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Old 05-06-2018, 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by AEAJR View Post
That is really amazing. It looks like it climbs based on airspeed.
I thought all planes climb based on airspeed?

The Magnus effect is also used in another, one would think unrelated activity: Baseball. Think about it, it's the spin of a baseball as it leaves the pitcher's hand that determines whether it rises, falls or curves, all based on the angle of that spin.
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