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Interesting Video On Effects Of Aircraft Wake  
User currently offlineSandyb123 From UK - Scotland, joined Oct 2007, 1119 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2669 times:
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Hi all,

I had posted this on another thread about the possibility of air-to-air refueling but that thread seems to have been deleted for some reason??

Anyway, I thought this video was interesting showing the effects of aircraft wake. This was an NTSB experiment featuring a 727 with smoke flares and an USair 737 flying closely behind. The effects of the 727's wake on the 737 are interesting IMO.



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User currently offlineJasp25 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 615 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2645 times:

That's interesting...

-jasp



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User currently offline797 From Venezuela, joined Aug 2005, 1896 posts, RR: 27
Reply 2, posted (6 years 5 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2645 times:

Wow thanks a lot for sharing!!!

I made a question to my instructor on what would have happened if the C172 got into the trail of a big jet and this is a pretty good explanation... just consider size!

Thanks!



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