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45 votes
2 answers
122k views

If I own land, can I create a private runway on my property for my own use?

30 votes
1 answer
22k views

How does a constant-speed propeller work?

30 votes
5 answers
48k views

If I have a float plane, can I land on any body of water?

30 votes
5 answers
5k views

How "over-engineered" were old planes and how "over-engineered" are they now that we have more advanced testing and research options?

27 votes
3 answers
23k views

Can I land a helicopter anywhere?

26 votes
5 answers
3k views

Piloting as a perishable skill - what skills go first and how to self-assess and mitigate skill loss?

26 votes
5 answers
8k views

How hard is it to fly with night vision goggles?

24 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the most overlooked item during preflight inspection?

23 votes
5 answers
9k views

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

19 votes
4 answers
11k views

When to reduce power on takeoff (Cessna 182 or similar)?

18 votes
3 answers
12k views

What are design or functional differences between sticks and yokes?

17 votes
1 answer
7k views

Is there anything extra required to spin a Cessna 172 in the Utility category?

16 votes
3 answers
5k views

What makes the ailerons on an aerobatic airplane different than the ailerons on a non-aerobatic airplane?

14 votes
2 answers
8k views

Why/How does a "Powerflow" exhaust increase horsepower?

14 votes
2 answers
3k views

Are transponders required for hot-air balloons in the US when operating within a Mode C Veil?

13 votes
2 answers
2k views

If I am pushing my aircraft into the hangar with a tow bar, at night, with the engine off, am I required to activate my rotating beacon?

13 votes
1 answer
1k views

What are the legal requirements for me to purchase an airplane that I will provide instruction in?

12 votes
1 answer
1k views

How is a prevailing wind/average temperature study conducted to determine the runway direction and length for an airport?

12 votes
3 answers
2k views

Is a slip an intentional consequence of a cross-control?

12 votes
4 answers
6k views

Cessna 172/182: Should I set the tank selector to the R.H. tank after parking the airplane?

10 votes
2 answers
6k views

What records should a CFI keep to prove they took due care in the quality of their instruction?

9 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is there an FAA ruling about the airworthiness of piston engines with less than 60 on the compression test?

9 votes
4 answers
2k views

What is the benefit or motivation for having Class G airspace?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

Is a civilian pilot allowed to fly under part 91 rules with Night Vision Goggles?

7 votes
1 answer
5k views

How is fuel removed from a light aircraft if required for weight and balance?

7 votes
2 answers
3k views

What is the procedure for getting permission to operate an aircraft within a pop-up VIP TFR?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

With the new MOSAIC rule, would it allow for me to operate my Cessna 172 as an LSA and install experimental avionics?

6 votes
2 answers
529 views

How would one perform a more thorough preflight of the engine on a single-engine airplane without easy access to engine compartment?

6 votes
2 answers
185 views

Are there references for the different maneuver configurations?

6 votes
3 answers
4k views

How would one define or explain the term "unloading the controls?"