Eric Urban
  • Member for 6 years, 6 months
  • Last seen more than a week ago
Did the Stuka Ju-87 really have a radio altimeter? If so, when?
15 votes

It looks like the actual date is 1942. The 'Nachtschlachtgruppen' aircraft were given Ju 87 D aircraft with numerous upgrades including the FuG 101 radio altimeter. This would make sense because to ...

View answer
Is there a time limit for a line-up and wait?
4 votes

The exhaust temperature of a jet engine is more than adequate to melt asphalt. But the real answer to this depends on several factors Engine mounting Engine idle speed Bypass ratio Exhaust exit angle ...

View answer
Can large airliners such as a 747 maneuver without electricity?
1 votes

Specifically speaking, no they cannot. However, most planes carry a generator that is powered off the wind, and thus the planes forward momentum. This allows the plane to be flown without a ...

View answer