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Can a piece of duct tape bring down a plane today (Flight 603, 1996, Perú)?

35 votes
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What type of aircraft do Tintin and Captain Haddock use on their way to Peru in "The Seven Crystal Balls"?

12 votes

What happens when the runway is unusable at an isolated aerodrome?

1 vote

EASA Medical Centre Canada

8 votes

Why can't we choose our own call sign?

23 votes

What commercial airplane broke the sound barrier in 1979?

3 votes
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On radio telephony, is there any difference when using ALTERNATE and DIVERT, to change my destination airport?

10 votes

Is turbulence a random process?

-1 votes

Under FAA rules, can a private pilot act as PIC in aircraft furnished by someone else if they're not otherwise compensated?

1 vote

Can you tell ATC you are a "student pilot" when you are not?

0 votes

Do any UK universities include PPL/Commercial flight training as part of an aviation degree?

7 votes

Is it legal to accept money for flight training as a gift?

6 votes

How many channels does the VOR have?

23 votes

How were compasses in early interwar planes safeguarded against interference from flight?

-1 votes

How to detect orientation with accelerometer while vehicle has variable acceleration?

3 votes

What do the dates at the bottom right of the page mean? I shared the pictures

4 votes

How is CFD used in aircraft design? Qualitative vs Quantitative?

12 votes

Confusing Missed Approach Instructions

2 votes

How has Computational Fluid Dynamics improved commercial airliner wing design?

2 votes

Where is it defined (in UK law ideally) when a glider is in flight during what period, start and stop?

4 votes

What causes ram air turbines with more blades to spin slower than turbines with two blades?

-1 votes

Can a taildragger land tail first?

10 votes

How would you design an airplane to counteract a single engine’s left turning tendencies?

3 votes

If RVR equipment is inoperative what visibility should be used for an approach where the RVR minimum is 1800 ft?

6 votes

How much altitude can a glider gain only from losing speed?

3 votes

Is there a more specific term than 'flight line' for straight lines flown during flight?

6 votes

Why do modern fighter aircraft still use transparent canopies instead of cameras feeding imagery to screens?

6 votes

Would using a drone to pay for something count as commercial use?

1 vote

Would the benign spiral maneuver be one alternative to dealing with being "stuck above" or inside a cloud?

10 votes
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In WW2, how did aircraft navigate to the carrier?