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How should I establish initial contact with ATC after being handed off by another controller?

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Should you immediately attain max glide speed after engine failure?

15 votes
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How to Recover from a Spin in Cessna 172?

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Was John F. Kennedy Jr.’s accident airplane equipped with an autopilot?

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Are there any regulations about the distance between destination and alternate airports?

12 votes

Why don't we get more user-friendly weather reports than METARs?

10 votes
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What is the thick, dashed, magenta line on a sectional chart?

9 votes

May an uncertificated pilot log non-PIC flight time for future certification?

9 votes

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

9 votes
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Why is the clearance delivery frequency included on an approach plate?

8 votes

What is the best way to reapply for a denied Class 3 medical certificate?

8 votes
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Why does maneuvering speed vary with weight?

8 votes

Does the FAA intend to discontinue domestic flight plans and switch to ICAO-only on October 1, 2015?

6 votes
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How to do Weight & Balance for Cessna 172?

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What is the technical name for the “time boxes” on an instrument approach plate?

6 votes

What is the derivation of 15 and 11.3 used for estimating pivotal altitude?

5 votes
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What is the gray zigzag line over V154 between Dublin VORTAC and LOTTS intersection?

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Is there a tool to plot locations within X nm of a position?

4 votes

Are turns, while under the control of a two-axis autopilot, uncoordinated?

3 votes

Is it illegal to fly a Cessna 172S under day VFR with an inoperative vacuum gauge?

2 votes

How do I locate a list of restrictions that would prevent a pilot from flying in the US?

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How does the FAA compute the values in TPP's Climb/Descent Table?

1 vote

How do I plan for my PPL checkride which will involve a diversion?

1 vote

Are electronic copies of aircraft logbooks acceptable for reconstruction?

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Where can I find a canonical list of sources for worldwide digital GA VFR maps?

1 vote

Why are the stabilised approach criteria different for an instrument approach and a visual approach?

0 votes

Why is there a relationship between maneuvering speed and weight?