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Rhino Driver
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69 votes

How do fighter pilots manage food, drink & toilet?

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Why are the F/A-18 rudders deflected in opposing directions during takeoff?

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What is a running rabbit?

41 votes

What is the procedure for landing on an aircraft carrier?

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Do lights on aircraft flash in a specific pattern?

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How do pilots foresee turbulence?

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Why is landing on a carrier not handled by a computer?

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Is the "Red two standing by" dialog in Star Wars: A New Hope sensible for real fighter pilots?

28 votes

Do fighter jet pilots ever use autopilot?

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How would modern jet fighters engage and defeat prop driven fighters?

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What's the technique for landing without one set of wheels?

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How can you stop your missile locking onto a friendly target?

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Why are adjustable area jet engine nozzles mostly limited to military use?

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Are modern fighter jets allowed to fly with an inoperative ejection seat?

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Why do fighter aircraft manufacturers still focus on making their planes more dogfight-worthy?

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When a large commercial jet touches down, is it committed to stopping?

16 votes

Why do the missiles on an F-16 point slightly down?

16 votes

Can a landing aircraft snag multiple wires when landing on an aircraft carrier?

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Can fighter jets be reloaded with ammunition mid-flight?

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Why did Air France retire Concorde?

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What does it mean when pitch numbers move all over the HUD screen?

14 votes

Do aircraft carriers always face into the wind?

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Can a software "hard freeze" or serious hardware problem completely disable the whole cockpit?

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Why are piggyback launches done by dropping the carried aircraft and not by "fly-off" launches?

13 votes

How do combat jets know when to launch flares to counter IR missiles?

12 votes

Why are many military fighter aircraft designed to fly supersonic?

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If the EPU (Emergency Power Unit) on a modern fighter jet fails, will the aircraft drop out of the sky?

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Why would the USAF have no support for autolanding?

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Why is the landing area of an aircraft carrier angled to port side, not starboard?

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Are turbine engine reconditioned after severe FOD damage caused by bird strikes?