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What is the "aviation-culture" tag for?

We currently have a aviation-culture with 7 questions. 3 of them are closed, with a 4th that probably need migration. The other 3 do not seem to be needing such a tag, imho. What is this tag for? Do ...
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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Stack Overflow is not pinning the accepted answer to the top any longer. What would we like for our site? Keep things as they are, as the right answer is not changing in aviation as it does for code. ...
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Proposed edit to "Don't ask" help page

A little background; moderators asked for the ability to edit all help pages, this has been declined for reasons I don't need to go in to, however we have been told that there is a process for ...
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Do we need a [homework] tag?

This question is currently tagged with homework. I had previously removed this tag from some other questions, but since it keeps reappearing, it is probably best do discuss it here on Meta. The topic ...
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The [procedure] tag is very vague

The procedure tag is very vague. It's been used 127 times, from taxiing to ATC to weather decisions to starting a propeller to approach procedures... the list is long. No clear "topic" or clear usage ...
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Tag merge: [legal] → [regulations]

During a discussion I had with @ymb1 on "Do we need the "legal" and "legislation" tags?", we came to the idea of merging the legal tag to regulations. The description for legal is ...
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Merge [boeing-747-8] → [boeing-747]?

I don't know why the -8i/f variants get special treatment, since the same is not done for the variants of the 737, 777, etc. Unless I've missed something, I request a tag merge for boeing-747-8 x27 → ...
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Merge and rename: [airman-certification] and [licence]

I can't tell the usage difference between airman-certification x116 and licence x33. The usage guidelines are: Airman Certification is for questions related to obtaining certificates and ratings ...
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Burninate [flight]

This month the very, very ambiguous tag flight was created, and is now being applied to four seven different unrelated topics (from GIS data to flight schools to trim to power curves). I request the ...
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Do we need the [gnss-gps] tag?

I noticed that we seem to have two tags for the Global Positioning System: [gps] and [gnss-gps]. These two tags seem to have exactly the same meaning—namely, the Global Positioning System, which is a ...
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What should we do with the "737 Max high speed stall" question?

This one in particular. It was originally closed as "unclear what you are asking". Got edited, but failed to be reopened. Got edited again to include an answer that was given via email, purportedly ...
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Picture link not updating when new links are added

Example (check revision 9 side-by-side markdown): After a new link is added, image links are shifted: [![enter image description here][4]][3] As Federico noted, "...
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Should we have a tag popup also for "accident-investigation"?

In the last few days there have been a few questions using the accident-investigation tag that deal with an ongoing investigation and thus tend to be borderline on topic, if not fully off-topic. ...
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What should we do with the afd tag?

The afd tag refers to the FAA's Airport/Facility Directory, which was renamed to the Chart Supplement in March 2016. Right now we only have 4 questions tagged afd but what should we do with them? ...
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Should we merge the simulator and flight-simulator tags?

Right now we have two simulator tags: flight-simulator has 33 questions simulator has has 12 questions There doesn't seem to be any obvious reason to have both. Should we merge them, and if so, into ...
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Aviation logo is unreadable when displayed too small [duplicate]

On some views, especially the hot-network section, out logo appear in very small. It is absolutely impossible to distinguish what it is, appart from a bunch of red pixels next to each other. This ...
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Blue color is too vivid

We already have a few posts describing the blue voting arrows. This post is about the blue text at the front page: The blue color is way too attractive to the eye. For an exercise, try scrolling ...
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Voting arrows look selected when they're not

I just went to a question I had already voted on, and wasn't sure which way I had voted: Intuitively, it seems that the brighter arrow (down) would be the direction I voted - but I actually upvoted ...
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Miniature icon looks kind of a little like a "smudge"

The new design is great, thank you! There is one thing we talked about over in chat, the small icon which is featured in the favicon, the HNQ, and the network selector menu, is barely recognizable, ...
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Do we need two (g430/gns430) tags for the same thing?

Do we really need both the g430 and gns430 tags? Currently they have been edited to have the same wiki g430 and gns430 they are in the review queue to have the same wiki excerpt: Questions ...
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Is [recovery] a meta-tag?

Is recovery a meta-tag and thus worthy of being removed? In particular, it seems to fail the first test: If the tag can’t work as the only tag on a question, it’s probably a meta-tag. Every tag ...
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Why do you have to have votes on a tag before you can suggest a synonym?

Looking through the pages of tags I noticed many that are the same. An example are the tags usaf and us-air-force. At this point nobody has made a synonym for them. I was surprised to find that I can'...
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Can we graduate please? :)

Seeing as to that we are in principle in the green on the Area 51 statistics (I know these are not exact) and have been for some time. I feel we have what is a solid community represented by a ...
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What the loading tag refers to?

Browsing the loading, I find questions related to: loading and unloading payload load factor (upward accelerations) I would like to clarify editing the description of the tag, but I'm unsure which ...
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Can we turn on YouTube video embedding?

I would appreciate it if we could embed YouTube clips to explain ideas and concepts, rather than linking them externally. It makes the explaining a little more interactive and less fragmented. I think ...
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Move a question to a new user

A few weeks ago I asked a question about the F-4 Phantom on behalf of my daughter. To encourage both her interest in aviation and also her interest in English, I have capitulated to her requests and ...
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Why is the site blog not link in menu?

We have a blog at http://aviation.blogoverflow.com/ It is said to be official blog for us. Why is it not linked to when I click from blog link from the top left hand corner menu?
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Rename [online-radar] to [online-tracking]

Could online-radar be renamed to online-tracking without having to retag questions? Or create online-tracking and create a synonym?
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Merging [eu] and [european-union]

Tags eu and european-union have identical descriptions: For questions specifically related to the EU, but not specifically to a member nation Although the latter category has more questions ...
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Merging [aircraft-identification] and [aircraft-recognition]

There are currently two tags with the same meaning, with most questions belonging to the former: aircraft-identification and aircraft-recognition. One of the few questions in the latter category is ...
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"faa-wings" tag

I just edited a question about FAA regulations applying to aircraft wings incorrectly tagged "faa-wings" I added a description (based on copying chunks from Wikipedia and an FAA document) to the tag ...
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Do we need a separate [airbus-a319] tag?

This question brought to my attention that, as of 2 months ago, there is now an airbus-a319 tag. It has exactly 2 questions and no tag wiki. For nearly all, if not all, other aircraft types, we do not ...
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Add tag specific popup to [accidents]

It appears that Tag Specific Popups are available for use across the network, and apparently they're 'trivial' to add. Should/could we add one to accidents? Someone can post an answer with some ...
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Should the "incident" or the "accidents" tag be renamed?

We have a incident (singular) tag and a accidents (plural) one. Should we change one to have both singular/plural? If yes, which one?
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Synonym request [tag:svfr] for [tag:special-vfr]

I am missing the required 5 upvotes, so if a moderator could kindly create the synonym svfr for special-vfr, this would be appreciated. Related: Is there a way to automatically link tags, i.e. If a ...
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What topics can I ask about here?

In the help center, we have an important question unique to Aviation.SE which is: What topics can I ask about here? Please look around to see if your question has been asked before. It’s also OK to ...
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remove mas370 tag

there are currently 6 mas370 questions (of which 2 are closed). However each of these could be asked without referencing the missing plane. I suggest removing the tag from these and removing the tag ...
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Whats up with the favicons?

Aviation SE has multiple favicons. One is visible in chat The other is visible everywhere else So, does everybody get two now?
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New icon for Aviation

During the private beta it was noted that the icon for Aviation was the same as for Astronomy. My suggestion to change it to something less boring that just 'A' or 'Av' earned a Nice Answer badge (...
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Should we use MathJaX to typeset some equations?

I was writing an answer to this question and I needed to derive some relations to make it clearer and because I think that in some cases, it is better to use an equation than a lot of text. However, ...
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Training or flight-training, maintenance-training, and atc-training?

How should we use tags like training? It is a general topic, and I suggest using more specific tags since we are targeting more than just pilots so that we can find questions a little easier: flight-...
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When should FAA -vs- FAR (and other regulatory) tags be used?

So I've been using (and see others using) the FAA and FAR tags somewhat interchangeably, and there are a lot of questions with both tags since people ask questions about "FAA rules" instead of the ...
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How should we describe the "Aircraft" tag?

aircraft is an odd duck. I'm not sure it's a bad tag (certainly there are some generic things that apply equally to a glider, an airship, and a transport-category jet for which "aircraft" may be the ...
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UAV is the technically correct term

Currently, the tag drones has been created. The term drone is a commonly used phrase but is not the technically accurate term which is what should be used on Aviation.SE. Unmanned aerial vehicle or ...
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Remove regulation tag while we still can?

I would suggest to remove/block the regulation tag while we still can; would it be possible to have a notification or something if the asker selects regulation ...
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Can we include math symbols?

In my answer to this question I suddenly felt the need to include formula's. I am sorry for this, it is a bad habit of mine, but I am sure it will happen more often. Is there any way to format those ...
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Rename [tag:powerless] to [tag:unpowered]?

'Powerless' seems like a misnomer. Can we rename it to 'unpowered'? That is at least a more typical term, although perhaps that's only in the US.
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Rename tag class-bravo to class-b?

The FAA refers to the different types of airspace as Class A, B, C, D, E, and G. On the radio, B and D can be easily confused, so we use phonetics (Bravo or Delta), but when written it is not used ...
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What should we call our chat room?

Most SE site chat rooms get a clever name at some point. What ideas do you have?
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