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What factors govern the placement of a helicopter's tail rotor (left or right)?

5 votes
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Where do LAX commercial cargo planes land/take off?

4 votes

What's this fuel line for?

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Why do most biplanes have their top wing slightly forward of the lower wing?

3 votes
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How do CH-47 pilots lower the tail during a pinnacle landing?

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Why are three-bladed helicopters relatively rare?

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Why does the UH-1 Huey have a hump at the rear of the cabin?

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How is crankcase ventilation handled in R-2800?

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What are the rules of airfoil thickness from root to tip on tapered wings?

2 votes

Is wing sweep needed on supersonic aircraft?

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Twin engine helicopters: is the throttle controlled separately for each engine or together?

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What are torque events and are they very common when flying a rotorcraft?

1 vote

Are there different symbols or graphics to identify different types of GA fuels?

1 vote

Is having the tailplane at the wings backwash a design flaw?

1 vote

Why are there extra restrictions on constant-speed propellers?

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For a rotor in vertical autorotation, what is the relation between pitch, vertical speed and rpms?

1 vote
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Relationship between flapping and lagging frequency

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How does radius of a propeller affect its performance?

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How to correct a roll due to turbulence?

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Is precession a problem for two-bladed propellers?

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By what angle does the rotor disc change with max. cyclic input?

1 vote

Why do some helicopters have such complicated flight control mixers?

1 vote

Do helicopter rotors have anti-ice systems like propellers and wings?

0 votes

How and how often are the oxygen masks in the cabin checked?

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How does the noise of a 2-to-4-seat helicopter compare with that of a similarly-sized fixed-wing aircraft?

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What is the difference between an engine "shut down", "cut-off" and "cut down"?

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Why is the UH-60 tail rotor canted?

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What are some of the longest flights without modern navigation systems?

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In an articulated hub rotor craft, what could cause the blade to flap negatively?

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How can pilots minimize parasite drag?