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An airfoil is an object that is moved through a [[fluid]] for the purpose of creating [[lift (force)|lift]].
An '''airfoil''' is an object that is moved through a [[fluid]] for the purpose of creating [[lift (force)|lift]].


Airfoils are carefully designed to create the most lift with the least [[drag (force)|drag]].
Airfoils are carefully designed to create the most lift with the least [[drag (force)|drag]].

Revision as of 14:49, 17 November 2007

An airfoil is an object that is moved through a fluid for the purpose of creating lift.

Airfoils are carefully designed to create the most lift with the least drag.

Airfoils are used on a variety of vehicles such as airplanes and helicopters as well as other systems such as turbines, windmills, and sailboats.