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MSalters
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What would be the drawbacks of using a rotating engine as thrust reverser on airliners?

26 votes

How are anti-aircraft missiles tested?

16 votes

Why are the cockpit controls of airplanes so complicated?

15 votes

Has there ever been a diesel-electric helicopter?

13 votes

Why/How is the B-52 still in service?

12 votes

Is it possible for an SU-25 to fly high enough to shoot down a Boeing 777?

10 votes

Could you help to identify this WW1 fighter?

5 votes

Why do jet engines take a long time to throttle down?

4 votes

For an electric airplane are propellers the only option for propulsion?

3 votes
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Is it technically possible to have nuclear-powered hot-air balloons?

3 votes

Is it possible to have a fully electric airliner?

3 votes

Can we always trust the PAPI lights?

2 votes

Would it be viable to use jet blast deflectors as a power source?

2 votes

Between a helicopter and an airplane, which requires more power to fly, for a given TOW?

2 votes

Non-fueled, bladeless, minimally-noisy aviation engine --- Science fiction or real theoretical science?

2 votes

How much would it cost to fit and maintain every passenger life jacket with personal beacon?

2 votes

Why did moving the CG aft on the Wright Brother's plane improve handling?

2 votes

Why does a jet engine acquire a metallic whine when in full power?

2 votes

What are the criteria that govern the choice between titanium, composites, and more common materials, like aluminum?

2 votes

What is the highest possible thrust generated by 15cm ducted fan?

1 vote

Why does fuel vaporization in a carburetor cause a temperature decrease rather than a rise?

1 vote

What is the first fighter jet which was built with twin engine and tail configuration?

1 vote

I wonder if it's possible to make a "compressed air" turbine engine

0 votes

If we use upper surface blowing and externally blown flap on the same wing will lift correspondingly be very high?

0 votes

Is it possible to drop a payload via anchored parachute?

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Do the engines still spool up when reverse thrust is selected, but the reversers are not deployed?