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For structural engineering questions about airframes and the mechanical structures aboard aircraft
GNSS is a global satellite navigation system. GPS is the US GNSS.
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.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat light aircraft, very commonly used in flight training
The International Civil Aviation Organization is a UN body that develops international aviation standards.
A long-range wide-body twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1993, with over 1,500 built.
The trajectory through the air; for the route use [routing]
Questions related to aviation sound noise or regulations thereof.
The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
The instrument which indicates the aircraft's altitude, usually based on atmospheric pressure, but sometimes on radar or GPS data instead.
A pilot who is under training and does not yet have full pilot privileges.
Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
For questions about pilots who fly for airlines.
Large cavities that store fuel, typically in the wings and/or belly of the plane.
Questions about navigating under Instrument Flight Rules
Security refers to protecting aircraft, passengers and crew from deliberate attacks or sabotage
Question regarding transport of goods using aircraft.
A radar transponder is a radio beacon on an aircraft that replies to a radar interrogation. The transponder encodes information into the reply, allowing air traffic control to know the aircraft's alti…
The F-16 Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force and also used by a number of other countries around the world
For questions about experimental aircraft that have not been granted a type certificate by a regulatory agency.
Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, etc.
A rotorcraft is a heavier-than-air flying machine that uses lift generated by rotor blades revolving around one or more masts.
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…
Use for the operation and design of reversers, including beta range in propellers
The intensity of heat found in an object or living thing.
Questions about the various methods used to propel aircraft.
Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
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.
All aircraft have specified performance limitations that they cannot (or at least should not) exceed, for altitude, speed, weight etc.
Questions about how airports handle the transport of aircraft and passengers through and around them, and how this might be impacted by things external or internal to the airport itself.
Asp materials are materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.
Trim tabs are small surfaces connected to the trailing edge of a larger control surface on a boat or aircraft, used to control the trim of the controls, i.e. to counteract hydro- or aerodynamic forces…
The main body of the airplane that holds the cargo and passengers.
Aircraft equipped with more than one engine.
For questions about miscellaneous aviation equipment