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Manu H
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What is the white pattern on trim wheel for?

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What is the purpose of the hole in the Cirrus SR22's parachute?

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Why does wingwalking use only biplanes?

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Does the APU consume a lot of fuel compared to a jet engine?

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How does the particular piece of flap behind an engine on a B777 work?

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having landing gear doors?

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How are evolution and variants of aircraft considered by certification authorities?

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Why are flaps retracted when an aircraft is parked on ground?

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Are the communications between captain and flight attendants standardized?

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What are the elements of an approach briefing?

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Is the heading used near the pole?

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Why is the AWACS' rotodome located at the back and over the aircraft?

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Is the A380 ailerons' kinematic modified in alternate law?

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Is there a best number of wheels per bogie?

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How did old autopilots work?

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How are helicopter rotor blades balanced?

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What are the pro/cons of polyhedral cranked wings?

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What is the Space Shuttle's command law?

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Why is the F-35B's elevator not in neutral position when in vertical flight mode?

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Why are safety demonstrations done while taxiing?

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What are the pros/cons of all-moving rudder?

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What would prevent a solar powered aircraft staying aloft forever?

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Are there items bigger than an aircraft section transported by air today?

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Are engines fed differently in reduced gravity aircraft?

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How to decide on which side of the runway the approach path indicator (VASI, PAPI) are placed?

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What is the ratio between time in the air and time on ground for an aircraft?

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Is there a minimal approach speed for airliners during rush hour?

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Do auto-flaps exist?

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Is it possible to takeoff without flaps extended?

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What is automatic control connections and how does it work?