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Was the miracle on the Hudson saved exclusively by the APU?

24 votes

Can gliding your plane save fuel?

23 votes

Why are the cockpit controls of airplanes so complicated?

14 votes

What is the slowest fixed-wing airplane?

10 votes

Does electrical usage contribute to fuel consumption?

10 votes

Why do control towers have tilted glass panels?

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Is it possible to build a jet engine that utilises all excess heat?

9 votes

What is the meaning of nose-art on the Tu-160 bomber?

9 votes

Which incidents did not result in accidents because of the actions of the second pilot on board?

9 votes

Is it technically possible to have nuclear-powered hot-air balloons?

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How safe are commercial airliners from gallium infiltration?

8 votes

Has any accident been prevented by bending or breaking the rules?

8 votes

Is the Centre of Gravity moved by an aircraft travelling at “High Speeds”?

8 votes

Can free fall velocity be used to start a ramjet?

8 votes

What is CAPT & PURS?

8 votes

Can espresso be made at cruising altitude?

8 votes

Why do we feel gravity on a plane?

8 votes

Does an airline have to pay if fighters intercept one of its aircraft?

7 votes

What items could you bring on-board to maximise your chance of survival in an emergency?

7 votes

How do rocket engines produce more thrust than aircraft jet engines?

7 votes

Are jet aircraft still at risk of hijacking by people wielding melee weapons?

7 votes
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Was the Buran space shuttle capable of doing a go-around?

7 votes

How high does the "bug layer" extend?

7 votes
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What is the fastest unpressurized aircraft?

6 votes

Where can I find Boeing 777 safety records?

6 votes

Can a pulse jet be used on a light GA aircraft?

6 votes

How are aircraft wings protected against flutter - aerodynamic oscillations that can break bridges?

6 votes

Why is a clock required to be mounted on the instrument panel for IFR flights?

5 votes

Is it possible to accurately measure airspeed without pitot tube?

5 votes

Which jet airliner types have had the fewest accidents per million departures?

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