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36 votes
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What does it mean when ATC says climb maintain 7000, block 8000?

30 votes
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What happens to Cessna electric flaps that are moving when power is lost?

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Is the Fortran language still being used in aviation?

20 votes

Is aerodynamics study compulsory for building a plane?

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Are there any runways that aren't labeled reciprocally to each other?

19 votes

Do helicopters use more fuel when hovering?

18 votes
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Are commercial VFR flights legal?

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How does ATC handle tv coverage of police pursuits in the US?

15 votes

What does “to the numbers” mean in landing clearance?

15 votes

What's the minimum number of sensors for a hobby GPS waypoint-following UAV?

12 votes

Could I build an airship (rigid dirigible) that used a vacuum rather than lifting gas?

12 votes

Why increase the number of cylinders in an engine instead of increasing their volume?

11 votes
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How do I get an FAA okay for a private runway?

11 votes

Why is autolanding ILS a thing, but not autotakeoffing ITS?

10 votes

Why are oxygen requirements based on pressure altitude?

9 votes

What does "still air" mean when planning alternative airports?

9 votes
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If DME is required, why have non-DME minima?

8 votes
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How do manufacturers/kit providers determine Vne?

8 votes
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What are good tips for flying across Tejon pass?

8 votes

Does taking a long time to solo mean that I'll take a long time for training in general?

8 votes

Can a harbor freight predator 212 cc engine be enough for an ultralight

8 votes

Why can we not use full throttle in a C172 when cruising at lower altitudes?

7 votes
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Does ATC have to maintain separation on diverging aircraft?

6 votes

How much weight does removing a vacuum system really save?

6 votes
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Does "cleared into the Bravo at 3500" mean I must wait until I hit 3500 before entering it?

6 votes

Who is responsible for airspace separation when an IFR flight is cleared for a visual approach?

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While flying, how do I contact someone who is on the ground?

6 votes

What would be the safest way to drop thousands of small, hard objects from a typical, high wing, GA airplane?

5 votes

How do you communicate with a military drone operator over radio?

5 votes

How much actual difference does fixed pitch propeller make in takeoff distance?