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  • Does an aircraft use its engines to taxi or is it always pulled by some other vehicle? I have seen a small lorry pulling it sometimes; is it really pulling the huge thing, or does the aircraft use it...

  • I'm very interested to learn if there are (m)any (major) (commercial) airports that have runways further away from the terminal(s) than Schiphol's Polderbaan. Which airport is "in the lead" in this re...

  • Maximum Taxi Speed Ygor Montenegro

    Which is the maximum speed that an airliner is limited to while taxiing? I know that during 90 degree turns it is 10 knots, but what about long, straight taxiways? 20 knots? 25? 30? More broadly, where I can find this information? Would it be in company SOPs? Manufacturer's FCOM?

  • Whenever I sit in an aircraft and we taxi around the airport, I wonder how exactly is the airport organized, for example, the arrangement of the taxiways and runways. Is it possible to locate airport...

  • When moving to and from the runway, does a large passenger aircraft turn by changing the thrust difference on its side engines, or by turning the front landing gear to a different angle? If it is by t...

  • I've read about several aircraft having their rudder and brake pedals very close together. To me this seems confusing and prone to error. It looks easy to mistake the rudder / brake pedals and inadvertently press the wrong one when flying or taxiing the aircraft. Since these are fundamentally important controls, this could lead to disaster. So what is the advantage of keeping the rudder / brake pedals in this configuration? Are there any historical reasons for this design choice?