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43 votes
2 answers
19k views

Why does afterburner exhaust have "pulses"?

18 votes
7 answers
6k views

Were there any successful flying machines that did not rely on Bernoulli's Principle?

15 votes
3 answers
12k views

Regarding N1 and N2, what does the "N" stand for?

14 votes
4 answers
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How does dropping ordnance affect the weight and balance of the aircraft?

13 votes
2 answers
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What is the actual air speed over and under a wing due to Bernoulli's Principle?

10 votes
2 answers
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What are the busiest airways?

9 votes
4 answers
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What are the limits to lateral Centre of Gravity imbalances?

9 votes
2 answers
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Are military aircraft required to have black boxes?

9 votes
2 answers
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How are military aircraft type certificated?

6 votes
1 answer
919 views

What makes an airplane fly?

6 votes
3 answers
715 views

Are there left seat qualifications specific to actual handling of the aircraft?

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

Why aren't there more helicopter aerobatics at airshows?

6 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is required to be an "FAA-qualified helicopter aerobatics pilot"?

4 votes
1 answer
783 views

What are the differences and benefits between/of time-based vs distance-based separation?

3 votes
1 answer
475 views

What aircraft design elements contribute the most to sustained flight?

3 votes
1 answer
354 views

Are the implications of weight and balance for rotary wing aircraft similar to fixed wing aircraft?