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Even after years of research, why are planes unable to keep passengers alive in case of a fiery crash?
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58 votes
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Why do airplanes have rounded windows?
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49 votes
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Why do helicopters have such limited range?
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42 votes
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How did SR-71 spy, flying at 80,000 ft and 3500 km/h?
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38 votes
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Why couldn't the A380 secure any orders for two straight years?
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36 votes
51k views
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Why was Concorde's cockpit so complex?
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29 votes
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Why don't Russian aircraft sell as much as their European/American counterparts?
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28 votes
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Why do some fighter jets have two pilots while others have only one?
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28 votes
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Do jet contrails impact weather?
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25 votes
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What is this white smoke like thing, seen inside the cabin before takeoff?
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25 votes
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Why are the call signs of some airlines completely different than their name?
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24 votes
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Are nuclear bombers themselves damaged after dropping bombs?
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24 votes
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What are the factors behind increasing aircraft window sizes?
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23 votes
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Is it possible to drive into Gibraltar Airport's runway?
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23 votes
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How do aircraft land on snow?
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22 votes
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How is an aircraft aligned at a jet bridge?
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22 votes
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Why are Low Cost Carriers ordering several hundred aircraft?
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20 votes
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How could an airliner as big as B777 make a U Turn on ground?
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20 votes
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Why do full service airlines prefer to run a separate low-cost carrier?
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Why are military planes painted differently than civil planes?
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17 votes
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Why don't aircraft fly over Tibet?
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16 votes
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Why do airplanes have to retract landing gear?
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16 votes
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How is a runway inspection carried out?
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15 votes
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Can a commercial airliner be used for military purposes?
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14 votes
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Is there some functionality of an airliner which is not controlled by the cockpit?
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13 votes
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How do airlines manage routes when respective aircraft undergo B,C or D checks?
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12 votes
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Why is the manufacturing process of an aircraft mostly manual?
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12 votes
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Why isn't the V flight formation being used for commercial purposes?
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12 votes
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What options would Qantas Flights 7/8 have in case of emergency?
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Why is it more difficult for ATC to manage a larger airliner?