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coteyr
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18 votes

Why is "Affirm / Negative" used instead of "Yes / No"?

8 votes

How do civilian pilots and ATC verify that other people on the radio are who they claim to be?

5 votes

What happens if you take off with a direct tailwind?

4 votes

Why aren't any wingsuits able to sustain flight?

3 votes

What prevents someone from hijacking a radio frequency mid-air?

3 votes

How many lives would be saved if the airlines turned all the seats around?

3 votes

Can a few random interaction with cockpit controls result in a crash?

3 votes

Could airliners use a steam or electric powered catapult for take-off?

2 votes

What precautions are taken to avoid bird strikes?

2 votes

What time zone is used for operating an airplane?

2 votes

Are wings any more efficient at creating lift, versus orienting the engine's thrust downwards?

1 vote

What does an absolute novice need to learn to make a successful emergency landing?

1 vote

How would an aircraft visually signal "in distress"?

0 votes

Is there a technical name for a several mile stretch of flight before landing?