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Pondlife
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40 votes
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Is it OK to move a light aircraft by pushing or pulling the propeller?

33 votes
2 answers
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How is a seaplane steered on water?

28 votes
6 answers
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What is the difference between a flow and a checklist?

28 votes
1 answer
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What is this white rectangle painted on runway 23 at KCRW?

26 votes
6 answers
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Why should some piston engines not be run lean of peak?

24 votes
4 answers
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What types of wood can be used for making propellers?

23 votes
4 answers
8k views

Do helicopters ever dump fuel before landing?

23 votes
1 answer
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What does a dollar sign mean in a METAR?

22 votes
5 answers
37k views

What is a Vmc roll?

21 votes
4 answers
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Do helicopters fly a standard pattern before landing?

21 votes
5 answers
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Why the pitot tube is heated but the static port isn't?

20 votes
5 answers
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What is the purpose of VFR-on-top?

20 votes
3 answers
51k views

What is a "frozen ATPL"?

19 votes
1 answer
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Is a light aircraft still usable after a successful airframe parachute deployment?

18 votes
2 answers
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What does the FAA consider to be "good moral character"?

13 votes
1 answer
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What exactly are these unusual flight code names that require ATC priority?

12 votes
2 answers
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How can I tell if a G430 or G1000 has WAAS or not?

12 votes
2 answers
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How quickly can a hot air balloon climb?

12 votes
3 answers
98k views

Which regulations require the ARROW documents?

12 votes
1 answer
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What are these blades on the engine cowling of a Wittman Tailwind?

11 votes
1 answer
3k views

Is there a European equivalent of VFR Flight Following?

10 votes
2 answers
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In the Lockheed Martin Flight Services system, what are MIFR, MVFR, YFR and ZFR flight rules?

10 votes
1 answer
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Can a non-US citizen (or entity) own an N-registered aircraft?

10 votes
2 answers
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What is CENRAP?

10 votes
3 answers
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What are E2 and E4 airspace?

9 votes
1 answer
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Do helicopters fly the same instrument approaches as fixed-wing aircraft?

9 votes
1 answer
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Why are some fuel-injected engines started with the mixture at idle cut-off?

8 votes
1 answer
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What is a red airway on the VFR sectional?

8 votes
3 answers
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Are passive or active headsets preferable in an open cockpit?

8 votes
3 answers
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What exactly is a UK IMC rating?