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A heavier-than-air fixed-wing aircraft propelled by one or more engines.
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Any question regarding aircraft fuel systems, how they work etc.
Questions about the propulsive force of a powered aircraft.
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The intended or actual path through the air that an aircraft follows.
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For structural engineering questions about airframes and the mechanical structures aboard aircraft
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Questions related to aviation sound noise or regulations thereof.
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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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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 Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat light aircraft, very commonly used in flight training
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Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
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Security refers to protecting aircraft, passengers and crew from deliberate attacks or sabotage
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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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Question regarding transport of goods using aircraft.
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A pilot who is under training and does not yet have full pilot privileges.
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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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Use for the operation and design of reversers, including beta range in propellers
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Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
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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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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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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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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 navigating under Instrument Flight Rules
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Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, 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 collection of related data.
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Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
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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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Asp materials are materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.
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Questions about the various methods used to propel aircraft.
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Trim tabs are small surfaces connected to the trailing edge of a larger control surface on a boat or aircraft, used to control the trim of the controls, i.e. to counteract hydro- or aerodynamic forces…
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Use for aviation career questions; make sure not to elicit opinions, i.e. use for focused questions
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The intensity of heat found in an object or living thing.
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For questions about miscellaneous aviation equipment
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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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