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Thomas Perry
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What kind of gauge is this?

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What prevents a small plane like a Cessna or Piper from flying as high as a jet?

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Where is the GA community at regarding fuel/engine types?

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Never heard of this Aerofoil?

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How would a wheel-well stowaway have performed on a Concorde?

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How does the lift force stop increasing itself after a certain point?

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How much horsepower is required to run the supercharger in an R-2800 engine?

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What is this low wing propeller plane flying near Denver?

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Are there ways to avoid using leaded fuel in older aircraft?

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BHP increases with Altitude

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Why are the wings of some modern gliders tadpole shaped?

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Are airfoil profiles patented? If not, why?

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Which source(s) provides the most authorative and correct flight dynamics theory?

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What is the general mathematical relationship between increasing an airplane's weight and the needed thrust to fly?

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What are the correct Cd0 and Cdi values for a NACA 2412 airfoil?

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Moving from 2D wing to 3D wing design

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Hypothesis: swept back propeller would reduce drag and increase thrust

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Type of airfoil used by Briggs, Hull, and Dryden

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A review of $\eta$ efficiency factor for propellers

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Thrust = Drag. What about Power?

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Does a lift to drag ratio of 100 imply an unattainable performance ratio of 1?

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How to avoid rotors and other dangerous turbulence around mountains?

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Why do boundary layers become more turbulent as they flow over a surface?

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Is the pitch an attitude indicator displays in relation to the ground, or is it in relation to the current aircraft bank?

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Can I use unleaded fuel in PA-23 Piper Aztec?

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Estimating piston-engine thrust on take-off

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What component of an aircraft generates its electric power?

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On which point are the moment coefficients of the NACA airfoils measured?

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What is the name of the unequal lift distribution across a helicopter rotor blade?

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How can I make a serious wind tunnel?