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Martin
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54 votes
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Are wings any more efficient at creating lift, versus orienting the engine's thrust downwards?

27 votes
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How can best glide speed be lower than best rate of climb speed?

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What is the difference between a forward slip and a side slip?

18 votes

If you were to fly an ILS in a knife edge would you receve GS and LOC be flipped?

17 votes
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What are the spikes on Ingenuity's blades?

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In a piston aircraft, how much noise is generated by the engine, and how much by the propeller?

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What is the maximum altitude of barometric altimeters?

7 votes

What kind of flaps are used in gliders?

5 votes

Why do we feel gravity on a plane?

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How does the nose of a plane self adjust down

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Why and how were "eybrow windows" helpful in tight turns?

4 votes

How do uncoordinated turns (skid, slip) affect a helicopter's turn radius?

3 votes

Why does elevator still raise and lower the nose when the aircraft is steeply banked?

3 votes

What is the "Centre of Pressure"?

3 votes

What is physics explanation for minimum sink rate airspeed?

2 votes
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Can Savannah be stalled with agressive yoke pull?

2 votes

In general, how do aircraft handle differently in inverted flight versus in upright flight?

2 votes

What differentiates the entry procedures for spins and snap rolls?

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Pitot tube model

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Is the elevator really an 'angle of attack control' as described in Stick and Rudder?

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Is there an ideal lift distribution for human-powered aircraft?