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Why would banking be a problem for passengers on the Flying-V aircraft?

In this article, the author raises doubts about the viability of this aircraft: Sadly for the Flying-V, it will probably fail like the blended wing body designs we've seen down the years. It's ...
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Are there any aids (like a padded “belt”) that can ease hip discomfort during aerobatics?

When flying aerobatics, particularly maneuvers such as a slow roll, I frequently experience rather high discomfort on my jutting hip bones. I've googled "padded belts" but I have not found anything ...
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Is the increased humidity on modern jets artificial?

Is the increased humidity on jets such as the 787 and A350 artificial? Or is it a direct result of a greater cabin pressure?
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Since there are no toilets on smaller aircraft, how do you deal with the inevitable?

How do you handle business on a small plane on long flights? For example a cross country in a C-172.
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Why can't armrests be raised on window and aisle seats?

I noticed that armrests on all the flight's I've taken recently can't be lifted on aisle and window seats (the edges of a row). Last time I flew, I got lucky: I was alone on my row and as such I was ...
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Where should I sit to experience the least turbulence?

Following on from Why are first/business class seats at the front?, in which part of a large commercial jet cabin would I experience the least turbulence? On the one hand I would have said that ...