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Dan Hulme
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What do the white dumb-bell signals indicate?

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Would it be possible to use 3D printed node based structures to make cheaper GA planes?

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What scale is the speed trend line on a PFD's ASI?

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What is the difference between ICAO and non-ICAO flight address?

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How does rudder lock occur?

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Why wing ribs have diagonal struts

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What type of aircraft would fly with an orange light at night?

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Why cycle the magnetos before engine shutdown?

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How much clearance is provided when taking off over a 50 foot obstacle?

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Are there any mandatory announcements that a captain has to make?

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What is the lift force per unit span?

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Is it sensible to harness wind energy on an airplane?

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What dictates the shape of the attitude indicator display on the PFD?

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Is there a legal requirement to tell your doctor you are a pilot?

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Are emergency actions an appropriate part of a captain's briefing in a light aircraft?

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Do smaller wings mean faster flight?

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Any script to plot multi axis FDR / flight-test data (such as the ones used in air crash investigation)?

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By what scale is Latitude and longitude calculated on aircrafts?

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What aircraft has a single constant orange light?

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Why is a reduction in lift called 'drag'?

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Has a "fight" ever happened in the cockpit?

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Can jet engines be used for VTOL civilian aircraft?

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How is a stalling speed not affected by airspeed?

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When would a pilot request a "VMC descent" or "VMC climb"?

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How can I calculate the fuel required for a specific route and aircraft?

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Is there a rule of thumb for reading AGL vs MSL?

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What is the usual range of Approach and En Route ATC VHF radios?

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How can I tell the difference between Spitfires and Hurricanes in photos?

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