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Philippe Leybaert
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49 votes

How do I explain what makes an airplane fly to a non-technical person?

29 votes

Why are dirt and bugs on an aircraft so bad?

27 votes

How can I politely remind ATC that I'm waiting for instructions or clearance?

26 votes

What is ground effect?

20 votes
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What does "OBJECTIONABLE" indicate on a VFR chart?

17 votes

What does the term "trimming" most commonly mean in aviation?

16 votes

What does it mean when the controller uses the word "request"?

15 votes

Is it legal to takeoff in a crosswind that exceeds the design limit of my aircraft?

14 votes
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What security clearances does a foreign citizen doing a flying course in the United States have to pass?

14 votes

How are VORs oriented near the magnetic poles?

12 votes
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Are the airport "taxi" plans available online?

11 votes

Would connecting propeller blades with a continuous ring reduce induced drag?

10 votes

Flight Level Change or Vertical Speed - When to use it?

9 votes

Is someone holding an EASA PPL (A) allowed to operate a "November" registered aircraft in Europe?

6 votes
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G1000: Is it possible to balance the radio volume for pilots and passengers?

6 votes

Is there a dedicated emergency frequency?

6 votes

Is English sufficient for international aviation?

5 votes

Where does the Oxygen for the emergency gas masks come from?

4 votes

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

4 votes

Is there anywhere I can pick up raw flight data recorder information?

3 votes
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What is the procedure to climb and level off using a Bendix/King KAP140 autopilot?

1 vote

Should you wait to switch to the ground frequency until after crossing a runway?