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How are landing aircraft handled during an emergency runway closure?

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Why do some companies perform their freight flights only during the night?

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Why are emergency vehicles needed for a runway excursion?

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What is this transport aircraft, and why does it sometimes cary an air data boom when the Soviet Buran Space Shuttle is on top of it?

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What does the ATC term "a company traffic" mean?

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Are walkalong gliders based on the principles of ground effect?

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Why does supersonic flight detach airflow from a wing?

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What made the 2707 so superior?

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What is an Inertial Navigation System? How does it work?

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How do airplanes get stacked in a holding pattern?

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From how far strobe lights are visible?

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How do airlines dispose of a passenger jet when it's no longer airworthy?

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Under what conditions do airliners retire aircraft and sell them to other airlines?

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What is the advantage of the two-part rudder and how does it work?

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What are the limits to lateral Centre of Gravity imbalances?

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Why are First/Business Class seats at the front of aircraft where it is the least safe?

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How does security and baggage checking work in regards to a private jet?

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How close is X-Plane experience to real flying?

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Do aeroplanes have to balance torque like helicopters?

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Is it possible for the sensors which determine when an aircraft has landed in water to become damaged?

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How are thermals found?

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Why don't all commercial aircraft transmit GPS data in real time?

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What does the Boeing 777 autopilot do after reaching the last programmed waypoint?

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Why does the V-Bat not counter-rotate?

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Can an aeroplane ever be so far away from an airport that it cannot land?

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Are there additional electrical grounding methods besides static wicks?

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Why are "counterweights" used in aircraft production?

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What is the "No Step" flap thingy used for on an A320 engine?

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Why do fighter jets land faster than Jumbo commercial aircraft?

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What is propeller / engine sync and how does it work?

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