Airplanes fly because the design of the wings produces lift that counterbalances the weight of the aircraft. Air flows more rapidly over the top of the wing than underneath it, which reduces the air pressure above the su... More »

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The Cessna Skyhawk, a single-engine plane, has a maximum cruising speed of 124 nautical miles per hour, which is just over 140 miles per hour ground speed. A Boeing 747 typically cruises at 567 miles per hour. More »

The greatest certified height reached by a commercial airliner as of February 2014 is 60,000 feet. Although greater heights can be dangerous for equipment as well as passengers, there is little turbulence after an aircra... More »

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Most airplanes have their fuel tanks located in the wings, but some aircraft will also have fuel tanks within their air frame. The positioning of the fuel tanks within the wings is done to help with a stable center of gr... More »

As of September 2015, Ercoupe airplanes are available for sale on aircraft websites such as BarnStormers.com, PilotMix.com and Trade-A-Plane.com. Other aircraft websites selling Ercoupe airplanes include AircraftDealer.c... More »

Light sport airplanes and aircraft are available for sale at Trade-A-Plane.com, Controller.com and Barnstormers.com, as of 2016. Additional sources for light sport aircraft listings include AviatorsHotLine.com and Skycra... More »

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Light sport airplanes and aircraft are available for sale at a number of airplane classifieds websites including Controller.com, Trade-A-Plane.com and Aircraft Shopper Online, as of 2016. Additional airplane classifieds ... More »

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