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What are these hooks on the A320's wing used for?

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

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How is fuel dumped in aircraft?

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How does a Mach Meter determine the speed of sound at a given altitude?

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How does an A330 detect stall without airspeed?

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What is the purpose of the extremely high cabin altitudes in military aircraft?

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How are Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo's windows so large?

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How does the Guardian counter-MANPADS system work?

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Why don't both black boxes hold the same data?

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How is the weight of an airplane measured?

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What is the advantage of combining the rudder and brake pedals in aircraft?

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Where are the microphones for the black box located in the cockpit?

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How are condensation cones created by supersonic airplanes?

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Is defacing the airline logo of a wrecked airplane illegal?

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Are four-engined airplanes subject to ETOPS equivalent rules?