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24 votes
2 answers
15k views

May a non-instrument pilot legally file IFR as long as he amends and doesn’t accept an instrument clearance?

19 votes
2 answers
8k views

Why do we call it a ramp?

19 votes
2 answers
39k views

FAA: May I log as cross-country a flight with two or more short legs?

18 votes
3 answers
5k views

May I enter Class C airspace if I'm told "remain VFR"?

17 votes
2 answers
2k views

Who said "A little of all of us goes with every pilot we lose"?

13 votes
3 answers
3k views

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

12 votes
1 answer
2k views

Why does the ACS forbid activation of the stall warning during slow flight?

12 votes
2 answers
7k views

In a Cessna 172 flying VFR on long final, when do I extend flaps to 10, 20, and 30 degrees?

12 votes
1 answer
3k views

Will the frequency 122.000 MHz no longer be used for Flight Watch after October 1st 2015?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why is the initial short-field climb below Vₓ in a Cessna 172?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

How should I safeguard my FAA certificate number?

11 votes
2 answers
3k views

How does a fighter “thump” an intercepted aircraft?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

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

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

How did Charles Lindbergh use dead reckoning over the Atlantic ocean?

10 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is this racetrack-shaped Special Use Airspace, and why isn’t it on the VFR sectional?

10 votes
2 answers
872 views

Is the “competent observer” a required crewmember?

9 votes
1 answer
2k views

What made 800 feet and later 1,000 feet attractive as the standard traffic pattern altitude?

9 votes
1 answer
601 views

Is a certificated pilot in a rear seat with no access to flight controls a safety pilot or a passenger?

7 votes
1 answer
648 views

In the U.S., what are the requirements for being an Executive airport?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

When has a pilot legally accepted an ATC clearance or instruction?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

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

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are the differences between radar flight following and traffic advisories?

6 votes
2 answers
3k views

May a VFR-only pilot without high-performance or complex endorsements be the safety pilot for an IFR currency flight?

6 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do the various DUATS differ?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

How will a prolonged series of steep turns produce a stall in subsequent level flight?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

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

5 votes
1 answer
1k views

What does the phrase “turnouts approved” mean?

4 votes
3 answers
3k views

Will portable Stratus ADS-B In receivers operate normally from the passenger cabin of a commercial airliner?

4 votes
1 answer
7k views

What are the experience requirements and process for becoming an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

Under what conditions may a colorblind pilot fly a Light Sport Aircraft legally?