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Is there a real risk of ingesting FOD into jet engines when using thrust reversers?

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What is the coordinate system used in an Aircraft?

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Why are dirt and bugs on an aircraft so bad?

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What are the different structural weight limitations that have to be considered when loading large aircraft?

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To what extent (if any) is it possible or desirable for the pilot of a large airliner to "fly by the seat of the pants"?

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What happens if a commercial airplanes navigation system completely failed during a flight?

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What are the roles of the co-pilot in commercial aviation?

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Does the nose-up attitude of a jet make it more difficult to land than a turboprop?

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What's the preferred approach for a passenger jet?

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Why is managing CG (centre of gravity) important?

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What types of aircraft perform military airlift operations?

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Why is there a cutout in the pilot seat (looking as if it had separate "legs")?

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When do pilots facing bad weather turn back (U-turn)?

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When and how do I align with the runway during an offset ILS approach?

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What is the physics of crosswind landings for large airplanes?

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Does extension of flaps 1, 2, 5 or 10 increase descent rates?

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What would happen if the flight engineer is unavailable on a 747?

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Why is the flight director at 9 degrees nose high when hitting TOGA?

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Why is ditching speed higher than stalling speed?

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Does diving after a take-off help gaining altitude?

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Climb Performance

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Why there are more requirements for being PIC of the airliner above FL200?

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How dangerous would it be to take off at night with no ATC, no runway lighting system and have a single engine working?

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Where is the landing distance for seaplanes specified?

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Does wind provide lift for hang gliders in the air?

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How is engine management being done without auto throttle during a VNAV approach?

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Is there a use scenario for the Detote value?

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What are the effects of headwind strength on landing?

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How do pilots detect and respond to windshear while landing and taking off?

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What is the measurement system used in the aviation industry?

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