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What are these "holes" in the F-104 for?

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Can I derive the wind speed and direction?

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Why then don't aircraft fly even higher, for even greater efficiency?

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Between land and sea, which route is preferred?

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Do box-wings suffer from induced drag the same way as normal wings?

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What happens when all passengers jump at once?

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Why does Boeing 737 use 2 Inertial Reference Systems (IRS) and GPS?

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Why would a C-17 Globemaster be painted in Qatar Airways livery?

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Why are A320s around the world reporting so many problems these days?

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What is the difference between the Maximum Glide and Minimum Sink ratios?

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Why are the Boeing 747-8 engines on the wings spread apart?

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How is the pressure difference in passenger plane toilets generated?

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What is the "yaw damper"?

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Is a winglet better than an equal span extension?

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Why is there no alert if shutting down a running engine during flight?

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How can I estimate Roll from Position?

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How autonomous are commercial passenger airliners?

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Why is a turbofan engine less efficient when air leaks over fan blade tips?

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How is the camera positioned for these plane-to-plane Schlieren images of shock waves?

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Are airliners shielded from cosmic radiation?

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What is 2D and 3D thrust vectoring?

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What is the mechanism by which condensation forms above wings?

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What are the steep ramps often erected at large airports?

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How much is the minimum safe distance between two planes in-flight?

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Why do airliners pitch up during cruise?

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What is a seal in aeronautics?

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Why are airliner cockpits not shielded from lasers?

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Why wasn't a scramjet used for the Concorde?

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What does the condition lever in turboprops control?

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How should I interpret the difference in flight direction (azimuth) for great circle and rhumb line?

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