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Air Traffic Services ICAO vs. Federal Aviation Regulations

I could be way off base, but it sounds way too complicated for a private pilot progress quiz. Not the question, but the answers being sought. Most CFIs at that stage are looking for a really simpl...

Answered by: Mark Kolber 207 views

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Stalling

Why do we have Vs when we can stall at any airspeed? Vs (no flaps) and Vs(full flap landing configuration) at max gross weight are shown on the airspeed indicator for a general reference poi...

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Stalling

Stick and Rudder by Wolfgang Langeweische. Best book you will ever read for explaining AoA, and by extension, stalling.

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Air Traffic Services ICAO vs. Federal Aviation Regulations

Read the AIM, Section 2. Controlled Airspace, 3−2−1. General. It details the services in every controlled airspace type. The document AIP - AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION PUBLICATION UNITED STATES OF A...

Answered by: John D Collins 207 views

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Stalling

Yes, you can "stall at any airspeed", as CFIs (myself included) are known to say, but Vs is determined in a given set of conditions - level, unaccelerated flight, max gross weight, etc. What would ...

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Estimating PIC with known Total Hours?

That gets into the area of each inspector puts their own spin on it. The how to go about it depends on how you will apply for your ATP rating and where. What I'm going to say is just personal advice a...

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Alternator Recovery

I'm a little unclear on the question, but see if this link is any help to you: http://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/aircraft-systems/what-happens-when-your-alternator-fails-in-flight/

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Estimating PIC with known Total Hours?

Thanks again. I guess my question is when I write my letter certifying my time, what should I do to come up with my PIC time? All I know is I had about 120 hours total. Most of that would have been...

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Estimating PIC with known Total Hours?

Each service records time differently. The Coast Guard record is OPNAVFORM 3710-31. If the time is recorded in there as first pilot, then that is the time. If you don't have that form, for one reason ...

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ICAO PPL to FAA PPL ME license.

Yes. However, you'll find that the subject isn't easy and will confuse many FAA Inspectors. The instructions to the inspectors are contained in FAA Order 8900.1, which you can find here: http://...

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