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Juan Jimenez
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44 votes

What is the largest (size) solid object ever dropped from an airplane to impact the ground in freefall?

41 votes

What does the behaviour of water on the skin of an aircraft in flight tell us?

32 votes

Is it normal for gliders not to have attitude indicators?

27 votes

Can diplomats be allowed on the flight deck of a commercial European airline?

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How do internally carried IR missiles acquire a lock?

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What is the definining line between a helicopter and a drone a person can ride in?

19 votes

C-152 carb heat on before landing in hot weather?

16 votes

What was the flight route from New York to Paris that Air France took in 1955?

15 votes

How hard would it be to convert a glider into an powered electric aircraft?

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Why did this aircraft take off in the opposite direction compared to the one used by other flights right before/after it?

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What is the purpose of the serrated trailing edge spoilers on the B52?

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Is the old paint removed before applying a new one?

11 votes

Ferry Permit for aircraft outside the U.S

10 votes

Do Gulfstream G650 rivets "smoke"?

9 votes

Is it possible to fly backward if you have really strong headwind?

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Why does the F-4's rear seat have a weather scope eyepiece?

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Why not use the engine of a model aircraft for other purpose?

8 votes
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Was the foil in older FDRs reused when it ran out, or replaced?

8 votes

Do fighter jets have deicing in their wings?

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"The pilot must know the center of gravity and gross weight to fly" -- True or false?

8 votes

During "partial panel" flying, in what ways is a turn rate indicator more useful than a turn coordinator?

7 votes

Was any MiG-29 modernized to incorporate digital systems?

7 votes

Why didn't Boeing or Douglas make a jet airliner before the British DH Comet?

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How does the X-59 achieve low-noise supersonic flight?

6 votes

What kind of input is used by NASA's TASAR?

6 votes

Is there a standard definition of the "stall" phenomena?

6 votes

Are ham radio contacts allowed from inside an airplane?

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How does F/A-18 autotrack work?

6 votes

How can the landing gear of an A320 be lowered in the event of a simultaneous hydraulic and electrical failure?

6 votes

What powers the air required for pneumatic brakes in aircraft?

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