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63 votes
8 answers
86k views

Can a human get sucked into a jet engine?

34 votes
3 answers
13k views

Are private jets allowed to land at London Heathrow?

28 votes
3 answers
12k views

Can cameras and LCD screens replace cabin windows?

28 votes
2 answers
9k views

Do pilots of airliners and jumbos do a walk around preflight check for every flight?

25 votes
2 answers
8k views

Is flight data recorder erased after every flight?

24 votes
6 answers
5k views

Would increasing the number of wheels of a Jumbo reduce the braking distance?

23 votes
6 answers
20k views

Could airline tires be deflated in mid-flight to reduce weight?

18 votes
4 answers
12k views

Why do aircraft have two brake pedals instead of one?

17 votes
3 answers
3k views

Won't sonic booms prevent Space X's BFR intercity transport plan from being acceptable?

16 votes
8 answers
6k views

Would a wireless fly by wire system be practical?

16 votes
2 answers
10k views

Is the entire length of a B747 or A380 wing used as a fuel tank?

13 votes
8 answers
7k views

Can all airliners be turned without rudder input?

12 votes
1 answer
746 views

Do large aircraft accumulate water in their tanks?

11 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is there any work on improving fuel tanks so they could store hydrogen?

11 votes
5 answers
6k views

Is it possible to upgrade a Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380's engines for greater speed?

11 votes
2 answers
3k views

Do aircraft tyres have inner tubes?

11 votes
3 answers
4k views

Do airline pilots ever risk not hearing communication directed to them specifically, from traffic controllers?

10 votes
1 answer
3k views

What happened to the Boeing Y3 aircraft?

10 votes
2 answers
900 views

What are the effects of adding winglets to an aircraft not designed with winglets originally?

9 votes
3 answers
13k views

Are there any planes that have ramjet or scramjet engines?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

What is the operating temperature of a turbofan engine, and how is it kept at that temperature?

8 votes
3 answers
3k views

Is the Airbus A380 a viable shorthaul airliner?

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

Does the 747-8 / A380 nose-wheel encounter more weight during braking?

8 votes
3 answers
11k views

How long does it take to assemble an Airbus A380?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

What powers the air required for pneumatic brakes in aircraft?

7 votes
4 answers
3k views

Are taller landing gear bad for aircraft, particulary large airliners?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is it safe to mix different types of fuels in a jet engine?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the maximum weight on the main gear of a large aircraft at rotation and touchdown?

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

How is the area of flaps determined?

7 votes
5 answers
3k views

Can a human be blown away by jet engines of an A380?

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