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What would happen if a plane lost half of its weight instantly?

18 votes
4 answers
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Is air to air refuelling possible at "cruising altitude"?

16 votes
1 answer
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Airbags in aircraft - is that just a military thing?

16 votes
1 answer
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When buying airliners what is the difference between "orders", "options" and "purchase rights"?

14 votes
3 answers
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Is there an aircrew bunk in the 747 cockpit?

12 votes
1 answer
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How much time does a landing/take-off add to an otherwise direct flight?

9 votes
1 answer
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Cabin crew : how do they get Oxygen in the event of decompression?

8 votes
1 answer
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In an emergency, how much runway does an A320 need to stop safely?

7 votes
3 answers
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Which light aircraft are known to have a quiet cockpit?

7 votes
4 answers
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What navigation actions does a pilot take when simply told to "go around"?

5 votes
2 answers
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Would a 19,000 ft descent in 6 minutes feel noticably different to passengers?

3 votes
1 answer
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A330 flown by low cost airline - is 8 cabin crew really all they have?

3 votes
1 answer
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How does a small charter operator determine where the centre of gravity is for a given flight?

-1 votes
2 answers
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Electric trainer aircraft has engine weighing 11Kg , how much would a comparable conventional engine weigh?