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Tyler Durden
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50 votes
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13k views

Why do airliners hug the coast on flights?

23 votes
1 answer
3k views

How do hot air balloons get started (without burning the fabric)?

19 votes
1 answer
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What are the printouts/paperwork a captain does at the check-in desk?

18 votes
2 answers
11k views

Can you get sucked out of a hole in an aircraft?

17 votes
3 answers
2k views

How was flutter mitigated in jets such as the F-15 and F-16?

16 votes
1 answer
4k views

How do you report reckless pilots?

15 votes
4 answers
2k views

Drop the rope or drag the rope?

13 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why would a commercial flight be landing with a tailwind?

11 votes
5 answers
4k views

Why do fighter pilots wear helmets?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

What are the considerations for landing on ice runways?

10 votes
1 answer
481 views

Was the colliding object in the Guadalajara accident ever identified?

8 votes
5 answers
33k views

Why do "angels" mean MSL, not AGL?

7 votes
3 answers
745 views

How to verify the runway numbers in a systematic way given the high workload during landing?

7 votes
3 answers
4k views

Do airlines have freezers?

7 votes
1 answer
904 views

Third Class medical license, what changed, if anything?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

What happens if the pilot tries to do a loop in a full-motion simulator?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is there any comprehensive source for landing fee information? [closed]

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

What type is this Syrian light attack aircraft?

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do airplane "life jackets" compare to marine life jackets?

5 votes
4 answers
701 views

Viable to slip onto the center line?

4 votes
1 answer
323 views

On a Gulfstream jet checklist, do you do the walkaround before or after disengaging the gust locks?

4 votes
3 answers
884 views

Distance of downwind leg from runway in glider landing pattern?

4 votes
1 answer
255 views

Is a clearance needed to depart a helipad in class B airspace?

4 votes
1 answer
559 views

Why is the planned Kingdom Tower Skydeck unsuitable for use as a helipad?

4 votes
3 answers
20k views

Under what conditions would a helicopter be allowed to fly at low altitude over populated areas?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is there a modern single-seat turboprop?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How much runway is needed for comfortable operations in a PC-9?

3 votes
1 answer
595 views

How does jet training work for private pilots? Are there jet trainers?

3 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is a 61.31 solo endorsement a one-time thing, or does it need to be repeated?

3 votes
2 answers
821 views

Is cabin air freshened when a plane is taxiing or on the ground?