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Is the clamshell on the AN-72 what causes the Coanda effect?

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What is an "emergency squat switch activation"?

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Why is carb icing an issue in aircraft when it is not an issue in a land vehicle?

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Since there's "Zulu" time, is there also "Alfa" time?

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From an ATC perspective, what is an "arrival gate"?

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Why would different crossing runways at one airport be on different radio frequencies?

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Why would one plane in this picture not have gear down yet?

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How did shortening the 707 increase its range?

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What certifications must one have to repair/alter propellers and instruments?

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What are the effects of headwind strength on landing?

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Why is the ICAO prefix for Alaskan airports "P"? [duplicate]

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How does carb heat increase the risk of dirt ingestion?

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How stable is the "customer" power on a commercial aircraft?

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Is this an accurate depiction of the internal shape of a turbofan engine?

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What is done to prevent the tail hook from bouncing off the carrier deck?

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Why would a pilot pick this military airport as an emergency landing airport?

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Does runway 32/33R at Madrid actually have a kink in it?

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Why is the CFM56 produced with two different thrust reverse options?

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Why would aircraft engines be mounted with "toe out"?

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How is lateral CG managed in aircraft with uneven seating? [duplicate]

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How much responsibility does ATC have to alert a flight about being in a dangerous situation?

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What advantage(s) are there for the HondaJet's engine mount position?

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Do jet engine exhausts usually glow orange?

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What is the purpose of the extra wheel on the XB-70 main gear?

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How are skis stowed on retractable gear aircraft?

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What would the reason be for this helicopter maneuver?

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How do I get attention on a busy radio channel?

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What is the 'arm' at the rear of the X-29?

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What is this pod at the wing-tip of a U2?

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How much effect does the ground have on flight control when flying low?