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Why do the transponders introduce codes instead of using aircraft registration numbers?

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What does 00 mean on a sectional below the airport runway information?

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Why doesn't the US have a flag carrier airline?

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What is the difference between the words "airlines" and "airways" semantically?

11 votes

What is the legal altitude to fly through Yosemite Valley (US)?

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How should a loss of communications in VFR be dealt with?

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How are winds aloft forecasts derived in the USA?

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Why would an approach be Cat A NA?

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What procedures are followed for a planned landing in a field?

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What are RNP and ANP in area navigation?

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What methodology did ICAO use to create the overall code nomenclature for airports?

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Why are the minimums between these two ILS instrument approaches to the same runway so different?

8 votes

What are airline "flag" and "supplemental" operations?

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What is the exact definition of a "crew duty day"?

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Is there a 3-dimensional airspace viewer?

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How are altitudes handled with airports near or above transition altitude?

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How widely accepted and used is the International Standard Atmosphere?

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What are "approved weather reporting services" and do they apply to part 91?

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Are there regulations for the minimum amount of toilets per passenger?

4 votes

Is there a website with a list of all commercial airline incidents?

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What does the letter "D" next to the VOR frequency and name mean?

4 votes

What is the regulatory landing distance for turboprops under FAR 121-135?

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How can I figure out the take-off minimum when multiple minimums are listed in the TPP?

3 votes

How can we avoid running out of airport abbreviations?

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What requirements aren't met, that would designate an airspace to be Class E instead of A, B, C, or D?

3 votes

Why do helicopter operations avoid IFR?

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Calculation QNE and QNH, with flight level and QNH set lower (higher) than QNE

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What's the difference between flight level and pressure altitude?

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What is the content of a Letter of Agreement between the Collaborative Decision Making participants?

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How long can an ELT run before the battery is dead?