Tuesday, 31 January 2017

How Stall Strips Keep Your Plane Under Control

How Stall Strips Keep Your Plane Under Control | Boldmethod



Stall strips create a more controlled stall across the wing, and they also increase wing buffeting before a full stall happens. So how do they work? It starts with something called the stagnation point.



How Stall Strips Help.

Stall strips start working when your wing is at a high angle-of-attack. Because the stagnation point is on the underside of the wing at a high AOA, air flows up and around the leading edge, making its way over the top of the wing. With no stall strip, airflow can stay attached to the wing when this happens...



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By Colin Cutler   01/31/2017
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