flyingfisch
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Why is Thunderbird 5's number upside down?
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Why do modern aircraft tend to have angular tails?
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Is it legal to land in bad visibility conditions without ILS?
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How do the Beech Bonanza's ruddervators work?
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Can St. Elmo's Fire cause instruments to fail?
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Are there limits to speeds at certain altitudes?
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What is the oldest aircraft still in production?
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If the radio fails, can a pilot contact the tower by cell phone?
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Do lighter-than-air aircraft communicate with ATC?
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What is the metal plating on the back of the A-6 for?
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Do rudder pedals slide or hinge?
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What happens when you break the rules while flying?
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When is a flight plan required?
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Do the shock waves from a supersonic plane affect general aviation planes?
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What measures were taken to keep Soviet airline pilots in the Soviet Union?
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Why is a sweeping second hand required for IFR?
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How do I determine the VFR pattern altitude at an airport?
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What vertical speed at touchdown makes a 'perfect' landing?
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Why did moving the CG aft on the Wright Brother's plane improve handling?
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What is this component in an Airbus cockpit?
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How does one learn to sky write?
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Can airline pilots communicate with dispatchers?
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Where does the term 'steam cockpit' come from?
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Have B-25's and B-26's been converted for private business use?
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Why does an aircraft have to be flying straight and level to facilitate a jump?
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What is the difference between a cold-stream thrust reverser and a conventional one?
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Is it usual for a first officer not to know how to taxi?
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Are there any twin engine aircraft without counter-rotating props?
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What makes a weight-controlled microlight tumble, and can it recover?
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What does an Air Battle Manager do?