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How accurate must fuel gauges be for VFR flight?

21 votes

Does the Fairchild Metroliner have any unusual handling characteristics?

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Why do fabric skin constructions not show up much in larger single engine piston aircraft?

18 votes

What is the most economical way to store a small aircraft in a place with severe weather?

17 votes

RATO used to get civilian aircraft out of airports with inadequate runway length?

14 votes

Do small civilian aircraft have autopilots?

14 votes

Why should some piston engines not be run lean of peak?

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What's the rule of thumb for power and rpm in a constant speed prop?

12 votes

Why is the magneto drop check done at 1700 RPM?

12 votes

Why is the Mooney's signature tail profile different from most planes?

12 votes

Why are civilians not allowed to fly demilitarized US fighter jets?

11 votes

Why isn't there a procedure for dual-engine failure in twin-engine airplanes?

11 votes

Do I have a good CFI?

10 votes

Is there a standard time zone for flight schedules?

9 votes

How can I avoid downdrafts and icing when crossing the Alps in a small airplane?

9 votes

Has there ever been a seaplane with inflatable airbags rather than traditional pontoons?

9 votes

Which are more efficient in putting out wildfires: planes or helicopters?

8 votes
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Who is legally responsible for tiedown ropes?

8 votes

Avoiding leaded gasoline in aviation

8 votes

Can I work on aircraft without an A&P license?

8 votes

What is the optimal way to climb fastest between two points on a Cessna 172N?

8 votes

Why do some turboprop engines require motoring after shut down?

7 votes
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If engine rotation was in reverse would it result in some kind of thrust reverser?

7 votes
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Is there any FAA Regulation who may wash a private aircraft such as Cessna Skyhawk or Citation?

7 votes

What is the maximum height of USAF fighter pilot?

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Does making a mistake mean you lose your cert?

7 votes

Is a biennial flight review valid for any airplane category?

7 votes

Were there any test flying incidents during which the pilots managed to escape the plane?

6 votes
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Tips for the private pilot check ride

6 votes

When taking passengers, what should I do to prepare them?