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Why is fuel stored in the wings of aircraft?

Fuel is stored in 3 tanks, however, contrary to popular belief, the 737–800 has 5 tanks. They are – The surge tanks are not counted to the fuel capacity of the aircraft but act as a precaution,

Why Airplanes Cannot Fly Over The Bermuda Triangle?

The human imagination tends to go into overdrive when confronted with clear evidence of consistent forces at play and no solid comprehension of what those forces really are – few places reveal this trait more than the

Crosswind landing

In aviation, a crosswind landing is a landing maneuver in which a significant component of the prevailing wind is perpendicular to the runway center line. Aircraft in flight are subject to the direction of the winds in