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When it comes to private airports those marked on sectionals with (Pvt) what frequency's do they use if any at all

Referencing AIM: Services Available to Pilots/Summary of Recommended Communication Procedures (Link). No Tower, FSS, or UNICOM -Self‐announce on MULTICOM frequency 122.9 However - as you may expect, ...
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US NOTAM Office disclaims foreign NOTAM accuracy or completeness?

What that means is that the US NOTAM office does not have any jurisdiction or control over foreign generated NOTAMS, therefore they cannot vouch for their accuracy.
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While descending some pilots put local pressure long before reaching transition level?

Yosef you are correct in the sense that setting local QNH before transition altitude during descent may be risky in the rare occasion the clearance to descent is abrubtly changed to an altitude above ...
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While descending some pilots put local pressure long before reaching transition level?

There is no risk in changing the altimeter at any time during the descent, as long as it is correct by the time you level off at your proper assigned altitude. During the descent your displayed ...
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If while landing ,a surface inversion occured close to the ground would atc or atis know?

Probably not unless a pilot reported it. METARs and TAFs only include ground temperature/pressure so presumably that's all they know.
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Is there a benefit or advantage of decreasing the transtion altitude or transition level?

Transition altitudes / levels are instituted so all aircraft have the altimeter setting and will maintain vertical separation. For aircraft that travel long distances quickly having the ability to set ...
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Service to maintain database of airports, runways, helipads, navaid and fixes

At the bottom of the d-TPP webpage are downloadable ZIP files. File "E" has a XML file that catalogs changes to the plates in the current update cycle. https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/...
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Service to maintain database of airports, runways, helipads, navaid and fixes

Most of this information is on an update cycle. Whether changes are made or not, old information expires. You don’t need a special app to look for changes, just ensure your data is current per the ...
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