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What prevents a commercial jet from electronically "resetting" the way a computer sometimes does?

62 votes

How are fighter jets allowed to be flown by one pilot even with maximum take off weights exceeding 12,500 lb?

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What is the loud noise of a helicopter when the rotors are not yet moving?

42 votes

Does breathing 100% oxygen cause health issues?

39 votes

I believe I was misdiagnosed with ADHD when I was a small child. Can I get my private pilots licence?

34 votes

Is a "stalled" aircraft free-falling?

33 votes

What does "28 volts DC" mean, really?

30 votes

What happened to this plane during landing? Failed first time?

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Throttle friction lock - what is it?

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Where is an example of "foreign airspace designated in the United States" mentioned in 91.129?

24 votes

Is this an at-all realistic configuration for a DHC-2 Beaver?

21 votes

What is the exact meaning of "manoeuvring" when said by ATC in reference to traffic?

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How does AWACS pick up enemy info like speed and altitude without transponder interrogation?

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What is a “HIDE” system on F/A-18?

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Would spinning bush planes' tundra tires in flight be useful?

17 votes

What organisation owns intersection names?

17 votes

Can a plane bank without turning?

16 votes

Why do the ailerons of this flying wing work oppositely compared to those of an airplane?

16 votes
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In aircraft ventilation, what is meant by temperature increasing/decreasing for calculating the on-ground threshold?

15 votes

Can anti-radiation missiles be used to target stealth fighter aircraft?

14 votes

Can I simply use multiple turbojet engines to fly supersonic?

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What is the best way to navigate a storm?

12 votes

Do twin engine airplanes have increased roll stability?

12 votes

What would be the likely indication on the VOR for the below question?

12 votes

What navigation actions does a pilot take when simply told to "go around"?

12 votes
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What (if any) is the fastest way to make money with a pilot's license (without being full time employed)?

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What does "1000ft above" mean in the context of VFR flight minimums?

11 votes

How realistic was the airplane scene in Terminator Dark Fate?

10 votes

What is that pitot-like device under the left wing of the Cessna 152?

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How do planes know what altitude they're cruising at?

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