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What aircraft or airline differences would make the Sukhoi Superjet unsuitable for US regional airline operations?

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Why would an approach be Cat A NA?

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Restricted Area "popping up" around you -- can it happen, and what do you do about it?

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Could a test crew replicate the 1961 DC-8 supersonic dive in a more modern airliner?

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Intercepts and aerial combat in IMC (or my no-fly zone is full of clouds?!)

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Why does the F-16 have a fixed stabilizer section inboard of the stabilators?

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How are Airbus pilots trained for using the mechanical backup control systems?

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How to do a Rapid Descent in a jet with inoperative spoilers?

14 votes
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How do mixed-bag-of-hardware military coalitions handle communications, IFF, et. al. interoperability?

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3 answers
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What keeps Russian airliners from being as fuel efficient as their Western counterparts?

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772 views

What is this trio of fins at the back of a T-38?

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How can a sUAS operator contact ATC/identify themselves when contacting ATC?

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Why are sidestep ILS minima not used in EASA-land? (specific example: EGKK)

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How is the emergency exit row handled when there are no passengers aboard eligible to sit in an exit row seat?

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How are pilots alerted to the publication of a NOTAM affecting their flight while in-flight?

12 votes
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Why would the USAF have no support for autolanding?

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846 views

How can the pilot tell the center engine failed on a piston aircraft with three engines?

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How do pilots make rudder inputs during negative G flight?

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How are type ratings created for new aircraft types?

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How is a type rating administered for aircraft that do not comply with 91.109?

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Why haven't helicopter CAT III procedures ever been developed?

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Russian-built and NATO (USN, European) probe-and-drogue -- are they interoperable?

10 votes
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Do helicopters use static wicks?

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What documented practices are there for NOTAM creators and handlers to combat NOTAM spam?

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In an aircraft with tab-flown control surfaces, how can a jammed surface be detected during preflight examinations or flight control checks?

10 votes
2 answers
677 views

Can you be cleared to cross a runway *behind* an aircraft on takeoff?

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Do interceptor squawk codes suppress TCAS RAs?

9 votes
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Could a light helicopter pilot land a transport-category helicopter?

9 votes
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Why do the RNAV (GPS) approaches to KAPC not use the same missed approach procedure as the ILS/LOC approach?

9 votes
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Can air-superiority radar function as weather radar?