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I need this asap for my folio... Much appreciated. I'm doing a research section on my folio and I need to know the pros and cons for a straight wing in general. Everywhere I've searched doesn't seem to have the question above and is making it very difficult.

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I assume you mean unswept vs swept-back wings.

Pro:

  • Easy to manufacture
  • More efficient at low-subsonic speeds

Con:

  • Unstable at transsonic and supersonic speeds (see Mach tuck)

More details about wing sweep (including forward sweep) that should answer your question: Swept wing

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