Wings

External Readings

Design and Analysis Software

Questions you should be able to answer

  • What is down-wash?
  • What is induced drag?
  • How to predict the performance of a finite wing?
  • What are winglets? What do they do?
  • What is aspect ratio? How does it affect the performance of the wing?
  • What are flaps and slats?
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Tip Vortex

Induced Drag

Winglets

TU Delft Lectures