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42 votes
6 answers
17k views

Do airplanes need brakes in the air?

30 votes
3 answers
9k views

What is this object in the cockpit of an ultralight?

26 votes
3 answers
9k views

How many flight hours do the first retiring A380s have?

22 votes
5 answers
25k views

What exactly do "captain", "pilot", "co-pilot" and "first officer" mean?

16 votes
4 answers
5k views

Why there so many pitch control surfaces on the Piaggio P180 Avanti?

12 votes
1 answer
3k views

Does the B-1B Lancer have controllable canards?

10 votes
3 answers
743 views

For how long after the last A380 delivery does Airbus have to provide spare parts for it?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

Is it possible to convert a passenger A380 to carry cargo?

10 votes
1 answer
6k views

Does the Antonov An-225 have an Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)?

10 votes
2 answers
547 views

Why is this angle of attack sensor tab not symmetrical between the leading and trailing edges?

9 votes
3 answers
4k views

How does a single engine tail wheel landing gear airplane turn when it is on the ground?

9 votes
2 answers
702 views

Why were the ailerons of the Fokker Dr. I (Red Baron) located on the top wing?

8 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why is the empennage design of this Lockheed 1049E so complicated?

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

Can an Airbus A380 or Boeing B747 fly with only 2 engines?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why does this V-22's rotors rotate clockwise and anti-clockwise (the right and the left rotor respectively)?

7 votes
2 answers
557 views

What is the aerodynamic reason that the An-225's vertical stabilizers are not simply vertical?

7 votes
3 answers
4k views

If a twin-engine airplane's propellers both rotate in the same direction, do they still produce a left-turning tendency?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

What is the meaning of first flight and introduction in aircraft production?

7 votes
5 answers
2k views

Do contra-rotating propellers have the same RPM?

7 votes
5 answers
12k views

What are the advantages and disadvantages of tail wheels that cause modern airplanes to not use them?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

What is this part in Embraer Legacy 650 and what is it function?

5 votes
2 answers
573 views

Why does the helicopter Robinson R22's rotor blade have flat part as in the picture? What is it for?

5 votes
2 answers
581 views

Why are the engines of the Airbus A400M slightly tilted down?

5 votes
2 answers
314 views

If, one day, we have an electric airplane, will it be easier to control than a fuelled airplane?

5 votes
1 answer
378 views

Why do some airplanes have a vertical rudder hinge while some others are canted?

5 votes
3 answers
836 views

Is the MD-11's third engine slightly nose up?

5 votes
5 answers
4k views

Why are the leading edges of wings not always made as 'sharp' as possible?

4 votes
4 answers
2k views

What is the maximum angle between an airplane and runway centerline when touching down at a crab angle in a crosswind landing?

4 votes
1 answer
978 views

What was the lift equation used by the Wright brothers?

4 votes
4 answers
3k views

Is any device installed on airplane to measure wind speed relative to the ground, and its direction?