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Why do we have to manually tune VOR receivers?

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Is there a clear or particular pattern in the mistake-making that leads to a landing at the wrong airport?

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Why couldn't my aircraft depart fully fueled on a 44C day?

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Which Aircraft Models need a Tripod Jack for tail support at airport?

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Has the financial situation of an airline ever negatively impacted safety?

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why are regional cruising altitudes higher than those of international much longer flights?

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Do airliners or business jets have brake temperature sensors?

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In a 777, what would happen if the auto-pilot and the altitude hold failed at the same time?

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What are the limits to lateral Centre of Gravity imbalances?

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Is it ever permissible to takeoff on an aircraft heavier than its MTOW?

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Why are the outboard Krueger Flaps retracted before the others on the B747?

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How does an airplane move itself in the runway?

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How useful is skyscrapers and high buildings lighting to get a visual reference for pilots by night? (not obstruction lights, just general lights)

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What determines crosswind limits?

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How do you start a jet engine if the start valve is stuck closed?

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Would failure to put on an oxygen mask during loss of cabin pressure result in death?

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Are airliners' pilots trained to safely ditch an aircraft?

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Do airlines employ FAs from their destination countries?

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What are the advantages of the angled flight deck layout used by some aircraft carriers?

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How can one fly a stabilized approach when the final approach path is curved?

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what are the ways to avoid skidding off the runway apart from thrust reversers?

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Do some aircraft lower the landing gear mid-flight?

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Can a commerical jet fly into a tropical cyclone?

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Are there standard visual cues or other methods for flaring in a B737-800?

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Does cargo balance affect fuel efficiency in commercial aviation?

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What is the APU actually used for?

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Since when are ground-based starting devices no longer in common use? Are there any jetliners flying that would still require them?

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Why can a plane land in zero visibility conditions but not take off in zero visibility?

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When is aileron trim used?

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What could cause the APU on a Boeing 777 to fail and also trip the GPU?

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