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63 votes
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27k views

Why is being a commercial pilot stressful?

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45 votes
3 answers
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Why does supersonic flight detach airflow from a wing?

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39 votes
4 answers
43k views

What is a "Flight Director"?

35 votes
2 answers
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Why is it not recommended to hold the nose up on the A320 after touchdown?

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30 votes
1 answer
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Why is cabin pressure increased above ambient pressure on the ground?

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20 votes
1 answer
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Is the main landing gear of a large airplane designed for sideways (crabbed) touchdowns?

18 votes
3 answers
6k views

Why do slats deploy first?

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17 votes
5 answers
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What is a rule of thumb for when to begin a descent?

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16 votes
2 answers
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How is minimum runway length related to V1?

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14 votes
1 answer
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On a "Visual Approach", do I execute a "missed approach" or do I go around?

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12 votes
3 answers
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What does %MAC mean?

11 votes
3 answers
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On which part of the descent does a pilot begin to flare?

7 votes
2 answers
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What is the difference between EGT and TIT?

5 votes
1 answer
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What are the differences between a slot and a slat?

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2 votes
1 answer
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Is reducing V1 a viable option for pilots when the ASDA is shorter than the ASDR?

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