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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

For questions related to Boeing's Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS).
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A family of small single-engine piston-powered general-aviation aircraft seating two to four persons, produced by Piper since 1960.
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For questions about the 6-engined cargo airplane created by Antonov.
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Questions about how the weather phenomenon of lightning affects aircraft
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The defined routes through the air that aircraft follow to get from place to place.
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an aerial battle between two or more fighter aircraft, conducted at close range. Dogfighting first appeared during World War I, shortly after the invention of the airplane.…
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For questions about the location of engines on an aircraft.
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A named point of airspace used in navigation, they have a defined location based on either coordinates or bearing.
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a radio navigation aid used for lateral guidance by aircraft approaching an airport to land.
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For questions specifically related to Germany
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coming in to land and the pilot is able to see landmarks and the runway in order to navigate the landing.
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A controlled parachute jump out of an aircraft for sport.
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Questions about the Garmin G1000, a multi-function integrated flight instrument system.
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change direction of an aircraft's thrust to provide more maneuverability.
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Use for questions related to the transition between subsonic and supersonic flows, like flight at speeds close to Mach 1 or supercritical wing design.
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A twin-engine, T-tail, regional to medium-range jet airliner produced from 1965 until 2006, first by Douglas, followed by McDonnell Douglas, and then, finally, by Boeing.
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Aircraft without a distinct tail, where pitch control and stability are supplied by the wing itself.
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An autothrottle (automatic throttle) allows a pilot to control the power setting of an aircraft's engines by specifying a desired flight characteristic, rather than manually controlling the fuel flow.…
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System that fully or partially automates the landing operation of aircraft.
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For questions specifically about the process of burning fuel.
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A long-range narrowbody twinjet airliner produced by Boeing from 1981 through 2004.
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Questions about the difference between magnetic north and true north, which various based on geographic location
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The rate of altitude change, measured in positive and negative feet per minute.
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National Transportation and Safety Board, an American organization in charge of investigating incidents in America.
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generally airspace from the surface to 2,500 feet above the airport elevation (charted in MSL) surrounding those airports that have an operational control tower.
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Boarding as it relates to the airline/carrier operations; for passenger related questions, visit Travel Stack Exchange.
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Event where pilots in mostly sports planes come to show off their skills.
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For questions about bird strikes and other aviation safety issues related to birds
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A page reachable by Internet browser. For questions here, it should contain some type of aviation-related information.
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clear VFR flights through controlled airspace in conditions that are below normal VFR minima, but above Special VFR minima.
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a process whereby military aircraft are vectored to approach and identify an unknown aircraft, sometimes followed by escorting the intruder to an airport or to the outer edge of contro…
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Questions about the round enclosures that house engines.
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