Is there such thing as a helicopter aeroplane hybrid?

V-22 Osprey and the similar AW-609 are the hybrid of airplane and helicopter, there are also other examples but I would not consider Gyrocopters since they are another kind of aircraft working in a different way. Instead tilt rotors are not only an hybrid of the two but are also both (in horizontal flight it […]

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Leaving the airforce as a pilot?

If I’m reading your question correctly you seem to think that working as an airline pilot would in some way fulfill some part of your military commitment, that you could be an airline pilot instead of an Air Force pilot. No, but some of your obligation could be serving in the reserves, where you train […]

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What is the life of a commercial pilot like?

Do you, at least, know what a commercial pilot is…? Commercial pilots do not necessarily fly an airliner from New York to London – Being a commercial pilot simply means. a pilot who is paid to operate an aircraft cmmercially – I bet you really meant to ask “what is the life of an airline […]

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How do I find airshows near me?

Under Zoology I assume you mean the air shows put on by birds!! I believe there is a bridge in Austin Texas where every night tens of thousands of bat fly under and past it and many watch so that would be a great “air show”. In Florida I expect there are great flamingo air […]

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Is one hour of flight time a week enough to absorb information?

There’s no way I can answer that, since I don’t know how well or how fast you “absorb” information. Only you and your flight instructor know that. However, at a rate of one lesson or practice solo per week (once your CFI endorses your logbook for solos), I think it would take most people a […]

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Are static wicks really that effective in reducing static noise?

(1) Yes, they ARE effective at reducing radio interference despite what the other (uninformed) people have said. (2) Static wicks are generally only used on faster aircraft and those designed to fly in IFR conditions. They are generally not found on light, general aviation aircraft flown in VFR conditions such as trainers used at flight […]

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