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13 votes
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103k views

What is the fastest single-engine civil turboprop aircraft with cabin seating?

23 votes
2 answers
82k views

What are the different wing planforms? What are each's advantages? Where are they commonly used?

6 votes
4 answers
58k views

What is the true meaning of the word “wilco” when used on the radio? What is its origin?

18 votes
1 answer
46k views

Why do some approaches have suffix letters such as Y and Z?

11 votes
2 answers
43k views

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

18 votes
3 answers
41k views

Why is the mammatus cloud formation so dangerous?

12 votes
5 answers
36k views

Where does the final approach segment begin on an ILS approach?

21 votes
1 answer
36k views

Why is mist abbreviated BR on METARs and TAFs?

15 votes
4 answers
25k views

What is the difference between a propeller and a rotor?

7 votes
2 answers
24k views

What is the difference between deice and anti-ice?

9 votes
2 answers
21k views

Why is there a disparity in the conversion from runway visual range (RVR) to statute miles?

5 votes
1 answer
21k views

What is motive flow and why is it used in some aircraft hydraulic systems?

6 votes
3 answers
19k views

How does the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 differ from other turboprop engines?

11 votes
1 answer
19k views

What does Alternate NA mean on an approach plate?

13 votes
9 answers
18k views

Can an IFR clearance be issued and flown through IMC in class G airspace?

10 votes
2 answers
18k views

Does my 1st class medical give me 2nd and 3rd class medical privileges after it expires?

15 votes
4 answers
17k views

Why does maneuvering speed vary with weight?

32 votes
2 answers
15k views

What does the snowflake with temperature symbol on an approach plate mean?

27 votes
5 answers
14k views

When should a pilot use the word "takeoff?"

7 votes
3 answers
14k views

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

12 votes
1 answer
13k views

What does AO2 in the remarks of an ASOS/AWOS mean?

14 votes
1 answer
13k views

Why were "pattern a" and "pattern b" removed from the Instrument Flying Handbook?

14 votes
2 answers
13k views

What geographical area does a METAR cover?

8 votes
1 answer
13k views

What is a raw data takeoff and is there a benefit to performing them?

17 votes
2 answers
12k views

Can GPS be used in lieu of DME for instrument approaches?

12 votes
2 answers
12k views

How should time as safety pilot be logged?

18 votes
3 answers
11k views

How does the V-22 Osprey share engine power between its rotors?

12 votes
3 answers
10k views

What are the guidelines for call signs for aircraft dealing with US ATC?

11 votes
2 answers
10k views

What is the true meaning of the word "roger" when used on the radio? What is its origin?

14 votes
2 answers
10k views

What are the dimensions of the protected space provided by a holding pattern?

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