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31 votes

Why does NASA's B-52 008 have a smoking engine in this photograph?

18 votes

Why don't planes use pulsejets?

14 votes

What is the purpose of the fuel shutoff valve?

13 votes

In the US, is there a way for a pilot to legally "maneuver at will" in actual IMC?

10 votes

Why does it take months, sometimes years, for the BEA and NTSB to complete aviation accident investigations?

10 votes

Why are vertical stabilizers always at the rear of an airplane?

10 votes

Why are general aviation avionics so expensive?

9 votes

Why are 3- or 4-seat gliders so rare?

8 votes

Dropping an object from really high, landing at 0 velocity due to 'free' reverse thrust

7 votes

Why is carburetor heat use discouraged on the ground?

6 votes

VOR Ground Station

6 votes

Due to the corrective calculations being ground-based, does the reliability of WAAS degrade with increases in altitude?

5 votes

Airplane speed retention question?

5 votes

How do rocket engines produce more thrust than aircraft jet engines?

5 votes
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Do "Civil Aviation Regulations" and "Aeronautics Bulletins" still have any legal authority today?

4 votes

Are frisbees and boomerangs technically gliders?

4 votes
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Does useful load increase with more horsepower?

4 votes
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What are these bomb-shaped things attached to some propeller aircraft?

3 votes

Where does fuel from the boost pumps go before engine start?

3 votes

Which aerobatic maneuvers are most likely to make people airsick?

3 votes
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Are there (ideas for) GNSS based attitude indicators?

3 votes

Can static electricity affect navigational instruments?

2 votes

If I own land, can I create a private helicopter landing spot for my personal use?

2 votes
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What are the guidelines and regulations for building a helipad for multiple aircraft?

2 votes

How precisely are airspace borders defined?

2 votes

Why is the air smoother when you get above the cloud base?

2 votes

Is a passenger who is flying the aircraft liable for regulations that they violate?

1 vote

How does bypass air work?

1 vote
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What is the name of Control equipment?

1 vote

Looking for techniques to model resistance to roll rotation in a very simple, force-based flight model