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User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 794 times:

Which is their goal?

Thanks

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User currently offlineFrascaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 774 times:

To work hard and be the best winglets they can be.

User currently offlineCaptjetblast From Argentina, joined Aug 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 768 times:

I meant, which is their job?


User currently offlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 5988 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 760 times:

lol @ frascaman

Anyway, without being overtechnical:
In flight, a pressure envelope is created above the wing, which then provides lift. The air underneath the wing will of course try to get on top of the wing, and thus even out the different in pressure. By adding the winglets, a form of fence is created which then makes it harder for the air to move from below the ving to the top of it. By adding wihnglets, you get an improved flight dynamics, and thus you can fly further with the same amount of fuel.


User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 746 times:

lol frascaman

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