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34 votes
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How often should an engine be run, to stay mechanically sound?

24 votes
1 answer
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Where did the "K" identifier prefix for US airports come from?

22 votes
5 answers
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Could a Personal Locator Beacon or EPIRB carried by a passenger aid in locating a downed airliner?

21 votes
3 answers
9k views

Do pilots using an electronic flight bag need to carry paper charts?

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8k views

Does the Predator drone's design make a tail strike more likely on takeoff and landing?

16 votes
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Why are there so many ADS-B ground towers in western Colorado?

16 votes
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24k views

How do I use the FAA's WINGS program as a flight review?

14 votes
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What is an Airworthiness Directive?

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To receive an SVFR clearance, does the airport need to be reporting IFR conditions?

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What are the requirements to convert an FAA certificate to EASA/JAA?

13 votes
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8k views

Do fly-by-wire flight controls in airliners provide artificial feel?

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When cleared for an approach and not on vectors, is a depicted course reversal always required?

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What concerns do the FAA and EASA have in 2014 with "own-ship position display" on EFBs?

13 votes
1 answer
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When Boeing designed the 737NG, what factors influenced the change in the flap system?

12 votes
2 answers
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How does one reset an attitude indicator that doesn't have a cage?

12 votes
4 answers
4k views

Can wind shear conditions be identified visually?

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1 answer
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Are the requirements for an initial type rating the same across types?

11 votes
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6k views

To a pilot, does turbocharging differ from supercharging?

10 votes
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How can one determine if a Service Bulletin is still applicable?

10 votes
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Why are updraft carburetors standard in aviation?

9 votes
1 answer
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Can an aircraft operate IFR without ground-based navigation?

9 votes
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Do aircraft owners need to purchase insurance?

9 votes
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Where can I look up FAA Letters to Airmen?

9 votes
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Does the Piper PA-28 Cherokee wing have laminar flow behavior?

8 votes
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Can time logged in foreign aircraft be applied towards an FAA certificate or rating?

7 votes
1 answer
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What US airports have approaches with LAAS?

5 votes
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How thoroughly can WINGS phases substitute for a flight review?

5 votes
1 answer
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Does every state in the US require aircraft and pilot registration?