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This page from the NASA Langley Research Center contains an image and description of a wake vortex created by the wing of a small propeller plane. The page explains how the image was made and how this research helps determine the spacing between airplanes approaching an airport.
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Restriction: © 2003
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Keywords: air flow research, airplane , airplane safety, vortex flow, wake
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 30, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Jul 30, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
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March 10, 2003
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AIP Format
(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, 2003), WWW Document, (http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/UTILS/info.cgi?id=EL-1996-00130).
AJP/PRST-PER
Wake Vortex Study at Wallops Island, (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, 2003), <http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/UTILS/info.cgi?id=EL-1996-00130>.
APA Format
Wake Vortex Study at Wallops Island. (2003, March 10). Retrieved October 20, 2014, from NASA Langley Research Center: http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/UTILS/info.cgi?id=EL-1996-00130
Chicago Format
NASA Langley Research Center. Wake Vortex Study at Wallops Island. Hampton: NASA Langley Research Center, March 10, 2003. http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/UTILS/info.cgi?id=EL-1996-00130 (accessed 20 October 2014).
MLA Format
Wake Vortex Study at Wallops Island. Hampton: NASA Langley Research Center, 2003. 10 Mar. 2003. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://lisar.larc.nasa.gov/UTILS/info.cgi?id=EL-1996-00130>.
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