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ROIMaison
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21 votes

What is this strake near the nose of the MD-80 for?

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Why is the B-29 bomb bay grossly oversized?

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When an oblique shock forms, what happens to the normal shock that helped it form?

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

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What is the seaplane in this old photograph?

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General Thin Airfoil Theory

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What are the problems Ukrainians have with F-16?

6 votes

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

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effect of wing chord length on lift coefficient

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Why increase chord length for supersonic aircraft (swept vs delta wings)?

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What is the difference between Vs and Vs1g?

32 votes

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

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What is the relation between the boundary layer and lift of an aerofoil?

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How do I simplify explanations for the drag formula?

2 votes

What is the Saint-Venant formula for calculating equivalent air speed (EAS)?

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How to calculate CL with the use of MTOW?

7 votes

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

2 votes

What is formula for induced drag in stalling regime?

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

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How does the advancing wing in a flat spin create nose thrust?

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How can one estimate wave drag?

4 votes

What is the ideal volume distribution for minimization of transonic drag?

7 votes

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

4 votes

Why are aircraft tyres not grooved horizontally?

1 vote

Could someone please explain why the A320 doesn’t have an anti ice system for its vertical and horizontal stabilisers?

3 votes

Why does the spanwise flow along a swept wing not accelerate?

2 votes

Why the moment arms in x-direction are considered as -x?

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What causes this surface texture, and how does it affect flight characteristics?

12 votes

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