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Cody P
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65 votes
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Would a slower speed and lower altitude reduce fatal incidents?

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Why are on-board computers allowed to change controls without notifying the pilots?

33 votes

Do safety-critical avionics systems run Linux?

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Do helicopters have an auto hover system?

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Is flying during the day safer than flying at night?

18 votes

How miraculous was the miracle on the Hudson?

15 votes

What is the longest range single-pilot certified (FAA and/or EASA) business jet?

14 votes

Why is Python used on aircraft although it may not be certifiable?

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How does a jet engine handle suddenly entering a lot of rain?

11 votes

Which CPUs and programming languages are used in new airliner flight control systems?

11 votes
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What is more environmentally friendly? An A320 or a car?

10 votes

Is this opinion on personal computer flight simulators too strict or is it actually true?

10 votes

Is 3 crew cockpit safer than 2 crew?

10 votes

Are seaplanes allowed to taxi in residential areas?

10 votes

Who pays airline pilots?

8 votes

How are avionics updates delivered?

7 votes

How do pilots see at night if airplanes don't have front lights?

6 votes

How is a conflict between aircraft with TCAS I and II resolved?

6 votes

Why do we still use pilots to fly airplanes?

6 votes

Why are the cockpit controls of airplanes so complicated?

5 votes

How does Kalman filtering work in inertial navigation systems?

5 votes

Would a wireless fly by wire system be practical?

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When does the overspeed alarm goes off in a plane?

5 votes

What distinct challenges are faced in taxi operations that aren't found in other phases of flight?

4 votes

How does an auto-pilot control altitude changes?

4 votes

Can TCAS give an RA for one aircraft and a TA for another?

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Is there (some form of) penetration testing in aviation?

4 votes

What are the restrictions preventing more intelligent autopilot systems?

4 votes

Why does the autopilot disengage even when it does not receive pilot input?

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Finding Angle of Attack/Angle of Sideslip using East/North/Up Coordinates