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Thunderstrike
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Are there common standards for aviation graphical user interfaces?

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How can a stowaway hide in the undercarriage?

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How do PAPI lights work?

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Why are the throttles of aircraft such as the Twin Otter placed on the overhead panel?

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Why is there a hole in one of the layer of an airplane's windows?

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Where is the airspace not covered by primary Radar?

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What Boeing 747 rejected takeoff and runway excursion accident is detailed in this video?

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Does the FDR record data about the cockpit door lock system?

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Why do trijets (3 rear engines) usually have a T-tail instead of a normal tail?

8 votes

Is a propeller a wing?

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Why aren't cell phones allowed to be used in aircraft?

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How does air conditioning work on a commercial airliner?

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Why are HUDs usually green instead of red?

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Can you help me identifying this circa 1910 airplane with tail number 72?

45 votes

Why do airplanes have rounded windows?

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Where can I get a high-res photo of the RAT from an A320 Airbus?

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What type are these planes that are flying in formation near Culver City, CA?

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Why is there a difference between GPS Speed and Indicator speed?

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Why do slats deploy first?

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How does altitude affect the speed of sound?

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Can large airliners be operated without ground support?

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Why does an aircraft have to be flying straight and level to facilitate a jump?

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If the "Fuel Shutoff Valve" is ON, wouldn't fuel be cut off?

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Do aircraft manufacturers produce their own black boxes?

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What is the minimal landing area required for an EC135 air medical services helicopter?

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How are Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo's windows so large?

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In the upper air, do pilots use flaps to generate lift as well slow down an aircraft?

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Can a commercial cargo aircraft be converted into a commercial passenger aircraft, and vice versa?

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What is the immediate cause of liftoff?

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What happens when a helicopter loses an engine?

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