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Do airline pilots increase thrust when ordered to increase altitude by traffic controllers?

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What material was/is used on the skin of the Blackbird SR71?

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Would titanium be a better option for aircraft skin if cost were not a factor?

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Is it possible for an airliner to cruise at engine full thrust?

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Where do flaps and elevators get input from?

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What is the reason aircraft are as long as they are wide?

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How much fuel does an A380 hold and where?

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Are nose wheel tyres designed differently from the main wheel tyres?

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What is the minimum and maximum number of jet bridges used on an Airbus A380?

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Are modern fighter jets bulletproof and armored?

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Are there any regulations preventing one from converting an originally cargo aircraft to ferry passengers?

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Can the bleed air for deicing the wings of the aircraft be switched on and off for jumbos?

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Is it possible to add "planets" to the gearbox of a Trent 1000?

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What design features or systems help to prevent a hard nose landing?

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How are the dimensions of the empennage determined for jetliners?

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Is there a viable alternative to liquid hydrogen as a fuel for scramjets?

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Would winglets add fuel efficiency on a Concorde? [duplicate]

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Measuring speed and altitude from personal phone midflight [duplicate]

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1 answer
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Can you turn a large airliner using only rudder input? [duplicate]

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571 views

What is the maximum speed for regulation of sonic boom noise?

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Do modern aircraft have sensors to determine weight of the aircraft? [duplicate]

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What is the operating temperarature of a scram jet at its theoretical maximum speed?

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What would be the effects of installing pitot tubes on the engine covers?

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What is the weight of the bulletproof cockpit doors of a Boeing 747?

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How many crew members load and offload luggage on an Airbus A380?

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How much fuel does the A380 use for taxiing before takeoff?

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How is the speed of a helicopter controlled?

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How does the Blackbird SR-71 pressurize the cockpit at Mach 3?

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What mechanism or design aspect prevents jet blast from escaping the front of a Ramjet or scram jet?

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What are the drawbacks for manufacturing a large airliner capable of water landing?