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Volker Siegel
  • Member for 10 years, 2 months
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  • Berlin, Germany
26 votes
5 answers
5k views

Why is fuel usage discussed per time, not per distance?

18 votes
6 answers
7k views

Is an afterburner louder than the same jet engine without it?

16 votes
2 answers
9k views

What is the loud noise of a helicopter when the rotors are not yet moving?

15 votes
4 answers
5k views

Can an intercepting fighter jet force a small propeller aircraft down without completely destroying it?

15 votes
2 answers
8k views

How often does fuel dumping from planes in flight actually occur?

14 votes
4 answers
11k views

Why can't sonic booms be heard at air shows?

7 votes
1 answer
848 views

Why are some pitot tubes more prone to icing than others?

6 votes
3 answers
389 views

Does it help to climb in case of a partial engine failure?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

Do afterburners use excessive amounts of fuel?

5 votes
3 answers
908 views

Can a drone hitting a plane be mistaken for a birdstrike?

3 votes
1 answer
857 views

What makes fast decompression so dangerous for the fuselage?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Other than fighters, which airplanes can fly straight up?