aerofoil : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

  • Shouting and whooping, the men wrestle their 5-m-long multicolored aerofoil into the sky against a backdrop of milky peaks.
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  • The Aerodynamics Of Flying Snakes
    Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online The Paradise tree snake is probably best known for one unique behavior: its ability to "fly" from tree to tree. New research from a team of American scientists has revealed that these snakes shape their body into an aerofoil mid-flight to allow them to glide around 100 feet from the top of a tree. Study author Jake Socha , a biomechanics expert ...
    Jan. 30, 2014 - redOrbit

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