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Methods of Reducing Induced Drag

Wings with different aspect ratios showing drag

Wings with different aspect ratios showing drag

Credit - NASA

Plane with large aspect ratio wing

Plane with large aspect ratio wing

Credit - NASA

Tip tanks inhibit airflow about wing tips

Tip tanks inhibit airflow about wing tips

Credit - NASA

Types of wing tapers and thickness

Types of wing tapers and thickness

Credit - NASA

Geometric and aerodynamic twist

Geometric and aerodynamic twist

Credit - NASA

Wing shapes

Wing shapes

Credit - NASA

   
 



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