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Can single engine planes glide from a falling position?

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How do you repair a grounded aircraft at a remote location?

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Is it possible to prevent plane accidents due to fuel explosion?

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Why don't modern heavy bombers have gun turrets?

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What makes fast decompression so dangerous for the fuselage?

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Why is landing not usually a continuous descent?

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Can airliners operate without an operating APU?

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Is there a way, by which an airline or ATC would be alerted, if both pilots are asleep or incapacitated?

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What happens if a parachute does not open while skydiving?

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What happens to the transponder, FDR and CVR in case of an explosion?

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What noises can you hear as a passenger?

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Why did this Cirrus deploy the parachute while ditching over Pacific Ocean?

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Why are airships not more popular?

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If jets carried pure O2 to use for combustion, would they be more efficient?

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How much thrust is needed by an aircraft to have vertical takeoff?

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What is the maximum range of a BAe 146-300? Can auxiliary fuel tanks be added?

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How do pilots foresee turbulence?

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How do pilots see at night if airplanes don't have front lights?

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Is a pilot allowed to sleep during a flight?

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

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How does a large cargo plane like the C-130 Hercules take off and land in such a short distance?

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What is the chord of a wing?

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What does the number of white bars in runway's threshold mean?

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How do pilots detect and respond to windshear while landing and taking off?

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What's the name and purpose of a barrier raised behind a carrier based jet?

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What benefit is provided by an MCA that is not already provided by an MEA?

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What's that component between the engine and wing?

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Are “zero-bag fares” really profitable for airlines?

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What prevents a passenger from opening the emergency door on his own will, mid-flight?

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How are GA aircraft ferried from factories?

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