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Thunderstrike
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For an electric airplane are propellers the only option for propulsion?

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Why do airlines have intermediate stopovers with no passenger boarding?

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Does adding more engines to commercial aircraft increase safety?

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Why did the Flightaware groundspeed readout suddenly spike for this flight?

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Does the avoidance of thrust reverser save fuel?

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How to safely wash a Nomex flight suit?

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Were early military planes not pressurized?

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Why do similar Airbus and Boeing aircraft use different flap and slat mechanisms?

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If the pilot cabin loses pressure, can the pressure difference lock the cockpit door?

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Why do (almost) all military transports have high wings and civilian transports low wings?

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Is a failed ditching of an aircraft also Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT)?

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Why does the Beech Staggerwing have its low wing ahead of the high wing?

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What are these hooks on the A320's wing used for?

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When can spoilers be used on airliners?

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What is "spatted undercarriage"?

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Which aircraft did I photograph at ZRH?

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What's that "frame" in the windshield of some piper aircraft for?

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How does altitude affect the speed of sound?

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

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Can a commercial airliner be used for military purposes?

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

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Will the landing gear work mechanically in case of total power loss?

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Why are military and civil aircraft landing gear generally so different?

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If jet engines did leave chemtrails, wouldn't the chemicals cause adverse reactions in the engines?

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How to hold the heading on the Boeing 777 autopilot?

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What is the immediate cause of liftoff?

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Does a system exist that can bulk process satellite data to find a plane lost over ocean?

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Which companies develop software for airplane systems?

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How do intake deflectors work?

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How to determine the aircraft tail number on a particular flight?

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