ryan1618
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What does the snowflake with temperature symbol on an approach plate mean?
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What are the legal issues for an Uber or Lyft type model for ride share on General Aviation aircraft in the United States?
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When should a pilot use the word "takeoff?"
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Has a fixed-wing aircraft ever been built that featured multiple turbines powering a single propeller?
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What steps can pilots take to mitigate the risk of controlled flight into terrain (CFIT)?
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Should landing light be off during line up and wait position?
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What are the different wing planforms? What are each's advantages? Where are they commonly used?
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Why is mist abbreviated BR on METARs and TAFs?
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What does it mean when an airplane has the "super" call sign?
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What aircraft fly faster than 250 knots indicated airspeed under 10,000 feet for safety reasons?
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What types of attitude indicators are there?
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Why do some approaches have suffix letters such as Y and Z?
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Is there a difference between "aerobatic" and "acrobatic" flight?
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Why is the mammatus cloud formation so dangerous?
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Why do reciprocating aircraft engines have more than one spark plug?
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Do any airplane designs exist that don't involve a flight surface that provides downforce?
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How does the V-22 Osprey share engine power between its rotors?
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What does it mean when a runway's safety area is not standard?
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Is yelling "clear prop" required by FAA regulations?
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How does pregnancy affect airline pilots operating under FAA regulations?
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Can GPS be used in lieu of DME for instrument approaches?
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What are the common mnemonic devices used to remember equipment required by 14 CFR 91.205?
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What is the difference between a propeller and a rotor?
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What geographical area does a METAR cover?
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Is there a boomless sonic technology in any state at this time?
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What are the dimensions of the protected space provided by a holding pattern?
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What is the fastest single-engine civil turboprop aircraft with cabin seating?
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Does being cleared for a visual approach supersede speed instructions from ATC? (FAA)
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Why is the MD-80 magnetic compass behind the first officer's seat?
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How is ACS different from PTS and when does it replace PTS for FAA certification?
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