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Merge request for P-factor posts

This is a merge request for two P-factor posts: What's P-Factor and why does it occur? What is P-Factor in Propeller Aerodynamics? [Duplicate Closed] Both questions are identical, with the now-...
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What is going on with this cross post?

How do I figure out the effects of wind on flight? I don't remember cross posting this and this is completely outside of my interests. It is more on topic here and if I did post this is there a ...
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Duplicate questions that raise better answers?

Often I see duplicate questions that have great answers. Can the original question be edited to reflect all the duplicates titles in the body as a foot note? Can answers be migrated from the ...
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What's OT in this answer?

A question I asked about the yoke force necessary to counteract whatever may drive a B737 MAX 8 into the ground was put on hold as OT. During a mod interaction references to flight JT610 (which ...
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Please help me better understand how upvoting/ downvoting works

I downvoted an answer, then reconsidered and wanted to retract my downvote. The answer started at "0" votes before my downvote. After downvoting, I found that all I could to with the up/down arrows ...
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What defines a “peer”, in context of review of an edit to someone else's answer?

What defines a "peer", in context of review of an edit to someone else's answer? On this site sometimes we see a message that an edit to someone else's answer will be subject to peer review. Is a ...
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How can a single downvote or upvote change the score of an answer by two not by one?

How can a single downvote or upvote change the score of an answer by two not by one? I just saw that happen.
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How do I link directly to one of several answers?

How do I link directly to one of several answers? If it is an answer that I am the author of If it is an answer that someone ELSE is the author of-- particularly if it's NOT an answer that I've ...
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Is there an easy way tell who is a moderator?

Is there an easy way tell who is a moderator? Is that what the diamond after the screen name means?
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Do edits made very close together in time always show up as separate edits in the edit history?

Do edits made very close together in time always show up as separate edits in the edit history? I guess I thought that when I was seeing an autofill suggestion in the "Edit Summary" box that was the ...
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Is there something I can do to help unlock my answer? And what happens if I don't?

A comment by ymb1 on an answer to my related question Can a locked thread be upvoted? suggested I ought to raise the issue of my locked answer Which parts of class E airspace can an ultralight (part ...
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My reputation has increased— do all the downvotes I made before I had 125 reputation now have an effect on displayed score of q's and a's?

My reputation has increased-- do all the downvotes I made before I had 125 reputation now have an effect on displayed score of q's and a's? If not, can I go back and recast those votes even if no ...
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Does each upvote (by a user with more than 125 reputation) really raise the score of an answer or question by one?

Does each upvote (by a user with more than 125 reputation) really raise the score of an answer or question by one? Or does one "unit" of displayed score really represent a much larger number of ...
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Can a locked thread be upvoted?

An answer of mine has been locked, clearly because someone felt I had edited it too frequently. Can the answer still be upvoted based on the merits of its content? If yes, ok, that's great. If no, ...
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Does “write an essay” pertain to aviation stack exchange?

I saw the phrase "write an essay" in the answer to a question on meta.stackexchange.com Does "write an essay" have any specific meaning other than just write a really long answer? Like, something ...
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What is the process to delete a tag?

Specifically, the tag nois, which appears to have been created when the tag "noise" wasn't found due to the misspelling. Maybe it's because I'm working on an iPad, but I didn't see any tools to flag ...
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Can I have my deleted questions undeleted?

Can I have any questions that I deleted counting towards my question ban undeleted so I may work on them to get my asking privilege back?
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Tag synonym for CSeries

I created the new airbus-a220 tag, can we have the older existing cseries (x5) become a synonym of that?
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How does vote to close work?

Does it just keep asking until five people agree or does it ask ten times to get five votes or what? This question doesn't answer it.
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Can the new 'airforceone' tag be renamed?

A recent edit suggestion created a new tag: airforceone. I tried to improve the suggestion by using the dashes as they are the standard replacement for spaces, but I got this: Update: A more ...
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Tag 'capacity' is unclear

The capacity tag questions are either about seating capacity or airport capacity. There are only 6 questions, would it be possible to split them? Suggested split: seating-capacity airport-capacity ...
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Question ban still in effect?

I have an indefinite question ban. I tried to clean up my questions to no avail. Can someone check to see what else I need to do?
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Policy on top secret answers?

There is much technology that is not public in aerospace. What is the policy about that information here as posts?
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Suffrage and Vox Populi Badge are almost equal

Suffrage: use 30 votes in a day (bronze) Vox Populi: use 40 votes in a day (bronze) One of them should be removed because they are almost the same. I see no benefit in having them both.
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I did not receive the secret hat for earning a gold badge

According to this answer Winter Bash 2016 - All Hats The hat '24' is earned by earning a gold badge. 4 days ago I earned one, but never received the hat. Can anyone tell me the reason?
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How to format a link in a comment?

See here for my comment. It's after the answer by ymb1. I thought I used the same format as in regular posts but clearly that doesn't work. What format should I use?
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Usage of tag 'flight-path'

Flight-path for me means trajectory through the air. But it can colloquially mean a route. Since we have a route tag, I imagine flight-path does indeed refer to the trajectory. It does lack a tag ...
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Opinion based? No, just quite difficult

This question has been tagged "opinion based": Would it be much safer to have to have an airplane inspected twice a year? I believe it is not opinion based and it could even lead to very interesting ...
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How exactly am I supposed to gain enough reputation to make a comment?

From my understanding you gain rep from : Asking questions Answering questions Receiving upvotes from other users on your comments or answers. Many of the questions I see here are answered by ...
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2 synonyms request for crop dusting (aerial-application)

We have questions about crop dusting, yet no tags, and I can't think of one tag without the need for a synonym. crop-dusting aerial-application (the currently used term according to Wikipedia) ...
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How do I get my question privileges back?

I have reached my question limit is there a way to get it lifted? It has now been 1.5 years since I've been banned to 1 question every 6 months. There is something wrong with the system parameters. ...
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How does the Low Quality queue work?

For what I knew, a post in the Low Quality queue stays there until one of these conditions is met: 6 "recommend deletion" 3 "delete" 3 "looks ok" But there are cases where only 1 (a, b) or 2 (c, d) "...
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How do i access draft questions?

I wrote a question the other day and it was very detailed and i couldn't post it because i had posted less than 40 min ago so i decided to exit and it asked if i wanted to save it as a draft and i ...
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Can a post go in the “low quality” queue twice?

I recently flagged this post. Given the quirks of the SE review system, it was removed from the review queue after being edited. DeltaLima says he re-flagged the post, but the post is not in the ...
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Tag merge request for “jet”

Can we merge jet with jet-engine? Jet-engine being the one to remain? jet is 51 questions. jet-engine is >300 questions. Edit: Based on fooot's comments, few of the jet tags refer to jet aircraft. ...
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Can only vote to close, can't vote to keep open

Looked at this question from the Questions link, and saw that it had a "Close (1)" vote on it. Looks like a valid (if not potentially earth-moving famous spectacular stellar) question to me, so ...
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CAA tag not appearing as suggested tag

When starting to type the caa tag "caa-uk-regulations", if you just type "caa" then a load of random suggested tags that only contain "ca" appears. It isn't until you put "caa-" the appropriate tag ...
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How do you remove a tag?

Earlier on when I asked a question, as I am 14, I asked it in the school breaktime, but someone thought it funny to add 'porn' onto it and press post question, creating a tag called 'hackingporn' and ...
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If you get a privilege, but drop below the amount needed once you have it, would you lose the privilege awarded at the needed level?

Say you get the privilege of 'creating gallery chat rooms' at 1,000 reputation, but lose enough reputation to go below 1,000 reputation, would the privilege awarded at that amount of reputation, be ...
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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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Can moderators post as other users?

I left a comment on this answer suggesting it is a duplicate of a question the asker linked to. I didn't include the link as it was in the question. When I checked back later there was a second ...
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Where can I find site statistics, now that we have graduated?

Now that we have graduated, where can I find statistics such as number of questions per day, and the answer to question ratio?
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How do you put a link to another question?

How do you put a link to another question, I have seen them, but I don't know how to do it.
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When does it show you being in a chat room?

When you look at the list of users in The Hangar what does it mean that they are "in" the room? On the mobile site (which is what I usually use) you tap on the icon at the top and it gives you a list ...
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How to report a possible security vulnerability?

This question has a comment by user:vasin1987 that appears as a giant block of white text. I'm using Google Chrome v53 on Win7 x64. Someone else mentioned it appeared blank too. The user said he ...
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How to get quicker chat notifications?

How to get the chat notifications without the 15-minute delay after being tagged?
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How do I scale down an image without manually editing it?

In this answer, the image was scaled down automatically. Was it done automatically in the past? Because this image is way too big.
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What does tag score mean?

Both tags now have questions with +5 votes. What am I missing?
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I am unable to ask a question on aviation stack exchange?

I am unable to ask a question on aviation stack exchange
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Define if airport operations and regulations are on topic in help

As the title says, the aviation help doesn't define if airport operations and regulations are on or off topic. I personally think they are on if they relate to the aircraft side of operations etc ...