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

10 votes
1 answer
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Was John F. Kennedy Jr.’s accident airplane equipped with an autopilot?

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

1 vote
1 answer
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Do solo night time and “towered” landings total separately toward the solo night requirements in FAR 61.129?

5 votes
2 answers
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What is the derivation of 15 and 11.3 used for estimating pivotal altitude?

4 votes
1 answer
554 views

Will Lockheed Martin Flight Services send me ACAS, EasyActivate™, and other text messages if I file my flight plan through ForeFlight Mobile?

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

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

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

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

11 votes
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How does a fighter “thump” an intercepted aircraft?

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

12 votes
1 answer
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Why does the ACS forbid activation of the stall warning during slow flight?

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

4 votes
2 answers
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What is the breakout by service branch for FAA ATC specialists with military backgrounds?

2 votes
1 answer
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How does the FAA compute the values in TPP's Climb/Descent Table?

2 votes
2 answers
636 views

Does an IFR flight at night in VMC count as “night VFR conditions” (FAR 61.129)?

4 votes
1 answer
318 views

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

24 votes
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15k views

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

3 votes
2 answers
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May a pilot legally fly an ILS approach to ILS minimums with an inoperative Attitude Indicator without declaring an emergency?

4 votes
1 answer
7k views

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

3 votes
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May a commercial pilot transport an owner in the latter’s experimental aircraft for compensation?

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

3 votes
2 answers
169 views

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

10 votes
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3k views

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

5 votes
1 answer
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What does the phrase “turnouts approved” mean?

7 votes
1 answer
654 views

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

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

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

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