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9 votes

Can the lift equation be used for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter?

0 votes

What is the major difference between this VTOL setup and an actual helicopter, in terms of degree of freedom?

12 votes

What is the purpose of the sharp pods under airliner wings?

6 votes
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Without wind, would a plane go straight if the pilot let go of the controls?

1 vote

Why can't supersonic flow work its way upstream?

5 votes

What is the total lift equation of a helicopter with 3 Flettner rotors?

4 votes
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How big are the horizontal stabilizers for fighter jets generally? (ie. 25% of the wing area)

2 votes
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How are canards designed to stall before the main wing?

0 votes

Is a ducted fan considered a jet or propeller for the performance parameters?

1 vote

Has anyone used AI to design airplanes?

1 vote

Estimating Moment Coefficient about Aerodynamic Center for wing-body combination

1 vote

Aircraft load factor and body normal acceleration

1 vote

How to calculate lift/thrust effect of adding blade to a propeller?

1 vote

Why do the blue angels sometimes dump fuel during maneuvers?

7 votes
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What are these two fins on the JF-17 used for?

12 votes
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Why are the wheels of aircraft relatively small?

2 votes

Safety factor in airliner design

3 votes
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What is this thin strake on the side of the Eurofighter Typhoon?

3 votes

Why afterburner fuel nozzles aren't creating a lot of drag during normal operation?

1 vote
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Coefficient of Parasitic Drag - What is the Preferred Basis of Measurement?

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How to calculate optimal flight climb angle?

5 votes

Do modern aircraft still use load bearing ribs in wing construction?

8 votes

How does a bearingless rotor work on a helicopter?

11 votes

Why are the red/white control surfaces under the wing extended during a take off?

1 vote

How to calculate lift coefficient using pressure distribution?

0 votes

Why do airliners pitch up during cruise?

3 votes

Are there cases where a double horizontal stabilizer is useful?

3 votes
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How can I calculate the TOTAL drag of the ENTIRE airplane?

0 votes

How can you move the thrust reverser to another part of the airplane?

4 votes

How does a Delta-3 hinge on a helicopter tail rotor work?

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