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  • Diagram: angle of attack - angle at which wing meets the airflow
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 10 January 2016 Size: 95 KB Referencing Hub media

    The angle of attack is the angle at which the wing meets the airflow. Wings are forced upward because they are tilted, pushing air downwards so the wings get pushed upwards.

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