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ROIMaison
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31 votes
6 answers
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Why the ground effect has such a different outcome for wings and cars?

17 votes
3 answers
5k views

How come planes can endure more positive than negative g's? I.e. how come V-n diagrams are not symmetric?

17 votes
2 answers
3k views

Why are wind tunnel models sometimes placed upside down?

15 votes
2 answers
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What is this wire going from mid-fuselage to the tail on this 737?

15 votes
2 answers
2k views

What phenomenon causes the increase of drag with rain?

14 votes
2 answers
4k views

Where is the APU in the case of an S-duct (like the L-1011)?

13 votes
3 answers
9k views

What are the advantages and disadvantages of an oblique wing over a swing wing?

12 votes
2 answers
628 views

What's the reason for the local flap extensions at the shockbody locations?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are these thermal spots on this infrared image of an F-16?

10 votes
1 answer
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How big is the influence of color on the stability of the boundary layer?

10 votes
2 answers
5k views

How does the position of vortex generators on engine cowlings affect flight?

9 votes
2 answers
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What is the one-engine-inoperative maximum range flight configuration?

9 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why do winglets reduce maneuverability (of fighter jets)?

8 votes
2 answers
545 views

How much noise does flow separation cause?

8 votes
1 answer
1k views

When should I use the global Reynolds number and when the local Reynolds number?

7 votes
1 answer
7k views

What is the working principle of a Gurney Flap?

4 votes
2 answers
406 views

How accurate is the inflight location information?

4 votes
2 answers
741 views

Why is the aerodynamic center for most airfoils located at the quarter chord location?

3 votes
1 answer
751 views

Did the Space Shuttle boat tail used in the transport configuration save fuel?

2 votes
0 answers
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How does corrugated skin influence the effectiveness of ailerons?

1 vote
1 answer
316 views

What is the reason for the strips on the nose of the Embraer E175 [duplicate]

1 vote
3 answers
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Are there any aerospace examples of applying a boat tail?