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What sort of issues related to extreme heat (115°F, 46°C plus) would prevent takeoffs or landings?

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Do pilots ever intentionally takeoff or land downwind?

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In a 747 is it normal for the Vr (takeoff speed) to vary greatly depending on fuel load and ambient temperature?

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What is the maximum taxi speed and who defines it?

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Is passenger weight distribution important on a commercial flight?

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Are large passenger aircraft steered during taxi by changing the angle of the front landing gear?

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What would be the minimum number of engines required to climb in a 747?

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How many airport charts do airline pilots have in the cockpit?

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Is wheel well overheat detection (not brake temperature sensor) necessary for commercial jet aircraft?

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Can a jet engine be restarted after a catastrophic failure?

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Can a Boeing 747 take off fully loaded on 3 engines?

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What make and model are these two small propeller planes?

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How does dropping ordnance affect the weight and balance of the aircraft?

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When does the overspeed alarm goes off in a plane?

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How do pilots manage the speed during the approach?

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What are Operations Specifications (OpSpecs)?

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How does flight duration affect the hourly fuel consumption in heavy aircraft?

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How does a commercial flight pilot handle turbulence?

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What happens when an airline pilot decides not to fly at the last minute?

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Why are holding patterns in an oval shape?

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When to climb and when to descend when faced with icing?

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How often does an airline pilot use the rudder pedals during flight?

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Why did my transatlantic flight meander off the great circle?

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Why is the CG envelope wider when the aircraft is heavy?

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What is MCAS trying to fix on B737 MAX?

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Why Buy A C182/172 Instead Of An C180/170?

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What happens when two different control inputs are commanded in an aircraft with two control columns?

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Why separate autopilot controls for course and heading?

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Are the window wipers on jet aircraft ever deployed in flight?

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Is it possible to hand start modern planes?

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