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The two planes serve very different roles. The 82 was a long distance aircraft first and foremost, and everything else was secondary to that goal. The 51 was a fighter, and its excellent range was not a specific design criterion, but the result of several unrelated design decisions that worked in happy concert. So, based on that alone, I think the answer is ...


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Some fighter jets have something called thrust vectoring which moves the engines and changes the direction of the thrust, so they can hover.


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For maximum speed, you need maximum power from your engine. This means running it at its maximum rated RPM with the throttle wide open, and maximum manifold boost pressure for a supercharged engine. The prop governor will then adjust the prop pitch to put the biggest possible load on the engine at that RPM.


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No, it is not feasible. It is not feasible to sustain 1 degree of bank, let alone one tenth of that. There is no angle of bank indicator that precise, and even if there were it is not possible to maintain that level of accuracy for such an extended period of time. For an example, ask yourself this: is it "feasible" for you to hold your fingertip ...


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We all know that V1 is limited by both the Vmcg (minimum control speed-ground) and the Vmbe (maximum brake energy). It is also affected by Vr (rotation speed). But that is for some other question. Firstly, V1 cannot be lower than Vmcg because if an engine fails below V1, the air flow over the vertical stabilizer and the rudder is not sufficient enough to ...


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I guess the statement is about V1 from the balanced field length, which is where the accelerate-go distance is equal to the accelerate-stop distance: (image source: boldmethod > Engine Failure On Takeoff: Do You Stop Or Go?) How do these curves change when the density decreases? Lower density means less thrust, therefore accelerating will be slower and ...


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First things first. All the airplanes have a speed for best climb rate (Vy), and this includes transport category aircraft. But the speed Vy, does not matter to us because our climb performance calculations are a little bit more complex when compared to a small GA aircraft. Think of this. For a general aviation pilot who flies a small aircraft, the main cost ...


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