The science of aerofoils

Subtitle: Aerofoils (airfoils) are the elegantly curved components that allow aircraft to defy the law of gravity. Nature discovered them over 300 million years ago, giving insects, reptiles and birds the power of flight.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 27-29 : ill.
  • Serial:

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Airfoils
  • Subject Areas: Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01145782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Dec 2 2009 8:20AM