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Flying in Winter

Posted on: November 8th, 2012 by
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Airplanes have been flying in winter conditions for 100+ years, and we have learned how to do it safely. In theory, ice on the wing does cause problems in the generation of lift (the rough surface of the wing causes airflow separation earlier over the camber of the airfoil, thereby reducing lift), but solutions have been found... Continue reading the story "Flying in Winter"