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the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission
This short article from the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission explains how wingtip vortices form by describing the airflow around a wing. Several diagrams illustrate this airflow. The article also describes how these vortices can pose a hazard for other aircraft.
U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission. Wing Vortices. U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission, December 14, 2010. http://centennialofflight.gov/essay/Theories_of_Flight/Vortex/TH15.htm (accessed 12 March 2014).
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