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12 votes
2 answers
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Why does using carburetor heat increase fuel consumption?

11 votes
4 answers
4k views

Why does V1 increase with headwind and decrease with tailwind?

11 votes
3 answers
4k views

Which amount of fuel is important - mass or volume?

9 votes
6 answers
11k views

What exactly is a "coordinated" turn?

8 votes
1 answer
620 views

Why does Vr increase with lower air density and decrease with higher air density?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

Why does TCAS need 2 antennas?

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

What is a laminar airfoil and what are their pros and cons?

6 votes
2 answers
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What is RNAV transition and what is the difference between RNAV transition and RNAV STAR

6 votes
1 answer
932 views

What is this little strake on Cessna 182 vertical tail?

6 votes
1 answer
760 views

Can I do an alternator check at idle in a C152?

5 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why battery voltage is lower than system/alternator voltage

5 votes
3 answers
634 views

What is the purpose of attaching a flat plate to the rudder trailing edge?

5 votes
1 answer
9k views

What is the proper procedure for a piston engine fire on the ground (e.g. during engine starting)?

5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why is a Mode S transponder required to be installed and working for TCAS II to be operational?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

Is baro-VNAV the only possible source of vertical guidance on LNAV/VNAV approach?

4 votes
1 answer
836 views

Why Cessna 152 has different airfoils at the root versus at the tip of the wing?

4 votes
1 answer
804 views

Why does air density drop when speed nears the Mach 1?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are the pros and cons of sealing the gap between the wing and the aileron?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why is the alternator connected only to one electrical bus in the C152?

3 votes
1 answer
193 views

Are return springs on a carburetor throttle mandatory or not?

3 votes
2 answers
7k views

Why does a low pitch propeller have better acceleration/take-off and climb characteristics than a high pitch propeller?

3 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why, with a constant speed propeller, does moving the propeller control forward increase drag?

3 votes
2 answers
689 views

Why do airplanes start descending when we initiate a left turn?

3 votes
3 answers
942 views

Why is air accelerating over the wing surface?

3 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the relation between manifold pressure, RPM, and power, in a constant speed prop?

3 votes
3 answers
284 views

How does an extended slat generate drag?

3 votes
1 answer
266 views

Why does the condensation cone disappears when the airplane starts flying supersonic

3 votes
1 answer
515 views

What causes a normal shock wave on a wing?

2 votes
1 answer
82 views

Where can I find details about necessary system accuracy, integrity etc of a conventional navigation aid?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why we don't have to apply cold temperature correction on final approach segment heights (except DA/MDA)?