Aerodynamics of a stall

June 27, 2011

Using water to demonstrate how a wing produces lift and why it stalls


12 Responses to “Aerodynamics of a stall”

  1. cybersurg on June 27th, 2011 5:50 pm

    I like it

  2. prandtl002 on June 27th, 2011 5:53 pm

    It is a creative home experiment. However water is made up of polar molecules and it attracted to the spatula. Air does not behave the same way. But a good experiment though.

  3. basimpsn on June 27th, 2011 6:39 pm

    Well you did not demonstrate a stalling wing due to the direction of the water stream on TOP of the Flat plate.but you did demonstrate lif ,because your water stream demo is like air top of the wing Instead of the bottom.

  4. joy2fly05 on June 27th, 2011 7:05 pm

    wow, they should just sign you off for your CFI checkride now. 🙂

  5. stiwari98 on June 27th, 2011 7:27 pm


  6. sunamer on June 27th, 2011 7:33 pm

    Well, this is not an exact model of stall due a significant difference between water and air. But to grab a picture of how stall occurs – is the perfect example )!

  7. bishtsudhir on June 27th, 2011 7:42 pm

    Excellent !!!

  8. kapitanC on June 27th, 2011 7:45 pm

    creative thinking. thanx 4 sharing.

  9. aussief3fanatic on June 27th, 2011 8:22 pm

    This is fantastic. Well done!

  10. hamoudi357 on June 27th, 2011 9:18 pm

    Nice Demonstration

  11. makinamati on June 27th, 2011 9:40 pm

    yeaH!! i Wil MAKE MY pRoToTypE WT tEsTS ThiS ChEAp WaY!!! PaRt bY PaRT!! PiCe bye PiECE!!

  12. cel42334 on June 27th, 2011 10:08 pm

    That’s a cool way of looking at it…

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