Given that swept wings (according to a google search) decrease lift, how much is lift affected? Why are they so commonly used in aircraft nowadays, like the SU-27, and subsonic aircraft like the Boeing 787?

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    $\begingroup$ There are already many answers about this topic (pros, cons, stability, drag, swept forward and backward, ...). If you feel like none answers your doubt maybe you can post a more specific question. $\endgroup$
    – sophit
    Commented Jul 28, 2023 at 6:36


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