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How does carb heat increase the risk of dirt ingestion?

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How would a tricycle-geared aircraft be recovered from a tip-up?

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Why weren't the XB-70's wingtips fixed in the down position?

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Will ATC proactively route traffic around bad weather?

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What is the difference between instrument privileges and instrument rating?

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How much responsibility does ATC have to alert a flight about being in a dangerous situation?

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Do jet engine exhausts usually glow orange?

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Is starting a jet engine without ground support possible?

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Do aircraft use the majority of their fuel to overcome friction?

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Why is stall speed listed in a POH?

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How does a pitot plate work?

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How is the area rule applied on airliners like the A380?

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Why do helicopter flights not appear in online flight trackers?

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What do the different colors of weather stations indicate on SkyVector?

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What are the data elements shown on the GE235 flight data recorder (FDR) plot?

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Why would a commercal flight circle while enroute?

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How does early rotation increase the likelihood of a tail strike at take off?

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Why would aircraft engines be mounted with "toe out"?

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What advantage(s) are there for the HondaJet's engine mount position?

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What is the stall speed of the KC130?

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From an ATC perspective, what is an "arrival gate"?

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What does "500 and 1" mean?

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What is the spacing of obstacle lights on towers?

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Is it possible to use a split rudder as an air brake?

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Are cargo and passenger flights flown differently?

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How often do commercial flights go-around? [duplicate]

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What is involved in changing runway/taxiway/approach lighting?

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What is done to prevent the tail hook from bouncing off the carrier deck?

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Is this an accurate depiction of the internal shape of a turbofan engine?

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How does skydiving flight cause shock cooling?