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The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
Questions about calculating the various measures of performance of an aircraft.
Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
For structural engineering questions about airframes and the mechanical structures aboard aircraft
Security refers to protecting aircraft, passengers and crew from deliberate attacks or sabotage
A long-range wide-body twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1993, with over 1,500 built.
Any question regarding aircraft fuel systems, how they work etc.
for questions regarding the certification of aircraft. If your question is regarding regulations or a specific country, please add the relevant tag and state so in your question.
A twin-engine widebody jetliner produced by Boeing since 2007, typically carrying between 242 and 440 passengers. Notable for being the first Boeing jetliner to utilize composites for a large portion…
Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
Large cavities that store fuel, typically in the wings and/or belly of the plane.
A heavier-than-air fixed-wing aircraft propelled by one or more engines.
A system that redirects the air exiting a jet engine forwards or outwards, helping to slow the plane down (usually during landing).
Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, etc.
A directional control surface, usually mounted on an aircraft's vertical stabilizer, which causes an airplane to yaw (and, sometimes, roll) to the left or right when deflected.
one of two flight recorders ("black boxes"), used to record pilot input and aircraft parameters for the purpose of investigation of accidents and incidents.
For questions about experimental aircraft that have not been granted a type certificate by a regulatory agency.
All aircraft have specified performance limitations that they cannot (or at least should not) exceed, for altitude, speed, weight etc.
The instrument which indicates the aircraft's altitude, usually based on atmospheric pressure, but sometimes on radar or GPS data instead.
Flight testing refers to those activities on an aircraft for the purpose of gathering scientific or engineering data or demonstrating compliance with airworthiness regulations.
For questions about becoming, or working as, an aviation professional: pilot, controller, mechanic etc.
a heavier-than-air flying machine that uses lift generated by rotor blades revolving around one or more masts.
Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
a single-engine fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force and also used by a number of other countries around the world
materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.