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Steve V.
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Where's the A318 on the runway that caused a 747 to go around?

58 votes
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Would failure to put on an oxygen mask during loss of cabin pressure result in death?

56 votes
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Who has final authority over Air Force One?

49 votes
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How do pilots see at night if airplanes don't have front lights?

45 votes

Why are the aircraft in this image parked this way?

43 votes

What are the security measures preventing someone from chartering a 747 and using it to commit a terrorist attack?

40 votes
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Do fighter jet pilots ever use autopilot?

34 votes

How much of the landing runway is mine?

33 votes

Did Clement Ader make the first flight even before the Wright brothers?

32 votes
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How does an A330 detect stall without airspeed?

30 votes

Is there an example of a classic aviation engineering moment when engineers had to discard all their work due to the wrong approach?

27 votes
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What is Density Altitude?

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What can be expected in an airline interview?

24 votes

Why is there no alarm when the transponder is turned off?

23 votes

What items could you bring on-board to maximise your chance of survival in an emergency?

23 votes

Does a large simulator bay have standard public address announcements?

22 votes
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Will I fail a check-ride if I do a go-around for a short-field landing?

22 votes

Principle of aerodynamic lift: are misconceptions also taught in flight schools?

20 votes

Why is the wrong explanation of "air travels a longer distance and creates a lift" so popular?

19 votes
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Am I likely to get permission at a Private Airport?

19 votes
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Would TCAS ever issue a "climb, climb!" RA that would stall a jet with a low airspeed?

18 votes

What is the relationship between power and fuel efficiency?

18 votes
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Do pilots ever suffer PTSD after emergency landings?

17 votes

What happens when a pilot has no Instrument Rating and visibility drops?

17 votes

How does one address a first officer in conversation?

17 votes
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Is it legal to bring (or allow someone else to bring) a firearm on a private flight?

15 votes
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Do autopilots force the aircraft to fly over certain coordinates?

15 votes

How is risk managed in single engined piston aircraft flights?

14 votes
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What is the "8900" that the FAA uses for guidance?

14 votes

How do I log simulator time in my logbook as a CFI?

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