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Why are there missiles under the wings of this Dassault Falcon?

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Why are the grid fins on Starship pointy and sharp?

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Is the compressor required on jet engines? Can air be rammed into the turbine?

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What is this cutout in the Spitfire cockpit glass?

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What are the differences between a helicopter engine (turboshaft) and an aircraft engine (turboprop)?

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Do jet contrails impact weather?

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Who manages International Airspace Traffic?

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Why is air mixed with bypass air on the A/C of an aircraft?

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Do runways need some special kind of tar or protective layer?

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What is the registration number of the 10,000th Airbus?

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Do airlines have contingency plans to keep passengers warm in the event of an Arctic emergency landing (or otherwise a diversion)?

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How does the V-22 Osprey share engine power between its rotors?

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What is this pipe on the tail of this helicopter?

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What is this aircraft (Le Bourget airshow 1965)

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Is it possible to drive a prop directly from a jet engine without a gearbox?

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What is the belly pod on this Beech A200 Super King Air?

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Can a wing be stalled at a speed larger than its stall speed?

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What is the vertical rod on this Swissair DC-3 drawing?

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Why do most vehicles seen at airports use slow flashing orange beacons?

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How is fuel dumped in aircraft?

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What do aviation agencies do to make waypoints sequences more easy to remember to prevent navigation mistakes?

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What is the process to disconnect ground electric power before pushback?

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What is this odd aircraft?

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Is a Control Law Degradation in Airbus Planes displayed on the ECAM?

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What is the difference between a propeller and a rotor?

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What is the difference between conventional VOR and Doppler VOR?

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What kinds of altimeter are used in modern airliners?

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Is it possible to fly to any destination on a rhumb line track?

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Can jet engines stay running without electrical power?

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Why are APU engine generators rated in kVA and not kW?

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