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Answer to Question #48197 in Other Engineering for Agam

Question #48197
Explain how an aerofoil really generates lift?
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For a wing to produce "lift", it must be oriented at a suitable angle of attack relative to the flow of air past the wing. When this occurs the wing deflects the airflow downwards, "turning" the air as it passes the wing. Since the wing exerts a force on the air to change its direction, the air must exert a force on the wing, equal in size but opposite in direction. This force manifests itself as differing air pressures at different points on the surface of the wing.

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Assignment Expert
10.11.14, 17:11

Yes, you are right. Find corrected answer above.

Alvaro
08.11.14, 20:33

I don't think this is right. Please check NASA's misconceptions about lift

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