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Questions about the planning and design of airports: both the manoeuvring area itself, and the services and passenger facilities.
Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
Aircraft flight control surfaces allow a pilot to adjust and control the aircraft's flight attitude. Development of an effective set of flight controls was a critical advance in the development of …
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…
Any question regarding aircraft fuel systems, how they work etc.
Large cavities that store fuel, typically in the wings and/or belly of the plane.
A long-range wide-body twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1993, with over 1,500 built.
Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
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.
Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, etc.
For structural engineering questions about airframes and the mechanical structures aboard aircraft
one of two flight recorders ("black boxes"), used to record pilot input and aircraft parameters for the purpose of investigation of accidents and incidents.
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 experimental aircraft that have not been granted a type certificate by a regulatory agency.
A system that redirects the air exiting a jet engine forwards or outwards, helping to slow the plane down (usually during landing).
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.
The instrument which indicates the aircraft's altitude, usually based on atmospheric pressure, but sometimes on radar or GPS data instead.
For questions about becoming, or working as, an aviation professional: pilot, controller, mechanic etc.
Radio equipment, including antennas, receivers, two-way radio systems, and more.
Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
a heavier-than-air flying machine that uses lift generated by rotor blades revolving around a mast.
All aircraft have specified performance limitations that they cannot (or at least should not) exceed, for altitude, speed, weight etc.
A heavier-than-air fixed-wing aircraft propelled by one or more engines.