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Questions about calculating the various measures of performance of an aircraft.
For structural engineering questions about airframes and the mechanical structures aboard aircraft
The intended or actual path through the air that an aircraft follows.
Questions related to aviation sound noise or regulations thereof.
Questions about the propulsive force of a powered aircraft.
The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
Any question regarding aircraft fuel systems, how they work etc.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat light aircraft, very commonly used in flight training
A long-range wide-body twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1993, with over 1,500 built.
Questions relating to the costs of owning, renting or flying a plane, etc.
Security refers to protecting aircraft, passengers and crew from deliberate attacks or sabotage
For questions about pilots who fly for airlines.
Question regarding transport of goods using aircraft.
Large cavities that store fuel, typically in the wings and/or belly of the plane.
A rotorcraft is a heavier-than-air flying machine that uses lift generated by rotor blades revolving around one or more masts.
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
A system that redirects the air exiting a jet engine forwards or outwards, helping to slow the plane down (usually during landing).
A pilot who is under training and does not yet have full pilot privileges.
Questions about usage of mechanical brakes on the wheels for slowing down.
The instrument which indicates the aircraft's altitude, usually based on atmospheric pressure, but sometimes on radar or GPS data instead.
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 navigating under Instrument Flight Rules
Anything related to the operation of aircraft around carriers: landing, take-off, taxi, storage, etc.
All aircraft have specified performance limitations that they cannot (or at least should not) exceed, for altitude, speed, weight etc.
For questions about experimental aircraft that have not been granted a type certificate by a regulatory agency.
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.
A collection of related data.
Questions about controlled changes to the flight path or a series thereof.
Asp materials are materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.
For questions about miscellaneous aviation equipment
The intensity of heat found in an object or living thing.
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…
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…
For questions about becoming, or working as, an aviation professional: pilot, controller, mechanic etc.
Questions about the various methods used to propel aircraft.
ICAO SARPs (Standards and Recommended Practices) are technical specifications that have been recommended by ICAO for member states to adopt as civil aviation policy. This tag should be used on questio…