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31 votes
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Was ATC overstepping its boundaries when advising a pilot to ignore a cell warning?

24 votes
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Why do reciprocating aircraft engines have more than one spark plug?

22 votes
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Why don't we use elevator trim as the primary flight control?

10 votes

Why would both wingtip lights be red?

9 votes

Can an aerodrome in class G airspace be controlled?

9 votes
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What FAA sources of weather information can pilots use to mitigate the risk of flying in icing conditions?

8 votes
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What in-flight weather info is available to commercial pilots?

8 votes
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What is a Terminal Radar Service Area (TRSA) and what are its operational requirements?

8 votes

Is there an official FAA source for time zone of an airport?

6 votes
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Is there any "instrument take-off system"?

5 votes

What is the thick, dashed, magenta line on a sectional chart?

5 votes
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Is airspace above KKIC class G at 3,500’ MSL?

4 votes
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Why do some aircraft have to have the landing gear pinned prior to towing?

3 votes

Can I use an expired IFR-certified GPS with an out of date database in lieu of DME?

3 votes

How are rocket engine nozzles able to survive very high temperatures without melting?

3 votes
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Is it legal to fly an aircraft with no navigation beacons, and only solid lighting?

3 votes

May a pilot legally fly an ILS approach to ILS minimums with an inoperative Attitude Indicator without declaring an emergency?

3 votes

Why is C-5 Galaxy not used for commercial airlines while Boeng 747 is?

2 votes

What direction should a traffic pattern be at an uncontrolled or non-towered airport?

2 votes

Why does carburetor icing require manual attention by the pilot?

2 votes
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Does a subsequent crossing restriction supersede earlier crossing restrictions?

1 vote

Is it acceptable to use VNAV data in lieu of localizer recommended altitudes?

1 vote

How are fixes used during an approach?

1 vote

Is it required for pilots to contact ATC while flying VFR?

0 votes

How do you hold at a non-towered airport?