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41 votes
9 answers
8k views

Why was the boat mounted this way on the underside of the wing on the "Landseaire" flying yacht?

25 votes
4 answers
16k views

Why did WWII prop aircraft have colored prop tips?

18 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why does the radar dome on the E-3 have a white stripe down the middle?

15 votes
2 answers
5k views

What is this plane and what are the rockets on the back used for?

11 votes
1 answer
479 views

Why are the spoilers used as the backup controls instead of ailerons on the Boeing 777?

11 votes
3 answers
919 views

What was this vehicle doing?

10 votes
1 answer
962 views

Is there a common maintenance issue requiring filling a hole in the tail on the A321?

9 votes
7 answers
7k views

Do we fly full size aircraft with video game style joysticks?

8 votes
2 answers
570 views

Are there any aircraft with retractable vortex generators?

8 votes
3 answers
895 views

How do propeller planes sync their propellers?

7 votes
1 answer
11k views

How are military aircraft numbered?

7 votes
2 answers
4k views

Is it possible to hand start modern planes?

5 votes
2 answers
980 views

How much safer does painting prop tips make a plane?

5 votes
2 answers
584 views

Why are the B-52's vortex shedding panels angled?

3 votes
1 answer
412 views

How much extra drag does an external HF antenna incur?

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

What does it mean to maintain a positive g loading?

1 vote
1 answer
520 views

What is this piece on the Bell 206? [duplicate]

1 vote
1 answer
417 views

Is this plane safe to fly on? The turbine blades look damaged [closed]

0 votes
2 answers
3k views

What does the phrase “flight attendants: stand by for all call” mean?

0 votes
1 answer
5k views

What is the wire running from the CG to the tail? [duplicate]

-3 votes
1 answer
1k views

What was this helicopter doing? [closed]