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Under what conditions do airplanes stall?

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What are the complete assumptions and final conclusions from 'Thin Airfoil Theory' in aerodynamics?

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

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

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

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Can wingtip vortices formed around an unswept wing produce vortex lift?

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Does wing really "feels" effective airflow or it is just theory to fits numbers with experimental results?

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

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Are there cases where a double horizontal stabilizer is useful?

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

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What is the main and tail rotor speed (RPM) for a Sikorsky S52?

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With helicopters, is normal landing or auto-rotation landing any different when landing on water?

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How does supersonic speed affect vortex lift of a delta wing?

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How does the Sikorsky X2 technology rotor control blade pitch?

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Do symmetrical airfoils generate induced drag?

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Does twist increase spanwise flow?

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Is it a better idea to put propellers on the wings than the nose?

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What makes the MV-22 has lift thrust and its disk loading is so high?

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Is induced drag zero for finite wing with constant lift distribution (dΓ/dy=0)?

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How much of an airplane's forward energy is lost to lift?

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Explaing lift tilt back in induce drag pictures?

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Difference between the lift coefficient of the wing-profile and the wing

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Comparisons between the A340 and 747-200 wing: sweep angle and span

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Does induced drag of wing change with speed for fixed AoA?

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Safety factor in airliner design

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How are canards designed to stall before the main wing?

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What should be the size of a lifting body aircraft that can carry 5 passengers (385kg/850lbs)?

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Torque and engine torque after aplying prandtl tip loss factor

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

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

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