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Which one of these flaps is used on take off and land?

1 vote

How does a trailing edge flap move on an Airbus A320?

0 votes

Why does a wing's pitching moment distribution tend towards zero at the tip instead of towards cm0?

2 votes

Torque and engine torque after aplying prandtl tip loss factor

3 votes
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What is the typical drag percentage of air intakes on a commercial airliner

1 vote

Center of Gravity, Aerodynamic Center and Center of Pressure, how do they connect?

0 votes

How does increasing camber increase lift coefficient?

10 votes
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Heating of XB-70 vs. SR-71

3 votes

Why does pressure difference between top and bottom surface of wings increase as speed increases?

1 vote
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How much of an effect do structural overloads have on an airframe's safe fatigue life?

2 votes

Why does an aircraft require less power when it is flying slower than the most efficient speed?

1 vote

How does a fan in a turbofan engine suck air in?

1 vote

Why isnt the structure of the aircraft affected by high true air speeds or high ground speeds?

34 votes
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Why was the nose gear of Concorde located so far aft?

0 votes

Why is the turbine that drives the compressor is placed before the free turbine in a gas turbine engine?

12 votes
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What is name of this part on a helicopter?

7 votes

What would be the minimum number of engines required to climb in a 747?

32 votes

How can business jets cruise so fast?

13 votes

What U-2 design challenges are still challenging?

1 vote

Cruising at the speed of sound

1 vote
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Lift direction at non-zero angle of attack for a swept wing, or for a straight wing in sideslip

25 votes

Can an aircraft use ram air to generate power while flying?

25 votes
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Why are the trailing edges of wings not always made as 'sharp' as possible?

5 votes

Will two counter rotating vortices cancel each other?

4 votes

What were the forces imparted by the chicken gun?

2 votes
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What happens to aerofoil downwash with Flaps extended vs retracted and how does it affect the Tail down force?

7 votes

How can I determine the fuel temperature in the tanks of an Airbus A320 during climb?

2 votes

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

2 votes

Is it normal to fly or glide only one mile per hour above stall speed?

2 votes

Why is thrust (in a high bypass turbofan for e.g.) non-linear with respect to N1?

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