flyingfisch
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Is there a minimum altitude for ejection seats?
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How would you brief passengers who will try flying your plane?
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Why turn off pitot tube heating?
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How does a pilot report a person (on the surface) in distress?
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Otto's Reputation Question
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Are pilots armed?
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What does 3Q8 mean in the aircraft model Boeing 767-3Q8?
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Why are airships not more popular?
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What's the reasoning for full-stop landings at night but touch-and-gos during the day for passenger currency?
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Why can't aircraft be cleared to land before the preceding aircraft turns off the runway?
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Do any flight simulators go completely inverted?
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Why are some contrails longer than others?
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What is the purpose of the three cylinders under the engines of the Junkers 52?
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Is the hydraulic fluid artificially colored?
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What did they do before on-board toilets?
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How long does it take for a contrail to hit the ground?
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Why don't black boxes have their own GPS?
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Are modern aircraft provided with analog consoles in case of a software failure?
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Can a super land without flaps/spoilers?
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How do you visually identify aircraft from the ground?
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What is airport tax used for?
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What are design or functional differences between sticks and yokes?
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How do airports handle traffic during emergencies?
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Why are delta wings not commonly used in commercial airliners?
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Why don't both black boxes hold the same data?
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What is a good plane for aerial photography?
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Is it possible that derated thrust takeoffs are safer than normal takeoffs?
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Why is Thunderbird 5's number upside down?
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How do airplanes get stacked in a holding pattern?
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What is required to fly privately from a region with high levels of the ebola virus (Nigeria) to the UK?