landing

  1. What was the Vmca of the 2-engine 747 config the El Al 1862 crew faced, and could they have landed the plane at a corresponding Vref?
  2. How far back from the final approach fix can you intercept the glideslope?

  3. Was the "Air Berlin" lap of honor over Düsseldorf problematic?
  4. What is the purpose exactly of a ‘Control Check’?

  5. What do the callouts "approaching minimums" and "minimums " mean?

  6. What is this "flap-like" thing on the back of the F-15?

  7. At what distance beyond the aiming point is a landing considered a "Deep Landing"?

  8. Is there a procedure for landing on an aircraft carrier when the tailhook fails to deploy?
  9. Which are the largest planes to have operated on an aircraft carrier?
  10. How does a large cargo plane like the C-130 Hercules take off and land in such a short distance?
  11. How do windshear warning systems work?
  12. How common are diversions to high-latitude airports for intercontinental flights?

  13. Do I use true or magnetic north in headwind component calculations?

  14. Could you land a large airplane on short circular runways?

  15. Why was the Boeing 377 "Stratocruiser" frequently landed nosewheel first on touchdown?
  16. How common is an airliner activating reverse while still in flight?
  17. Why does an aircraft not spin out of control right after touch-down?

  18. Is it standard procedure to unlatch the cockpit door before an emergency landing in a small aircraft?
  19. Was the Buran space shuttle capable of doing a go-around?

  20. How many planes do ATC controllers assist in taking off/landing each day?

  21. What can happen if a bird strikes the engine during landing?
  22. Can an airliner land safely using only propulsion control?
  23. Runway landing with a front skid instead of wheel - how does steering happen? (Dreamchaser)
  24. Can a normal PASSENGER pilot a plane with no training?

  25. Is it better to shut down the engine(s) or leave it (them) running when a gear up landing is imminent?

  26. What is the proper procedure after a bird strike in a single engine plane during takeoff?
  27. Why are bird strikes on approach or landing not as common as on takeoff?
  28. What responsibility does a pilot have for people on the ground when making an emergency landing?
  29. Should I have carb heat on for landing in a C152?

  30. Why would a commercial flight be landing with a tailwind?

  31. What would be the feasibility of an auto-rotating landing gear system?
  32. When there is a holding pattern assigned by a civilian airports ATC, do military aircraft get first priority over landing?

  33. How does aircraft weight affect landing distance?
  34. What is the difference between a go-around and a missed approach?

  35. Is the Brodie landing system still in use somewhere?

  36. How many pilots are required in an Airbus A380?
  37. Is a firm landing an indication of the pilot inexperience?
  38. Why do DC-4 landing performance charts have different values for the intended and alternate destinations?

  39. Yellow chevron markings at end of runway, what do they mean?

  40. Do modern aircraft have sensors to determine weight of the aircraft?
  41. Why might an airliner fly a large U-turn before landing?

  42. Why does a steeper approach cause an increased landing rollout?

  43. Why is it not recommended to hold the nose up on the A320 after touchdown?
  44. Why does this regional jet have its air brakes wide open before touchdown?

  45. How to calculate the DC-4 landing distance with this graph?
  46. Why don't modern aircraft have landing gear that can swivel to compensate for crosswinds?
  47. On which part of the descent does a pilot begin to flare?

  48. How would an airplane land if the on-board radio breaks down?

  49. Is there any civil aircraft that decelerates with a parachute?
  50. Can a fighter jet land on a modified airliner?
  51. How fast were propeller planes during landing on aircraft carriers during WW2?
  52. Is it sensible to harness wind energy on an airplane?

  53. Where is the landing distance for seaplanes specified?

  54. How to identify the FAP in runway during Landing?
  55. Could a pick up truck save a plane with failed landing gear?

  56. Is it feasible to recuperate energy from landing aircraft by using a runway sled with regenerative braking?
  57. Is it true an ILS CAT IIIc can automatically taxi-in an aircraft?

  58. For taking-off and landing in a DHC-7, what elements can be used in writing a novel?
  59. Is there something like a table of aircraft required runway lengths?

  60. How do you check for soft or muddy ground on a backcountry landing?
  61. What would be the best alternative during a dead-stick approach?

  62. How do pilots of big jets determine if they are clear of the runway after landing?

  63. RWY designation
  64. What are the common private pilot practices for helicopter off-airport landing in US?

  65. Why does ATC ask a crew who has declared an emergency if their aircraft will be overweight when landing?

  66. landing with east to west wind on runway 11/29

  67. Will air traffic control ever ask a plane to not brake hard on a landing?
  68. Do crosswinds affect which pilot lands the plane?
  69. What is the procedure when an aircraft with an emergency can't land due to a blocked runway?
  70. How much snow can cover a runway while still allowing commercial airliners to land safely?

  71. What are the considerations for landing on ice runways?
  72. Should an emergency field landing be performed with landing gear down or up?

  73. In what conditions do airline pilots favor crabbing over de-crabbing for crosswind landings?
  74. How do flying wings respond to crosswinds?
  75. What is the reason to have LOC/VNAV landing method?

  76. What are the risks in landing on a beach vs. shallow waters?
  77. Do the A380 ailerons act as air brakes on landing?

  78. Do airplanes dump fuel before landing?
  79. Operating a floatplane/seaplane on water through a drawspan?

  80. Are there FAA approved infrared night vision devices we could use in case of engine failure at night in IFR conditions?

  81. What does "stuff it in the back right corner" mean?
  82. Can a blimp be dropped at 0 ground speed from space and land?
  83. What does the "blue" callout mean in the cockpit of an Airbus?
  84. Should I land a Cessna 172 with or without a little power?

  85. When are aircraft required to dump fuel for emergency landings?
  86. How do pilots detect and respond to windshear while landing and taking off?
  87. Why would a pilot want to land with less than full flaps?
  88. In case of emergency, is it possible (doable) to land a small propeller-driven aircraft on an aircraft carrier?

  89. What is the best way to align with centerline on final, rudder or slip?
  90. Is this plane landing or departing?

  91. Is there a maximum or minimum temperature for take-off and landing?

  92. Why would an airplane's nosewheel bounce during landing?

  93. Why evacuate upwind?
  94. Why does an aircraft use less fuel while landing as opposed to takeoff and climb?
  95. Why are you required to commit to a full stop landing if reverse thrust is selected?

  96. How to start to get in the field of aviation with degree of Computer Science?
  97. Is an aborted landing considered an incident for the FAA?

  98. Why is an approach that relies on both LOC and PAPI not considered a precision approach?

  99. What are "ground-based navigation systems which provide vertical guidance" and how do they compare to altimeters?
  100. Can we apply landing minimum with ALS when ALS is available with low intensity only?