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Are these two objects in cockpit of Antonov - AN 225 Mriya fans for air? What is their purpose?

20 votes

Which flight maneuver is better for a takeoff emergency after liftoff, a tear drop (180° turn) or a 360° turn?

17 votes

Why are longer wings with foldable wingtips used on the B777X instead of lighter ones with original size?

14 votes

What is this turbine engine panel that opens on landing?

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Is an autopilot failure an emergency?

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How safe are extreme aerobatic flights?

5 votes

Did DB Cooper's aircraft land safely with the aft stairs open?

4 votes

Is Flight Idle a constant?

4 votes

Why is fuel quantity expressed in flight hours

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Roller Coaster Airline

4 votes

Why would a fighter drop fuel into a drone?

3 votes

What is a "pickle switch" in civil aviation?

3 votes

Does an AME's advertisement on the back of the medical certificate affect the document's validity under the FAA?

3 votes

On an aerofoil or circular cylinder why does the airflow stay attached after passing the point of maximum thickness?

3 votes

Which sub-scale setting may a pilot use on an instrument approach in South Africa--QFE or QNH?

2 votes

How long does it take to refuel a Cessna Citation X+?

2 votes

When to disconnect the A/P on approach in an airliner?

2 votes

What transatlantic flight routes are available for a Pilatus PC-24 with std configuration

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What are the reasons for this radial piston engine shut down procedure?

1 vote

Optimizing the airplane for best cruising altitude and velocity

1 vote

How can I estimate wind speed and direction in VFR?

1 vote

How is the B737NG Autopilot controlling pitch?

1 vote

What is the maximum rate of descent in an instrument approach?

1 vote

How should I read these abbreviations on the Airbus 320 MCDU?

1 vote

What do we mean by taking the lowest of ZFW; TOW and LW to determine the maximum takeoff weight of the day?

1 vote

Why high air speed at flat surface don't always produce low pressure?

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When is an aircraft considered dispatched?

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Do aircraft using only spoilerons for roll control, with no conventional ailerons, have a crossover airspeed?

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When do the LNAV and VNAV NPS pointers appear in the PFD of a B737NG?

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Do small or regional airports have maintenance staff or companies onsite?