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Dan Hulme
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41 votes
5 answers
14k views

Do military pilots have a phrase like "aviate, navigate, communicate"?

31 votes
5 answers
13k views

What special handling characteristics or techniques do biplanes have?

25 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why do Airbus sidesticks add their inputs?

22 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is an eclipse considered 'night' for regulatory purposes?

22 votes
4 answers
2k views

What scientific evidence is there about the effectiveness of pre-flight walk-arounds?

20 votes
9 answers
3k views

Is it bad form to call "ready to depart" when you know you won't be cleared yet?

18 votes
2 answers
2k views

What if you don't recognise an aircraft ATC is telling you about?

15 votes
3 answers
4k views

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

14 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do the Tiger Moth's anti-spin strakes work?

13 votes
3 answers
1k views

Does a line up and wait instruction clear me to backtrack the runway?

12 votes
1 answer
4k views

What are the "channels" on the A320 Rudder Travel Limit Unit?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why is it called "base" leg?

10 votes
1 answer
4k views

How are pushbacks coordinated between the pilot and the tug?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

What does N mean after a runway visual range (in a METAR)?

10 votes
1 answer
1k views

When was the pitot-based ASI first used on aircraft?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

How to safely wash a Nomex flight suit?

10 votes
1 answer
2k views

How does a tiltrotor yaw while in vertical flight?

9 votes
1 answer
826 views

How tight should my orbits be?

9 votes
1 answer
248 views

When taxiing a taildragger across a kerb, is it best to cross straight-on or at an angle?

9 votes
1 answer
353 views

What is the origin of the practice of numbering runways by magnetic heading?

9 votes
2 answers
398 views

How do you choose a feature to line up on when approaching to land?

8 votes
4 answers
446 views

When might an aerodrome contain a public right of way?

8 votes
1 answer
893 views

Can I wear a helmet camera in an open cockpit?

8 votes
1 answer
972 views

Will I fail a skills test for doing a constant-aspect climb-out?

8 votes
1 answer
263 views

How does a PFD handle unphysically abrupt changes in the parameters it's displaying?

7 votes
2 answers
9k views

What's the difference between fog, fog banks, and fog patches?

7 votes
2 answers
399 views

What if traffic should give way to me but doesn't appear to be?

7 votes
2 answers
802 views

How does a self-centering rudder affect left-turning tendency?

6 votes
1 answer
375 views

Why do airliners have to file delays through their handlers?

5 votes
2 answers
699 views

How do pilots in the US identify the circuit (pattern) height? [duplicate]