Questions tagged [commercial-aviation]

Commercial aviation is the part of civil aviation, whether general aviation, non-scheduled service, or scheduled airline service, that involves operating aircraft for hire to transport passengers or cargo.

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Is there any reason for why the cabin temperature would suddenly become very high?

I was flying a Fokker 100 a few months back over central Europe. We had probably just reached cruising altitude when the cabin temperature suddenly skyrocketed without reason, with the air coming out ...
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How many type ratings are pilots allowed to hold at once?

I think i've read that the B787 has a common type rating with the B767 and B777. But I also think I've read that pilots are only allowed to fly two types of aircraft at a time... So when they go to ...
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How much fuel do the new A320-Winglets burn vs. the B737-800?

Now that the new A320-Winglets have established themselves, I'm wondering if they have better fuel consumption than the B737-800? I was told that Boeing used to be marginally better. Is that still ...
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Is there any limit to how many times an aircraft evacuation slide may be deployed?

I've seen multiple videos online of evacuation slide tests and they all tend to be almost violent as they are very fast and loud, but I can't help thinking that it must put a lot of force on those ...
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What does Ryanair do without Sick Bags?

Sorry for the slightly strange question, but Ryanair (Europe's Largest Low Cost Carrier) decided that seat back pockets took too much effort and got rid of them, and it appears the sick bags in the ...

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