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What was this mystery flash on an airport runway?

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Why does the US President fly in an obsolete 747-200?

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Why would an airliner make a 90° course change?

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Why don't pilots always use autoland?

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How does WiFi work on an aircraft?

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What are the advantages of squawking 7700?

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Why do aircraft on FlightRadar24 jump around randomly sometimes?

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What's the purpose of "over G" penalties in Red Bull Air Race?

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Why do some airlines operate fleets so diversified?

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Is the visual artifact seen over the wing from different air densities, a reflection or something else?

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How do airports detect drones?

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Why did our flight avoid the Black Sea?

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How do airplanes maintain separation over large bodies of water?

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How many flight hours do the first retiring A380s have?

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Can instruments be fixed via a swift punch?

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What is Cost Index?

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Can a mistake of a single air-traffic controller cause a collision between planes?

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What do "cork screwing" and "pushing air" have to do with propellers?

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Why ETOPS 207 minutes?

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What are these vehicles with no callsign used for?

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Why is the input power of an ADS-B Transponder much lower than its rated transmission output power?

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Do some airplanes have weighing scales on the landing gear?

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Which engine is more efficient between turboprop vs jet?

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What does it mean when the controller uses the word "request"?

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When do we use IATA codes and when do we use ICAO codes?

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Why are most helipads in São Paulo blue coated and identified by a "P"?

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Does runway 32/33R at Madrid actually have a kink in it?

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Can a military pilot make his airplane invisible for the ATCs?

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What is ADS-B and who needs it?

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Does this Lear 35 have missiles on it?

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