The Best Explanations in Aviation

At Pilots Who Ask Why, it’s our passion to tackle hard aviation topics, and provide the highest quality explanations in the industry.


We cover the most relevant topics currently going around the industry.

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All our content is written in easy to understand language, for anyone who wants to learn.


Our goal is to be the only resource you need to fully master any topic.

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William Thompson

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Andreas Horn

Airline Pilot | founder of engineering pilot

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Cian O'Leary

HEMS Senior First Officer

Pilots Who Ask Why is a great resource for anyone interested in aviation from novice to professional. Full of easy to understand explanations on a range of topics, I frequently refer to the site to refresh my knowledge or learn something new. The team are keen to encourage discussion and learning in the aviation community to enhance knowledge on relevant topics.

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• AW169 HEMS Commander
• Aerospace Engineer
• Former Flight Instructor

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• S92 Senior First Officer
• Project Manager
• Former Flight Instructor


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