Re: wake turbulence

From:         king@ukulele.reasoning.com (Dick King)
Organization: Kestrel Institute, Palo Alto, CA
Date:         28 Jun 94 01:11:19 
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In article <airliners.1994.1381@ohare.Chicago.COM>, greg@bronze.ucs.indiana.edu (Gregory R. TRAVIS) writes:
|> 
|> Wake turbulence is not, as is often believed, an engine-thrust
|> phenomena; it is an airframe phenomena.

In fact, don't migrating birds gain an efficiency improvement by flying in a V
formation, so each bird except the leader is in the updraft portion of the
wingtip vortex of its predecessor?

-dk