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Why are APU engine generators rated in kVA and not kW?

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What is this nose cowl mounted display?

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Why don't commercial airplanes carry Earth-observing instruments?

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How much electrical power does one generator produce on a large turbofan?

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What causes the phase to change in a VOR?

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What is a seal in aeronautics?

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Is there a maximum airspeed to deploy a ram air turbine?

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Components on engines, are they removed or blanked out?

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How is a turbine engine rotated for starting and inspections?

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What are the reasons for the particular range of VHF and UHF frequencies?

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Why did some Caravelles have a very long dorsal fin?

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How can I triangulate a position using two DMEs?

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How are engines mounted onto wings?

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Did commercial air planes in 1972 really not have some sort of automatic distress call equipment?

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Explaining a "Great Circle Route" to young Civil Air Patrol cadets

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What does prevent installing an ADS-B transponder on a vehicle?

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Do airliners respond to mild turbulence in real time?

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Why does the J58 engine of the SR-71 have a diffuser after the inlet spike?

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What are the landing stall speeds of a Cessna 172?

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Could a Personal Locator Beacon or EPIRB carried by a passenger aid in locating a downed airliner?

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Who operates a 707 with Boeing factory livery?

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How are runway conditions measured?

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What does the term "tanker" mean when used in regards to a passenger airliner?

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What happens to the fuel lines when a jet engine falls off?

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How can aircraft determine true north for inertial navigation systems?

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Why does the NTSB release transcripts of Cockpit Voice Recordings, but not the actual recordings?

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Why does the spiraling slipstream from a propeller hit the left side of the fin?

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What is the capacity of the vent surge tank in an A320?

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Does slipping in turns allow higher climb rates?

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What is Mode B on the transponder?

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