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36 votes

How do hot air balloon pilots avoid collisions?

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How flat does a runway need to be?

19 votes

How is it possible for the MIG 21 to have full rudder to the left, but the nose wheel move freely to the right and then straight or to the left?

18 votes

Why is water-contaminated fuel bad, but water-injection is not?

18 votes

Why would the Pakistan airspace closure cancel flights not headed to Pakistan itself?

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Why do most single propellers have a clockwise rotation?

17 votes

Aircraft emergency oxygen: how hard do I pull on the mask?

15 votes

What exactly are "suitcase handles" in a cockpit?

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Does the "follow" instruction give an aircraft clearance to turn onto a taxiway and/or cross a runway?

13 votes

What does the "T" on sectional charts mean in reference to airspace altitude?

12 votes

Why is one of two parallel runways sometimes closed in foggy weather?

11 votes

Why is full carb heat recommended when reducing power below normal setting?

10 votes

What is DME Unlock?

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Where can I find the active time of a MOA on the VFR chart?

9 votes
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Does ADS-B signal contain the aircraft type?

9 votes
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Calculating Ground Speed - E6B vs Pythagorean Theorem

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Does weight affect the fuel burn calculations in a light GA airplane?

8 votes

When calculating takeoff performance why include airport elevation in pressure altitude?

8 votes

Could a blimp maneuver using a sail?

8 votes

Can instruments be fixed via a swift punch?

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How does air traffic control communicate with an aircraft?

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How does a fixed-pitch propeller changes the blade's angle of attack?

7 votes

Do 'threshold' and 'end of the runway' mean the same thing?

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What are these on the F/A-18F's wingtips?

7 votes

Is transponder required to turn off in formation flying?

6 votes

Can a plane with a thrust-to-weight ratio less than one fly vertically and perform loops?

6 votes

What do those writings mean that are on the landing gear doors?

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What are these protruding things on this Russian military aircraft (MiG-31BM)?

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Can I legally land an airplane in in Badwater Basin, CA?

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Why do planes above FL290 need more vertical spacing?