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Is it recommended not to ask a question on Physics Stack Exchange if the same user has already asked a very similar question on Aviation Stack Exchange?

I have received a message (from another user who is not a moderator) to the effect that this is the case and I should delete one of my questions.

My intent was simply to solicit the expertise of a different group of people who might approach the problem from a different viewpoint.

Thanks for any guidance on this.

In case it matters, I did note in the question that I had asked a similar question on ASE-- and provided a link to it-- looking at the edit history it appears that I added this note a few hours after the sole answer had been posted, and about three hours after I posted the question.

This is the question -- Is this vector diagram of the forces at play in turning flight correct?

I don't know if this is relevant or not, but the question was poorly-received on ASE. But I have no wish to delete the question from ASE. I feel that it highlights a significant flaw in the current flight training curriculum.

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  • $\begingroup$ We have quite a few questions this is a duplicate of -- I picked one that seemed most representative. TLDR -- you can cross-post if you want the perspective of a different group, but your question should be tailored to make that clear. $\endgroup$ – tpg2114 May 15 at 15:38
  • $\begingroup$ @tpg2114: Which one? $\endgroup$ – Peter Mortensen May 15 at 15:52
  • $\begingroup$ @PeterMortenson -- question is now linked in meta question above $\endgroup$ – quiet flyer May 15 at 15:56
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    $\begingroup$ There is a hole a system: the system does not know and can not track "cross-site dupes". So, asking the same on multiple sites is forbidden. But asking similars on multiple sites is okay. Furthermore, if your question would be a dupe of a question on another site, and not you posted it, no one cares. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 15 at 19:39
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    $\begingroup$ I typically do this on a way, that I ask for multiple aspects of the same problem, on multiple sites. That is perfectly okay. I like to even cite the link to the question on the other site, to provide additional context. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 15 at 19:40
  • $\begingroup$ However, this question asks for similar ones and not from exact duplicates. On this reason, I believe it is not the dupe of the question asking from (exact) cross-site dupes. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 15 at 19:59
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    $\begingroup$ @quietflyer Note, the question should be enough different in the eyes of the (sometimes very deletionist) reviewers, and not in yours. So make them so different as you only can. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica May 15 at 20:00
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Apparently I shouldn't have. I have now found this -- Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site? . As for what to do next-- guess I'll have to ask a second question to PSE meta.

This is the question -- Is this vector diagram of the forces at play in turning flight correct?

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