Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 88

Answer

As seen in Figure 14.20 on page 274, an airplane's wing maintains an angle of attack with the oncoming air. It can fly upside down by tilting its nose toward the sky in such a way to maintain that angle of attack.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 274.
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