Koyovis
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Question closing is too arbitrary
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This question was asked 8 months ago, and nothing has changed. It is beyond me why questions should be closed when they are not understood by the voter. @ymb1’s advise is sound.

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Does [flight-dynamics] encompass [flight-mechanics] and [stability]?
1 votes

Flight-mechanics seems to be intended as a label for Newtonian mechanics in flight. The nomenclature for this that I have seen and am familiar with is flight-dynamics. Flight-mechanics may be confused ...

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Do we need to review our "on topic" list?
1 votes

Yes it would be very good if the On Topic List is expanded. The current list is extremely limited, and would define the most popular tag (Aircraft Design) as off topic. As also mentioned here. ...

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What should we do with the "737 Max high speed stall" question?
1 votes

The article mentioned in the question is a most excellent article and does not deserve to be classified as Speculative. What should be done with this question is to make it available for all users to ...

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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
1 votes

Should the on-topic guidance in the help centre be expanded beyond its current scope? The target audience is now defined as pilots, mechanics and controllers, but not for instance aeronautical ...

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What tag to create for environmental control systems?
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I would propose using the header names of the ATA chapters. The relevant one here would be ATA 21, Air Conditioning. The wiki lists the chapters and sub-chapters as: 21 AIR CONDITIONING 00 Air ...

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What's the point of the tag [aircraft-physics]?
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Aircraft-physics, as in physics applied to aircraft? There have been a few instances where people in the Aviation site placed a comment that a question on hydraulics belongs on the Physics site. So ...

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Why was my flag for the "Three endorsements before solo" question declined?
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Your vote is exactly that: one of the votes required to close the question. The spirit of this site is that the community decides, and a majority of votes closes the question, a minority does not. ...

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Should "flight-dynamics" be a synonym of "aircraft-physics"?
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The tag description of aircraft physics is: Physics as they apply to aircraft, including aircraft motion, forces affecting an aircraft, and stability and control. That of flight dynamics is: ......

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Should we stop having extended discussions in comments?
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It's a complicated issue, any sweeping one-liner won't be a good solution. Comments exist for a reason, and a good comment does not have a Use By Date. Comments can Improve the quality of the ...

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What to do with this answer?
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Everything is relative. A laundromat centrifuge exerts a centripetal force upon the items of clothing inside. Once it stops doing that, if a hole suddenly appears in the centrifuge, the shirts & ...

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Can we delete this "humorous" answer?
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This humorous answer from @mins is actually humorous, and requires no quotes around the word humorous. It actually answers the question: the ball-point pen can be seen in the OP picture. There is ...

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What should we do with the "737 Max high speed stall" question?
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The question and answer are not accident speculation. The question is about an article on MCAS, and what it is designed for. The article is of interest because it clarifies why MCAS activation was ...

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Why are the comments being misused by established users?
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Misuse of comments is called out, and it is pointed out that it is against the rule that is stated in grey. A Rule, or good practice on a question & answer site? Answer the question in the Answer ...

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Should we allow questions which are likely answerable by the experts here, but are not directly related to Aviation?
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Why don't we let the community decide, per question, if the question is relevant or not? There is an enthusiastically used Close review queue. The community seems to be more than capable to decide ...

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