aerodynamic lift


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Noun1.aerodynamic lift - the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravityaerodynamic lift - the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
aerodynamic force - forces acting on airfoils in motion relative to the air (or other gaseous fluids)
ground effect - apparent increase in aerodynamic lift experienced by an aircraft flying close to the ground
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With the Max, Boeing created an automated flight-control system that has never been used before; it can direct the nose of the plane down if sensor readings indicate the plane may be about to stall, or lose aerodynamic lift from the wings.
They again concluded that large-amplitude resonance flapping wing can drastically enhance aerodynamic lift and efficiency of the wing under low Reynolds number.
In order to save fuel, reduction of aerodynamic drag has always been concerned by car-body design engineer, but little attention was paid to aerodynamic lift. However, in terms of automobile aerodynamic lift being proportional to the second-order of speed, the reduction of tire gripping capacity could be caused by the increasing speed, which would bring the vehicle handling and stability problems.
For the Generation 5 Cup racecar and the current NASCAR Xfinity Series car, an offset of 38 mm was found to be even more effective in reducing aerodynamic lift during a spin.
Hybrid aircrafts fly using a combination of buoyant lift and aerodynamic lift together with vectored thrust from their engines, and are capable of operating from unprepared ground, water and ice.
Instead of wings stretching out from the sides of the vehicle, making it too wide for conventional roads, Toyota envisions a stack of multiple wings on top of the vehicle to provide the necessary aerodynamic lift.
The basic styling of the Cayman GT4 is a typically Porsche 'form follows function' kind of deal, but with the goal being zero aerodynamic lift.
Peer through that glass, and you'll see the integrated air deflector that rises at 70 mph to reduce aerodynamic lift by 265 pounds; it tucks away below 50 mph.
Their aerobatic ability is enhanced by their forked tail, which automatically deflects air currents, allowing them sharper angles of flight, higher aerodynamic lift, and greater maneuverability.
The children learned the principles behind air flight by experimenting with various wing shapes and matters such as balance and aerodynamic lift, progressively improving their paper airplanes until - at the end of the class - everyone flew their planes in a competition to see which would fly the farthest distance.
The system benefits from continuous buoyant lift, which keeps the system operable with no power requirement at low wind speeds, and aerodynamic lift through the Magnus effect (wherein backspin induces a pressure difference between the upper and lower surfaces of the aerostat), which prevents the system from being blown far downwind in high wind speeds.
As for styling, the Camaro's front fascia has a wider lower grille and more narrow upper grille while the bonnet vent helps reduce heat and aerodynamic lift. At the rear, a sculptured deck lid, horizontal lamps and a diffuser complete the fresh design.

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