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Ned Dolan

U.S.
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38 years as a professional pilot. Worked as an instructor for a major airline, as a tow pilot towing gliders and flew international routes until 1998. Do not know much about the maintenance end of the business.

D. Norkus

U.S.
Available
I can address questions about airline pilot employment & entry level airline careers in the United States, women pilots, flight training, pilot certification, U.S. flight scholarships (mostly for women), aviation & airline safety topics, aviation accident investigation and airline operations. ***Please note, I cannot address flight training & career queries from outside the United States, or aero engineering degree programs/careers, aviation management topics. ****

Mike Hicks

U.S.
Available
Military/Civilian Helicopter operations, general questions about helicopters, flying helicopters and their operational use. Instrument Flying, Military and Civilian Aviation,

Adrian Beney

Available
I can answer questions about General Aviation and Private Pilot Flight Training in the UK

Colin Woehrle

U.S.
Available
I provide guidance/mentoring to those interested in learning what it takes and exactly how to become a pilot, especially as a career choice. I also answer sincere aviation questions for flight students as well as enthusiasts. If I can`t answer your question, I`ll try my best to point you in the right direction. I look forward to helping you! *(I am unable to answer questions regarding how much it costs to fly from one place to another).

Marc Eichler

U.S.
Available
I can answer many types of questions on military and civil aviation, and aviation/aerospace history.

Kevin Parker

China
Available
I will do my best to answer any question related to my experience. If I don't know, I promise to help you find the answer. Every question deserves an answer.

Jeff Davis

U.S.
Available
I can answer questions about general aviation, learning to fly, how to get started, and how to buy an airplane. Area of specialty is aerobatic flying. I do not have any expertise in flight training opportunities for students outside the USA, and I am not qualified to offer advice on becoming an airline pilot.

Bud Martin

U.S.
Available
General solutions to training problems, options in performance, selecting alternatives, how it was, criterions for excellence, and if one has to ask, an answer is needed.

Mike Burbridge

Available
General aviation technical, training, rules and regs., instrument flying and training for the private license, the instrument rating, and commercial license.

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2014-10-14 Electronic Panel Doors in Commercial Airplanes.:

For this question, I'm not the person to give the answer.  I can, however give you a great resource to look.    This is a link to a book called "Cockpit Confidential."  I thought I knew just about everything

2014-10-14 Electronic Panel Doors in Commercial Airplanes.:

Prashant, by your questions it seems that you have not been on a commercial aircraft.  Not all aircraft have a door near the cockpit for passenger entry.  Some like B744 and MD-11 have the door further

2014-10-13 Retractable mechanism for Landing gear in airplanes.:

As mentioned previously landing gear extended in flight cause drag.  So to maintain any desired speed with landing gear down will require more thrust therefore more fuel and increased cost.  The advantage

2014-10-13 Retractable mechanism for Landing gear in airplanes.:

Hi Prashant,   I'm not exactly sure what you mean,  but I'll try to answer as best I can.  If my answer isn't what you are looking for,  feel free to follow up.     In my last answer,  I discussed how

2014-10-12 Retractable mechanism for Landing gear in airplanes.:

For takeoff, it's pretty much as soon as the aircraft assumes a safe rate of climb.  For landing, that is honestly something I am not sure of.  I can tell you that in Microsoft Flight Simulator, I typically

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