Monday, 15 February 2016

6 Wing Designs That Every Pilot Should Recognize | Boldmethod

6 Wing Designs That Every Pilot Should Recognize | Boldmethod

If you're learning to fly, you might have heard about wing planforms. Different wing planforms can typically be grouped into those used for low-speed flight, and those used for high-speed flight. Here are the 6 most common wing planforms out there.

1) Rectangular wings stall from the root, but they create lots of induced drag at the tips. Below, you can see how rectangular the Piper PA-23 Aztec's wing really is. There's a reason why they call it the "Hershey Bar" wing...


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