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Why do we see “page intentionally left blank” so often in aviation related documents?

In aviation, we see the phrase "This page is intentionally left blank" quite often in documents like POHs, AIP etc. I can't remember seeing this in any other field. Why is that the case? Why do we see ...
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How are forward and aft CG limits calculated?

I have been tasked to create a POH for my aero engineering coursework and part of this task is to create the CG envelope for the theoretical 65 passenger aircraft. I have figured out weight, moment ...
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What is the critical altitude?

What is the definition of critical altitude and why is important to know in Vmc graph? Also, is there any critical altitude in the Piper PA-44 Seminole?
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Where can I find the turn radius on the ground for the Piper Seminole?

I meant to be doing a quiz for a class and one of the questions is asking for the turn radius of the Piper Seminole. However I cant find it anywhere in the POH. Do you know where I can look?
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Does anybody know that why C172S POH doesn't have normal & soft field landing distance chart?

Thank you for reading my writing. I found out that C172S, C172P model POH doesn't have normal landing distance & soft field landing distance chart or table. It has only short field landing ...
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Why is best angle/rate of climb indicated in airspeed?

I understand the difference between best angle of climb $V_{x}$ and best rate of climb $V_{y}$. When I take off I would aim to maintain one speed or another depending on what I want. But I don't ...
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Is it okay to take off with weight more than the POH max gross weight?

I wonder if I could take off with weight more than the gross weight stated in the POH of my aircraft as long as I take off with a higher speed? I think I have done it once by mistake.
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Which engine manual must a pilot legally use?

Many aircraft have engine/prop performance information provided by the manufacture such as Bonanza, Cessna, Mooney, etc AND the engine manufacture. The performance or recommended settings may vary ...
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How did the service ceiling certification change in the 70s?

According to this video (at 4:30-4:45) the "later" Cessna T337 and P337 were limited to 20,000 feet whereas the older models "had no such limitation - a quirk in changes in the certification standards ...
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Do you have to update weight and balance charts after installing new avionics?

The POH always has weight and balance charts. Let's say you install some new avionics, hence changing the weight of the aircraft. Do you need to update the POH binder with new weight & balance ...
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What are the landing stall speeds of a Cessna 172?

I understood from Why is stall speed listed in a POH? that the Cessna Skyhawk POH lists stall speeds for specific conditions due to a lack of AoA indicator. However, what's unclear to me is what the ...
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Why is there no 100% power in the POH power setting table? [duplicate]

I've flown a piper cadet arrow. The airplane has an engine of 200 horsepower at 2700 RPM. According to the power setting table in the POH, the maximum power we can set is 75% horsepower. With 100% ...
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Does the Cessna POH state the fuel consumption in Imperial or US Gallons?

I'm planning a trip in a Cessna 182T and was calculating fuel requirements and started wondering. I have always assumed that fuel consumption is in US Gallons (or 3.785 litres) but I can't find a ...