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WWII fuel gauge: single needle and dual range

In T-34 movie there is a scene where a WWII small aircraft is flying: and the pilot warnings the official that they're running out of fuel and a quick close up of the cockpit shows the fuel gauge: ...
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How did the engines on the ME-262 work? [duplicate]

I have been looking into the ME-262 jet engines recently but cannot quite understand how they worked and was wondering if anyone could explain it to me in a simplified way.
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Does anyone know why the Horten Ho 229 V2 crashed?

On February 18, 1945 the German Horten Ho 229 crashed due to an engine failure and I was wondering if the failure was caused because of the planes irregular shape or some other external factor. I will ...
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Seeking the memoir of a WWII Luftwaffe pilot

Around 40 years ago, or perhaps a little earlier (say around 1980), I read the memoir (or perhaps the biography) of a fighter or perhaps light-bomber pilot who flew for the Luftwaffe on the Russian ...
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How can I determine the home base of a German-flagged aircraft?

Is there any way (lookup on website, database etc. or other means) how to determine the home base of an aircraft, specifically for an aircraft registered in Germany.
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Do ultralights registered in Germany require an annual inspection?

I'm trying to find out how the German Ultralight aircraft ongoing inspections system works - do German registered Ultralight need to be inspected annually before they can then be operated for a ...
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How would flying into Frankfurt a.M. Airport be problematic for the Tu-154?

A friend of the family lives in the approach path of Frankfurt a.M. Airport (FRA, EDDF). Until a few years ago, Tupolev Tu-154s were still flying to this airport, although as I understand, they don't ...
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Can I fly part 91 a German certified and registered helicopter in the USA? [duplicate]

Can I fly part 91 a German certified and registered helicopter in the USA?
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Can anyone identify what appears to be a crashed WWII German plane?

This photograph is in my family's photo collection. The only information with the photo is, "Cousin Bud Kohl - aircraft wreck." If anyone can identify the make and model it is greatly ...
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Did the Germans ever use captured Allied aircraft against the Allies?

I have noticed that during WWII the Germans captured quite a few P-47s, P-51s, Spitfires, and other Allied aircraft. I know that they tested them extensively but wanted to know if they ever used them ...
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Is there an official English version of LTF-UL?

I have found the German version of the ultralight regulations under Germany airworthiness authority, but I have not found a link for English version of that. is there any?
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can I do my PPLA license in spain even if I live in Germany?

I live in Germany but I was born in Spain, I wpuld like as a hobby, to get my PPLA license.. but I would like to do that in Spain, if so, can I still flight in germany? is that possible? Thanks..
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Why were german pilots more successful on the eastern front than the western front? [closed]

I was wondering why big german aces shot down the most enemy aircraft while fighting on the eastern front. Is this because the soviet pilots were undertrained, or their flying machines were inferior? ...
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What to do as an international student without a driving license that is needed for PPL Training in Germany?

I am required by the Luftamt Südbayern to provide information from the driving suitability register from the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Germany but I do not have a German driving license as ...
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What is the German / European equivalent of FAA Order 7110.65?

FAA Order 7110.65 prescribes air traffic control procedures and phraseology for use by personnel providing ATC services in the USA. Which documents regulate these aspects in Germany, or, more ...
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Do UL aircraft complying with LTF-UL need to copy an existing design pattern?

With my current pipe dream being to get physically involved in aviation instead of only theoretically, I looked into the regulations for ultralight planes in Germany. On multiple occasions in the ...
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May a Cessna 182 land on a major, high-traffic airport, say EDDF (Frankfurt)?

Some 30 years ago a family's friend owned a TR-182 Skylane (Turbo, retractable gear) and we sometimes flew around here in the Rhine-Main area around Frankfurt. Of course he used EDFE (Egelsbach) for ...
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What's the minimum allowed flying height of a light aircraft over a town?

I mean a Light aircraft, in Germany and a town like Heidelberg. And I mean not landing, of course, but overflying.
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Is there an Instrument Flight Procedures database in digital format such as ARINC 424 for Germany?

I am aware that Eurocontrol has an online repository for charts related to Europe's Instrument Flight Procedures. However, I am trying to find these data coded in a digital format such as ARINC 424 or ...
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What is a "KALP114A" ATC regulation?

My flight (in Spain) was delayed for 6h and after I submitted the claim the airline worker answered me that it was delayed due to KALP114A regulations imposed by ATC, but I didn't find any info, that ...
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What are the Area Control Center (ACC) frequencies for Germany?

I'm looking for the frequencies of all Area Control Centers (ACC) in Germany. What are they, or where are they published?
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Why is Germany not able to read data from the Boeing 737 MAX black boxes?

It is my understanding that Germany stated it does not have the capacity to read the new software, declining Ethiopia's request: "The French announcement resolved uncertainty over the fate of the ...
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Where can I find the German GAFOR online? [closed]

Where can I access the GAFOR for Germany for free online (or at least something close)?
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Where can I obtain official German VFR approach charts?

I am looking for the official VFR approach charts of German airports. I could found a preview here : airports.de however I do not know where I can find the official ones or where I can order them. ...
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How does single-sided deafness affect the different pilot licenses?

About 12 and a half years ago I lost the sense of hearing in my left ear due to borreliosis. However, I have always wanted to get a pilot's license at some point in my life. I am aware that for some (...
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Where can I find registration information of a private aircraft registered in Germany?

Is there any way (website, database etc.) where I can get the registration information of a privately-owned general aviation aircraft registered in Germany? (Germany has pretty extensive privacy ...
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Where to find information on the Daimler-Benz 606/610?

There seems to be relatively little information regarding either of these engines on the web. Anyone have an idea where I can find more info?
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Can a US pilot fly a German D-xxxx aircraft in Germany?

Can a pilot with a US FAA certificate and a proper rating legally fly a D-xxx German-registered aircraft within Germany? How about the rest of the EU? Does it matter which type of aircraft? I'm most ...
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How do passengers board the planes on this airport?

I found a quite "rare" layout on Munich airport. It has jetbridges but I don't see any terminal. Look: How do passengers make it to this point of the airport? By underground?
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What is the maximum altitude allowed to fly a model plane/copter in Germany?

What is the maximum altitude I'm allowed to fly a model plane or 'copter in Germany?
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Is it legal to fly without a radio in Germany?

Most people in the aviation world know that it's legal to fly a Super Cub without a radio in the US. Is it legal in other parts of the world, specifically Germany? I stumbled across this section in a ...
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What does the German AZF radio license test comprise of in the oral examination?

I understand you're required to have an AZF-license, on top of a BZF-license to do IFR radio transmissions in Germany; I also figure the test is similar to the BZF license with a written and an oral ...
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