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Do military jets' radar jammers block their own radar? And, if not, why not?

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Is it standard procedure to unlatch the cockpit door before an emergency landing in a small aircraft?

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Drop the rope or drag the rope?

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What causes the distinct sounds of a jet engine?

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Why is ditching speed higher than stalling speed?

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Can all helicopters hover, and how long does it take to "stop"?

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In the rare event that the U.S. DOD shuts off the GPS, what's the alternative?

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Is it legal to board a plane dressed like a flight crew member if you are not a crew member?

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Do air-driven gyroscopic instruments suffer from icing or any blockage of filter?

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Do helicopters fly holding patterns under IFR?

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How can I avoid flight simulator software reinforcing bad habits?

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If an aircraft were to fly ninety degrees upwards, at what altitude does weightlessness of space begin?

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Is yelling "clear prop" required by FAA regulations?

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Is there any disadvantage to slipping as a way to lose altitude?

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Do you need an instrument rating to fly in IMC in Class G airspace?

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Why is a clock required to be mounted on the instrument panel for IFR flights?

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Are warbirds allowed to use afterburners?

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Could a terrorist hack the ILS?

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Why should the ball be centered during steep turns?

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Why is the range of transponder digits 0 to 7 rather than 0 to 9?

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Long pole on the tail of a Cessna, what could it be?

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What prevents someone from hijacking a radio frequency mid-air?

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If an aircraft flies straight ahead, does it follow an orthodrome/great circle?

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Is it common for a cold reciprocating engine to stop at idle?

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How do I remind myself to run in-flight checklists?

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Why do farmers register their fields as airports?

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Why are crop dusting spray booms not integrated into the wing?

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May an emergency aircraft land on a closed runway?

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Can a person with Type 1 Diabetes get a medical and learn to fly?

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Can you request a new squawk code if you don’t like the one being assigned?

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