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86 votes

How safe is the Boeing 737-800 in high winds?

41 votes
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Could the Boeing 787-9 near vertical takeoff demonstration be performed by Airbus A350 aircraft?

37 votes
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Can someone identify if this is a Boeing or an Airbus?

33 votes
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Is there any particular reason for the cockpit of the 747 being on the upper deck?

33 votes
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What type is this aircraft and engine at Munich airport?

31 votes
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How is a confusion possible between Western and Russian Attitude Indicators?

31 votes

Why retract flaps at go-around?

29 votes

Why not always take off with 10 degree flaps in a Cessna 172?

28 votes

Why did my plane descend nose down?

23 votes
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How can I land without any propulsion? Was the Microsoft simulator right?

21 votes

Why was my flight cancelled due to bad weather while other flights were not?

20 votes

Could an airliner with only one functioning engine recover from a stall?

20 votes

Does ATC hear the same poor audio I hear on LiveATC?

19 votes

Why do helicopter operations avoid IFR?

19 votes
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Could aircraft already do a safe auto-takeoff with todays equipment?

19 votes

Was this flight a fuel emergency?

18 votes

What reasons exist for not designing airplanes with breakaway wings for crash safety?

16 votes
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What is the difference between a positioning flight and a ferry flight?

15 votes
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If pilots in a A320 or 737 had a dual engine failure, would they add flaps for the landing?

14 votes

Why don't flights fly towards their landing approach path sooner?

13 votes
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How to slow down while maintaining altitude

13 votes
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Why would one want to slow to V2 following an engine failure during takeoff?

13 votes
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Why did Emirates order so many A380s?

13 votes

Between land and sea, which route is preferred?

13 votes

How do airliners get from the factory to the client if the aircraft does not have the required range?

12 votes

Is it possible to take off on an elevated short field by "falling"?

12 votes

Would mechanical indicators have helped in the Air France 447 incident?

12 votes
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Why, and how, are barometric altimeters accurate enough for approach and landing?

11 votes
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How do Air Traffic Controllers determine which planes take off in a certain order?

11 votes

As a plane gets slower, why does a certain bank angle make you turn faster?

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