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Peter Kämpf exceeding level 200,000, might pop up at space.exchange anytime soon!

Congratulations to Peter Kämpf on reaching a reputation of 200000! He is the first to reach this level, and did so shortly before anybody else managed to exceed level 100000. In six years and 11 month ...
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Congratulations to ymb1 reaching level 100,000!

Congratulations to ymb1 on reaching a reputation of 100000! He is the second to reach this level, only sharing this milestone with Peter Kämpf. In four years and ten months of participating here, ...
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Can we perhaps be a little more serious with the LQP queue?

I noticed today in the Low Quality Posts queue, there were at least 2 votes of "Looks OK" on this answer to the question about bug spray in airliners. It's deleted now, but this was the text of the ...
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Tag excerpts are not [cute] definitions

Preface: I'm not calling anyone out, just providing examples. It seems to me the first edit notice was not read, hence this post, which hopefully will also help others. Tag excerpts are not meant to ...
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Please don't edit from the review pages

What's the problem? From What are the guidelines for reviewing?: (...) Keep in mind that editing within the queue will be a unilateral Looks OK vote, so be careful with edits that just make minor ...
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Moderators Pro Tempore Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Just want to say how happy I am with the Aviation SE site

This is not a question. So feel free to delete it. That being said... I created the proposal for this site back in high school (8 years ago) when I was working on my PPL. I was very involved in ...
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Spacing for badges in the signature

The spacing should be smaller between the badge color and the number of badges than between two color-number groups. As it is, it looks like there are 96 bronze ...
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SE Aviation has a Chat Room - Come join us!

Actually, we've had chat ever since this site started, but we're curious how many people are unaware it exists because it's not prominently linked to. Our main chat room is called The Hangar. It ...
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The community's reaction to bad questions

Per the comments on the most recent example, it seems like it's an ongoing issue that is bothering some users. Objectively there are far worse questions with plenty of up-votes, questions from ...
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SE should check the leaderboard before lying to me!

I got this like many other users of the site. Except, I didnt make it to the leaderboard. I have 151 rep, while the leaderboard starts at 200+ rep. If SE is going to send me an email for simply ...
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Drones.SE is in the Commitment phase

Edit: Unfortunately, this proposal didn't pass the commitment phase. Due to there likely being some overlap of interests among some of our users here, I just wanted to post here that the Drones.SE ...
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Do we have a publications tag? Do we need one?

"I have a question about FAA handbooks", said Steve-V. "I will ask it on Aviation.SE and surely there will be a tag for publications or handbooks. And thus Steve looked, and lo! there was no tag to ...
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Possible Improvements in the site theme design

Possible small improvements: In the toolbar pulldown lists, the highlighted rows are difficult to see, at least on my display (thinkpad), when not looking under the right view angle. The blue ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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New design makes the deleted comments tooltip near-invisible

And I bet Stéphane thought we were done! Looks like the blue background of the map on the main site is almost exactly the same as the deleted comments tooltip that mods see after a comment thread has ...
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Answered questions not marked as “accepted” in question list

There seems to be a styling inconsistency between the desktop and mobile web versions regarding how answered questions are displayed on the questions list. For example, look at these two questions: ...
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Add Travel.SE to the “Belongs On Another StackExchange Site” Option

This is pretty much a duplicate of Closing as "belongs on another StackExchange site" and Migration to Travel.SE although both the answers to those questions seem to cite that because Aviation.SE is ...
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Ambiguity of the DGCA tag

I just stumbled across a dgca-regulations tag. According to the description it is for question related to regulations by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India. While the tag-wiki ...
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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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Can we have more contrast in chat room top menu?

I just visit chat room after graduation. I notice the top menu has white text with very light color background. Can we have more contrast to that? PS. It is mobile chat open from ipad. Full chat ...
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2016 Community Moderator Election

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Why editing a post removes it from the review queue?

This is just the latest example, but I have seen it happening other times: a question is in the close queue a reviewer edits the post from the queue the question is removed from the queue by the ...
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Does [flight-dynamics] encompass [flight-mechanics] and [stability]?

I don't think it was brought up before. The tags flight-dynamics x120 and flight-mechanics x51, don't they mean the same thing? Should one be a synonym of the other? Note that the latter has no usage ...
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Tip: FAA AIP, AIM, ATC (point sixty five), are back on HTML

I previously suggested using a Google search limited to site:avstop.com/ac when the HTML pages were taken down, but due to avstop not being up-to-date, I deleted ...
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Should we include airport diagram or charts in posts?

I noted that in some questions or answers, a reference to the airport diagram / approach chart is beneficial. My question is whether we should include an image in the post. A URL may be dead in the ...
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Does the photo-use apply to profile pictures?

We have this other meta question that addresses the use of copyrighted photos in posts. I am wondering if this applies to profile images or not. Example: I have Image #1 as my profile picture and I ...
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Should [iaps] be renamed [instrument-approaches]?

Currently iaps x75 is used for "Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs)". And a newly created tag from two days ago, instrument-approaches x1, is not only more clear, but in line with the ...
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Why is the approve-tag-wiki-edits privilege awarded at a much lower reputation level than the edit-tag-wikis-without-needing-approval privilege?

The "Approve tag wiki edits" privilege is currently awarded at 5,000 reputation. However, the ability to edit tagwikis without needing approval is part of the "Trusted user" privilege, which isn't ...
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Why are some questions in the question list faded?

Why is the question from TayE faded? (Is there a contribution he hasn't yet paid?) This happens for several questions. Is it my browser configuration?
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Will there be a Documentation on Aviation.SE?

On Stackoverflow, there is the Documentation, a giant page full of explanations of every aspect in every programming language. Will this also come to Aviation.SE some day? Wouldn't it be great to ...
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Could we change the badge icons to an airplane outline?

I was looking through the other SE sites and I saw that many of them have a badge icon that reflects part of their community (Curly brackets in the Code Review and Android icons in the Android one). ...
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Can “wall of text comments” be flagged?

What is the moderators' stance on wall-o-text consecutive comments from a single-user (single as in per thread, not a particular individual)? There's a reason why the comments are character limited. ...
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Should we add [Travel.SE] as a migration option

We had this question from way back when we were a beta site. Then this question was asked shortly after we graduated, and no action was ever taken on either. I think it's time to take another look at ...
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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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Is it possible to implement a frozen header?

The new top-bar for Aviation Stack-Exchange is much better than the old one, in my opinion. But I think it can be improved by making it stick to the top of the view-port, for enabling easy access to ...
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Should answers be flagged if they use diagrams without a source?

In an answer to a recent question, the answerer referred to a diagram that I'm pretty sure was not something he/she created. I'll refrain from mentioning the specific answer to avoid any conflict, ...
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unintended undies in the logo

I can only apologise for this, but I thought it fair to warn that I mostly see a circle wearing a pair of tightie whities / y fronts (and surely I'm not the only one?): This came up today due to a ...
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What is the policy on undelete?

Without getting into a specific post, what's the policy on undelete? When should a user nominate a post to be un-deleted? How can the proposer / nominator state the reason (it doesn't give a menu ...
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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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Why do I have to change a minimum of 6 characters if I want to edit a post?

When I want to correct a spelling mistake and I only have to change a few characters, the website tells me I have to change a minimum of six characters. Why is this required? I could always edit the ...
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Is [faa-approval] needed?

Carrying over from How is [faa-approval] different from [pilot-certification]? The accepted answer after 2 weeks is: best to rename [faa-approval] to be jurisdiction-neutral and cover approvals not ...
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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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The auto formatting for an answer's short link does not work

If I paste an answer's permalink https://aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/33497/when-does-the-airline-check-if-an-airplane-can-reach-its-destination/33499#33499 ...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Any ideas why is this question getting so many views lately?

What options would Qantas Flights 7/8 have in case of emergency? This question got 1000 views on 15 August (13 days after being asked) and completed 2500 views 4 days later. And since then it has ...