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Khantahr
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45 votes

What things can a passenger look out for, to indicate an emergency?

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Why are propeller airplanes still made?

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Why is the PIC position for helicopters the right seat, rather than the left seat as in airplanes?

24 votes
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Why do helicopters and airplanes use different headset plugs?

22 votes

How is fuel dumping safe?

16 votes
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If I have a float plane, can I land on any body of water?

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Would a pilot know that one of their crew is armed?

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What is the buzzing noise generated by the engines in this 777 takeoff video?

5 votes
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How did Charles Lindbergh use dead reckoning over the Atlantic ocean?

5 votes

What causes aircraft to swerve during takeoff?

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Can small planes see lights on the ground?

4 votes

Has a passenger's consumer electronic device ever actually caused a crash?

4 votes

What is the standard rate of turn for heavy aircraft?

4 votes

How should the crew callout 1,000 ft. prior to assigned altitude?

3 votes

What is an SIC type rating?

3 votes

Why are some ATC call signs different than the flight number?

3 votes

What is the procedure for getting permission to operate an aircraft within a pop-up VIP TFR?

3 votes

Is line training (pay to fly) allowed in the USA?

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What is a "round-robin flight", in layman's terms?

3 votes

Do solo night time and “towered” landings total separately toward the solo night requirements in FAR 61.129?

2 votes

Can the cockpit windows on commercial airliners open during flight?

2 votes

What makes intentional low or missed approaches legal?

2 votes

What happens when a turbo-prop is over-torqued?

1 vote

How is GPS RAIM availability calculated?

1 vote

What is this very distinct humming noise coming from the IAE-V2500 engines of the A320 during taxi?

1 vote

What does the ACARS Weight and Balance Request page look like?

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Why do some aircraft have multiple switches for the landing lights?

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Does an IFR flight at night in VMC count as “night VFR conditions” (FAR 61.129)?

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How does one tell whether a corkscrew approach is stabilized or not?

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Does the a320 neo have anything like MCAS?