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Fabrizio Mazzoni
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57 votes
1 answer
11k views

Why does the DC-9 have engines that are angled slightly upwards?

50 votes
3 answers
24k views

Can the landing gear be pulled up while the plane is on the ground?

48 votes
10 answers
15k views

Why are traditional knobs not replaced by touchscreens in cockpits?

45 votes
5 answers
11k views

How do airliners get from the factory to the client if the aircraft does not have the required range?

38 votes
1 answer
11k views

Why was there a rattling noise coming from the left engine of A319?

33 votes
4 answers
20k views

Why do jet engines smoke?

27 votes
4 answers
6k views

Why are test crashes not made harder on the airframe?

25 votes
5 answers
8k views

How can one enter an airliner without stairs or a jet bridge?

23 votes
6 answers
34k views

How are credit cards processed during flight?

22 votes
4 answers
20k views

Why are Airbus captain control sticks placed on the left when most people are right-handed?

21 votes
6 answers
5k views

Have there been any solo flights on airliners?

19 votes
2 answers
33k views

Why would a C-17 Globemaster be painted in Qatar Airways livery?

19 votes
3 answers
21k views

What is a take off roll?

19 votes
3 answers
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Can any aircraft adjust the wing dihedral in flight?

19 votes
4 answers
2k views

Are jet simulators a commercial business or are they owned by airlines?

18 votes
3 answers
20k views

How do large airliners de-ice in flight?

17 votes
6 answers
3k views

Do two of the same model of aircraft feel different to fly?

17 votes
4 answers
5k views

Why does the Airbus A320 series seem to rock left and right in level flight?

15 votes
1 answer
28k views

What is the lifespan of an airline engine?

15 votes
4 answers
6k views

Why don't horizontal stabilizers have winglets?

15 votes
3 answers
3k views

Why are contrails not visible from the cabin?

14 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why do airlines have intermediate stopovers with no passenger boarding?

14 votes
2 answers
1k views

Components on engines, are they removed or blanked out?

13 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the cause of the noise heard when the landing gear is deployed?

12 votes
4 answers
4k views

Why are some airplane wings not painted?

12 votes
3 answers
5k views

How do you cope with an asymmetric flap extension?

12 votes
2 answers
31k views

Is there a particular reason that EasyJet uses U2 as their code?

11 votes
1 answer
2k views

Who operates a 707 with Boeing factory livery?

11 votes
2 answers
31k views

What is a normal EGT range of a jet engine?

10 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why is the main landing gear of the Cessna Caravan placed so far forward?