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Ryan Griffith
  • Member for 8 years, 2 months
  • Last seen more than a week ago
  • Carmichael, CA
45 votes
6 answers
10k views

Is a weak battery a valid reason to reject a rented aircraft?

22 votes
2 answers
6k views

Should I wait for Tower to provide runway exit instructions?

20 votes
3 answers
10k views

How should I establish initial contact with ATC after being handed off by another controller?

18 votes
5 answers
8k views

Why does the Piper Cherokee (PA-28-140) engine have such low horsepower despite the very large displacement?

17 votes
4 answers
6k views

What causes a Cessna 172 and its gear to shake violently after landing and braking?

16 votes
3 answers
9k views

Is it normal practice to use 25 degrees of flaps when taking off at max weight in a PA-28-181?

15 votes
2 answers
17k views

What is the purpose of a Victor Airway?

13 votes
8 answers
22k views

Why is using opposite rudder and aileron necessary in left turn for coordination?

13 votes
1 answer
790 views

How is close formation flying possible with things like thermals and turbulence?

12 votes
2 answers
1k views

How do airlines handle SIGMETS?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can I legally land VFR in class D airspace with low and few clouds?

9 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to reasonably determine minimum safe altitudes over city? (fixed wing)

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

Does the "west evens / east odds" rule apply when flying without a specific destination (sightseeing, etc)?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Where can I find detailed steps on how to perform all ACS maneuvers?

5 votes
1 answer
2k views

Why is it assumed on sectionals that the area outside of a 700 AGL Class E (Echo) transition area is Class E starting at 1,200 AGL?

5 votes
3 answers
2k views

How is it possible to perform a rapid climb / tight loop without stalling?

4 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is the risk of icing with water / moisture on wings prior to takeoff?

4 votes
1 answer
419 views

Is it possible to determine a rotation speed (Vr) using other known V-Speeds?

4 votes
1 answer
414 views

What are the main factors that make an aircraft have good STOL performance?

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

How are extreme winds aloft handled and how do they affect flight?

3 votes
1 answer
4k views

Is Naproxen (medication) approved for flight?

3 votes
3 answers
831 views

What is the best way to retrieve (and transmit) location (GPS) of plane in real time?

3 votes
1 answer
152 views

Why does my Surface Analysis chart indicates radar returns / rain when none exist?

2 votes
1 answer
482 views

What aerodynamics forces are acting on a jet fighter during slow flight demonstration?

1 vote
4 answers
1k views

Constant speed propeller blade pitch compared to fixed-pitch