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Wing Vortices

Wing tip vortices

Wing tip vortices

Credit - Civil Air Patrol

Airflow over and around an airfoil

Airflow over and around an airfoil

Credit - NASA

Creation of vortices

Creation of vortices

Credit - NASA

Complete-wing vortex system

Complete-wing vortex system

Credit - NASA

Downwash and upwash in flight

Downwash and upwash in flight

Credit - NASA

Downwash and upwash creates turbulence

Downwash and upwash creates turbulence

Credit - NASA

Lift vs angle of attack for different aspect ratios

Lift vs angle of attack for different aspect ratios

Credit - NASA

   
 



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