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Why is "runway behind you" useless?

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If Space Shuttle flies "like a brick", why does it need the wings?

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How are brakes cooled on heavy aircraft?

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

56 votes
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Is the seat-belt sign activation when a pilot goes to the lavatory standard procedure?

47 votes

Why increase the number of cylinders in an engine instead of increasing their volume?

45 votes

Placement of positioning lights on A320 winglets

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What is this fighter-like plane with huge wings?

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What is a jet (unit) shown in Windows 10 calculator?

42 votes

Should I hold my breath in case of a decompression?

25 votes
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Which civilian airport has the most runways (current and planned)?

23 votes

What does a reduction gearbox do in a turbofan engine?

22 votes

How are turboprops and other propeller planes pressurized?

21 votes
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Does the coriolis force have an effect on the direction in which an aircraft travels?

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Why are there 40 737 Max planes in flight when they have been grounded as not airworthy?

19 votes

What is the temperature of the brakes after a typical landing?

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What is this business jet?

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Is GOCE a satellite or aircraft?

12 votes

Was a six-engine 747 ever seriously considered by Boeing?

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Identify an USAF transport aircraft in Greenland around 1960

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How well can a helicopter handle someone jumping onto it while taking off?

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Who is the owner of the world's only private Boeing 787 Dreamliner?

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Can anyone help identify this old 1930s plane?

10 votes

What was the reason for replacing the non-smoking sign with a "no electronics" sign?

9 votes

Why don't nose landing gears have brakes?

8 votes

Why is not every airplane equipped with 3 angle-of-attack sensors?

8 votes

What is the formula for the bank angle required for a turn in line-abreast formation?

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Are there any current projects/plans for a VTOL passenger airliner?

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What is the difference between centripetal and centrifugal force?

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Has the Boeing 737 MAX MCAS system successfully prevented a stall or approach to stall condition outside testing?