Physics
Melanie119
2016-04-14 16:41:06
How does faster-moving air above an airplane wing affect the pressure on the wing?
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whisperingindarkness
2016-04-14 17:10:31

A wing is shaped and tilted so the air moving over it moves faster than the air moving under it. As air speeds up, its pressure goes down. So the faster-moving air above exerts less pressure on the wing than the slower-moving air below. The result is an upward push on the wing—lift!

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