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Falk
  • Member for 10 years, 5 months
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  • Vero Beach, FL
21 votes

Can Microsoft Flight Simulator help me learn to fly (or make me a better pilot)?

19 votes

How are turbine engines started?

18 votes

What are the reasons for using an instrument approach on a clear day / CAVOK?

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Why the pitot tube is heated but the static port isn't?

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How can I determine the quality of training provided by a CFI at a local flying club?

12 votes

What does Ryanair do without Sick Bags?

12 votes

How do I obtain permission to fly an airplane that isn't airworthy?

11 votes

Do turbine engines on multi-engine aircraft rotate in opposite directions to offset torque?

11 votes

What are the pros and cons of high-wing compared to low-wing design?

11 votes

Do bluetooth aviation headsets and/or music negatively affect safety?

10 votes

Could you land a large airplane on short circular runways?

9 votes

Why don't aeroplanes automatically put out engine fires?

9 votes

What is the difference between ICAO, JAA, FAA, EASA, and CAA?

8 votes

What is an easy format for giving pilot reports?

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Is a full traffic pattern required when there is no traffic at an untowered airport?

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How do visiting foreign pilots access Duats or Duat?

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What difference does the choice of paved runway surface make to aircraft?

5 votes

Are crossing restrictions on an ILS/LOC approach mandatory when flying on the glideslope?

5 votes

How can I know if a landing exceeds the hard landing threshold for a Cessna 172S?

5 votes

What are pilot position reports?

5 votes

How/Where can I get additional weather information for flight planning?

4 votes
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When should an Obstacle Departure Procedure (ODP) be used?

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What are common airline crew titles and positions?

4 votes

How can I get more details about information in a NOTAM?

4 votes

What dictates the aspect ratio of an aircraft's wing?

3 votes

How do airports determine when they should change their runway numbers?

3 votes

What security clearances does a foreign citizen doing a flying course in the United States have to pass?

2 votes

What is the difference between LNAV/VNAV and LPV minimums on an RNAV approach?

2 votes

Is an alternate airport always required when flying internationally?

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Is it safer to do a regular approach than a short approach?