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Why do slats deploy first?

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Why has the European Union banned several airlines?

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Why aren't there simplified fly-by-wire helicopter controls?

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What is the maximum slope for taxiing aircraft?

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What considerations drove the choice of the Solar Impulse engines configuration?

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How is the 737 main landing gear protected from weather?

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What is the rationale behind the Embraer 190's control column design?

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What is the reason for allowing pilots to take Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) only once?

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Can you fly a plane in a wind tunnel?

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What is Cost Index?

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Is AMS (Schiphol) Polderbaan the runway furthest away?

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In the upper air, do pilots use flaps to generate lift as well slow down an aircraft?

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Is a wind speed of 150 km/h dangerous during a flight in an Airbus A321?

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Did DB Cooper's aircraft land safely with the aft stairs open?

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How is data transmitted to CVR and FDR?

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On a 777 what would happen if the aft pressurization switch was accidentally left closed?

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How do manufacturers engineer their aircraft to deal with tail strikes?

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What would happen if a Russian TU-95 had an engine failure or other emergency close to the United States?

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What impact did the Concorde have on business of other sub-sonic airliners?

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Can you become a pilot with an Asperger syndrome diagnosis in Europe?

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In turboprops, is there a mechanism to prevent the blades running in opposite direction?

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Where is the airspace not covered by primary Radar?

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How can a computer model yield two possible flight paths of MH370 in South Indian Ocean?

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Is a propeller a wing?

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Are there "Introductory flights" available to see if I want to pursue training?

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Where can I find detailed dimensions of aircraft panels?

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Why are airliner underbellies generally painted differently?

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Do airlines weigh passengers and baggage before loading the aircraft?

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Have any passengers crashed planes?

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How to turn a fighter jet?

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