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    I knew you could say it in fewer words than I would have.
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    http://www.aviation-history.com/theory/lift.htm

    Excerpt:
    forces and thus lift. If we do a simple calculation we would find that in order to generate the required lift for a typical small airplane, the distance over the top of the wing must be about 50% longer than under the bottom. Figure 1 shows what such an airfoil would look like.
    Fig 1:


    Now, imagine what a Boeing 747 wing would have to look like!


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    https://youtu.be/UqBmdZ-BNig
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    No enemy of America would have ever been killed if they didn't show up to be killed. HDR

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