Questions tagged [airliner]

An airliner is a large, commercial aircraft operated by an airline for transporting people and/or cargo.

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Which individual aircraft has carried the most passengers in its lifetime?

I'm guessing that the aircraft will be one of the 747s that service the domestic Japanese market, making regular short hops full of passengers - but perhaps actual figures exist to confirm this. See ...
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How do jetliners age (major or notable checks and part replacements)?

As commercial airliners can be (and are) operated for many years (or even decades), I've started to ponder - how do they actually age? Or - in other words - what are major or notable maintenance-...
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What is the slowest rotation speed in a spin for an airliner?

I know such manoeuvre is abnormal for an airliner. Given the answer to this question I guess spin recovery is not be demonstrated in airliners' flight tests. The air china 006 incident shows that ...
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Where can I find power and heat specifications for EFIS and IFE systems?

I am working on an MSc. thesis project about the electrification of aircraft. Since the rule of thumb is to design the generators for the worst case scenario, I would like to include as much ...