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125 votes
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Why are fuel tanks located in wings?

107 votes
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How did the 9/11 hijackers find their way to New York City?

92 votes

Do jets breaking the sound barrier leave shredded metal on the ground?

74 votes
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Why did the pilots in Top Gun: Maverick invert at the crest of the mountain before descending?

65 votes
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Why does flying IFR require a rating?

57 votes
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Can helicopters create contrails?

55 votes
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Why is water-contaminated fuel bad, but water-injection is not?

53 votes
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Are German, Japanese, and Chinese companies not able to build aircraft jet engines on their own?

49 votes

What is the rationale for single engine military aircraft?

46 votes
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Why do planes sometimes make a touch-and-go?

45 votes
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What's the point of using T-38 to instill flight proficiency in Space Shuttle pilots?

44 votes

Why do landing gear tires smoke upon touchdown?

42 votes
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What are the most powerful airplanes that ever flew?

41 votes
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Is it possible to own an F-14 Tomcat?

39 votes
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Can civilian aircraft fly through or land in restricted airspace in an emergency?

38 votes

Do airline pilots really put on an oxygen mask when alone in the cockpit above 25,000 ft?

38 votes
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Who operates delivery flights for commercial airlines?

37 votes
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Why would a turboprop rev down just before going full throttle during takeoff?

37 votes

Is the NTSB hostile to pilots, as depicted in the movie 'Sully'?

36 votes

Can a human get sucked into a jet engine?

36 votes

How can I avoid flight simulator software reinforcing bad habits?

35 votes
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Can an airline reject a passenger for being overweight?

34 votes

Are planes allowed to fly in circles, and is there a minimum legal altitude for takeoff and landing?

33 votes
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What's this aircraft in the background?

31 votes
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Is it correct that a jet fighter can be used as a non-lethal (sonic) weapon?

31 votes

Is there a landing gear system that extends automatically to prevent belly landing?

28 votes
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Why are there no commercial supersonic flights at present?

28 votes

Has any accident been prevented by bending or breaking the rules?

28 votes
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What is the purpose of the arrow on the flightdeck of USS Franklin Delano Roosevelt?

27 votes
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Why doesn’t lightning punch a hole in the fuselage?

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