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19 votes
3 answers
10k views

What is this little "rod" thing on the back of the F-22 for?

6 votes
3 answers
4k views

Why does the F/A-18 have so many lift supplementing devices?

5 votes
4 answers
1k views

Could the folding wingtips of a plane (ex. F-35C) be used as a vertical stabilizer?

3 votes
1 answer
223 views

What determines the angle at which a shock will form?

2 votes
1 answer
134 views

How do 2 vortices (or more) combine when they are near each other?

2 votes
1 answer
117 views

Does the pressure recovery on the rear side of an airfoil recover all of the pressure?

2 votes
2 answers
238 views

Do winglets change the lift distribution of a wing?

2 votes
3 answers
331 views

Do wake vortices interfere with the flow over/under the wing?

2 votes
1 answer
145 views

Does speed affect the pressure and lift distribution at the wingtip?

2 votes
2 answers
104 views

Why is the pressure lowest towards the front of an airfoil? [duplicate]

2 votes
0 answers
83 views

Why does the density decrease equal the speed gain at Mach 1?

1 vote
2 answers
179 views

Why do flat wings create a vortex/vortices?

1 vote
1 answer
308 views

Do speed and density exhibit a linear relationship?

1 vote
2 answers
279 views

Is fast moving air always low pressure?

1 vote
2 answers
236 views

Am I correct with my thoughts of supersonic vs. subsonic flow?

1 vote
0 answers
137 views

Why does the twin otter have wing fences?

1 vote
0 answers
131 views

Does the bending air on a wing create one or multiple vortices?

1 vote
2 answers
295 views

How does aspect ratio affect stall speed and stall AoA?

1 vote
2 answers
148 views

Why does a lower chord length reduce the pitching moment?

1 vote
2 answers
177 views

Is this "separation" caused by the boundary layer?

1 vote
0 answers
97 views

How does more lift help during a stall (ex. flaps deployed) [duplicate]

1 vote
0 answers
111 views

Why is spanwise flow more prevalent in the boundary layer?

1 vote
2 answers
170 views

Does the flow over a wing decelerate upward, like air decelerates sideways with a swept wing?

1 vote
1 answer
294 views

When an oblique shock forms, what happens to the normal shock that helped it form?

1 vote
3 answers
166 views

Do slats and leading edge devices increase lift at a constant AoA and airspeed?

1 vote
2 answers
124 views

What happens when 2 air streams, one going faster but the same direction, are beside each other?

1 vote
1 answer
40 views

How do boundary layers and shocks interact?

1 vote
1 answer
86 views

Why are pressures equal across the slip line of a lambda shock, but density is not?

1 vote
2 answers
168 views

Do boundary layers become thicker or thinner as you speed up?

1 vote
2 answers
149 views

Why do boundary layers become more turbulent as they flow over a surface?