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Why are commercial aircraft windows typically oval instead of circular?

Pretty much what the title says. Surely a circular window would allow more window area while not compromising on strength? Some planes(Gulfstream jets) do have circular windows. Is there a reason for ...
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What's the aisle width of long range business jet?

What's the average aisle width for long range business jet such as Gulfstream G500?
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Do Gulfstream G650 rivets “smoke”?

Any G650 operators seeing "smoking" (i.e. they leave a dark trail on the fuselage) rivets on the fuselage at various locations?
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What is the cost per hour of a Gulfstream V?

Could someone inform me about the exact operational costs of a flight hour for this specific type of aircraft?
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What runway length and width is needed to land a G650 and take off?

How long and how wide should the runway be to take off or land a Gulfstream 650 on private ranch property?
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Are the Gulfstream III's ailerons controlled by hydraulically boosted cables?

Are the ailerons for a Gulfstream III controlled cables with hydraulic boost? Also, is it possible that an aircraft mechanic could easily access the control to tamper with it?