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

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Are oblique shocks formed at the leading edge-top surface of a wing?

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

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What determines the angle at which a shock will form?

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

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

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

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Do the oblique shocks at the trailing edge cause as much resistance as the ones on the surface of a wing?

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

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How do boundary layers and shocks interact?

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3 answers
4k views

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

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What causes the lambda shape in a shockwave?

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Why do the shocks on the upper and lower surfaces of a wing stop at the trailing edge? [duplicate]

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Why are bow shocks angled slightly downward at the leading edges of wings?

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

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Why is a thicker boundary layer more turbulent?

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Wind tunnel flow over surface vs. non-wind tunnel (atmosphere) flow question

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Is air that is accelerating more turbulent?

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

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267 views

Why does density decrease most above Mach 0.3, and not as much below Mach 0.3?

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Is my understanding of density/speed correct?

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Do speed and density exhibit a linear relationship?

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Do 2 vortices next to each other have any attracting force?

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

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178 views

Why do flat wings create a vortex/vortices?

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104 views

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

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

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128 views

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

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Why does the twin otter have wing fences?

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Is fast moving air always low pressure?