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What precautions prevent 'insiders' from stealing a large aircraft, as in the Horizon Air Q400 incident?

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What is the difference between a pitot tube and a pitot-static tube?

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Why not have Pitot Heat always on?

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Chemtrail Conspiracy theory

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What happens if a plane breaks down away from a maintenance facility?

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How many types of tape do airplane mechanics use?

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Which aircraft maintenance repairs require a test flight?

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Can you help me to identify a Boeing 727 maintenance task involving a safety risk for a research project?

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It is possible for an airplane to get infested by animals?

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Is it possible to remove an A320's main gear using one main jack and one nose jack?

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How do electric anti-icing systems work?

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How could a 45 years old DC10 be still in service with one of the largest cargo airline?

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What avionics systems are interfaced with ACARS?

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What are the "channels" on the A320 Rudder Travel Limit Unit?

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Why are critical flight computers redundant?

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Is AD compliance ever physically verified when maintaining an aircraft?

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Which avionics suite does the 757 use?

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Can autothrottle be used without autopilot (and vice versa)?

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Do any aircraft automatically test that the pitot-static system is functioning properly before liftoff?

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Why are all engines identical in typical commercial airplanes?

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Why does an Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) gauge require a power source?

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Can normal PC headsets replace 'aviation' headsets?

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What is the voltage and amps on the transformer rectifier?

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Would fuel quantity indications be affected by extended flight at nonzero bank angles?

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Is it okay to use magnetized tools on airplanes?

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Can autothrust keep the plane aligned with the runway during crabbing?

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Why is water in the fuel tank bad?

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Why does the B777 have no winglets? Are there any drawbacks to having winglets?

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How can I check pitot static leak without a test box?

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What requirements do A&Ps (AMT) have to work on avionics?