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90 votes
5 answers
48k views

Why does the F-111 sometimes squirt a giant fire plume behind it? (NOT afterburners!)

29 votes
2 answers
6k views

Can instruments be fixed via a swift punch?

27 votes
4 answers
24k views

What is the maximum safe bank angle of a 747?

25 votes
2 answers
14k views

What happens to jettisoned fuel tanks?

25 votes
4 answers
88k views

Can civilians buy military aircraft?

24 votes
4 answers
8k views

What happens when two different control inputs are commanded in an aircraft with two control columns?

20 votes
1 answer
9k views

Do tanker aircraft distribute their own fuel?

19 votes
3 answers
33k views

What is a vortex generator?

17 votes
4 answers
20k views

How fast can an F-22 scramble?

17 votes
2 answers
4k views

Does the F-22 (or any other stealth aircraft) carry chaff?

16 votes
9 answers
23k views

Can rotorcraft pick up a dangerous electric charge?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is the simplest way to explain a sonic boom that is still technically correct?

9 votes
2 answers
1k views

Can a VTOL jet such as the Harrier enter a Vortex Ring State?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why are airliner cockpits not shielded from lasers?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why are there no supersonic propellor driven aircraft? [duplicate]

3 votes
1 answer
623 views

How useful would the space shuttle OMS actually be in atmosphere?