to another part of the airplane? [closed]

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What does this 'R' number mean on the ND of this Airbus?

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Is it possible to work for free in Aerospace Industry for experiences

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Pilot NOT confirming checklist in Sully (2016). A script error?

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instructor cleared me for checkride but didn't sign paperwork

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When a parallel runway is closed at an uncontrolled field, does the notation change for the operating runway?

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Do SIMulator hours need to be logged?

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How can I calculate the TOTAL drag of the ENTIRE airplane?

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Cadet program qualifications [closed]

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How does an aircraft work with ILS [closed]

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How to estimate range and flight plan of a drone from an image? [closed]

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Use of Fuses in modern Aircraft Systems

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What fraction of fuel is consumed just for keeping a plane in the air?

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Can I use my US CPL to join airlines or Cadet programs in other countries?

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Has a plane ever run out of fuel while taxiing?

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What is this crashed WW2 era aircraft?

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Can electricity be harvested from magnets in jet engines?

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"w/o DME" minimums on DME required approach

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How do pilots refer to an aeronautical/aviation chart in casual terms?

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Is this quadcopter specification realistic in terms of endurance? [migrated]

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Why is waste water from lavatory sinks dumped outside in mid-flight?

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Why was my Exhaust Gas Temperature considerably lower than usual?

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Jumo 222 What are the design choices that lead to this particular nose cone and spinning cowling setup?

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Serviceability for placard/decals [closed]

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RPM of wheels on touchdown


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