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GNSS is a global satellite navigation system. GPS is the US GNSS.
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The International Civil Aviation Organization is a UN body that develops international aviation standards.
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for questions regarding the certification of aircraft. If your question is regarding regulations or a specific country, please add the relevant tag and state so in your question.
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Companies or organizations that transport passengers and/or cargo by air.
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The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat light aircraft, very commonly used in flight training
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The trajectory through the air; for the route use [routing]
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A long-range wide-body twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1993, with over 1,500 built.
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Questions related to aviation sound noise or regulations thereof.
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A pilot who is under training and does not yet have full pilot privileges.
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The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
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The instrument which indicates the aircraft's altitude, usually based on atmospheric pressure, but sometimes on radar or GPS data instead.
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For questions about pilots who fly for airlines.
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Large cavities that store fuel, typically in the wings and/or belly of the plane.
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Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
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For questions about experimental aircraft that have not been granted a type certificate by a regulatory agency.
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A radar transponder is a radio beacon on an aircraft that replies to a radar interrogation. The transponder encodes information into the reply, allowing air traffic control to know the aircraft's alti…
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A rotorcraft is a heavier-than-air flying machine that uses lift generated by rotor blades revolving around one or more masts.
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Questions about navigating under Instrument Flight Rules
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Security refers to protecting aircraft, passengers and crew from deliberate attacks or sabotage
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Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, etc.
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The F-16 Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force and also used by a number of other countries around the world
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VOR (VHF Omnidirectional Range) is a radio navigation technology used by aircraft to determine their position and remain on-course.
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Question regarding transport of goods using aircraft.
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All aircraft have specified performance limitations that they cannot (or at least should not) exceed, for altitude, speed, weight etc.
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Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
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Questions about the various methods used to propel aircraft.
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Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
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A twin-engine widebody jetliner produced by Boeing since 2007, typically carrying between 242 and 440 passengers. Notable for being the first Boeing jetliner to utilize composites for a large portion…
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The intensity of heat found in an object or living thing.
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A directional control surface, usually mounted on an aircraft's vertical stabilizer, which causes an airplane to yaw (and, sometimes, roll) to the left or right when deflected.
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Use for the operation and design of reversers, including beta range in propellers
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Questions about how airports handle the transport of aircraft and passengers through and around them, and how this might be impacted by things external or internal to the airport itself.
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Aircraft equipped with more than one engine.
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In modern military usage, a missile, or guided missile, is a self-propelled precision-guided munition system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket. All known exi…
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Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs) are procedures used by pilots to maneuver an aircraft by reference to their instruments during an approach, published by the FAA and other third parties (most not…
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For questions about miscellaneous aviation equipment
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