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16 votes
2 answers
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Why were the 747SP's trailing-edge flaps so much different than those of the -100/-200?

15 votes
1 answer
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What are the unusually-enlarged wing sections on this P-38 Lightning?

14 votes
3 answers
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Why are the outboard Krueger Flaps retracted before the others on the B747?

10 votes
1 answer
721 views

How will aiport operations at KOAK be affected when taxiway W is promoted to a runway?

9 votes
1 answer
816 views

What are the evenly-spaced "bumps" on Bell X-1 tailplane?

9 votes
3 answers
1k views

How did the F28 have such a good L/D ratio?

9 votes
2 answers
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Was the B727's wing supercritical (even if not so designed)?

8 votes
1 answer
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Is Iqaluit Airport closed?

7 votes
1 answer
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What are the disadvantages (if any) of using a supercritical airfoil?

7 votes
1 answer
337 views

How did the service ceiling certification change in the 70s?

7 votes
2 answers
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What is the purpose of this loop in a taxiway?

6 votes
1 answer
432 views

What special tyres (tires) are needed for high altitude takeoff and landing?

5 votes
1 answer
390 views

Why all the taxiway construction at PHL?

5 votes
2 answers
249 views

At what minimum height above terrain does a vertical structure need to be indicated on a sectional map?

5 votes
1 answer
970 views

Why is there such a long displaced threshold on 22R at JFK/KJFK?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

Aerodynamics of double winglets

4 votes
2 answers
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What is this unusual leading edge flap on a B737-200?

3 votes
1 answer
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What do "azimuth window" and "compass switch" refer to in this accident report?

3 votes
1 answer
847 views

What are the layers of a pressurized fuselage (cross-section and construction)?

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1 answer
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Why is the ratio of TSFC at altitude vs. sea level different for hi-bypass vs. lo-bypass turbofan engines?