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Which engine is more efficient between turboprop vs jet?

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Why are military planes painted differently than civil planes?

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What are the advantages of a forward-swept wing over a rearward-swept wing?

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Which hand do fighter pilots use for the control stick?

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Do tanker aircraft distribute their own fuel?

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What is a 709 ride?

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Is landing without engine power routinely feasible?

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Do military pilots have flight & rest hours regulation?

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What happens to the ejection seat after a pilot ejects?

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Which aircraft are required to have a black box?

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Why can military aircraft descend below the DA / MDA during an instrument approach?

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What is the ratio between time in the air and time on ground for an aircraft?

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Which fighter jet is the safest outside of combat?

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What UK aircraft looks like an Islander but with twin fins?

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Do military pilots use amphetamines or other stimulants?

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Are the airport "taxi" plans available online?

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How effective are modern aircraft at clearing smoke?

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What's the difference between a balked landing and a go-around?

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What's the advantage of using short wings rather than long wings?

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What is the front glass in fighter planes called?

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Are runways "one-way"?

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Are modern fighter jets allowed to fly with an inoperative ejection seat?

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What are the regulations regarding plane spotting in the US?

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Are airport employees security checked?

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What are the effects of different seasons on flight training?

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What are Forward flight, Straight flight, Level flight, and Cruise flight in a helicopter?

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What is the minimum stopping distance for a 747-400?

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Are snatch pickups used today?

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Do any aircraft have a "self-contained ILS"?

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What is the longest time after which plane crash survivors were rescued?