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The defined routes through the air that aircraft follow to get from place to place.
Any questions asking about afterburners and how they work.
For questions about the 6-engined cargo airplane created by Antonov.
Questions regarding tilt-rotor airplane/helicopter hybrids such as the V-22 Osprey.
Aircraft that are sold as kits and then assembled by the purchaser, rather than being factory-built and delivered in fully-functional form.
For questions specifically related to Russia, the largest country in the world, situated in Europe and Asia.
A dogfight or dog fight, is 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.…
For questions specifically about the process of burning fuel.
Ferry flights are delivery flights for the purpose of returning an aircraft to base, delivering a new aircraft from its place of manufacture to its customer, moving an aircraft from one base of operat…
Class D airspace is 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.
Cold weather is weather that is officially defined as less than or equal to 0 degrees centigrade (32 Fahrenheit)
For questions specifically related to Germany
Altitudes above the transition altitude, where the altimeter is set to the standard pressure, and is expressed as the letters "FL" followed by the indicated altitude in hundreds of feet, e.g., FL380.
Airworthiness Directives (ADs) are legally enforceable regulations issued by the FAA to correct an unsafe condition.
Flights that cross the Atlantic Ocean, either with or without stopping en route.
Questions about the Garmin G1000, a multi-function integrated flight instrument system.
A named point of airspace used in navigation, they have a defined location based on either coordinates or bearing.
Composite materials technically include any material made up of at least two constituents, such as metal alloys, but more commonly refer to plastic, ceramic, or carbon composites.
System that fully or partially automates the landing operation of aircraft.
For questions about the location of engines on an aircraft.
For questions regarding headsets used in aviation
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.…
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.
An autogyro, also known as gyroplane, gyrocopter, or rotaplane, is a type of rotorcraft which uses an unpowered rotor in autorotation to develop lift, and an engine-powered propeller, similar to that …
For questions about those devices that swing forwards and downwards from the leading edge of an aircraft's wings, allowing them to produce more lift without stalling. Questions about high-lift device…
The process of refueling an aircraft without needing to land (usually done via another aircraft), used almost exclusively by military aircraft.
Questions about how the weather phenomenon of lightning affects aircraft
Questions about the round enclosures that house engines.
Instances where an aircraft is coming in to land and the pilot is able to see landmarks and the runway in order to navigate the landing.
A controlled parachute jump out of an aircraft for sport.
A localizer is a radio navigation aid used for lateral guidance by aircraft approaching an airport to land.
National Transportation and Safety Board, an American organization in charge of investigating incidents in America.
Event where pilots in mostly sports planes come to show off their skills.