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59 votes
8 answers
16k views

Even after years of research, why are planes unable to keep passengers alive in case of a fiery crash?

58 votes
2 answers
16k views

Why do airplanes have rounded windows?

49 votes
4 answers
8k views

Why do helicopters have such limited range?

42 votes
3 answers
19k views

How did SR-71 spy, flying at 80,000 ft and 3500 km/h?

38 votes
8 answers
16k views

Why couldn't the A380 secure any orders for two straight years?

36 votes
4 answers
52k views

Why was Concorde's cockpit so complex?

29 votes
9 answers
139k views

Why do some fighter jets have two pilots while others have only one?

29 votes
3 answers
8k views

Why don't Russian aircraft sell as much as their European/American counterparts?

28 votes
6 answers
6k views

Do jet contrails impact weather?

27 votes
3 answers
133k views

What is this white smoke like thing, seen inside the cabin before takeoff?

25 votes
6 answers
6k views

What are the factors behind increasing aircraft window sizes?

25 votes
3 answers
7k views

Why are the call signs of some airlines completely different than their name?

24 votes
4 answers
9k views

Are nuclear bombers themselves damaged after dropping bombs?

23 votes
3 answers
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How do aircraft land on snow?

23 votes
1 answer
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Is it possible to drive into Gibraltar Airport's runway?

22 votes
4 answers
8k views

How is an aircraft aligned at a jet bridge?

21 votes
4 answers
5k views

Why are Low Cost Carriers ordering several hundred aircraft?

20 votes
5 answers
5k views

Why do full service airlines prefer to run a separate low-cost carrier?

20 votes
3 answers
6k views

How could an airliner as big as B777 make a U Turn on ground?

18 votes
2 answers
7k views

Why are military planes painted differently than civil planes?

17 votes
3 answers
6k views

Why don't aircraft fly over Tibet?

16 votes
1 answer
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How is a runway inspection carried out?

16 votes
5 answers
24k views

Why do airplanes have to retract landing gear?

15 votes
8 answers
5k views

Can a commercial airliner be used for military purposes?

14 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is there some functionality of an airliner which is not controlled by the cockpit?

13 votes
4 answers
1k views

How do airlines manage routes when respective aircraft undergo B,C or D checks?

12 votes
2 answers
12k views

What options would Qantas Flights 7/8 have in case of emergency?

12 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why is it more difficult for ATC to manage a larger airliner?

12 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why isn't the V flight formation being used for commercial purposes?

12 votes
4 answers
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Why is the manufacturing process of an aircraft mostly manual?