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

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

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Does breathing 100% oxygen cause health issues?

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Is a "stalled" aircraft free-falling?

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What does "28 volts DC" mean, really?

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

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

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Throttle friction lock - what is it?

21 votes

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

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What is a “HIDE” system on F/A-18?

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What organisation owns intersection names?

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Can a plane bank without turning?

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

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

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

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Can I simply use multiple turbojet engines to fly supersonic?

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Do twin engine airplanes have increased roll stability?

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What is the best way to navigate a storm?

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

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

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

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How realistic was the airplane scene in Terminator Dark Fate?

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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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What control surfaces do I need to move to do a roll in a model aircraft?

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In an engine failure, should I expect less range than with the engine in idle?

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Best way to correct for plane's natural tendency to turn left?

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Would this mechanical apparatus be a new means of creating aerodynamic lift?

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Do critical angles of attack vary from plane to plane? Can a plane have higher or lower critical AoA than the other?

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Can airplanes rear wheels spin on take off (like a car launching from a halt, where its rear tyres spin before they get grip)