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Why will the max lift point not be at the center of a swept but constant chord wing?

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What happens in order to make a shock when the flow first turns?

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Why will the pressure distribution of a swept wing promote stall?

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How does the downwash behind a swept wing differ from a normal wing?

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Why are shockwaves allowed different angles at different distances from a body?

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Why will a slower moving parcel of air above a wing create drag in non-inviscid flow?

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How does a thickening boundary layer create form drag?

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Why don’t closed wings eliminate tip vortices?

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Is it possible to tell what aircraft this is?

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Why will the flow turning angle be 0 (or close to) inside of the Mach cone?

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Can a shock in certain circumstances be at a lesser angle than the Mach cone?

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Does the flow turning amount change as you get further away from an object?

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Why does the angle of a shock change when the flow leaves the influence area of an object?

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What is the main reason raked wingtips are more efficient than winglets? [duplicate]

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Why does the shock angle always seem to equal the "sound cone" angle?

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Can a sound wave travel through a shockwave?

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Does separation happen easier with less dense air?

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Why are almost all winglets turned upwards?

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Why doesn’t the air expanding behind a shockwave reverse the effects of wave drag?

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Why do the shocks in supersonic jet exhaust end at the boundary?

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Why are the top of the F/A-18 strakes curved?

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Do only 0.3% of U.S. air force applicants become fighter pilots?

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Does more lift cause a plane to stall at a lower airspeed?

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What is the main cause of pressure recovery on airfoil?

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Does the back pressure on an airfoil stay the same with different speed?

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Why do shocks travel further down the wing as the Mach number increases?

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Does oscillation occur in the pitch axis of a plane?

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What temperature is the vapor that forms around a maneuvering aircraft?

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Is a stream of air / jet exhaust low pressure?

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Why doesn't the Coanda effect also pull air from inside the jet / streamline?