Why Do Plane Wings Tilt Upwards?

Published on December 6, 2019
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[1] https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/engineering/dihedral-effect
[2] http://www.b737.org.uk/techspecsdetailed.htm
[3] https://www.rcscalebuilder.com/Tutorials/dihedral/dihedral.pdf
[4] https://www.usni.org/magazines/naval-history-magazine/1995/february/designing-bent-wing-bird

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