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DJClayworth
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27 votes

What happens to US military demo teams following unexpected pilot turnover?

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What is the reference used when measuring flight speed?

22 votes

Can a large passenger aircraft recover from a stall?

12 votes

If an aircraft flies straight ahead, does it follow an orthodrome/great circle?

12 votes

Confusing Missed Approach Instructions

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Are animals straying onto the runway considered to be a runway incursion?

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In WW2, how did aircraft navigate to the carrier?

10 votes

How would you design an airplane to counteract a single engine’s left turning tendencies?

9 votes

What would happen if a Russian TU-95 had an engine failure or other emergency close to the United States?

7 votes

How can I find the CG of a model aircraft based on its dimensions?

6 votes

Does an aircraft's nose landing gear extend on take off?

6 votes

Why do modern fighter aircraft still use transparent canopies instead of cameras feeding imagery to screens?

5 votes

How much altitude can a glider gain only from losing speed?

5 votes

Would using a drone to pay for something count as commercial use?

5 votes

How did aircraft communicate during early air travel?

5 votes

How does the Space Shuttle slow down during re-entry, descent, and landing?

5 votes

Why do Airbus sidesticks add their inputs?

4 votes

How much does it cost to learn to fly in the UK, and what restrictions are there?

4 votes

Are jet streams a net benefit in time and fuel savings?

4 votes
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Why do airlines have geographical names in them?

4 votes

What causes ram air turbines with more blades to spin slower than turbines with two blades?

3 votes

If RVR equipment is inoperative what visibility should be used for an approach where the RVR minimum is 1800 ft?

3 votes

Is there a more specific term than 'flight line' for straight lines flown during flight?

3 votes

Are “zero-bag fares” really profitable for airlines?

3 votes

How to calculate coefficient of drag for a particular shape?

3 votes

Are you required to disclose medical conditions to your flight instructor?

2 votes

Is it required to be an ATP and work for an airline to be a Captain?

2 votes

Why does the MH370 ATC transcript never mention QNH? When is QNH given to aircraft?

2 votes

Where is it defined (in UK law ideally) when a glider is in flight during what period, start and stop?

2 votes

How has Computational Fluid Dynamics improved commercial airliner wing design?