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Ryan Mortensen
  • Member for 6 years, 7 months
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  • Oklahoma, United States
26 votes
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Case Study: Did I need to declare an emergency?

24 votes

What is the standard way for the ATC to ask a pilot to repeat him/herself?

22 votes

Why would a pilot ask the tower to turn the VASI off?

17 votes
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What is the piece that covers the top part of tires?

14 votes
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Is it legal to fly under the Golden Gate Bridge?

14 votes

During an engine failure in Diamond DA-40, should the prop lever be at fine pitch or coarse pitch?

13 votes

Is a complex airplane endorsement required to act as PIC of a plane without all three elements of the "complex airplane" definition?

12 votes

Is it bad form to call "ready to depart" when you know you won't be cleared yet?

11 votes

Why do Vx and Vy coalesce at an airplane's absolute ceiling?

10 votes
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Are sudden turns and descents a standard emergency procedure?

10 votes

When may I change my transponder code to 1200 when being handled by ATC?

10 votes

What do pilots do on a windshear alert after V1?

9 votes

Will having a history of depression prevent me from flying?

8 votes

What is the difference between Marginal VFR (MVFR) and Special VFR (SVFR)?

8 votes

Can a private pilot obtain a recreational pilot certificate?

8 votes

Can I execute an ILS approach using a NAV CDI with LOC signal only?

7 votes

How should I log total hours flown in different countries?

7 votes
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Why are passengers not given the option of shoulder harnesses?

6 votes

Does a pilot have to request altitude changes when receiving flight following?

6 votes

Do "Civil Aviation Regulations" and "Aeronautics Bulletins" still have any legal authority today?

6 votes
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When has a pilot legally accepted an ATC clearance or instruction?

6 votes

How do I calculate fuel reserves for IFR and VFR flight plan?

6 votes
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Why is Cessna 172 POH performance chart based on Pressure Altitude and Temperature instead of Density Altitude?

5 votes
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May a pilot legally fly an ILS approach to ILS minimums with an inoperative Attitude Indicator without declaring an emergency?

5 votes

Which FAA certifications may be used as a name suffix and how are they properly used?

4 votes
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What should I do to resolve an incorrect birth date on my FAA medical certificate?

4 votes

How does a pilot make sure they have received all applicable NOTAM's?

4 votes

What weight and balance form should I use for my checkride?

4 votes

Can you tell ATC you are a "student pilot" when you are not?

4 votes

Why does the TAF provide forecasts at irregular intervals?