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32 votes

Why aren't takeoff flaps used all the way up to cruise altitude?

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Why was the Spitfire's elliptical wing almost uncopied by other aircraft of World War 2?

23 votes

Why is the B-29 bomb bay grossly oversized?

21 votes

Does runway 32/33R at Madrid actually have a kink in it?

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Which part of aircraft is contributing the most weight of airplane?

16 votes

What are the factors behind increasing aircraft window sizes?

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What is the difference between Vs and Vs1g?

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Longitudinal stability of airships: How is the critical speed defined?

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How can a helicopter be designed without a tail rotor?

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Is it correct that a jet fighter can be used as a non-lethal (sonic) weapon?

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Is this a wing-tip device on the A-10 "Warthog"?

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Why does a T-tail produce a pitch-down moment in sideslip?

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Why does the typical magneto switch have R on the left and L on the right?

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What are the bulges (with what look like air intakes) on the lower fuselage of the An-22?

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How is lift provided by a wing affected by propeller wake?

9 votes

What are the effects of the Boeing 787's very flexible wings?

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What is the maths behind the descent rate calculation?

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Why a higher compressor pressure ratio results in higher Thrust and lower TSFC?

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Is there a parameter that links the areas of the fuselage and control surfaces?

8 votes

What are the advantages and disadvantages of ruddervators?

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What is the purpose of an inboard aileron?

7 votes

How do most fighters slow down after landing?

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How much thrust was provided by a typical Meredith Effect radiator?

7 votes

Why don't airliners have rudders on the winglets?

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What are the problems Ukrainians have with F-16?

7 votes

What does the “nose-high” product of inertia represent?

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What is the english term for "vol en ficelle"?

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Where can I find articles about Handley Page multi element segmented airfoils?

6 votes

Did the dog-tooth notches in the wing of the F-8 Crusader really have anything to do with "yaw stability"?

6 votes

How do the Tiger Moth's anti-spin strakes work?