Turbulence video

Turbulence video
Publication Date: August, 2011
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource is about the effect of turbulence and other motion on aircraft and the efforts to reduce drag. 

This video clip from the ABC television show Catalyst shows experiments undertaken in the wind tunnel at Melbourne University and efforts to design systems that reduce air friction or drag.

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