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Questions tagged [regional-jet]

For questions about jetliners designed to make frequent, short flights with relatively small passenger loads.

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How can I find the communication with ATC following an aborted landing?

On February 7th, I was on a UA 4694 from DEN to SAF, upon approach the landing was aborted; upon second approach, we heard the landing gear come down, which we did not hear on the first approach; the ...
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What is the difference between a business jet and a regional jet?

At first glance, business jets and regional jets seem virtually identical - both are small jets, usually low-winged twinjets (unless they're by Dassault, in which case they're trijets) with tail-...
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Why are modern regional jet designs shifting towards under wing engines?

Historically regional jets (eg, MD-95/B717, CRJ-700/900, ERJ-145, etc) have had their engines mounted near the rear of the fuselage. But, recently, regional jets are increasingly using an under wing ...
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What kind of Gyros are being used in smaller regional jets?

As per my understanding, most of the Gyros in big jets are electric driven but I am not sure if the smaller planes also have the electric driven or vacuum/pressure driven Gyros?