Friday, August 26, 2011

newton and lift?

The amount of air diverted by the wing is proportional to the speed of the wing and the air density. The vertical velocity of the diverted air is proportional to the speed of the wing and the angle of attack. The lift is proportional to the amount of air diverted times the vertical velocity of the air. The power needed for lift is proportional to the lift times the vertical velocity of the air.

That being said, we can fly, right? :)

5 comments:

  1. Sounds logical. I think I'll still take a plane though.

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  2. I'm with Joe on this one, haha.

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  3. To hell with planes. JUMP FROM THE WINDOWS! SHOW GRAVITY THE FINGER!

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