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15 votes

In a spin, are both wings stalled?

12 votes
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How useful are the AOA Indexers and indicators for jet pilots and civillians?

10 votes

What would be the safest way to drop thousands of small, hard objects from a typical, high wing, GA airplane?

8 votes
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Why doesn't extending the flaps on a B-2 send it into an uncontrollable dive?

8 votes

Why are thrust reversers not used to slow down to taxi speeds?

8 votes

Landing in very high winds

8 votes
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What is the difference between static and dynamic stall?

7 votes

Are there left seat qualifications specific to actual handling of the aircraft?

6 votes

Are taller landing gear bad for aircraft, particulary large airliners?

6 votes
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How does the Pseudo-Satellite Zephyr land?

6 votes

How does stall depend on angle of attack but not speed?

6 votes
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Does load factor affect roll rate?

5 votes

Why are the AOA sensors placed outside the aircraft?

5 votes

Why aren’t there any lifting-canard airliners?

5 votes
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How does latitude affect the air temperature at 8 km altitude where planes fly?

5 votes
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Do aircraft performance figures include corrections for areas with especially strong or weak gravity?

5 votes

Could the stick position be used as a Angle of Attack indicator?

4 votes

Angle of attack difference between outer wing and inner wing during a descending turn and climbing turn

4 votes

Why not use the yoke to control yaw, as well as pitch and roll?

3 votes

Why is airspeed different in climbs and descents although the AoA doesn't change?

3 votes

How are modern jets modified to takeoff/land on a dirt runway?

3 votes

Can I use the load factor to estimate the lift?

3 votes

Do carrier-borne aircraft pilots count the seconds on the downwind leg of the carrier?

3 votes

How may one notify the FAA of the apparent flaw in the airspace design at KEGE?

2 votes

What are maximum G forces humans can survive?

2 votes

Does “trimmed for current speed” mean that the plane will do whatever to maintain the current airspeed?

2 votes

Why is "runway behind you" useless?

2 votes

Can an F-16 land on an aircraft carrier, at all?

2 votes

Why does elevator input move the turn coordinator ball in steep turns?

2 votes

Quadcopter: would putting 3 blades on the same level and the other blade below the first three work?