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27 votes
4 answers
8k views

Why are thrust reversers not used to slow down to taxi speeds?

18 votes
5 answers
4k views

Why was a Lockheed L-1011 chosen by Orbital ATK for its Pegasus launches?

17 votes
2 answers
3k views

How is a glider recovered and returned to an airport after landing in a field?

14 votes
4 answers
3k views

How are wing tanks sealed around the internal wing structure?

13 votes
5 answers
2k views

Can an experienced airplane spotter identify planes only by sound?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

Do ETOPS requirements vary between passenger, cargo, and non-revenue flights?

6 votes
1 answer
352 views

How does a plane's weather radar ignore returns from other weather radars?

5 votes
1 answer
992 views

Was the Buran space shuttle capable of doing a go-around?

4 votes
2 answers
461 views

Engines more powerful than the brakes?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Do modern aircraft still have mechanical sensors as backup to GPS?

3 votes
1 answer
680 views

Is airframe heating a concern at subsonic speeds?

3 votes
3 answers
382 views

Are there any airports with multi-level taxiways?

2 votes
1 answer
292 views

Bright exhaust in afterburner vs no visible (bright) exhaust when not in afterburner?

2 votes
3 answers
136 views

Adjustment for non-balanced passenger loads?