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Farhan
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45 votes
3 answers
52k views

What are the spiral marks in the center of the engines?

38 votes
6 answers
16k views

How do pilots foresee turbulence?

33 votes
4 answers
48k views

Why does an airplane captain sit in the left seat?

27 votes
6 answers
7k views

At what speeds can an airplane land?

22 votes
1 answer
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Why are cabin doors outlined with a different color than the fuselage?

21 votes
1 answer
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What is the best way to keep logbook entries backed up?

21 votes
4 answers
35k views

What happens during a checkride for a private pilot license?

19 votes
3 answers
5k views

After an emergency landing, what procedures should the pilot follow?

19 votes
5 answers
159k views

What are different types of weights of an aircraft?

18 votes
6 answers
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Why don't black boxes have their own GPS?

17 votes
7 answers
10k views

Why are older airplanes still in use?

17 votes
3 answers
3k views

What happens if a passenger dies mid-flight?

17 votes
14 answers
26k views

What is your favorite aviation joke? [closed]

15 votes
6 answers
31k views

Why are propeller airplanes still made?

14 votes
5 answers
4k views

How do larger aircraft compensate for reduced visibility from the cockpit, e.g. less visibility of the rear of the aircraft?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are different routes flown between the the same pair of airports?

11 votes
7 answers
5k views

Can light GA aircraft implement fly-by-wire technology?

10 votes
5 answers
7k views

Is there a website which highlights airport locations on a map?

10 votes
3 answers
6k views

Who has the authority between captain and first officer in emergencies?

8 votes
1 answer
770 views

Can multiple airfields be in the same airspace?

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to find flying directions (similar to driving directions) for navigation?

7 votes
2 answers
16k views

What does it cost to get an ATP certificate from scratch?

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

What the preparations and procedures to consider for circumnavigation?

6 votes
2 answers
8k views

Why does the Boeing 747 have a nickname but other aircraft do not?

4 votes
1 answer
5k views

Can/do commercial flights change their flight path during flight?

4 votes
2 answers
521 views

What are the flight training options for a private pilot's license in the US?