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29 votes
8 answers
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Could there ever be a fully solar powered airliner capable of transatlantic flights?

22 votes
2 answers
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What is this 'ball' in front of the cockpit of some fighters, e.g., an Su-57?

20 votes
1 answer
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What is the tailhook on naval aircraft made out of?

15 votes
2 answers
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What are the differences between the MiG 31 and MiG 25 (if any)?

14 votes
2 answers
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Why do aircraft (namely military) need/use formation lights?

14 votes
3 answers
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How are aircraft transported to, and then placed, in an aircraft boneyard?

12 votes
4 answers
6k views

What are these aircraft at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake?

12 votes
3 answers
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How is a "fast jet" classified?

12 votes
5 answers
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What are the differences between the MiG-15 and MiG-17?

11 votes
2 answers
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What is missing from a non-afterburning engine to prohibit the use of afterburning?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is this part between the Su-35's jet exhaust nozzles?

10 votes
2 answers
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What are the benefits of a 'cranked arrow' delta wing?

10 votes
1 answer
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Why is the end of the F-35's jet nozzle 'spiky'?

9 votes
1 answer
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How does the F-35's roll posts work, and how does its engine turn down 90 degrees?

9 votes
4 answers
3k views

Do all aircraft need to have horizontal and vertical stabilizers?

9 votes
2 answers
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What is this aircraft, and what country makes it?

9 votes
1 answer
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Are there any 'smart' ejection seats?

9 votes
1 answer
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Swing-up canopy not shut in high-speed flight, what would happen?

9 votes
1 answer
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Do helicopters carry radar equipment? Is so, where is it placed and what type is used?

9 votes
1 answer
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What is this aircraft, when was it produced and used and what was its role?

6 votes
1 answer
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Do different types of missiles indicate different lock tones to the pilot?

6 votes
2 answers
880 views

Travelling at faster than mach 1, how sharp could Concorde turn to avoid injury to passengers?

5 votes
1 answer
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Why do some helicopters, e.g CH-53, have some kind of hook thing protruding from the underside of the tail section, what is this for?

5 votes
1 answer
762 views

What is the lump under the English Electric Lightning's fuselage?

5 votes
1 answer
552 views

Are there certain areas where a pilot can jettison his/her external fuel tanks?

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is this aircraft?

3 votes
3 answers
3k views

What is in 'stealth paint' to absorb radar, and how does it work?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why does the Ka-50 (Hokum) have two main rotors, one on top of another?

3 votes
2 answers
748 views

When there is a holding pattern assigned by a civilian airports ATC, do military aircraft get first priority over landing?

3 votes
2 answers
264 views

Could a UAV ever be hacked and piloted? [closed]