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What is the largest aircraft ever successfully flown and landed with no pilot on board?

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Do pilots ever talk directly to each other over radio?

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How is expected approach time phrased in ATC communications?

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What does "Except" mean in this ATC request?

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Why do turbo props have their engine controls like condition levers next to each other when other planes have them mixed up?

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Do aircraft pitch down even at very low angles of attack (below 0°) in a strong sideslip?

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Why air pressure is raised twice in air cycle machines?

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Do cell phones interfere with GA avionics?

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is DME groundspeed slightly inaccurate due to slant range?

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Can a pilot with a PPL be reimbursed by an employer for fuel?

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Is there a "learner's permit" for pilots?

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Is it possible to perform a descent like the picture below which I share?

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What's actually a DISPATCH MESSAGE in A350?

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How to calculate optimal flight climb angle?

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what exactly Vx and Vy for in gliding and powered descent(piston-prop aircraft)

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How can I choose an airfoil for inverted flight & high weight payload?

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Why is there no Maltese Cross in this non-precision approach's profile view which has a FAF?

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How long can a pilot safely fly in a day? [closed]

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Confused about flight distance and flight time [closed]

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What are the meanings of the codes depicts in the square brackets? For example: [MDØ68]

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Airspeed and RPM relationship with different attitudes

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Is the green route on the airport chart drawn correctly according to the pilot-tower conversations? I do not think so

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How can I determine how long it would take to fly between two points?

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Why are weapons pylon fittings usually tension fittings?

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How to calculate thrust force of an aircraft for steady flight? [closed]

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Why are there no protection symbols (=) for high AOA protection on Airbus aircraft?

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Accidentally turned off the engine before setting mixture to idle [duplicate]

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AOC requirement [closed]

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Is it possible to have a foot powered hang-glider?

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Will this be in any violation [closed]

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What is "negative geometric washout"?

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What is Performance Based Navigation (PBN)? [closed]

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What do ENR,TERM and APR mean in the HSI? Also how may I call this part on the HSI?

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What is the physical reason for temperature decreasing with energy addition for Mach numbers between 1 and 1/root gamma? [migrated]

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New airplane certification required for airplanes operated by non-American airlines?

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