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Jamiec
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Do jet aircraft have a better glide ratio than propeller aircraft in general? If so, why?

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What is the busiest airport in 2017?

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Why do we calculate 25% more of TODR?

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Can you please identify this aircraft from a BBC show?

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What is the legally accepted tolerance for altimeter errors under EASA for a VFR flight?

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Why do pilots have to calculate their center of gravity? Couldn't this simply be measured?

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What do multiple slashes in METAR mean?

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How miraculous was the miracle on the Hudson?

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Has a commercial jet airliner ever stalled on takeoff / at low-altitude?

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What does the instruction "Climb heading [BEARING] to [NAVAID] 2.5 DME" mean?

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Why are Israeli planes followed by an armored police truck at ZRH?

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C-152 carb heat on before landing in hot weather?

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How do pilots stay disciplined and use checklists, even after they have become routine?

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Why is a 3 degree descent angle used?

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Why keep the doors open for aircraft in boneyards?

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Should I telephone tower to tell them I'm alive?

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How can skydivers start at 15,000 feet without the jumper suffering from hypoxia?

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What part-time opportunities are available for low hours pilots?

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Post license friendship - can club force instruction?

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Do ATC say "Climb to XXXX on standard" or "Climb to standard XXXX" or something else?

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What is the maximum crosswind limit for a C150/2 aircraft?

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How can pilots fly inside a cloud?

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What is the official term for a gas / petrol station for planes?

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What is the meaning of the letters on the side(s) of WWII British aircraft?

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What flaps position should be used for taking off from a wet runway?

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How strictly are language rules adhered to between Pilot and ATC?

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What is a "Lifeline Extension Belt"?

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How critical is it if a pebble blows into a propeller?

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How close can I fly to a bridge?

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Would mechanical indicators have helped in the Air France 447 incident?

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